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SDCOS Spring Show
Trophys & Awards

Sweepstakes Trophy for Best Orchid in Show

Jerry & Anita Spencer’s Lc. Straight Answer ’No Question’




People’s Choice Award

John Alexander’s Arpophyllum giganteum




Spring Show Trophys and Awards 2018


SDCOS Trophies 2018
Trophy Awards for Orchids Description of Award Name of Winning Orchid Exhibitor Click Thumbnail
Abernathy Trophy (Amateur) Best Cymbidium Hybrid Cym. Dorothy Stockstill 'Forgotten Fruit' Carol Berg
Batchman Trophy - Amateur Best 3 Cymbidiums in containers - not in a massed display Cym Freeling 'Green Ice' Jerry & Anita Spencer
Bean Trophy Best of Vanda Alliance Ascda. Fuch's 'Sunset' Ken Campbell
Bertsch Trophy Best Colored Cattleya Alliance Lc. Straight Answer 'No Question' Jerry & Anita Spencer
Bishop Trophy Best Miniature Cattleya Hybrid Slc. Star of Night Ken Campbell
Bliss Trophy Best Large Orchid Species Arpophyllum giganteum John Alexander
Canale Trophy Best Colored Cattleya Alliance Hybrid Lc. Straight Answer 'No Question' Jerry & Anita Spencer
Casa Herbrita Trophy Best Sophronitis Hybrid Slc. Star of Night Ken Campbell
Casamajor Trophy (Amateur) Best Paphiopedilum Hybrid Paph. fairriaeanum album x Paph. venustum album Janet Roberson
Casey Trophy Best Oncidium Alliance Hybrid Wils. Pacific Perspective 'Pacific Heat' Orchid Source
Cobb Trophy Best Cymbidium Hybrid Cym. John William Easton 'New Horizon' Sorella Orchids
DeMaria Trophy Best Epidendrum Alliance Hybrid Epi. Hybrid Bruce Berg
Doros Trophy Best Novelty Phalaenopsis Alliance Hybrid Phal. San Jacinto Spring 'Sun Shine' Glenn Stall
Dugger Trophy (Amateur) Best Oncidium Alliance Hybrid Mtdm. Issaku Nagata 'R. L. Hammer' AM/AOS Debby Halliday
Foster Trophy Best 3 Cymbidiums in Containers Cym. Len Southward x Cym. Pepperpuss (all three) Jerry & Anita Spencer
Garrod Trophy Most Unusual Species Orchid Oberonia setigera Bill Loy
Geer Trophy Best Specimen Plant Lc. Straight Answer 'No Question' Jerry & Anita Spencer
Hadacheck Trophy Best Dendrobium Alliance Hybrid Den. Little Saigon Jerry & Anita Spencer
Laughter Trophy Best Phalaenopsis Alliance Hybrid Phal. Taisuco Anna Debby Halliday
Miller Trophy Best Phragmipedium Hybrid Phrag. Eric Young Debby Halliday
Moore Trophy Best White or Semi-Alba Standard-sized Cattleya Hybrid Blc. Exotics 'Summer Cloud' Ed Wise
People’s Choice Award Best Orchid in Show Voted by Attendees Arpophyllum giganteum John Alexander
Pfister Trophy Best Small Orchid Species Coelogyne cristata Lynn Wiand
Sprague Trophy Best Compact Cattleya Alliance Hybrid Rth. Sunset Lake Betty Kelepecz
Sweepstakes Trophy Best Orchid in Show Lc. Straight Answer 'No Question' Jerry & Anita Spencer
Van Kekerix Trophy Best of Pleurothallid Alliance Species (incl. Masd & Drac) Lepanthes tsubotae Victor Gonzalez
National Orchid Societies's Awards 2018
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. Sunset Valley Orchids
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. San Diego County Orchid Society
Cymbidium Society of America Gold Medal Award 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    
Cymbidium Society of America Gold Medal Award Best exhibit of at least 12 cymbidium orchids with a minimum display area of 80 sq. ft. awarded by Cymbidium Society of America judges. Sorella Orchids    
CSA Paphiopedilum Gold Medal (Open) Best exhibit of at least 12 Paphiopedilum or Phragmipedium orchids with a minimum display area of 30 sq. ft. awarded by Cymbidium Society of America judges. Not Awarded    
Cymbidium Silver Certificate Awarded by CSA Judges Cym. Devon Jack x (Cym. Valley Legend x Boopedoop) Unregistered Hybrid Vince Gonsowski
Cymbidium Silver Certificate Awarded by CSA Judges Cym insigne ssp. insigne ‘Memoria Harry Tolen’ Andy’s Orchids
Paphiopedilum Silver Medal Awarded by CSA Judges Paphiopedilum vellosum ‘Mardi Gras’ Debby Halliday  
SDCOS Display Awards 2018
Display Awards Description of Award Exhibitor Cash Prize Display
Alesi Trophy (Open) Best Small Display 20 sq. ft. or less
$100 Cash Prize
Orchids Displayed as Cut Flowers Exhibited by Pam Peters    
Alma Marosz Trophy (Open) Most Educational Exhibit
$100 Cash Prize
Angraecum sesquipedale and Moth Exhibited by Nico Goossens
Balboa Trophy (Amateur) Best Exhibit Illustrating Show Theme to include 10 or more flowering orchid plants with background material
$100 Cash Prize
Exhibit by San Diego County Orchid Society
SDCOS Trophy (Open) Best Orchid Society Exhibit
$100 Cash Prize
Exhibit by San Diego County Orchid Society
Henry Marosz Trophy(Amateur) Most Educational Exhibit.
$100 Cash Prize
SDCOS Kids' Corner exhibit by Nancy Walters
Jim Wright Trophy (Amateur) Most Artistic Exhibit.
$100 Cash Prize
Exhibit by Palomar Orchid Society
Pinckney Trophy (Open) Most Artistic Exhibit.
$100 Cash Prize
Exhibit by Andy’s Orchids
President’s Trophy (Open)
SDCOS President’s Selection
Best Exhibit Illustrating Show Theme to include 10 or more flowering orchid plants with background material.
$100 Cash Prize
Orchids Mardi Gras on Parade
Exhibited by LICO Orchids & Calavo Gardens
Robinson Trophy (Amateur) Best Member Small Display 20 sq ft or less.
$100 Cash Prize.
Orchid Mardi Gras Exhibited by 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 Prize $250.
San Diego County Orchid Society  
SDCOS Trophy (Open) Best Exhibit in a Natural Setting to include 10 or more flowering orchid plants with background material. $100 Cash Prize Sorella Orchids  
Winship Trophy (Amateur) Best Display in a Natural Setting to include 10 or more flowering orchid plants with background material.
$100 cash award
Bill Loy  
SDCOS Best of Section Awards 2018
    PLANT NAME EXHIBITOR  
Sect. BEST OF SECTION Plant Name Exhibitor  
1 Standard Cymbidium Hybrid - Open Cym. Hazel Fay 'Buttercup' Casa de las Orquideas
101 Standard Cymbidium Hybrid - Amateur Cym. Green Axelle ‘Hot Shot’ x Cym. Avalanche ‘Envy’ Harry Polis
2 Medium & Miniature Cymbidium Hybrid - Open Cym. Jungle Ruby 'Red Head' Casa de las Orquideas
201 Medium & Miniature Cymbidium Hybrid - Amateur Cym. Rum Runner x Cym. Phar Lago Alex Nadzan
3 Pendulous Cymbidium Hybrid - Open Cym. John William Easton 'New Horizon' Sorella Orchids
301 Pendulous Cymbidium Hybrid - Amateur Cym. Dorothy Stockstill 'Forgotten Fruit' Carol Berg
333 Best 3 Cymbidiums in Containers - Open Cym. Len Southward x Cym. Pepperpuss (all three) Jerry & Anita Spencer
333.01 Best 3 Cymbidiums in Containers - Amateur Cym. Freeling 'Green Ice' (all three) Jerry & Anita Spencer
4 Standard Cattleya Alliance Hybrid - Open Blc. Robert Randall 'Highland' Jerry & Anita Spencer
401 Standard Cattleya Alliance Hybrid - Amateur Lc. Trick or Treat Jerry & Anita Spencer
5 Compact Cattleya Alliance Hybrid - Open Not Awarded, No Entries    
501 Compact Cattleya Alliance Hybrid - Amateur Rth. Sunset Lake Betty Kelepecz
6 Miniature Cattleya Alliance Hybrid - Open Not Awarded, No Entries    
601 Miniature Cattleya Alliance Hybrid - Amateur Slc. Star of Night Ken Campbell
7 Paphiopedilum Hybrid (Primary & Complex) - Open Not Awarded, No Entries    
701 Paphiopedilum Hybrid (Primary & Complex) - Amateur Paph fairrieanum album x Paph. venustum album Janet Roberson
8 Phragmipedium & Cypripedium Hybrid - Open Not Awarded, No Entries    
801 Phragmipedium & Cypripedium Hybrid - Amateur Phrag. Eric Young Debby Halliday
9 Oncidium Alliance Hybrid - Open Wils. Pacific Perspective 'Pacific Heat' Orchid Design
901 Oncidium Alliance Hybrid - Amateur Mtdm. Issaku Nagata 'R. L. Hammer' AM/AOS Debby Halliday
10 Dendrobium Alliance Hybrid - Open Den. Hank van den Berg Tuyet's Orchids
1001 Dendrobium Alliance Hybrid - Amateur Den. Little Saigon Jerry & Anita Spencer
11 Vandaceous Alliance Hybrid - Open Vanda Roberts' Delight 'Red Berry' Orchid Design
1101 Vandaceous Alliance Hybrid - Amateur Ascda. Fuch's Sunset x V. Wirat Ken Campbell
12 Other Genera Hybrid - Open Phaius Lady Ramona Harris 'Looking at You' Orchid Design
1201 Other Genera Hybrid - Amateur Clo. Rebecca Northen 'Grapefruit Pink' x Morm. ignea 'Orange' Daniel T. Stocks
13 Phalaenopsis Alliance Hybrid - Open Phal. Krull's Butterfly Orchid Design
1301 Phalaenopsis Alliance Hybrid - Amateur Phal. Taisuco Anna Debby Halliday
14 Specimen Plant - Open Lc. Blazing Treat Jerry & Anita Spencer
1401 Specimen Plant - Amateur Lc. Straight Answer 'No Question' Jerry & Anita Spencer
15 Large Species - More than 6" - Open Cattleya intermedia var. amethystina AM/AOS Tom Osborn  
1501 Large Species - More than 6" - Amateur Dendrobium faciferum Debby Halliday
16 Small Species - Less than 6" - Open Not Awarded  
1601 Small Species - Less than 6" - Amateur Phal. schilleriana Debby Halliday
17 Member Displays - Open Angraecum sesquipedale with Moth - Educational Display Nico Goossens
1701 Member Displays - Amateur Orchid Stamp Collection Ed & Julie Marty