Potty on, Garth! TIA finalist in best restrooms contest

click to enlarge NOSES POWDERED HERE: Ladies room at TIA. - Tampa International Airport
Tampa International Airport
NOSES POWDERED HERE: Ladies room at TIA.

click to enlarge NOSES POWDERED HERE: Ladies room at TIA. - Tampa International Airport
Tampa International Airport
NOSES POWDERED HERE: Ladies room at TIA.
  • Tampa International Airport
  • NOSES POWDERED HERE: Ladies room at TIA.

If you travel a lot, you might share my unmitigated love and pride for Tampa's sleek and immaculate skyport gem.

Others have taken notice too — apparently, while sitting on the john.

In case you haven't heard, Cintas has narrowed down its finalist for 2013 America’s Best Restroom Contest, and Tampa International Airport has made the list below:

Alex Madonna Gold Rush Steak House San Luis Obispo, CA
Ground Kontrol Classic Arcade Portland, OR
John Michael Kohler Arts Center Sheboygan, WI
Public Glass Bathrooms on the Square Sulphur Springs, TX
Sloan's Ice Cream West Palm Beach, FL
Tampa International Airport Tampa, FL
Varsity Theater Minneapolis, MN
Viracocha San Francisco, CA
Waldorf Astoria New York, NY
Westfield Garden State Plaza Paramus, NJ

The public can vote for their top pick online through October 31 at bestrestroom.com.

Cintas will reveal the winner of the 12th Annual America’s Best Restroom contest during a nationally publicized media event this fall, and the winner and runner-up will secure a place in Cintas’ Best Restroom Hall of Fame.

Here's a promo video about the contest:

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