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2012 Victorian Cache of the Year Awards Event Cache

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LouiseAnn: Looks like everyone who's going to log has logged and all the travel bugs have travelled. Thanks to everyone who nominated, voted and came along to helped make it a great event!!

Hidden : Saturday, 23 February 2013
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2012 Victorian Cache of the Year Awards - anouncment of the winners!

Victorian Cache of the
Year Awards 2012.
The event!
The winners will be announced:
Saturday 23rd of
February, 2013.

You can arrive any time from noon for the award ceremony at around 1pm. There will be an area for trackables of all sorts.
In Darebin Parklands is the most excellent Multi Darebin 1 - Darebin Parklands by ssmc4 which takes you on a walk around the whole park.
The Darebin Creek Bike trail passes very close to the event and runs from Latrobe Uni nearly to the Yarra River.

12noon ish - Arrive for BBQ lunch (Bring goodies)
1pm - Announcement of the Winners and Runners up

Facilities and the event site include toilets, free BBQs (which we will be using) and a picnic shelter. The Darebin Creek Environment Centre also has its home here.
Nominations & Voting
Nominations were invited from Victorian cachers, for awards in the following categories:

  • Best Cache
  • Best Traditional Cache
  • Best Multi Cache
  • Best Puzzle/Mystery Cache
  • Best Cache Location
  • Best Log
  • Best Caching Photo
  • Best First Hide
  • Best Series
Voting was carried out between 16/2/13 and 22/3/13.
Nominations and voting have now closed.

Best Cache sponsored by 101geo
Winner: The Mystery of the Fyansford Treasure Horde by The_Easter_Bunnies

Best Traditional Cache sponsored by gmj3191
Winner: Dodgy Gorilla by powder70
Honourable mentions:
Dog-gone Bridge Over Troubled Waters by Dog-gone
Dog-gone Shopping Frenzy 5 Brunswick by Dog-gone

Best Multi Cache sponsored by Pathfinder24
Winner: Spy vs Spy 1 - Broken Arrow by Two_Drews

Best Puzzle/Mystery Cache sponsored by MSTEC
Winner: The Mystery of the Fyansford Treasure Horde by The_Easter_Bunnies

Best Cache Location sponsored by day1976
Winner: Things that go Bump in the Night - Tower Hill in Tower Hill (NW of Warrnambool) by Low-R's
Honourable mentions:
Acts of Gord - The Pinnacle in Lerderderg Gorge by g_ordo
Crazy! Nat Girl & Rebel Acts Live Here! in Kilsyth by Crazy! Nat Girl & Rebel Acts
Keppel's Hut in Marysville State Forest by °
Portsea's London Bridge in Portsea by Beckety

Best Log sponsored by ahomburg
Winner: BernieH's found log for The tallest tree in the forest
Honourable mentions:
iamapom's found log for Footscray Wharf
Bushfire's found log for Benito's Treasure

Best Caching Photo sponsored by
Winner: gmj3191's photo of Oberon Bay

Best First Hide sponsored by Pathtag Tigersden Geocaching Goodies
Winner: The Mystery of the Fyansford Treasure Horde by The_Easter_Bunnies

Best Series sponsored by Pathtag Portal
Winner: Bring Ya Rod Series by tackle_head
Honourable mentions:
Bass Coast Rail Trail Series by Gonefishen07

Award Rules
You can only nominate one cache in each category.
The cache must be placed in Victoria during 2012.
The cache must still be active at the end of 2012.
You can NOT nominate a cache you have placed, a photo you have taken or a log you have written.
Photos MUST be online on a cache log.
Logs nominated CAN NOT have been edited this year.

According to my GSAK DB there were 2359 caches published (on GC alone) in 2012 that are still active, so there are plenty of caches to choose from...... go to it!

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