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SDCOS Spring Show
Trophys & Awards

Sweepstakes Trophy for Best Orchid in Show

Jerry & Anita Spencer’s Ctt. Trick or Treat ’Rainbow Valley’




People’s Choice Award

Rick Wells’ Phragmipedium Frank Smith ’Her Majesty’




Spring Show Trophys and Awards 2017


SDCOS Trophies 2017
Trophy Awards for Orchids Description of Award Name of Winning Orchid Exhibitor Click Thumbnail
Abernathy Trophy (Amateur) Best Cymbidium Cym. Len Southward x Cym. Pepperpuss Jerry & Anita Spencer
Bean Trophy Best of Vanda Alliance Aranda Noorah Alsagoff Tuyet's Orchids
Bertsch Trophy Best Small Orchid Species Dendrobium gregulus John Alexander
Bishop Trophy Best Miniature Cattleya Hybrid C. intermedia v. coerulea aquinii 'Blue Splash' x C. Claesiana coerulea aquinii 'Hanedea' Betty Kelepecz
Bliss Trophy Best Large Orchid Species Paph. villosum 'Windflower' CCE/AOS Betty Kelepecz
Canale Trophy Best Colored Cattleya Hybrid C. violacea 'Lea' Sunset Valley Orchids
Casa Herbrita Trophy Best Sophronitis Hybrid Slc. Circle of Life 'Hot Shot' Suzi Sandore
Casamajor Trophy (Amateur) Best of Paphiopedilum Alliance Paph. Harbur Debby Halliday
Casey Trophy Best Oncidium Alliance Onc. Issaku Nagata 'R. L. Hammer' Debby Halliday
Cobb Trophy (Open) Best Cymbidium Cym. (Jade Pagoda x Cym. devonianum) 'Kathleen' HCC/AOS, CSA not registered Casa de las Orquideas
Crosby Trophy Best American Hybrid Cymbidium Cym. Lady Sarah 'Bridal Veil' Edith and Leno Galvan
DeMaria Trophy Best Epidendrum Alliance Epidendrum atacazoicum 'Windflower' CBR/AOS Betty Kelepecz
Doros Trophy Best Intergeneric Hybrid of Phalaenopsis Alliance Phal. I-Hsin Sun Beauty Debby Halliday  
Dugger Trophy Best Species or Hybrid Odontoglossum Odcdm. Tiger Barb Orchid Design
Foster Trophy (Amateur) Best 3 Cymbidiums in containers -not in a massed display Cym. Dr. Len 'Geyserland' Jerry & Anita Spencer
Geer Trophy Best Specimen Plant Epidendrum atacazoicum 'Windflower' CBR/AOS Betty Kelepecz
Hadacheck Trophy Best of Dendrobium Alliance Den. Delicatum 'Crysta' Elaine Leuvanos
Junior Trophy Best Orchid Grown by a Junior Grower Dendrobium kingianum Isabella Klausing
Laughter Trophy Best Phalaenopsis Phal. schilleriana Debby Halliday
Miller Trophy (Open) Best of Paphiopedilum Alliance Paph. villosum 'Windflower' CCE/AOS Betty Kelepecz
Moore Trophy Best White or Semi-Alba Standard-sized Cattleya C. Phyllis Prestia AM/AOS Phyllis Prestia
Pacific Trophy (Open) Best 3 Cattleyas in containers - not in a massed display Not Awarded    
People’s Choice Award Chosen by Visitors Phragmipedium Frank Smith 'Her Majesty' Rick Wells
Peterson Trophy (Amateur) Best 3 Cattleyas in containers - not in a massed display C. Claesiana v. coerulea aquinii 'Hanedea' Phyllis Prestia
Snyder Trophy (Open) Best 3 Cymbidiums in containers -not in a massed display Cym. Chickta, Cym. Sarah Jean 'Ice Cascade', Cym. Mary Green 'Spring Wind' Edith & Leno Galvan
Sprague Trophy Best Compact Cattleya Pot. Mini Sunshine x Blc. Chyong Guu Chaffinch Ruben Colmanares
Sweepstakes Trophy Best Orchid in Show Ctt. Trick or Treat 'Rainbow Valley' Jerry & Anita Spencer
Thorne Trophy Best Colored Cattleya Alliance Ctt. Trick or Treat 'Rainbow Valley' Jerry & Anita Spencer
Van Kekerix Trophy Best of Pleurothallid Alliance Pleurothallis unknown Wendy Daneau
Wilson Trophy Most Unusual Orchid Flower Sudamerlycaste jimenezii John Alexander
National Orchid Societies's Awards 2017
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. Not Awarded    
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. Not Awarded    
SDCOS Display Awards 2017
Display Awards Description of Award Exhibitor Cash Prize Display
Alesi Trophy (Open) Best Small Display 20 sq. ft. or less $100 cash award Exibit by Pam Peters    
Alma Marosz Trophy (Open) Most Educational Exhibit $100 Cash Prize Exibit by Susan Lewitt
Balboa Trophy (Amateur) Best Exhibit Illustrating Show Theme to include 10 or more flowering orchid plants with background material $100 cash award Exibit by Palomar Orchid Society  
Batchman Trophy Best Orchid Society Exhibit $100 cash award Exibit by Newport Harbor Orchid Society  
Henry Marosz Trophy(Amateur) Most Educational Exhibit. $100 cash award SDCOS Kids' Corner exhibit by Nancy Walters
Jim Wright Trophy(Amateur) Most Artistic Exhibit. $100 cash award Exhibit by San Diego County Cymbidium Society  
Pinckney Trophy (Open) Most Artistic Exhibit. $100 cash award Exhibit by Fouquette/Granite Hills/Tom Osborn
President's Trophy (Open) Best Exhibit Illustrating Show Theme to include 10 or more flowering orchid plants with background material. $100 cash award Exhibit by Palomar Orchid Society  
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 Sunset Valley Orchids  
Winship Trophy (Amateur) Best Exhibit in a Natural Setting to include 10 or more flowering orchid plants with background material. $100 cash award Newport Harbor Orchid Society  
SDCOS Best of Section Awards 2017
    PLANT NAME EXHIBITOR  
Sect. BEST OF SECTION Plant Name Exhibitor  
1 Standard Cymbidium - Open Cym. Galette 'Lemon Meringue' Casa de las Orquideas
101 Standard Cymbidium - Amateur Cym. Magic Passion 'Rowes' x Cym. Champagne Robin 'Hatfields' Mary Ann Chanthala
2 Medium & Miniature Cymbidium - Open Cym. Lady Sarah 'Bridal Veil' Edith and Leno Galvan
201 Medium & Miniature Cymbidium - Amateur Cym. Ha Bui 'His Majesty' Newport Harbor Orchid Society
3 Pendulous Cymbidium - Open Cym. (Jade Pagoda x Cym. devonianum) 'Kathleen' HCC/AOS, CSA, not registered Casa de Las Orquideas
301 Pendulous Cymbidium - Amateur Cym. Len Southward x Cym. Pepperpuss Jerry & Anita Spencer
333 Best 3 Cymbidiums in Containers Open Cym. Chickta, Cym. Sarah Jean 'Ice Cascade', Cym. Mary Green 'Spring Wind' Edith & Leno Galvan
333.01 Best 3 Cymbidiums in Containers Amateur Cym. Doctor Len 'Geyserland' (all three) Jerry & Anita Spencer
4 Standard Cattleya - Open C. amethystoglossa 'SVO 4N' x self Jerry & Anita Spencer
401 Standard Cattleya - Amateur Ctt. Trick or Treat 'Rainbow Valley' Jerry & Anita Spencer
5 Compact Cattleya - Open Pot. Mini Sunshine x Blc. Chyong Guu Chaffinch Ruben Colmenares
501 Compact Cattleya - Amateur Slc. Tropical Song x Laelia anceps Debby Halliday
6 Miniature Cattleya - Open Sl. Tinsywinsy Debby Halliday
601 Miniature Cattleya - Amateur C. intermedia v. coerulea aquinii 'Blue Splash' x C. Claesiana coerulea aquinii 'Hanedea' Betty Kelepecz
666 Best 3 Cattleyas in Containters - Open C. intermedia (all three) Renate Schmidt
666.01 Best 3 Cattleyas in Containters - Amateur C. Claesiana v. coerulea aquinii 'Hanedea', C. loddigesii C. loddigesii f. coerulea Phyllis Prestia
7 Phalaenopsis - Open Phal. Sogo Davis Orchid Design
701 Phalaenopsis - Amateur Phal. I-Hsin Sun Beauty Debby Halliday
8 Paphiopedilum - Complex Hybrids - Open Paph. Volcano Goddess 'Arnie' HCC/AOS Arnie Gum
801 Paphiopedilum - Complex Hybrids - Amateur Paph. Harbur Debby Halliday
9 Phragmipedium/Cypripedium Hybrids - Open Phrag. Autumn Fire 'Liz' HCC/AOS Debby Halliday
901 Phragmipedium/Cypripedium Hybrids - Amateur Phrag. Frank Smith 'Her Majesty' Rick Wells
10 Vanda Alliance Hybrids - Open Aranda Noorah Alsagoff Tuyet's Orchids
1001 Vanda Alliance Hybrids - Amateur Renanthera imschootiana Renate Schmidt
11 Dendrobium - Open Den. Avril's Gold 'Ray' x Den. Aussie Parade 'Carrot Splash' Tuyet's Orchids
1101 Dendrobium - Amateur Den. Delicatum 'Crysta' Elaine Luevanos
12 Oncidium Alliance Hybrids- Open Odcdm. Tiger Barb Orchid Design
1201 Oncidium Alliance Hybrids - Amateur Onc. Isaku 'R. L. Hammer' Debby Halliday
13 Other Genera Hybrids - Open Sarc. Kulnura Rusty 'Pink Red' x Sarc. Parma 'Lemon' Sunset Valley Orchids
1301 Other Genera Hybrids - Amateur Lycaste Our Tropics Chita Rick Wells
14 Species Larger than 6" - Open C. violacea 'Lea' Sunset Valley Orchids
1401 Species Larger than 6" - Amateur Paph. villosum 'Windflower' CCE/AOS Betty Kelepecz
15 Species Smaller than 6" - Open Masdevallia ignea AM/AOS Betty Kelepecz  
1501 Species Smaller than 6" - Amateur Schoenorchis paniculata John Alexander
16 Specimen Plant - Open Den. Lynette Banks 'Yella' x Den. Golden Rain Edith & Leno Galvan
1601 Specimen Plant - Amateur Epidendrum atacazoicum 'Windflower' CBR/AOS Betty Kelepecz
1701 Junior Entry Dendrobium kingianum Isabella Klausing
18 Small Displays - Open Orchid Fiesta! Pam Peters
1801 Small Displays - Amateur Fiesta of Flowers Debby Halliday