Nominate Your Favorite New Rides, Shows, and Coasters of 2010!
The 2011 Readers' Choice Awards on About.com
About.com's 2011 Readers' Choice Awards will showcase the best products, features, and services in multiple categories, from travel to technology to sports. Here at the Theme Parks site, there are four categories that are outlined below. Nominations will be accepted from Jan. 13 to Feb. 4 at 11:59 p.m. EST. Five finalists in each category will be announced on February 11, and voting will run from February 11 through March 8.
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Winners will be announced March 15. There's no prize -- just the bragging rights that come with getting recognized by the readers of one of the biggest networks on the web.
The voting period is over and the results have been tabulated. Here are the winners:
2011 Readers' Choice Awards for Theme Parks Results
Best New Theme Park Attraction of 2010
Includes any ride or park attraction that debuted anywhere in the world during 2010 except a show, roller coaster, or ride in a water park (which have their own categories).
Vote and learn more about the Best New Theme Park Attraction of 2010 finalists.
Best New Theme Park Show of 2010
Includes any show that debuted anywhere in the world during 2010. A "show" is any outdoor presentation or indoor theater-type presentation.
Vote and learn more about the Best New Theme Park Show of 2010 finalists.
Best New Roller Coaster of 2010
Includes any coaster that debuted anywhere in the world during 2010. Coasters that were moved from one location to another are not eligible.
Vote and learn more about the Best New Roller Coaster of 2010 finalists.
Best New Water Park Ride of 2010
Includes any water park ride that debuted anywhere in the world during 2010. Note that water rides in theme parks are not eligible. The ride must be located in a water park, including water parks that are part of theme parks.
Vote and learn more about the Best New Water Park Ride of 2010 finalists.