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SDCOS Spring Show
Trophys & Awards

Sweepstakes Trophy for Best Orchid in Show

Betty Kelepecz’s Paphiopedilum villosum




People’s Choice Award

Debby Halliday’s Paphiopedilum Sophie’s Caramel Tiger




Spring Show Trophys and Awards 2016


SDCOS Trophies 2016
Trophy Awards for Orchids Description of Award Name of Winning Orchid Exhibitor Click Thumbnail
Abernathy Trophy (Amateur) Best Cymbidium Cym. Persian Bronze 'Barbara' Alex Nadzan
Bean Trophy Best of Vanda Alliance Vanda Gordon Dillon x V. Thai Gold Orchid Design
Bertsch Trophy Best Small Orchid Species Leptotes bicolor Richard Hess
Bishop Trophy Best Miniature Cattleya Hybrid C. Bright Circle Ken Campbell
Bliss Trophy Best Large Orchid Species Paph. villosum Betty Kelepecz
Canale Trophy Best Colored Cattleya Hybrid Pot. Lava Lake Coralle Zumstein
Casa Herbrita Trophy Best Sophronitis Hybrid C. Bright Circle Ken Campbell
Casamajor Trophy (Amateur) Best of Paphiopedilum Alliance Paph. villosum Betty Kelepecz
Casey Trophy Best Oncidium Alliance Onc. Jiuhbao Gold 'Tainan' AM/AOS Orchid Design
Cobb Trophy (Open) Best Cymbidium Cym. Everett Stockstill 'Lisa' Casa de las Orquideas
Crosby Trophy Best American Hybrid Cymbidium Cym. Nicole's Valentine 'Chika' HCC/AOS Ha Bui
DeMaria Trophy Best Reed Stem Epidendrum Not Awarded    
Doros Trophy Best Intergeneric Hybrid of Phalaenopsis Alliance Phal. Baldan's Kaleidoscope Debby Halliday  
Dugger Trophy Best Species or Hybrid Odontoglossum Odontioda Prince Vulcan x Oda. Trish Betty Kelepecz
Foster Trophy (Amateur) Best 3 Cymbidiums in containers -not in a massed display Cym. Pee Wee, Cym. Pee Wee, Cym. Pee Wee Anita & Jerry Spencer
Geer Trophy Best Specimen Plant C. walkeriana var. semi-alba 'Kenny' Rex Foster Orchids
Hadacheck Trophy Best of Dendrobium Alliance Den. speciosum var. curvicaule John Wade Bogren
Junior Trophy Best Orchid Grown by a Junior Grower Cym. Canterbury 'Emma' Derek Vasquez
Laughter Trophy Best Phalaenopsis Phal. Joyce Stewart Alex Nadzan
Miller Trophy (Open) Best of Paphiopedilum Alliance Paph. rothschildianum 'Million Years Ago' Alan Castillo
Moore Trophy Best White or Semi-Alba Standard-sized Cattleya C. Lakeland Irma Adams
Pacific Trophy (Open) Best 3 Cattleyas in containers - not in a massed display C. Aloha Case, C. Adrienne, & Lc. Rock Ruby Tom Biggart
People’s Choice Award Chosen by Visitors Paph. Sophie’s Caramel Tiger Debby Halliday
Peterson Trophy (Amateur) Best 3 Cattleyas in containers - not in a massed display Bl. Morning Glory, Bl. Morning Glory, Bl. Morning Glory Ken Campbell
Snyder Trophy (Open) Best 3 Cymbidiums in containers -not in a massed display Cym. Tuffet 'New Horizon', Cym. Joan Taylor 'Million Kisses', Cym. Rusty Wheel Edith & Leno Galvan
Sprague Trophy Best Compact Cattleya Slc. Sunset Lake Betty Kelepecz
Sweepstakes Trophy Best Orchid in Show Paphiopedilum villosum Betty Kelepecz
Thorne Trophy Best Colored Cattleya Alliance C. lueddemanniana Kay Klausing
Van Kekerix Trophy Best of Pleurothallid Alliance Stelis ciciollata David Helt
Wilson Trophy Most Unusual Orchid Flower Pterostylis curta Merle Robboy
National Orchid Societies's Awards 2016
National Orchid Societies' Awards Description of Award Exhibitor Trophy Click Thumbnail
American Orchid Society Show Trophy (Open) Best exhibit of orchid plants or cut flowers covering 25 sq. ft or more, awarded by American Orchid Society judges. Newport Harbor Orchid Society
Orchid Digest Show Trophy (Amateur) Best exhibit by an Amateur grower, covering 30 sq ft or more, demonstrating high flower quality and excellence of culture, awarded by American Orchid Society judges. Newport Harbor Orchid Society
Cymbidium Society of America Best exhibit of at least 12 cymbidium orchids with a minimum display area of 80 sq. ft. awarded by Cymbidium Society of America judges. Casa de las Orquideas  
CSA Paphiopedilum Gold Medal (Open) Best exhibit of at least 12 Paphiopedilum or Phragmipedium orchids with a minimum display area of 25 sq. ft. awarded by Cymbidium Society of America judges. Newport Harbor Orchid Society
SDCOS Display Awards 2016
Display Awards Description of Award Exhibitor Cash Prize Display
Alesi Trophy (Open) Best Small Display 20 sq. ft. or less $100 cash award Andy’s Orchids    
Alma Marosz Trophy (Open) Most Educational Exhibit $100 Cash Prize Not Awarded    
Balboa Trophy (Amateur) Best Exhibit Illustrating Show Theme to include 10 or more flowering orchid plants with background material $100 cash award Rich LaClair-Zoehrer
Batchman Trophy Best Orchid Society Exhibit $100 cash award Newport Harbor Orchid Society
Henry Marosz Trophy(Amateur) Most Educational Exhibit. $100 cash award Susan Lewitt
Jim Wright Trophy(Amateur) Most Artistic Exhibit. $100 cash award Mary Ann Chanthala
Pinckney Trophy (Open) Most Artistic Exhibit. $100 cash award Devine Orchids
President's Trophy (Open) Best Exhibit Illustrating Show Theme to include 10 or more flowering orchid plants with background material. $100 cash award Fouquette/Granite Hills
Robinson Trophy (Amateur) Best Small Display 20 sq ft or less. $100 cash award. Debby Halliday
SDCOS Grand Prize Best Floor Exhibit to include 10 or more fowering orchid plants with background material, covering 64 sq. ft. or more. Cash award $250. Newport Harbor Orchid Society
SDCOS Trophy (Open) Best Exhibit in a Natural Setting to include 10 or more flowering orchid plants with background material. $100 cash award Fouquette/Granite Hills
Winship Trophy (Amateur) Best Exhibit in a Natural Setting to include 10 or more flowering orchid plants with background material. $100 cash award Palomar Orchid Society
SDCOS Best of Section Awards 2016
    PLANT NAME EXHIBITOR  
Sect. BEST OF SECTION Plant Name Exhibitor  
1 Standard Cymbidium - Open Cym. Everett Stockstill 'Lisa' Casa de las Orquideas
101 Standard Cymbidium - Amateur Cym. Persian Bronze 'Barbara' Alex Nadzan
2 Medium & Miniature Cymbidium - Open Cym. Gigolo Joe Casa de las Orquideas
201 Medium & Miniature Cymbidium - Amateur Cym. Ruby Valley Debby Halliday
3 Pendulous Cymbidium - Open Cym. Daddy's Girl Anita & Jerry Spencer
301 Pendulous Cymbidium - Amateur Cym. Nicole's Valentine 'Chika' HCC/AOS Ha Bui
333 Best 3 Cymbidiums in Containers Open Cym. Tuffet 'New Horizon', Cym. Joan Taylor 'Million Kisses',Cym Rusty Wheel Edith & Leno Galvan
333.01 Best 3 Cymbidiums in Containers Amateur Cym. Pee Wee, Cym. Pee Wee, Cym. Pee Wee Anita & Jerry Spencer
4 Standard Cattleya - Open Not Awarded    
401 Standard Cattleya - Amateur Pot. Lava Lake Coralle Zumstein
5 Compact Cattleya - Open Not Awarded    
501 Compact Cattleya - Amateur Slc. Sunset Lake Betty Kelepecz
6 Miniature Cattleya - Open Not Awarded    
601 Miniature Cattleya - Amateur C. Bright Circle Ken Campbell
666 Best 3 Cattleyas in Containters - Open C. Aloha Case,C. Adrienne, Lc. Rock Ruby Tom Biggart
666.01 Best 3 Cattleyas in Containters - Amateur Blc. Morning Glory, Blc. Morning Glory, Blc. Morning Glory Ken Campbell
7 Phalaenopsis - Open Phal. Jungle Magenta Orchid Design
701 Phalaenopsis - Amateur Phal. Joyce Stewart Alex Nadzan
8 Paphiopedilum - Complex Hybrids - Open Paph. Memoria Jim Asher Linda Gardner
801 Paphiopedilum - Complex Hybrids - Amateur Paph. Sophie's Caramel Tiger Debby Halliday
9 Phragmipedium/Cypripedium Hybrids - Open Not Awarded    
901 Phragmipedium/Cypripedium Hybrids - Amateur Phrag. Nicholle Tower Rich LaClair-Zoehrer
10 Vanda Alliance Hybrids - Open Vanda Gordon Dillon x V. Thai Gold Orchid Design
1001 Vanda Alliance Hybrids - Amateur Neost. Pinkie 'Starry Night' Anita & Jerry Spencer
11 Dendrobium - Open Den. Gillieston Jazz x Den. speciosum Anita & Jerry Spencer
1101 Dendrobium - Amateur Den. Specio-kingianum 'Crysta' Elaine Luevanos
12 Oncidium Alliance Hybrids- Open Onc. Jiuhbao Gold 'Tainan' AM/AOS Orchid Design
1201 Oncidium Alliance Hybrids - Amateur Onc. Sweet Sugar Debby Halliday
13 Other Genera Hybrids - Open C. Autumn Fest x Phs. prismatocarpa Pam Peters
1301 Other Genera Hybrids - Amateur Zygo. New Era Betty Kelepecz
14 Species Larger than 6" - Open C. walkeriana var. semi-alba 'Kenny' Rex Foster Orchids
1401 Species Larger than 6" - Amateur Paph. villosum Betty Kelepecz
15 Species Smaller than 6" - Open Pleuro. cardiostola Alan Castillo  
1501 Species Smaller than 6" - Amateur Leptotes bicolor Richard Hess
16 Specimen Plant - Open Den. speciosum 'Lynette Banks' x Den. Golden Rain 'Yellow' Edith & Leno Galvan
1601 Specimen Plant - Amateur Den. speciosum var. curvicaule John Wade Bogren
1701 Junior Entry Cym. Canterbury 'Emma' Derek Vasquez