Awards

Co-Chairmen:     Lynne Batchelor       &     Bob Gordon
                                 cgci3rdvp@cagardenclubs.org          sloflwrs4u@aol.com
CGCI, Pacific Region and NGC awards are given in recognition of outstanding accomplishments, meritorious achievements, creativity and ingenuity in a variety of activities. Descriptions of awards and application procedures may be found in the CGCI Awards Manual.
Applications & Guidelines - see right sidebar...
Evaluation forms - go to the appropriate Award tab below. 
Judging guidelines & reporting forms (see right sidebar)
The general awards year is January 1 - December 31 (unless otherwise specified). 
The Youth awards year is January 1 - December 31.
 

Rules

 
Failure to meet the deadline will result in an automatic deduction of at least 5 points 
Submission dates are stated in description of each award in the manual and on each Evaluation Form
The Awards Program for 2016 is now CLOSED.
All award entries have been judged and the results will be announced at the
2017 CGCI Convention.
Thank you to all who submitted entries.
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NOTE:  The Awards program is under review and there will be changes in 2017.
The current Evaluation Forms may be used for general guidance but watch for updates and double check before submitting entries this year.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
MOST award entries are submitted on the CGCI, PACIFIC REGION OR NGC APPLICATION FORM (3 page maximum)
Books of evidence are only required for the following:
Photography Awards: C-6 (Wildflower Portfolio) and G-17 (Garden photo collection)
Publicity Award: PR-1
Flower Show Awards: FS-1A; FS-3; FS-7; FS-9; FS-14; NGC #5; NGC #30; NGC #57

General Awards

  • The Manual can be downloaded, saved and/or printed
  • It is sized to fit an 8 1/2 x 11 folder or binder with separate sections for Flower Show, Yearbooks, and Youth
  • The information can also be found in the Awards section of the current CGCI Yearbook, Manual & Roster
EVALUATION FORMS
General Awards
Photography Awards

Yearbook

Youth

 
The Youth awards year is January 1 - December 31.
 



NGC/Pacific Region

  • CGCI participates in the Awards Program of National Garden Clubs Inc. (NGC) and the Pacific Region (PR).
  • This nationwide competition allows entrants from California to compete on a regional and national level against other garden clubs and garden club members throughout the United States.
  • All CGCI members in good standing are eligible to apply for NGC and PR awards unless otherwise stated in the award description.
  • The winning entries at the state level in selected categories such as yearbooks, newsletters, publicity press books and flower show achievement awards will automatically be forwarded to PR and/or NGC.
  • If there is no comparable CGCI award, individuals, clubs or districts may submit entries to Pacific Region and/or NGC through the CGCI Awards Chairman as long as they meet the required deadline for submission and the criteria set forth in the Pacific Region and NGC Awards Manuals.
  • For additional information on NGC awards go to www.gardenclubs.org
NGC AWARDS:
CIVIC ACHIEVEMENT
#1 Civic Achievement (CGCI Community Impact)
#2 Garden Center
#7 Special Achievement
CONSERVATION/ENVIRONMENT
#6 Conservation
#20 Roadside Beautification
#39 Litter/Recycling/Reclamation
#41 Conservation Education
#42 Bird Protection
#43 Butterfly Project
HISTORIC PRESERVATION
#50 Historic Preservation
#51 Decoration of Historic Building
HORTICULTURE/GARDEN THERAPY
#19 Horticulture Therapy
#46 World Gardening
#48 Horticulture Therapy Garden Project
LANDSCAPING/LANDSCAPE DESIGN
#26 Landscape Design Education
#28 Landscape Design/Church Gardens
#29 Blue Star Memorial Landscaping(CGCI
#B-2) #40 Landscape Design Consultants
#49 Community Landscape Design
#62 Landscape Design
OPERATION WILDFLOWER
#71 Roadside Award (CGCI #C-7)
#73 Civic Projects with Native Plants(CGCI #C-7)
#74 Outdoor Classrooms, Nature Trails (CGCI #C-7)
PROMOTION
#27 Radio and/or TV
#44 Publicity Press Book (CGCI #PR-1)
#53 National Garden Week (CGCI #PR-4)
#63 Website A and B (CGCI #PR-5)
#68 Video—CD/DVD/Flash Drive (CGCI #PR-6)
PUBLICATIONS
#3 Literary Horticultural Interest
#12 Newsletter(CGCI #PR-2 Sections 1 & 2)
#13 Publications (any other) (CGCI
#PR-2 Sections 3 & 4)
 
SERVICE & RECOGNITION
Award of Distinguished Service
#9 Citation for Distinguished Service Member Award of Honor
#37 Presidential Citation
#56 Non-Standard Flower Show Award
FLOWER SHOW-RELATED AWARDS
#5 Club Standard Show
#17 Home Standard Show
#18 Council Standard Show
#21 Patriotic Standard Show
#22 Holiday Standard Show
#25 Petite Standard Show
#30 District Standard Show
#34-3 Plant Society Standard Show
#35 Near-Club Standard Show
#47 Youth Flower Show or Section of Adult Show
#57 Standard Show Staged in Public Bldg.
#56 NGC Award of Major Non-Standard Flower Shows
YEARBOOKS
#16A Club Yearbook  (CGCI #G-2)
#16B District Yearbook  (CGCI #G-3)
#16E Judges Councils/Consultants (CGCI #G-1)
YOUTH AWARDS
#10 Junior/Intermediate Garden Club
#14 Horticulture Achievement Junior/ Intermediate Garden Club
#32 Conservation Award Junior/ Intermediate GC
#33 High School Gardeners Accomplishment
#55 Youth Environmental Concern Award
#65 Junior Garden Club Horticulture Award
#76 High School Distinguished Service Project
YOUTH RELATED-ADULT WORK WITH YOUTH
#8 Youth Horticulture Education
#54 Environmental Education
#60 Junior Leadership Award
PACIFIC REGION AWARDS
 
1.  Published Article, Pamphlet or Book (CGCI #PR-2 Section 3)
2.  Newsletters or official publications. (CGCI #PR-2 Sections 1 & 2)
3.  Yearbook. (CGCI #G-1, #G-2, #G-3)
4.  Any other publication (membership)
5.  Any other publication (non-membership) (CGCI #PR-2 Section 4)
9.  Civic Beautification. (CGCI #B-1 & #HT-2)
10. Blue Star Memorial Marker Landscaping. (CGCI #B-2)
11  Fundraising Project or Event. (CGCI #G-11)
12  Garden Therapy Program. (CGCI #G-18)
13  Membership Campaign. (CGCI #G-5)
14  Standard Flower Show Schedule. (CGCI #FS-6)
15  Small Standard Flower. (CGCI #FS-3)
16  Native Flora Education.
17  Youth Activities.
 NGC Member Award of Honor.