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Congratulations To All The Winners Of The 7th Airsoft Players’ Choice Awards!

7APCA Winner Announcement

After two months of nominations and voting, we finally get to have the privilege again of announcing the winners of the Airsoft Players’ Choice Awards for the 7th year. They all deserve to be winners as they got the respect and recognition from the readers of Popular Airsoft as well as the global airsoft community.

A good number of winners in for the 7th iteration of the biggest airsoft awards are consistent ones, winning in their categories for 3 or more years. We wonder why airsoft players don’t get bored and keep on voting these same names, companies or brands. The answer is pretty much obvious --- these companies have been very much consistent in providing excellent service, experience, or products that their customers and fans keep on voting them back.

But of course, there are new names also given that there were new categories created to give more companies a chance to bag an award and also that there are some names that probably have done better for the 7th year of the awards that they managed to dislodge the defending champions, so to speak. This means that there is always an opportunity for every airsoft company, airsoft player, and airsoft media outfit to get an award. They just need to work harder or learn what the consistent winners do for their customers or followers.

We’re pretty sure you want to read the list of winners and here they are:

Best Airsoft Retailer for North America

 Best Airsoft Retailer for Europe


Best Airsoft Retailer for Asia

RedWolf Airsoft 

Best Gear Retailer for North America

Best Gear Retailer for Europe

Military 1st

Best Gear Retailer for Asia

eHobby Asia

Best Airsoft Magazine (Print or Digital)

Airsoft Action Magazine

Best English Language Airsoft News Website

Arnie's Airsoft

Best Non-English Language Airsoft News Website


Best Airsoft Blog (Regardless of Language)

Airsoft & Milsim News Blog

Best Airsoft Community/Forum

Airsoft Society

Best Airsoft Video Posted Online in 2016

RWTV Biggest Airsoft Game Ever:
Armored War VIII in Russia

Best Airsoft Event (Over 500 Players)

Border War 8

Best Airsoft Podcast or Video Channel


Best Airsoft Upgrade/Parts Maker


Best Airsoft KABOOM (Grenade/Mine/Mortar/Rocket/Pyro) Maker

Airsoft Innovations

Best Airsoft Pistol
(Regardless of Power Source)

ASG CZ P-09 Duty

Best Airsoft Gas Blowback Rifle

Tokyo Marui M4A1 MWS

Best Airsoft Shotgun
(Regardless of Power Source)

Tokyo Marui M870 Tactical Gas Shotgun

Best Airsoft Sniper Rifle
(Regardless of Power Source)

Tokyo Marui VSR-10 Professional Sniper Version

Best Airsoft Automatic Electric Gun (AEG)

Tokyo Marui HK416D
New Generation Electric Gun

Best Airsoft Manufacturer

Tokyo Marui

Special Airsoft Player Award

Mark Rasmussen

The awarding will be done during the Airsoft Meetup at the IWA Outdoor Classics 2017 in Nurember, Germany. For the winners who will be attending the Airsoft Meetup, please do get in touch with us so we can bring your award. For the winners who won’t be able it make it for the Airsoft Meetup, please do get in touch with us as well as we will need your shipping/delivery address so we can ship your shiny award.

A big, big, big congratulations to the winners! A big salute from the Popular Airsoft team.

Our big, big, big thanks as well to all the voters of the 7th Airsoft Players’ Choice Awards, without your participation the awards will not happen. Don’t worry, we shall be announcing the raffle prize winners next so make sure you visit the Popular Airsoft website to find out if you won one of the raffle prizes.

And a massive thanks to our sponsors, without their support, we won’t get the wheels of the awards process moving. They do want those who work hard in the airsoft community and the airsoft industry get the recognition they deserve, and they see the Airsoft Players’ Choice Awards as they proper vehicle to give that recognition, and with it the respect from airsoft players.

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See you at the 8th Airsoft Players’ Choice Awards!