The Iowa Geocachers Organization hosts a People's Choice Awards Banquet each spring to recognize all of our great geocachers.

 

Thank you to all who attended our event! Our winners are listed below! Congratulations to all who were nominated this year!


The 2022 categories were:

1.  Most Creative Cache - any type of geocache that went above and beyond in location, description, puzzle, or container

2.  Outstanding Series - a group of geocaches hidden by one or more coordinates COs that revolve around a theme

3.  Event of the Year - any event type is eligible; if it is an individual's annual event and has won this award before, it is not eligible

4.  Most Extreme Cache - a geocache that truly pushed your limits either in finding or reaching

5.  Outstanding GeoArt - any collection of geocaches of any type that create a fun picture on the cache map

6.  Best Online Photo - photos submitted by anyone with logs in 2021 on any Iowa geocache (cache does not need to be published in 2021)

7.  Best Online Log - logs submitted by anyone in 2021 on any Iowa geocache (cache does not need to be published in 2021)

8. Best Handicapped Accessible Cache - any geocache with either the handicapped-accessible attribute or terrain 1 rating

9. Best Gadget Cache - a unique container that you had to solve in order to get to the log sheet

10. Best Multi-Cache

11. Best Mystery/Puzzle Cache

12. Best Traditional Cache

And here are the winners!

2022 Winners (for caches placed in 2021):

  • Most Creative Cache

    • GC972G1 - Home Sweet Gnome - TB Hotel by markayla​

  • Outstanding Series

  • Event of the Year

    • GC8M9FW - If I Rent It, Will You Come? by iowaPete​

  • Most Extreme Cache

    • GC9HGB8 - Humpty Dumpty by Aceey​

  • Outstanding GeoArt

  • Best Online Photo

  • Best Online Log

    • Log by croling​

  • Best Low-Terrain/Handicapped Accessible

    • GC9J7HM - Oh Poo by BorkTheDestroyer​

  • Best Gadget Cache

    • GC992FD - Da Safe House by whiztrax​

  • Best Multi-Cache

    • GC99YBY - GEOCACHERS OF THE LOST ARK by AB-n-AP​

  • Best Mystery/Puzzle Cache

    • GC94NK1 - Master of Iowa Mysteries by MeToo1865​

  • Best Traditional Cache

    • GC972G1 - Home Sweet Gnome - TB Hotel by markayla​