The members have now voted for all the club awards below, big congrats to all winners. I am still processing the last few exports pouches and posted the latest total of 3173 coins
found to the forum comp page.
There is a late cancellation at Joe’s full board house for the 16th Sept for a week if anyone fancies a hunt. Drop me a mail for more info.
Thanks for the nominations and I agree that Ashley’s last team of the season was mega impressive. Four Texas newbies that kicked
butt with their CTX greedy boy coils. Org Jerry had his best hunt also.Tough call being the last team of the season and still kicking butt
with 4 gold including two beauty Celtic’s. Shed load of hams and widgets including Celtic silver and Roman silver. Big thanks to Mike
as the senior member on the team and ‘find of the year winner’ in 2016 giving great advice and positive spin on the fields to keep the
team motivated, he also popped a mint Celtic. Ashley kept them in firm control and lead them to the right spots.Just goes to show whether
you are first or last on the fields the finds don’t decrease with this much land. I will be having their individual club medallions engraved
tomorrow I believe all the newbies have already rebooked for another hunt so big congrats guy’s on a well deserved award.
Texas Scott J
Scott’s cracking Saxon gold shilling pouch wins ‘Pouch of the Year’ with 50 % of the votes cast by the members. 2nd was Mindy’s honking gold Nobel pouch with 20% of the vote and not far behind was Mo Dan’s triple gold Celtic pouch with 15% of the vote.
7 pouches were voted for overall.
Big congrats to Scott who gets the engraved cup to take home and his name on the clubs shield of honour
‘Dedicated detectorist of the year’
Lots of great nominations this year for awards but the one that sticks out is for old Cal George. He is one of our most ‘senior’ members
and has a major track record in great finds including the monster Saxon pendant found at Mersea. George is a gold hog and is always
on a mission to add more Celtic gold ponies to his stable. However the one thing that stands out is he is always out there whatever
the weather, always smiling, never gives up and at his age I would be long dead let alone detecting those long hours.
He might be total crap at posting on the forum but he thoroughly deserves this years NS Greg cup.
Wayne Otto memorial award for detectorist with best attributes
Boston Mike is another long term senior member who the guys nicknamed the ‘hamburgler’ because of his uncanny ability to find tiny hammered
silver coins every trip. Always positive, always helpful and amazingly supportive considering Mike is still waiting for his first Celtic
gold find after seeing dozens found next to him.
Great choice by the members for this deserved award