18: The Locky Award Categories

Episode 18 · October 5th, 2020 · 24 mins 5 secs

About this Episode

Full show notes, including links, can be found at



In this week’s episode:

-Sparrows DD pick was available again

-A Kwikset fingerprint recognition lock

-More on the new Bowley Prototype

-The categories and timeline of the Locky Awards

-And more


Contact Information

Email: podcast@thelocksportscast.com

Twitter https://twitter.com/charlescurrent 

Reddit: currentc57 on r/locksport

Discord: Lockpickers United as Current, Extraordinary League of Pickers as Current, CBC as Current

Join the Discord at http://discord.thelocksportscast.com




Executive Producers:




-Michael Gilchrist 



Content Producers for this episode:



-Red-headed Lockpicker 



-Michael Gilchrist 

-Alex Hoo 



Thank you to everyone that contributed to this episode. And to everyone that has shared this podcast with others.  

If you feel you are getting value from this show, please help us by supporting the show in one of the following ways (listed in order of importance)

-Help me make this podcast a resource for the community by sending me any news or information you would like to share.  

-Share this podcast with your lock picking buddies.  

-Leave a good review in your favorite podcast app.

-Contribute financially


Recent stories related to locksport:


-Kwikset Launches New Halo Touch Smart Lock with Fingerprint Capabilities 

-On the Market: The Somerville Home That Comes with a Mysterious, Thousand-Pound Safe 

Community News:

-Somewhere to keep my favourite home made picks 

-(1784) X-Ray Lockology 

-Happy 2020! My resolution to pick a different lock each day! 

-Prototype Bowley Lock Sliding Shield Small Format Core 

-Hey locksport community!


-(ENG-074) Lockpicking - Picking Deadlocks Greensen wall mounted lock box #passaroundbox  


-RCMP recover stolen lock-picking tools from ditched vehicle 

-RCMP recover stolen goods from storage locker, seek owners 

-King Police Report

-Unconscious Man Found Next To Horse Charged  

Main Topic:

The Locky Awards

This year will be an alpha test for the Locky awards

All videos released this year, 2020, Jan 1st thru Dec 31st, will be eligible.

Nominations will be allowed from January 1st thru 31st.

Voting will begin on February 1st.

Anyone involved in locksport is eligible to win, except me, Charles Current (aka Charles Builds Crap and The Lock Sportscast)

Anyone in locksport can vote, except me.

Categories this year will be

-Best Editing

-Best Audio

-Best Lighting

-Best Visual Aids/Effects

-Most Informative Video

-Most Creative Video

-Most Impressive Pick

-Best Out of Package Pick

-Most Impressive gutting disaster

-Most supportive commenter

-Best Picking Challenge

-Most Creative Giveaway

-Best Challenge lock

-Best custom made pick

-Community Spirit Award



-code SAVE15 on https://www.lockpickshop.com/


Giveaways and Contests:


   -|85| It's a Spicy CL! Roon Picker Giveaway and Bat Shit Crazy Picked and Gutted! 

-Michael Gilchrist

   -[L55] #Norlin100 Subscriber Giveaway - Master Lock 141D and Zarker J45S Locks picked 

-Alex’s #MadAussieChallenge 

   -(89) #MadAussieChallenge a fun new challenge is here from Alex. 


   -Shaun Padt

   -Keyless Entry

   -Dark Arts Lock Picking

   -FunKey Fastdraw MonKey

   -Butcher's bLock

-Starrylock - #shoutoutMonday


-Charles Builds Crap on YouTube - To encourage you to send me information for this show, I’m changing the rules for my PAM Giveaway (see rules below) or https://www.thelocksportscast.com/p/paclock-a-month-giveaway/ https://www.youtube.com/user/MrCharlesCurrent


“PacLock a Month” Rules:

This year (2020), I’m giving away one of my custom PacLock 100A padlocks a month. 

To be entered, you must:

  1.Provide me with locksport or locksport community news that I can use on my weekly podcast.

    -Submit your news via one of the following:

      +Email: podcast@thelocksportscast.com

      +Reddit: currentc57 on r/locksport

      +Discord: You can find me on the following servers as “Current”

        ~Lockpickers United 

        ~Extraordinary League of Pickers 


    -You will receive 1 entry for each news item I use in the podcast that month.

  2.Share the podcast on social media

    -Make sure I know about it by tagging me and/or emailing me a screenshot or other proof.

The winner will be drawn and announced the following month.  The winner will have 1 week to contact me via email to claim the prize.

I will pay for shipping within the U.S.  If you live outside the U.S., you can still enter, but must pay to ship if you win.

I reserve the right to change these rules as I need to during the course of the year.

I reserve the right to disqualify anyone for any reason.  My decisions are final.

This giveaway is a thank you to the subscribers that watch my videos, listen to my podcast, and help me produce it.  

YouTube is in no way a partner to this contest and all applicants agree to release YouTube from any and all liability related to this contest.

Personal data collected as a part of this contest will be used only for the purposes of this contest and will not be released to third parties.

Any entries that violate YouTube's community guidelines will be disqualified: http://www.youtube.com/t/community_guidelines