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LouiseAnn: IT's been a while now, and I think everyone who is going to log will have logged. Thanks once again to all the cache placers for 2013, all the nominees and people who attended the awards. Also, thanks to all the awards sponsors too.

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2013 Victorian Cache of the Year Awards

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Hidden : Saturday, February 22, 2014
Difficulty:
1 out of 5
Terrain:
1 out of 5

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2013 Victorian Cache of the Year Awards - announcement of the winners!



2013 Victorian Cache of the Year Awards

The Event:

The winners will be announced:
Saturday 22nd of February, 2014

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.

Schedule:
12noon ish - Arrive for BBQ lunch (Bring goodies)
12pm onwards - On site voting for caches to be listed in the Victorian Geocache Hall of Fame
1pm - Announcement of the Winners and Runners up
1.30 - Announcement of the admissions to Victorian Geocache Hall of Fame

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 and Voting:

Nominations are 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
Nominations have now closed.

Voting as now closed!!

See you at the event tomorrow

Voting will be open until 5pm on the 21st of February. This will allow people 6 weekends to visit as many of the nominated caches as they can and to vote in the most informed fashion (last year there were only 2 weeks!!)


The Results:

gmj3191’s Best Traditional Cache Award
Bay Trail - Don't Bring Me Down by Nut bear & BorisB&Natasha

maccamob’s Best Multi Cache Award
BLACK HAWK DOWN by Nut bear & BorisB&Natasha

alansee’s Best Puzzle Cache Award
Can you hear it? by dundee2002

day1976’s Best Cache Location Award
Poke out your...... by Jimmymaff, in Wilsons Promontory
Honourable mentions:
Above & Beyond by The GeoPrincess, on Mt Hotham
King of the sand castle. by Gonefishen07, near the mouth of the Powlett River
The Ultimate BEACH HOUSE by Gonefishen07, near the mouth of the Powlett River

Pathtag Portal’s Best Cache Series Award
Bay Trail by BorisB&Natasha & Nut bear

Tigersden Geocaching Goodies’s Best First Cache Award
B.Y.O H2O by crouching cranes
Honourable mentions:
Above & Beyond by The GeoPrincess
Unrestricted Under The Sea by Watsonia Library

ahomburg’s Best Caching Photo Award

Quasar3671's photo from HIGH VOLTAGE POWER TRAIL 01

Tigerden’s Designs’s Best Log Award
day1976's found log on Purton Me!!

Glad’s Best Cache Award
BLACK HAWK DOWN by Nut bear & BorisB&Natasha



The Rules:

  • You can nominate three caches in the following categories.
    • Best Traditional Cache
    • Best Multi Cache
    • Best Puzzle/Mystery Cache
  • You can only nominate one cache in the remaining categories.
  • There will be a maximum of 30 caches to vote on in any one category, if more 30 caches are nominated, they must receive more than 1 nomination from different people to be eligible. If more than 30 caches are still nominated, they will need 3 nominations etc.
  • The caches must be placed in Victoria during 2013.
  • The caches must still be active at the end of 2013.
  • 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 for Best Log are to ONLY have been edited when they were made.
You don't need to have nominated a cache or even have voted in the awards to attend the event.

According to my DB there are 3409 caches published (on GC alone) in 2013 that are still active and eligible to be nominated, so there are plenty of caches to choose from...... go to it!

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