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 Past the Gate
Lammle Residence
Sponsor: Devil Mountain Wholesale Nursery
Past the Gate
Sweepstakes
First Place Calvin Craig Landscaping
At Home in the Garden
Sponsor: Devil Mountain Wholesale Nursery
Small Residential Installation
Any single-family residence with landscaping costs not exceeding $30,000.
Sponsor: LH Voss Materials
First Place Past the Gate
Gore/Hale Residence
Sponsor: LH Voss Materials
Achievement Award Lazar Landscape Design & Construction
Barrett Residence
Sponsor: LH Voss Materials
Lazar Landscape Design & Construction
Medium Residential Installation
Any single-family residence with landscaping costs between $30,001 to $75,000.
Sponsor: Valley Crest Tree Company
First Place Past the Gate
Seaholm Residence
Sponsor: Valley Crest Tree Company
Past the Gate
Achievement Award Garden Lights Landscape & Pool Development
Plaza Residence
Sponsor: Valley Crest Tree Company
Garden Lights Landscape
Large Residential Installation
Any single-family residence with landscaping costs between $75,001 to $150,000.
Sponsor: Landscape Contractors Insurance Services Inc.
First Place Garden Lights Landscape & Pool Development Inc.
Cargill Residence
Sponsor: Landscape Conractors Insurance Services Inc.
Garden Lights Landscape
Achievement Award Lazar Landscape Design & Construction Inc.
Bonita Residence
sponsor: Landscape Contractors Insurance Services Inc.
Lazar Landscape Design & Construction
Custom Residential Installation
Any single-family residence with landscaping costs over $150,000.
Sponsor: Bamboo Pipeline
First Place CLP Landscaping
Del Amigo Residence
Sponsor: Bamboo Pipeline
CLP Landscaping
Small 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: Four Winds Growers
First Place Calvin Craig Landscaping
Outdoor Living and Hillside Restoration
Sponsor: Four Winds Growers
Calvin Craig Landscaping
Achievement Award Roxy Designs
Beautiful Bounty: Mow-less and Grow More
Sponsor: Four Winds Growers
Roxy Designs
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 Suma Landscaping Inc.
Mahler Private Residence
Sponsor: Delta Bluegrass

Suma Landscaping Inc.

Achievement Award Garden Lights Landscape & Pool Development
Benner Residence
Sponsor: Delta Bluegrass
Garden Lights Landscape
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 Roxy Designs
Beautiful 'New Normal' California Landscape
Sponsor: StopWaste
Achievement Award Lazar Landscape Design & Construction
Dawes
Sponsor: StopWaste
Lazar Landscape Design & Construction
Special Effects - Lighting
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.
Sponsor: Hunter/FX Luminaire
First Place Garden Lights Landscape & Pool Development Inc.
Stitzman Residence
Hunter/FX Luminaire
Garden Lights Landscape
Small Commercial Installation
Any multi-family, industrial or other commercial project with landscaping costs not exceeding $50,000.
Sponsor: Ewing Irrigation
Achievement Award Allied Landscape Services
Canyon Lakes - Lakemont Pool
Sponsor: Ewing Irrigation
Allied Landscape Services
Large Commercial Installation
Any multi-family, industrial or other commercial project with landscaping costs exceeding $50,000.
Sponsor: Horizon
First Place Suma Landscaping Inc.
Sutter Hospital New PCP (Patient Care Pavillion) Tower & Plaza
Sponsor: Horizon

Suma Landscaping Inc.

Achievement Award Suma Landscaping Inc.
Therapy Roof Garden
Sponsor: Horizon
Suma Landscaping Inc.
Small Residential Maintenance
Complete landscape maintenance on any residential property with monthly contract amount not exceeding $350.
Sponsor: CLCA Insurance Solutions
First Place Lazar Landscape Design & Construction
Camino Lenada Residence
Sponsor: CLCA Insurance Solutions
Lazar Landscape Design & Construction
Achievement Award Suma Landscaping Inc.
Kirkman and Dalisay Residence
Sponsor: CLCA Insurance Solutions
Suma Landscaping Inc.
Small Commercial Maintenance
Maintenance of multi family, industrial or any other type of commercial project with monthly contract amount not exceeding $2500.
Sponsor: Imperial Sprinkler Supply
First Place Tree Sculpture Group dba Terra Landscape
Independence Plaza, Housing Authority of the City of Alameda Sponsor: Imperial Sprinkler Supply
Terra Landscape
Achievement
Award
Allied Landscape Services
Westcore City Center
Sponsor: Imperial Sprinkler Supply
Allied Landscape Services
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 Jensen Landscape Services
Stoneridge Creek
Sponsor: Vision Recycling
Jensen Landscape Services
Achievement Award Gachina Landscape Management
Stonebrae HOA
Sponsor: Vision Recycling
Gachina Landscape Management

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