The IGO People’s Choice Awards 2014

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  It’s that time of year again!! It’s time for the Iowa Geocacher’s Organizations People’s Choice Awards for 2014. The awards show will be held at Honey Creek Resort again this year. The Date is April 12th 2014. Doors will open at 7:30pm, and the show will begin at 8:00.


  Again this year, the IGO will be hosting a dinner prior to the show. The menu this year includes Tossed green salad with assorted topping and dressing, stuffed boneless pork chop with Robert sauce, scalloped potatoes, honey glazed carrots, fresh baked dinner rolls, brownies, tea, or water. Doors for the dinner will open at 5:30pm, with the meal being served at 6:00. Cost of the meal will be $16 including tip. This year Supporting Members will receive a $2 discount for themselves, and a guest. You must pre order your meals, and be a Supporting Member prior to sending in your meal payment. Kid’s meals can be ordered off the menu that evening.  Send payment to Iowa Geocachers Organization, P. O. Box 492 Clinton, IA  52733-0492. The dinner is open to anyone that would like to join us, however you must purchase meal tickets to attend the dinner portion of the evening. If you are only planning on attending the Awards Show, those doors open at 7:30pm. Click on the Invite attached to the bottom of the story.


  There will be several events going on that weekend of April 11 – the 13th, and Honey Creek resort as given us a nice deal on rooms. The resort is offering rooms for $74 per night for Friday, April 11th and/or Saturday, April 12th while they last.  This includes 4 passes to the water park.  You must call directly and mention the name of the event or just say the geocaching event.  The numbers are 877-677-3344 or 641-724-9600.


  We are currently taking nominations for each of the categories, however the cache that won the category last year is not eligible to win that category this year. The list below will have last year’s winner in parenthesis, please do not nominate that cache for that category.

1) Outstanding Series – (The Quest For The Holy Grail) – This would be a bike trail, or a series of “like” themed caches.

2) Outstanding Geo-art – (MOGA) – This would be a series of caches that form a picture on the map.

3) Outstanding Scenery – (High Trestle Trail Dead Center) – Have you visited a cache where the view just blows you away?

4) Most Creative – (49 and Holding) Maybe a well thought out puzzle, or a great container. Something really creative

5) Outstanding Event – (Digger9’s Halloween Weenie Roast) – Did you attend an event that you really enjoyed?

6) Newcomer of the year – (fishwomania) – Is there a new cacher in your area that is really placing some great caches, getting lots of finds, or just fun to cache with.


  Send your nominations, including GC NUMBER, CACHE NAME, and CACHE OWNER, to Digger9 at .


  Nominations will be accepted today through February 12th. Voting will begin February 15th, and run through March 31, 2014. Like last year you will be able to vote two ways, online at, and live at events where the ballots are present.


  We hope you will be able to join us, it will be a great weekend with lots to see and do.

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