2017 Riverbend Community 
Annual Garden Competition

Entry Submission Date:  July 20, 2017
Judging Date:  July 22, 2017

Event Chairperson/Organizer
    David Crutcher (Event Founder, and former Riverbend Community Board of Director member)

Entry Forms
    Refer to bottom of this webpage.

  • 1st Prize ($500) - Ramatek Inc.
  • 2nd Prize ($250) - 3 FAB Metal Manufacturing Ltd.
  • 3rd Prize ($125) - Dr. Claudia Sacco, Quarry Park Chiropractic & Wellness Centre
  • Partial Yard/Special Features Prize ($100) - Kimberly Nelson (Riverbend resident and former Riverbend Community Board of Director member)

Competition Rules
  • Entry is free for RCA members.
  • Your membership must be current (i.e. not expired) or lifetime.
  • Entry forms must be submitted no later than 5:00 PM July 20, 2017 at the Community Centre office.
  • Gardens must be open on display for the judges between 9:00 AM and 2:00 PM on the day of the competition.
  • Gardens can be large, medium, or small and will not be categorized by size.
  • Gardens will be judged on their aesthetic (beauty) appeal (i.e. flowers, trees, lawns, layout, etc.)
  • Entries can be for a complete yard, front, side, or rear yard only or for special categories (i.e. containers, ponds, decks, etc.)
  • The number of entries will be limited to thirty (30).
  • The judges decision will be final.
  • Entrants agree to abide by the rules as outlined on the RCA website.


First Prize - Marjory Dobrovszky 

Second Prize - Shauna Lefebvre

Third Prize - Diane Baltgailis

Honorable Mention - Mark Blackwell/Natalie Kato

Thank you to all everyone else who submitted entries !!!!

Though only three winners were selected, we wanted to thank everyone as in the end, Riverbend Community benefits from all your work !

Douglas Ratke,
Jul 2, 2017, 6:55 PM