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2008 Winners, Runner Ups and Nominees

posted Jan 13, 2012, 10:26 AM by Arnaud Mathieu   [ updated Jan 13, 2012, 7:23 PM by Geocaching Austin Group Admin ]
Best Traditional Cache
Winner
Trophy Traditional CacheCarnivorous Slobbius 
Other nominees
Traditional CacheBottom of the 9th 
Traditional CacheGrotto Double Take 
Traditional CacheMajestic Oak 
Best Multi-Cache
Winners
Trophy Multi-cacheDog Dayz Multi Cache 
Trophy Multi-cacheLost Stars of Texas 
Other nominees
Multi-cacheLions and Tigers and Bears... 
Multi-cacheThe Land Down Under 
Best Mystery Cache (does not involve solving a puzzle)
Winner
Trophy Traditional CacheYou gotta be *&^%* kidding me! 
Other nominees
Unknown CacheCounting by 2s (a Rutledge Elem. Travelbug Hotel) 
Unknown CacheDragon Rock 
Traditional CacheCarnivorous Slobbius 
Best Puzzle Cache
Winner
Trophy Unknown CacheThe Pattern 
Other nominees
Unknown CacheFr267h Cache 
Unknown CacheLogos along 620 
Unknown CacheSpace Cadet Bonus: Range Box 
Best Earth Cache
Winner
Trophy EarthcacheFather's Day Series 2008 #1 - Inner Space Caverns 
Other nominees
EarthcacheHamilton's Plunge Pool 
Best Urban Cache
Winner
Trophy Traditional CacheBeer Tree 
Other nominees
URBANtional Cache19 
Traditional CacheBouldin Mosaic 
Traditional CacheYou gotta be *&^%* kidding me! 
Best Camouflaged Cache
Winner
Trophy Traditional CacheAcademy 
Other nominees
Traditional CacheStacie's Magnificent Magnetic Micro 
Traditional CacheSui Generis: (SOO-ee JEN-er-is) 
Traditional CacheYou gotta be *&^%* kidding me! 
Best Night Cache
Winner
Trophy Traditional CacheHiDude's 8,000th find milestone cache 
Best Event Cache
Winner
Trophy Event CacheBon Voyage Funky Bus! (7/26/2008) 
Other nominees
Event CacheGot Balls? Jugglefest Event and Social Hour! (2/16/2008) 
Event CacheMONSTER Mash (11/1/2008) 
Event CacheWWFM III: Armadillo Sighting (5/10/2008) 
Most Physically Challenging Cache
Winner
Trophy Unknown CacheNine Princes in Amber 
Other nominees
Traditional Cachecliffhanger 
Traditional CacheEl Camino Real 
Traditional CacheRandom 
Most Mentally Challenging Cache
Winner
Trophy Unknown CacheSprechen Sie Englisch? 
Other nominees
Unknown CacheFields 
Unknown CacheSpace Cadet Bonus: Range Box 
Unknown CacheNine Princes in Amber
Most Scenic Area Cache
Winner
Trophy Traditional CachePanther Hollow Junction Cache 
Other nominees
Traditional CacheLost Treasures of the San Gabriels #1 - The Grotto
Traditional CacheMajestic Oak 
Traditional CacheNano with a View 
Most Innovative Cache
Winner
Trophy Traditional CacheCarnivorous Slobbius 
Other nominees
Traditional CacheBee Warned! 
Unknown CacheLogos along 620 
Traditional CacheYou gotta be *&^%* kidding me! 
Best Use of Humor
Winner
Trophy Traditional CacheCarnivorous Slobbius 
Other nominees
Traditional CacheArea 51 
Traditional CacheNot Jellystone 
Traditional CacheYou gotta be *&^%* kidding me! 
Best Themed Individual Cache
Winner
Trophy Traditional CacheCarnivorous Slobbius 
Other nominees
Traditional CacheCowboy Rides Away 
Traditional CacheThe 15th Cross 
Traditional CacheTrailhead Pet Photo Cache 
Best Series (2+ individual caches linked together)
Winner
Trophy Unknown CacheNine Princes in Amber 
Other nominees
Unknown CacheMiddle Earth: Dark Lord Sauron 
Traditional CacheShort Cut #1 
Unknown CacheSpace Cadet Bonus: Range Box 
Best Cache for Kids
Winner
Trophy Traditional CacheCarnivorous Slobbius 
Other nominees
Traditional CacheKid Night #1 - Miniature Golf 
Traditional CacheMajestic Oak 
Traditional CacheTrailhead Pet Photo Cache 
Best Austin Showcase (cache for tourists)
Winner
Trophy Traditional CacheBouldin Mosaic 
Other nominees
Traditional CacheBeer Tree 
Traditional CachePassion Flower 
Traditional CacheCarnivorous Slobbius 
Favorite 2008 Cache Overall
Winner
Trophy Traditional CacheCarnivorous Slobbius 
Other nominees
Unknown CacheMiddle Earth: Dark Lord Sauron 
Traditional CacheYou gotta be *&^%* kidding me! 
Unknown CacheNine Princes in Amber 
Best Cache Log
Winner
Trophy  joeking found Rest Area BINGO! 
Other nominees
 Indigo Parrish found Bone Ridge 
 SoaringEagle found Wendy's Potter Puzzle 
 Indigo Parrish found El Camino Real 
 Indigo Parrish found Pray For A Drought 
 Indigo Parrish found A Simple Cache 
 Mrs. Captain Picard found Gunfight 
Best Cache Photo
Winners
Trophy  Katie_Dude found Smooches 
Trophy  SoaringEagle found Wendy's Potter Puzzle 
Other nominees
 Smiley Faces
 Emmy-n-Sapphie posted a note for Trailhead Trial 
 Essiar found Fantasy Cheerleading 
 Indigo Parrish found Phoebe's Phorest
 Indigo Parrish found The Land Down Under 
 Indigo Parrish found Pray For A Drought
 Indigo Parrish found The Other Waterloo 
 Indigo Parrish found Fantasy Cheerleading 
 Gadget Girl attended Bon Voyage Funky Bus!