CLCA East Bay Chapter
Beautification Awards

All CLCA Contractor members hold a valid C-27 landscape contracting license. For more information on the license, or to check the status of a contractor's license, visit the Contractor's State License Board.

Mission Statement: CLCA serves and protects the interests of its members, promotes professionalism and advances public awareness of the landscape industry.

Award Categories

Petite Residential Installation: Any single-family residence with landscaping costs not exceeding $10,000.

Small Residential Installation: Any single-family residence with landscaping costs of $10,001 to $30,000.

Medium Residential Installation: Any single family residence with landscaping costs between $30,001 and $75,000.

Large Residential Installation: Any single-family residence with landscaping costs between $75,001 and $150,000.

Custom Residential Installation: Any single-family residence with landscaping costs between $150,001 and more.

Small Commercial Installation: Any multi-family, industrial or other commercial project with landscaping costs not exceeding $50,000.

Large Commercial Installation: Any multi-family, industrial or other commercial project with landscaping costs exceeding $50,000.

Public Works Installation: Any project financed by public funds.

Small Design/Build Installation: Any project with a total cost not exceeding $50,000, designed and installed by contractor. Plans are required, or entry will be disqualified. Judging will be based 50% on the quality of design, and 50% on quality of construction.

Medium Design/Build Installation:Any project with a total cost not exceeding $100,000, designed and installed by contractor. Plans are required, or entry will be disqualified. Judging will be based 50% on the quality of design, and 50% on quality of construction.

Large Design/Build Installation: Any project with a total cost exceeding $100,000, designed and installed by contractor. Plans are required, or entry will be disqualified. Judging will be based 50% on the quality of design, and 50% on quality of construction.

Renovation Installation: Not less than 40% of existing site features must be retained or preserved and incorporated into the renovated project. The objective is to insure that finished improvements are well integrated into the site, respectful of pre-existing conditions. All entries must be accompanied with a minimum of three "before" photos that represent preserved site features.

Special Effects Installation: Any project using unique construction methods or materials for special artistic effects in (a) Outdoor lighting or (b) Water features. Outdoor lighting entries must be accompanied by a minimum of three photos demonstrating the special effects produced by the lighting during the nighttime.

Small Residential Maintenance: Complete landscape maintenance on residential property with monthly contract amount not exceeding $350.

Medium Residential Maintenance: Complete landscape maintenance on residential property with monthly contract amount of $351 to $800.

Large Residential Maintenance: Complete landscape maintenance on any residential property with monthly contract amount exceeding $801.

Small Commercial Maintenance: Maintenance of multi family, industrial or any other type of commercial project with monthly contract amount not exceeding $2500.

Large Commercial Maintenance: Maintenance of multi family, industrial or any other type of commercial project with monthly contract amount exceeding $2501.

Sustainable Landscape Installation: Any installation project designed, installed and maintained to conserve resources such as water and fuel (in terms of mowing, shearing blowing, etc.), and/or uses recycled or enduring materials. The project must rely on maintaining soil health as opposed to synthetic fertilizers, employ Integrated Pest Management to minimize toxic applications, minimize runoff from site, and support desirable wildlife and biodiversity.

There is a possibility that a category may have no awards presented, even though entries were submitted. In addition to the regular entry categories, additional projects may be awarded at the judges’ discretion for the following special award categories:

Public Park/Athletic Field Maintenance: Maintenance of recreational park or sports field. No contract amount required.

The Excelsior Award honors a project performed by a company who has been a member less than two years and demonstrates excelsior (striving higher) qualities.

The Sweepstakes Award honors those projects deemed most outstanding in their respective categories. Two such awards will be presented: One in the installation categories and another in the maintenance categories.

The Judges Award representing the highest award given will be presented to the project deemed by the judges to be the finest of all the projects entered in the program regardless of category, size, or monetary value.

Judges Award
First Place Garden Lights Landscape Development Inc.
Gaffney Residence
Sponsor: Ewing Irrigation
Sweepstakes Installation
First Place Garden Lights Landscape Development Inc.
Hiatt Residence
Sponsor: Devil Mountain Wholesale Nursery
Sweepstakes Maintenance
First Place Terra Landscape
Rancho Dorado
Sponsor: Rainbird
Petite Residential Installation
Any single-family residence with landscaping costs not exceeding $10,000.
Sponsor: LH Voss Materials
First Place Suma Landscaping
Rubin Residence
Small Residential Installation
Any single-family residence with landscaping costs between $10,001 to $30,000.
Sponsor: The Lumber Baron
First Place Indian Rock Landscapes
Ortega Residence

Medium Residential Installation
Any single-family residence with landscaping costs between $30,001 to $75,000.
Sponsor: Park Avenue Turf
First Place Roxy Designs
Decked Out
Large Residential Installation
Any single-family residence with landscaping costs between $75,001 to $150,000.
Sponsor: The Urban Farmer Store
First Place Suma Landscaping Inc.
Tom Residence
Custom Residential Installation
Any single-family residence with landscaping costs exceeding $150,000.
Sponsor: Imperial Sprinkler Supply
First Place Garden Lights Landscape Development Inc.
Biener Residence
Large Commercial Installation
Any multi-family, industrial, or other commercial project with landscaping costs exceeding $50,000.
Sponsor: Horizon
First Place Terra Landscape
Rancho Dorado Makeover
Achievement Award Terra Landscape
The Waterford at Rossmoor
Small Design/Build Installation
Any project with a total cost not exceeding $50,000, designed and installed by contractor. Plans are required, or entry will be disqualified. Judging will be based 50% on the quality of design, and 50% on quality of construction.
Sponsor: CLCA Insurance Solutions
First Place Roxy Designs
Front Hillside Extravaganza
Medium Design/Build Installation
Any project with a total cost not exceeding $100,000, designed and installed by contractor. Plans are required, or entry will be disqualified. Judging will be based 50% on the quality of design, and 50% on quality of construction.
Sponsor: Landscape Contractors Insurance Services and Brightview
First Place Garden Lights Landscape Development Inc.
Nolan Residence
Achievement Award Rock Paper Scissors Landscape
San Benito
Large Design/Build Installation
Any project with a total cost exceeding $100,000, designed and installed by contractor. Plans are required, or entry will be disqualified. Judging will be based 50% on the quality of design, and 50% on quality of construction.
Sponsor: Delta Bluegrass
First Place Allied Landscape
Eagles View Plaza

Achievement Award Calvin C. Craig
Backyard Retreat

Renovation Installation
Not less than 40% of existing site features must be retained or preserved and incorporated into the renovated project. The objective is to ensure that finished improvements are well integrated into the site, respectful of pre-existing conditions.
Sponsor: SiteOne Landscape Supply
First Place Garden Lights Landscape Development Inc.
Melick Residence
Achievement Award Roxy Designs
Home to Lafayette
 
Sustainable Landscape Installation
Any installation project designed, installed and maintained to conserve resources such as water and fuel (in terms of mowing, shearing blowing, etc.), and/or uses recycled or enduring materials. The project must rely on maintaining soil health as opposed to synthetic fertilizers, employ Integrated Pest Management to minimize toxic applications, minimize runoff from site, and support desirable wildlife and biodiversity.
Sponsor: StopWaste
First Place Terra Landscape
The Waterford Sustainable Rehabilitation
Water Conservation Landscape Installation
Any installation project designed, installed, and maintained to conserve water in terms of controllers, sprinklers, or any other innovative watering systems of other types. Must include a year’s worth of water bills after the project was installed to demonstrate actual water savings.
Sponsor: Watersavers Irrigation
First Place Terra Landscape
Rancho Dorado Makeover
Special Effects Lighting
Sponsor: Hunter FX
First Place Garden Lights Landscape Development Inc.
Tringale Lighting Project
Large Commercial Maintenance
Maintenance of multi family, industrial or any other type of commercial project with monthly contract amount exceeding $2501.
Sponsor: Vision Recycling
First Place Suma Landscaping Inc.
Freeport Community
Achievement Award Allied Landscape Services Inc.
Glass Bay

Thank you to our CLCA East Bay Partners for Success
Ewing Irrigation
Devil Mountain Nursery
StopWaste
Delta Bluegrass
LCIS
Vision Recycling
Site One Landscape
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