Nominees for NOVAGO’s 2023 Geocache Awards

Nominees for NOVAGO’s 2023 Geocache Awards Thanks to all those who took the time to send in nominations. While not all nominations were able to make the final cut, we were impressed with every suggestion. The hardworking awards committee have compiled the caches on this list from the very best of 2023. We invite all geocachers to go out and find as many of these wonderful caches as possible. For a geocaching friendly list, CLICK HERE. Click Here to Vote (link will be active April 1-15) Voting is scheduled to be open for ALL categories April 1-15, 2024. Winners will … Continue reading

2023 Cache Award Nominations are now OPEN

Each year NoVAGO honors some of the best caches that were placed in Northern Virginia. Cache nominations and awards are a chance for you to recognize the efforts of fellow NoVAGO cachers who have placed hides that you have enjoyed.  Help recognize the great caches and the people who placed them by nominating your favorites for the 2023 NoVAGO Cache Awards! Categories have changed since last year. It is strongly recommended that you review the award categories BEFORE heading to the nomination form.  Full description of award categories can be found at Award Categories – Updates for 2024 The link … Continue reading

Award Categories – Updates for 2024

Each year NoVAGO honors some of the best caches that were placed in Northern Virginia. Nominations are an opportunity for you to recognize the efforts of your fellow NoVAGO cachers who have placed hides that you have enjoyed. This list is meant to help you think of some of the best geocaches you found last year. For the 2023 NoVAGO Awards, nominations will be solicited for the following categories. Three new categories have been proposed: Hider of the Year, Youth Cacher of the Year, and Youth Newcomer of the Year. In addition, some changes have been introduced for some other … Continue reading

2023 NoVAGO Spring Picnic

On Saturday, May 6th 2023 from 10am-3pm, NoVAGO held their annual Spring Picnic.  This year the location was at the quite spacious James S. Long Regional Park in Haymarket VA.  The park was beautiful and the pavilion was HUGE. Plenty of room with tables to sit at and stage the massive buffet of munchies. Cherokee3 was our lucky host this year and did an amazing job monitoring the cache page and updating the schedule, food list and parking situation. We got quite lucky with the weather today which can be challenging in Northern VA.  Sunny, a little breezy with light … Continue reading

NOVAGO’s 2022 Geocache Award Winners

Winners of NOVAGO’s 2022 Geocache Awards Thanks to all those who took the time to send in nominations and also to those who voted. MrPsyduck and Schwandt graciously formed an awards committee and together did the bulk of the work to get the nominations narrowed down and run a ballot. Thank you fellas! At the encouragement of the NoVAGO president, ThompsonKickers, our PR officer whipped up some extra gifts for our winner to go along with the traditional trackable tags. We gathered in James S. Long Regional Park on May 6th, 2023 to find out who would bring home the … Continue reading

Nominees for NOVAGO’s 2022 Geocache Awards

Nominees for NOVAGO’s 2022 Geocache Awards Thanks to all those who took the time to send in nominations. While not all nominations were able to make the final cut, we were impressed with every suggestion. The hardworking awards committee have compiled the caches on this list from the very best of 2022. We invite all geocachers to go out and find as many of these wonderful caches as possible. For a geocaching friendly list, CLICK HERE. Click Here to Vote Voting is scheduled to be open for ALL categories April 1-15, 2023. Winners will be announced at our NoVAGO 2023 … Continue reading

Award Categories

Important! The awards categories have changed. For the nominations and awards being given out in 2024 (for the 2023 caching year) please read the most current post. Each year NoVAGO honors some of the best caches that were placed in Northern Virginia. Nominations are an opportunity for you to recognize the efforts of your fellow NoVAGO cachers who have placed hides that you have enjoyed. This list is meant to help you think of some of the best geocaches you found last year. Best Traditional – The familiar green box on the map, which one made an impression on you? … Continue reading