Nominations for 2013 Dee Vee Awards have begun!

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The 3rd year anniversary of Destination Vinylmation is in November and to celebrate, we will once again be hosting the annual Dee Vee Awards! (listen to 2012 Dee Vee Award Show) This is a show of celebration for the collectible we all know and love. It is also your chance to choose your favorites over the past year. Before we get to the voting, we are asking for your help to nominate the entries into each of our categories. All you have to do is copy and paste the category list below into an email, list your nominations and send it to:

You have until Midnight on Friday, October 11 to submit your nominations. You may submit nominations for as many or as few categories as you like and can you can nominate as many figures or people for each category as you like. You may only nominate figures that were released between October 1, 2012 and September 30, 2013. (Click here for a PDF of all the figures released during that time span. * Disclaimer: Not all possible figures may be listed. This is just a guide. If you notice any exclusions, please note them in the comments section.) Nominees will be announced around October 13th on our podcast and online. Then Listeners can vote for their favorites in each category. Winners will be announced in November at the Dee Vee Awards.

2013 Dee Vee Award Categories
Favorite Disney Artist (Disney Store or Disney Design Group)
Favorite Disney Commissioned Artist
Favorite Custom Artist
Favorite Custom Artist Series (8 or more figures)
Best 3″ Figure
Best 9″ Figure
Best Jr. Figure
Best Minnie Platform Figure
Best 12 Figure Set
Best non-12 Figure Set
Best LE Combo Set
Best Chaser
Best Variant
Best Alternative Platform Figure (non Mickey non Minnie)
Best Use of Ears
Most Likely to Be Found in a Trading Box
Best Accessory
Best Mickey (Character)
Best Use of Clear
Best Location Specific
Best Event Figure or Combo
Best Packaging
Best Vinylmation Event
Most Anticipated Upcoming Series
Best DV Episode
Favorite DV Cast Member  

Red Balloon Awards: (1 time and done categories. Nominations in these categories NOT limited to past year time span)
Best Cheshire Cat Figure
Best Urban Series (Out of Series 1-9)


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Nick LoCicero

Nick LoCicero has almost 20 years experience in the media industry. He has worked on numerous Disney related media projects, most know at WDWNT for WDW News Tonight. He has been visiting Walt Disney World since 1982. After moving to Orlando in the late 90's he became a passholder, developed a fascination with the history of the vacation kingdom and has spent way too much money on park merchandise.

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FYI: There were only 9 Urban series before Urban Redux showed up.

And I want to start an online campaign to have the Meet and Greet Mickey be the figure most likely found in a trade box. :)