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2015 Victorian Cache of the Year Awards Event Cache

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LouiseAnn: Thanks to everyone who came along. We had a bumper crowd and the mild weather meant everyone had a great time.

Thanks to all the sponsors for prize donations and support.

I have put up a heap of photos on the Victorian Cache of the Year Awards FB page:

Thanks to the cache placers as well, cos without you, we would have this great game we call caching!

See you all next year!

Hidden : Saturday, 27 February 2016
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The Event:

The winners will be announced:
Saturday 27th of February, 2016

You can arrive any time from noon for the award ceremony at around 1pm. There will be an area for trackables of all sorts, but please remember if you take one, to log it online. Unlogged trackables make fairies cry.
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
2pm - finish, but you can stay on site as long as there are people there

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 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
There is a new category this year: Best 'Other' cache. This award includes EarthCaches, Wherigos and Letterbox caches only.

Nominations have now closed and the voting form will be listed here soon.


Voting is now closed.

There is a bookmark list of all the nominated caches to help with planning your caching for the next few weeks


Best Traditional Cache - Sponsored anonymously
Hanging Around in Toorak by bobthebuilder_123

Best Multi Cache - Sponsored by ahomburg
BLACK HAWK DOWN - Behind Enemy Lines by  BorisB&Natasha&Nut Bear

Best Puzzle/Mystery Cache - Sponsored by BorisB&Natasha
C.F. 53 - Perspectives by Geocaching Melbourne (day1976)

Best Cache Location - Sponsored by day1976
Under Ballarat with Subterranean Letterbox by The_Tritonz

Best Log - Sponsored by alansee
robinyang found log from Derringer

Best Caching Photo - Sponsored by TeamThomo

A beautiful Doe @ the beautiful Falls <3 by Becca85 (technically it was the husband ;)) Best First Hide - Sponsored by maccamob
Jules' Tools by The Lookabouts

Best Series - Sponsored by gmj3191
Bush Meander series by Tyred n Cranky & FUF009

Best Other Cache - Sponsored by Tigersdens Designs
Subterranean Letterbox by The_Tritonz (Letterbox Hybrid)

Best Cache - Sponsored by
Hanging Around in Toorak by bobthebuilder_123

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 published in Victoria during 2015.
  • The caches must still be active at the end of 2015.
  • You can NOT nominate a cache you have placed, a photo you have taken or a log you have written, but that doesn't mean you can't canvas someone else to.
  • Photos MUST be online on a cache log.
  • Logs nominated for Best Log are to ONLY have been edited when they were made.
  • Nominations for the Best First Cache category must be from real caching teams, not accounts created to represent groups of experienced cachers.
  • If the spirit of these rules are not being followed, caches/log/photo can be removed from the voting at any time.
You don't need to have nominated a cache or even have voted in the awards to attend the event.

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