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SDCOS Spring Show
Trophys & Awards

Sweepstakes Trophy for Best Orchid Of Show

Jerry & Anita Spencer’s Dendrobium Little Saigon




Spring Show Trophys and Awards 2019


SDCOS Trophys 2019
Trophy Awards for Orchids Description of Award Name of Winning Orchid Exhibitor Click Thumbnail
Abernathy Trophy (Amateur) Best Cymbidium Hybrid Cymbidium Pee Wee Felisha Acantilado
Batchman Trophy (Amateur) Best 3 Cymbidiums in containers - not in a massed display Cymbidium Sarah Jean (all three) Jerry & Anita Spencer
Bean Trophy Best of Vanda Alliance Vanda Pachara Delight Norman's Orchids
Bertsch Trophy Best Colored Cattleya Species Cattleya intermedia orlata Paul & Ann Tuskes
Bishop Trophy Best Miniature Cattleya Hybrid Slc. Dream Weaver Ken Campbell
Bliss Trophy Best Large Orchid Species Cattleya amethystoglossa Kay Klausing
Canale Trophy Best Colored Cattleya Alliance Hybrid Lc. Mini Song 'Donald Halliday' AM/AOS Debby Halliday
Casa Herbrita Trophy Best Sophronitis Hybrid Pot. Hawaiian Prominence 'America' AM/AOS Ken Campbell
Casamajor Trophy Best Paphiopedilum Hybrid Paphiopedilum Lola Bird Sunset Valley Orchids
Casey Trophy Best Oncidium Alliance Hybrid Brsdm. Gilded Urchin Tuyet's Orchids
Cobb Trophy Best Cymbidium Hybrid Cymbidium Parish Cherry 'New Horizon' Sorella Orchids
DeMaria Trophy Best Epidendrum Alliance Hybrid Epicattleya Twilight Fire Orchid Design
Doros Trophy Best Novelty Phalaenopsis Alliance Hybrid Phal. Harck Pearl Arnold Gum
Dugger Trophy (Amateur) Best Oncidium Alliance Hybrid Psychopsis Mendenhall Debby Halliday
Foster Trophy Best 3 Cymbidiums in Containers Cym. Pat Rowland, Cym. Tapestry x Cym. Ruby Eyes, Cym. Tapestry x Cym. Ruby Eyes Jerry & Anita Spencer
Garrod Trophy Most Unusual Species Orchid Dendrobium senile Debby Halliday
Geer Trophy Best Specimen Plant Dendrobium speciosum John Oswalt
Hadacheck Trophy Best Dendrobium Alliance Hybrid Dendrobium Golden Arch 'Rick's Gold' Rick Wells
Laughter Trophy Best Phalaenopsis Alliance Hybrid Phal. Harck Pearl Arnold Gum
Miller Trophy Best Phragmipedium Hybrid Phragmipedium Sorcerer's Apprentice 'SVO' AM/AOS Debby Halliday
Moore Trophy Best White or Semi-Alba Standard-sized Cattleya Hybrid Not Awarded, No Entries    
Pfister Trophy Best Small Orchid Species Lankesterella ceracifolia Victor Gonzalez
Sprague Trophy Best Compact Cattleya Alliance Hybrid Lc. Dennis Olivas 'Best' x Slc. Golden Treat Merle Robboy
Sweepstakes Trophy Best Orchid in Show Dendrobium Little Saigon Jerry & Anita Spencer
Van Kekerix Trophy Best of Pleurothallid Alliance Species (incl. Masd & Drac) Porroglossum nutibara David Helt
National Orchid Societies's Awards 2019
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 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    
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. Newport Harbor Orchid Society   <
Slipper Orchid Alliance Trophy awarded by Slipper Orchid Alliance Judges Paphiopedilum vellosum ‘Mardi Gras’ CCM/AOS Debby Halliday  
SDCOS Display Awards 2019
Display Awards Description of Award Exhibitor Cash Prize Display
Alesi Trophy (Open) Best Small Display 20 sq. ft. or less Orchid Treasures Found Around The World Exhibited by Pam Peters    
Alma Marosz Trophy (Open) Most Educational Exhibit Pollenara Exhibited by Nico Goossens
Balboa Trophy (Amateur) Best Exhibit Illustrating Show Theme to include 10 or more flowering orchid plants with background material Exhibit by San Diego County Orchid Society
Henry Marosz Trophy(Amateur) Most Educational Exhibit. SDCOS Kids' Corner Exhibit by Nancy Walters
Jim Wright Trophy (Amateur) Most Artistic Exhibit. Exhibit by Newport Harbor Orchid Society
Pinckney Trophy (Open) Most Artistic Exhibit. 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. Exhibit by Palomar Orchid Society Display
Robinson Trophy (Amateur) Best Member Small Display 20 sq ft or less. Skull Island exhibited by Myra DeTate
SDCOS Grand Prize Best Floor Exhibit to include 10 or more fowering orchid plants with background material, covering 64 sq. ft. or more. Exhibit by San Diego County Orchid Society  
SDCOS Trophy (Open) Best Orchid Society Exhibit Exhibit by 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. Exhibit by Sorella Orchids  
Winship Trophy (Amateur) Best Display in a Natural Setting to include 10 or more flowering orchid plants with background material. Exhibit by Newport Harbor Orchid Society
SDCOS Best of Section Awards 2019
    PLANT NAME EXHIBITOR  
Sect. BEST OF SECTION Plant Name Exhibitor  
1 Standard Cymbidium Hybrid - Open Cymbidium Parish Cherry 'New Horizon' Sorella Orchids
101 Standard Cymbidium Hybrid - Amateur Cymbidium Shocking Moon 'Ryan' Richard Hara
2 Medium & Miniature Cymbidium Hybrid - Open Cymbidium Vogel's Wine 'Claret' Casa de las Orquideas
201 Medium & Miniature Cymbidium Hybrid - Amateur Cymbidium Memoria Thuy Hong Bui 'My Van' Ha Bui
3 Pendulous Cymbidium Hybrid - Open Cymbidium Lauritz Melchior 'New Horizon' Sorella Orchids
301 Pendulous Cymbidium Hybrid - Amateur Cymbidium Pee Wee Felisha Acantilado
333 Best 3 Cymbidiums in Containers - Open Cym. Pat Rowland, Cym. Tapestry x Cym. Ruby Eyes, Cym. Tapestry x Cym. Ruby Eyes Jerry & Anita Spencer
333.01 Best 3 Cymbidiums in Containers - Amateur Cymbidium Sarah Jean (all three) Jerry & Anita Spencer
4 Standard Cattleya Alliance Hybrid - Open Lc. Dorothy Elliot 'Highland' Sunset Valley Orchids
401 Standard Cattleya Alliance Hybrid - Amateur Slc. Tropical Song x L. anceps Debby Halliday
5 Compact Cattleya Alliance Hybrid - Open Cattleya Peckhaviensis 'Ruben's' Sunset Valley Orchids
501 Compact Cattleya Alliance Hybrid - Amateur Lc. Dennis Olivas 'Best' x Slc. Golden Treat Merle Robboy
6 Miniature Cattleya Alliance Hybrid - Open Rhyncattleanthe (Rth.) Sunset Lake Betty Kelepecz
601 Miniature Cattleya Alliance Hybrid - Amateur Slc. Dream Weaver Ken Campbell
7 Paphiopedilum Hybrid (Primary & Complex) - Open Paphiopedilum Lola Bird Sunset Valley Orchids
701 Paphiopedilum Hybrid (Primary & Complex) - Amateur Paphiopedilum Motoo Kimura Betty Kelepecz
8 Phragmipedium & Cypripedium Hybrid - Open Not Awarded, No Entries    
801 Phragmipedium & Cypripedium Hybrid - Amateur Phragmipedium Sorcerer's Apprentice 'SVO' AM/AOS Debby Halliday
9 Oncidium Alliance Hybrid - Open Brsdm. Gilded Urchin Tuyet's Orchids
901 Oncidium Alliance Hybrid - Amateur Psychopis Mendenhall Debby Halliday
10 Dendrobium Alliance Hybrid - Open Dendrobium Henk Vandenberg 'TO' Tuyet's Orchids
1001 Dendrobium Alliance Hybrid - Amateur Dendrobium Golden Arch 'Rick's Gold' Rick Wells
11 Vandaceous Alliance Hybrid - Open Vanda Pachara Delight Norman's Orchids
1101 Vandaceous Alliance Hybrid - Amateur Rhynchostylis Chorchalood Ed Wise
12 Other Genera Hybrid - Open Epicattleya Twilight Fire Orchid Design
1201 Other Genera Hybrid - Amateur Coelogne Unchained Melody Carl Wood
13 Phalaenopsis Alliance Hybrid - Open Phal. I-Hsin Yellow Leopard 'Fangtastic' Norman's Orchids
1301 Phalaenopsis Alliance Hybrid - Amateur Phal. Harck Pearl Arnold Gum
14 Specimen Plant - Open Dendrobium Little Saigon Jerry & Anita Spencer
1401 Specimen Plant - Amateur Dendrobium speciosum John Oswalt
15 Large Species - More than 6" - Open Cattleya intermedia Tom Osborn  
1501 Large Species - More than 6" - Amateur Cattleya amethystoglossa Kay Klausing
16 Small Species - Less than 6" - Open Ornithocephalus suarezae Bill Loy
1601 Small Species - Less than 6" - Amateur Laelia lundii Debby Halliday
17 Member Displays - Open Orchid Treasures Found Around The World Pam Peters
1701 Member Displays - Amateur Skull Island Myra DeTate