In 2019, we shone the spotlight on 12 standout specialty outdoor stores across the country in our #CoolShops column. From matching prices online to offering free drinking water to preserving their town's history, these shops are seriously killing it at retail.

SNEWS CoolShop Awards logo for 2020

And through our inaugural #CoolShop Awards, we're celebrating one standout shop in 2020. The winner gets $500 to throw a staff appreciation party, a custom banner created by artist Latasha Dunston, a slot on the Channel Mastery podcast, and the ultimate bragging rights. The deadline to vote is Feb. 5, 2020.

Learn more about the 15 finalists (12 from 2019 and three with the most engagement from previous years) by reading their stories:

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