THE MID-AMERICA ORCHID CONGRESS held its meeting at the Cox Arboretum and we are attaching some pictures and the awards given at this meeting.
MID-AMERICA TROPHY FOR MOST OUTSTANDING EXHIBIT BY AN AFFILIATED SOCIETY went to the Miami Valley Society.
HENRY C. AND LOIS HOLMES AWARD FOR BEST ONCIDIUM ALLIANCE PLANT -- Brassia Steve Male 'John's Gift' owned by Russ Vernon
DELBERT LOWELL JACKS AWARD FOR BEST SPECIMEN PLANT-- Cattleya trianae 'Highjack' AM/AOS owned by Stephen Benjamin
FL STEVENSON AWARD FOR BEST PLEUROTHALLID --Masd. Marinrod 'Marsh Hollow' HCC/AOS owned by Russ Vernon
FOX VALLEY AWARD FOR BEST CYPRIPEDIUM ALLIANCE PLANT. Awarded to the plant receiving the highest AOS award or, if no award, to the best of the Cypripedium class. Paph. Magical Contrasts 'OK Two' AM/AOS of 86 points owned by Stephen Benjamin.
Other AOS AWARDS
Phrag QF Walter Sheeren 'Little Michele' AM/AOS of 82 points owned by Steven Benjamin
Paph. hermanii 'Oakwood Shocked' HCC/AOS of 75 points owned by Jim France
Max. dicheoides 'River Valley' (provisional) CBR/AOS owned by Eric Sauer
AOS Show Trophy, Silver Certificate, 87 points Miami Valley Orchid Society Exhibit
YOUR SOCIETY COULD HOST AN MAOC OR WORK WITH US TO HAVE AN MAOC MEETING IN CONJUNCTION WITH YOUR SHOW! TALK WITH US, IT IS FUN!
CO-HOSTED BY THE THREE RIVERS ORCHID SOCIETY AND THE CENTRAL INDIANA ORCHID SOCIETY celebrating the 50 year anniversary of the Wheeler-Thanhauser Orchid Collection and Species Bank
MARCH 19-21, 2021
Your society could help host an MAOC. Look at what you can do on our page!! Get a stipend to help with expenses, or if you do not wish to share expenses, you can just help sponsor an MAOC meeting!! We would love to talk to you!