Gone is the long Sunday afternoon ceremony, and in comes the opportunity to discover NAHBS Awards winners as of Saturday afternoon.
The build-up to the Awards now starts early February, when builders announce their entries on the NAHBS website. Judging will take place on Friday night, all in a corralled area.
The awards will be made on Saturday starting at noon. Most awards will not be made on the stage, but winners will be marked by a plaque that appears by the award-winning bike, which will be returned to the booth after judging.
More than one bike can win an award in each of the categories: up to three bikes can receive an award if the judges consider none to be clearly superior.
Best of Show, People’s Choice, President’s Choice and Rookie of the Year will still be awarded on the main stage, Sunday afternoon.