If you’ve read this blog over the past week you know Boys of Spring is going to be giving some deserved recognition to the great Cubs websites out on the interwebs with our first Boys of Spring – Best Cubs Site awards (BOS BCS). This is the final week for nominations. I know there are many fantastic Cubs sites yet to be nominated – So step up to the plate and nominate.
Perhaps I needed to mention the cash prizes and very cool icon/widget your site will get if you win, or the incredible prestige that comes along with the awards, or seeing your Cubs website broadcast to the far reaches of the world on our awards show extravaganza. OK, I was kidding about the cash and prestige, but you will get the cool widget and be a part of the show!
Here are the nominees so far:
The Santo – Best Original Cubs Content: Bleacher Nation
The Harry – Best Cubs Blog Single Author: Bleacher Nation
The Billy & Fergie – Best Blog Multiple Authors: View From the Bleachers, Bleacher Nation
The Jolly Cholly -Best Cubs Humor: Hire Jim Essian, Goat Riders of the Apocalypse, Bleacher Nation, View From the Bleachers
*The Ryno – Cubs Fan Favorite: Bleacher Nation, View From the Bleachers
The Mr. Cub aka The Ernie – Best Overall Cubs Site: Bleacher Nation
Below are some of the rules and how you can nominate.
Websites cannot be affiliated with or run by Major League Baseball, the Chicago Cubs organization, any current MLB players, or any reporters who actually gets paid to cover the Cubs. This is for the fans. The Boys of Spring site and Sheridan’s Blog will not be eligible for nomination even though judging will be done by an independent panel (other than the ‘fan favorite’ which will be voted by the fans). Nominations will be accepted beginning now until midnight February 10. You can nominate your favorite site in any of the categories below by: 1) Posting a nomination as a comment here on this blog. 2) Tweeting it on twitter with the hashtag #BOSBCS. 3) Nominating on our Boys of Spring – Wrigleyville West page. 4) Emailing to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please make sure to say which category you are nominating a site for and include a link or full internet address.
* The Ryno will be a 100 percent on-line fan vote to select the winner.
Nominations close at midnight on February 10, 2012. Websites up for the Ryno – Fan Favorite will be posted on Saturday February 11th at 10am, at which time online voting will begin and run for one week until Cubs Pitchers and Catchers report at 10am February 18th. (All Times local AZ)
The BOS-BCS Award Show where the winners will be announced will be held on Feb. 22. We promise some surprises and Cubs related guests and presenters!