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 Rock Paper Scissors Landscape Design
Ramona Avenue
Sponsor: Devil Mountain Wholesale Nursery
Rock Paper Scissors Landscape Design
Sweepstakes Installation
First Place Garden Lights Landscape Development Inc.
Bontemps Residence-Front Yard & Back Yard
Sponsor: Landscape Contractors Insurance Services
Garden Lights Landscape Development
Sweepstakes Maintenance
First Place Suma Landscaping Inc.
Mahler Residence
Sponsor: Ewing Irrigation
Suma Landscaping Inc.
Excelsior Award
First Place JJ&J Landscape Management
Atria Senior Living in Lafayette
Sponsor: Horizon
JJ&J Landscape Management
Small Residential Installation
Any single-family residence with landscaping costs not exceeding $30,000.
Sponsor: LH Voss Materials
First Place Roxy Designs
A Room With a View
Roxy Designs
Achievement Award Past the Gate
Seaholm Residence
Past the Gate
Medium Residential Installation
Any single-family residence with landscaping costs between $30,001 to $75,000.
Sponsor: Valley Crest Tree Company
First Place Roxy Designs
Birds, Bees & Butterflies
Roxy Designs
Achievement Award Past the Gate
Hamasaki/Welch Residence

Past the Gate
Large Residential Installation
Any single-family residence with landscaping costs between $75,001 to $150,000.
Sponsor: Peninsula Building Materials
First Place Lazar Landscape
Mandana Residence
Lazar Landscape
Achievement Award Past the Gate
Ortman Residence
Past the Gate
Custom Residential Installation
Any single-family residence with landscaping costs over $150,000.
Sponsor: Bamboo Pipeline
First Place Garden Lights Landscape Development Inc.
Perusse Residence - Backyard
Garden Lights Landscape Development
Achievement Award Lazar Landscape
Van Tassel Residence
Lazar Landscape
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: Brickyard Building Materials
First Place Garden Lights Landscape Development Inc.
Chinn Residence - Front Yard
Garden Lights Landscape Development
Achievement Award Roxy Designs
Casa del Arte
Roxy Designs
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: Toro
First Place Roxy Designs
Petanque, anyone?
Roxy Designs
Achievement Award Garden Lights Landscape Development Inc.
McCaffery Residence - Front Yard
Garden Lights Landscape Development
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 Lazar Landscape
Kingston Residence

Lazar Landscape

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.
Sponsor: SiteOne Landscape Supply
First Place Calvin Craig Landscaping
Re-Moderning of Classic Eichler
Calvin Craig Landscaping
Achievement Award Roxy Designs
Pretty & Petite
Roxy Designs
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 Garden Lights Landscape Development Inc.
Davis Residence - Front Yard
Garden Lights Landscape Development
Achievement Award Roxy Designs
First Ever in NorCal...
Roxy Designs
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.
McCormick Residence - Front Yard & Back Yard
Garden Lights Landscape Development
Small Commercial Installation
Any multi-family, industrial or other commercial project with landscaping costs not exceeding $50,000.
Sponsor: HSG Safety
First Place Allied Landscape Services
Lakemont Fountain
Allied Landscape Services
Large Commercial Installation
Any multi-family, industrial or other commercial project with landscaping costs exceeding $50,000.
Sponsor: CLCA Insurance Solutions
First Place Jensen Landscape Services
Dublin Corporate Center Phase 1-3

Jensen Landscape Services

Small Residential Maintenance
Complete landscape maintenance on any residential property with monthly contract amount not exceeding $350.
Sponsor: Diamond K Supply
Achievement Award Suma Landscaping Inc.
Myer's Residence
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 Gachina Landscape Management
Eden House Apartments
Gachina Landscape Management
Achievement
Award
Suma Landscaping Inc.
Alameda Station
Suma Landscaping Inc.
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 JPA Landscape & Construction
Paseos HOA
JPA Landscape & Construction

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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