2021 Washington State Fair

Report From The 2021 washington state fair

Thank you again this year to Thuan Nguyen for coordinating the collection of plants and delivering them to two different shows at the Washington State Fair in Puyallup. He was assisted in this endeavor by his twin daughters Mai and Lan as well as his friend Vy Pham. Without them and their hours of dedication this would not have happened. In a fortunate coincidence some of the plants from the second show were also able to be displayed in our fall show at Volunteer Park, where Thuan kindly delivered them.

Results from the 1st show at the Washington State Fair 2021

  • Three members registered 33 orchid entrees in 15 different classes. 
  • 5 placed in 3rd
  • 8 placed in 2nd
  • 13 placed in 1st, including a best culture and a best bloom 
  • George & Cylvia Grantham received the best culture for their Darwinara Charm ‘Blue Star’
  • Thuan Nguyen received best bloom for his Paphiopedilum Prince Edward of York 

Results from the 2nd show at the Washington State Fair 2021

  • Four members registered for 52 orchid entrees in 21 different classes. 
  • 8 entrees received Honorable Mention 
  • 8 entrees placed in 3rd
  • 12 entrees placed in 2nd
  • 17 entrees placed in 1st, including a best culture and a best bloom 
  • Joseph Grienauer received the best culture for his Maxillaria picta
  • Repeating his previous award, Thuan Nguyen received best bloom for his Paphiopedilum Prince Edward of York

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