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Judging Centers

The Pacific South (PAC South) Judging Region serves Southern California, Southern Nevada, and Arizona by providing Orchid Judging at regularly scheduled meetings and Orchid Shows upon request. Plants can be brought to any of the locations listed below. Due to the COVID restrictions, some centers may be temporarily offline. Please contact the respective chair for the most up-to-date news and judging schedule.

San Diego

Judging Center
 

Location: Balboa Park
Address: 1549 El Prado, San Diego, California 92101
Room: Casa del Prado, Room 104
Meeting Date: Every first Tuesday of every month.
Meeting Time: Plant entries are due at 6:00PM, when judging starts.

COVID Protocol: COVID protocols have been relaxed. Vaccinations are not mandated. Masks are optional.
Judging Center Chair: Phyllis S. Prestia
Contact: Phyllis S. Prestia (orchldy2@mac.com)

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San Marino

Judging Center
 

Location: The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens
Address: 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, California 91108
Room: Usually the Botanical Center (Basement Floor), Atrium; (contact Brandon Tam for current information).
Meeting Date: Every second Saturday of every month.
Meeting Time: Judging in the Botanical Center starts at 10:00AM; plant entries must be submitted no later than 9:45AM.  Outdoor judging may start later (contact Brandon Tam for current information).

COVID Protocol: For the time being, we will no longer require that all attendees be fully vaccinated to attend. Mask wearing will be optional but strongly recommend. This decision was made in alignment with the March 4 health officer order from the LA County Dept. of Public Health.

Judging Center Chair: George Hatfield
Contact: Brandon Tam (btam@huntington.org)

Long Beach

Judging Center
 

Location: Whaley Park Community Center
Address: 5629 Atherton, Long Beach, California 90815
Room: Classroom
Meeting Date: Every fourth Monday of every month except August (Wednesday August 24 is the new date).

Meeting Time: Judging starts at 7:00PM; plant entries must be submitted no later than 6:45PM.

COVID Protocol: For the time being, we will no longer require that all attendees be fully vaccinated to attend. Mask wearing will be optional but strongly recommend. This decision was made in alignment with the March 4 health officer order from the LA County Dept. of Public Health.
Judging Center Chair: Peter T. Lin
Contact: Peter T. Lin (minicatt99@yahoo.com)

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Santa Barbara

Judging Center
(Temporarily Offline BECAUSE OF COVID)

Location: Trinity Lutheran Church
Address: 909 N La Cumbre Rd, Santa Barbara, California 93110
Room: Greeting Room
Meeting Date: Every third Wednesday of every month.
Meeting Time: Judging starts at 7:00PM; plant entries must be submitted no later than 6:45PM.

COVID Protocol: TBA

Judging Center Chair: Jim Sloniker
Contact: Jim Sloniker (jimorchid@aol.com)