Get Ready for the 2021 CGC Registry Awards!

Posted on 2/26/2021

Every year, CGC awards the top sets in the CGC Registry. Put your best set forward by 5 p.m. ET on June 12 to be automatically considered for awards. Winners will be announced July 23.

The CGC Registry is a free online platform where collectors from around the world register and display their CGC-certified collectibles and compete against each other for recognition and prizes. With more than 5,000 participants, 75,000 sets and 600,000 collectibles, this resource grows in popularity each year.

Winners of major CGC Registry Awards receive a personalized plaque, an icon of recognition next to their CGC Registry set and a $500 CGC grading credit. CGC is awarding prizes valued at more than $10,000 for the 2021 CGC Registry Awards!

Prizes will be awarded for the following major categories:

  • The Three Best Golden Age Sets (comics published starting with Action Comics #1 June 1938–1959)
  • The Three Best Silver Age Sets (comics published 1960–1969)
  • The Three Best Bronze Age Sets (comics published 1970–1979)
  • The Three Best Copper Age Sets (comics published 1980–1989)
  • The Three Best Modern Age Sets (comics published 1990–present)
  • The Three Best Presented Sets (sets with the best descriptive text and images)
  • The One Best Magazine Set
  • The One Best Custom Set
  • The One Best Signature Series Set
  • One Collector for the John Verzyl Sr. Registry Masterpiece Award (based on a collector’s overall collection of Registry sets)

Overall quality, balance and completion will all be important considerations — in addition to a set’s score — when judging sets in competitive categories.

Collectors with the top set in each category will receive an icon of recognition by his or her set in the CGC Registry. Winners will also have the option to print a certificate of achievement through their My Account page. Private sets will not be considered for awards.

To participate, enter your set online in the CGC Registry by 5 p.m. ET on June 12, 2021. Winners will be announced on July 23, 2021.

CGC Chat Board Awards
In addition to the CGC Registry Awards, CGC will recognize three outstanding contributors to the CGC Chat Boards. The CGC Chat Boards are a vibrant community where collectors can come together to share their passion for comic books. It is a resource created and maintained by you, the collector, and the CGC awards would not be complete without recognition of the top contributors. In determining the winners for the CGC Chat Board Awards, we will consider a forumite’s complete history of posts. The winning forumites will receive a personalized plaque.

To view the CGC Chat Boards, click here.


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