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Author:  Will Heath [ Wed May 30, 2007 1:03 am ]
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NA105 - USA
Thread branch cypress (Chamaecyparis pisifera filifera 'Sungold')
Height: 17 inches, 43.18 cm
Pot: Bill Neff (USA)
Categories: Best Overall Bonsai and Best North American Bonsai.

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Artist: Eric Newton
Judge Min Hsuan Lo Scored 4
Judge Budi Sulistyo Scored 7
Judge Robert Steven Scored 7
Total Points: 18
Comments:
?Good creation, showing some thing difference." - Budi Sulistyo
?Nice setting." - Robert Steven

Author:  Will Heath [ Wed May 30, 2007 1:09 am ]
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NA106 - USA
Posion Ivy (Toxicodendron radicans)
Height: 6 inches, 15.24 cm
Pot: Nick Lenz (USA)
Categories: Best Overall Shohin Bonsai and Best North American Shohin Bonsai.

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Artist: Nick Lenz
Judge Min Hsuan Lo Scored 6
Judge Budi Sulistyo Scored 3
Judge Robert Steven Scored 2
Total Points: 11
Comments:
?Nothing special" - Budi Sulistyo
?Too young?" - Robert Steven

Author:  Will Heath [ Wed May 30, 2007 2:16 pm ]
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NA107 - USA
Eastern Larch (Larix laricina)
Height: 11 inches, 27.94 cm
Pot:
Categories: Best Overall Forest, Saikei, Penjing, or Planted on Rock Bonsai and Best North American Forest, Saikei, Penjing, or Planted on Rock Bonsai.

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Artist: Nick Lenz
Judge Min Hsuan Lo Scored 5
Judge Budi Sulistyo Scored 4
Judge Robert Steven Scored 3
Total Points: 12
Comments:
?Just unique" - Budi Sulistyo
?Lack of details." - Robert Steven

Author:  Will Heath [ Wed May 30, 2007 11:07 pm ]
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NA108 - USA
Ponderosa Pine (Pinus ponderosa)
Height: 17 inches, 43.18 cm
Pot: Nick Lenz
Categories: Best Overall Bonsai and Best North American Bonsai.

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Artist: Christine Hayward
Judge Min Hsuan Lo Scored 4
Judge Budi Sulistyo Scored 6
Judge Robert Steven Scored 8
Total Points: 18
Comments:
?Nice style." - Budi Sulistyo
?One of the best, the pot enhances the charming character." - Robert Steven

Author:  Will Heath [ Thu May 31, 2007 3:43 pm ]
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NA109 - USA
Shimpaku Juniper (Juniperus chinensis)
Height: 42 inches, 106.68 cm
Pot: Chinese
Categories: Best Overall Bonsai and Best North American Bonsai.

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Artist: Boon Manakitivipart
Judge Min Hsuan Lo Scored 7
Judge Budi Sulistyo Scored 6
Judge Robert Steven Scored 7
Total Points: 20
Comments:
?The deadwood & lifeline are twist to make trunk harmonize superbly." - Min Hsuan Lo
?Very nice trunk. The crown is a bit too heavy, though." - Budi Sulistyo
?The canopy is too heavy, but still nice." - Robert Steven

Author:  Will Heath [ Fri Jun 01, 2007 12:04 am ]
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The deadline has been reached, no new submissions will be accepted past this time.
I have 16 North American entries and 0 European that came in before the close of the contest, other than these, no others will be posted.
Due to the late hour, the remaining entries will be posted tomorrow.

Thanks,

Will

Author:  Will Heath [ Fri Jun 01, 2007 5:00 pm ]
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NA110 - USA
Procumbens Juniper (Juniperus procumbens 'Nana')
Height: 8 inches, 20.32 cm
Pot: Tokoname
Categories: Best Overall Shohin Bonsai and Best North American Shohin Bonsai.

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Artist: Tom Kehoe
Judge Min Hsuan Lo Scored 2
Judge Budi Sulistyo Scored 6
Judge Robert Steven Scored 4
Total Points: 12
Comments:
?Good shohin" - Budi Sulistyo
?Need further refinement." - Robert Steven

Author:  Will Heath [ Fri Jun 01, 2007 5:03 pm ]
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NA111 - USA
Shimpaku Juniper (Juniperus chinensis)
Height: 6.375 inches, 16.3 cm
Pot: Tokoname (Yamaaki kiln)
Categories: Best Overall Shohin Bonsai and Best North American Shohin Bonsai.

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Artist: John Romano
Judge Min Hsuan Lo Scored 7
Judge Budi Sulistyo Scored 8
Judge Robert Steven Scored 8
Total Points: 23
Comments:
?Super Itoigawa shohin bonsai . The main focus is the quality of magnificent trunk." - Min Hsuan Lo
?Very nice trunk" - Budi Sulistyo
?Very nice in its size" - Robert Steven

Author:  Will Heath [ Fri Jun 01, 2007 5:05 pm ]
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NA112 - USA
Shimpaku Juniper (Juniperus chinensis)
Height: 12 inches, 30.48 cm
Pot: Japanese
Categories: Best Overall Bonsai and Best North American Bonsai.

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Artist: Vance Wood
Judge Min Hsuan Lo Scored 2
Judge Budi Sulistyo Scored 5
Judge Robert Steven Scored 3
Total Points: 10
Comments:
?Just average" - Budi Sulistyo
?Need further refinement" - Robert Steven

Author:  Will Heath [ Fri Jun 01, 2007 5:07 pm ]
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NA113 - USA
Shimpaku Juniper (Juniperus chinensis)
Height: 14 inches, 35.56 cm
Pot: Chinese
Categories: Best Overall Bonsai and Best North American Bonsai.

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Artist: Vance Wood
Judge Min Hsuan Lo Scored 3
Judge Budi Sulistyo Scored 5
Judge Robert Steven Scored 3
Total Points: 11
Comments:
?Just average" - Budi Sulistyo
?Premature stage." - Robert Steven

Author:  Will Heath [ Fri Jun 01, 2007 5:08 pm ]
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NA114 - USA
Shimpaku Juniper (Juniperus chinensis)
Height: 14 inches, 35.56 cm
Pot: Chinese
Categories: Best Overall Bonsai and Best North American Bonsai.

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Artist: Vance Wood
Judge Min Hsuan Lo Scored 3
Judge Budi Sulistyo Scored 5
Judge Robert Steven Scored 4
Total Points: 12
Comments:
?Just average" - Budi Sulistyo
?Need further refinement and the pot is too big." - Robert Steven

Author:  Will Heath [ Fri Jun 01, 2007 5:10 pm ]
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NA115 - USA
Mugo Pine (Pinus mugo)
Height: 19 inches, 48.26 cm
Pot: Chinese
Categories: Best Overall Bonsai and Best North American Bonsai.

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Artist: Vance Wood
Judge Min Hsuan Lo Scored 3
Judge Budi Sulistyo Scored 5
Judge Robert Steven Scored 4
Total Points: 12
Comments:
?Just average" - Budi Sulistyo
?Need further refinement to show a mature tree." - Robert Steven

Author:  Will Heath [ Fri Jun 01, 2007 5:12 pm ]
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NA116 - USA
Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum)
Height: 21 inches, 53.34 cm
Pot: Chinese
Categories: Best Overall Bonsai and Best North American Bonsai.

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Artist: Vance Wood
Judge Min Hsuan Lo Scored 4
Judge Budi Sulistyo Scored 5
Judge Robert Steven Scored 4
Total Points: 13
Comments:
?Just average" - Budi Sulistyo
?Too crowded." - Robert Steven

Author:  Will Heath [ Fri Jun 01, 2007 5:17 pm ]
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NA117 - USA
Trident Maple (Acer buergeranum)
Height: 11 inches, 27.94 cm
Pot: Sara Rayner
Categories: Best Overall Forest, Saikei, Penjing, or Planted on Rock Bonsai and Best North American Forest, Saikei, Penjing, or Planted on Rock Bonsai.

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Artist: Howard B. Smith
Judge Min Hsuan Lo Scored 4
Judge Budi Sulistyo Scored 7
Judge Robert Steven Scored 8
Total Points: 19
Comments:
?Very good creation" - Budi Sulistyo
?Very nice design , the tree and rock blend very well." - Robert Steven

Author:  Will Heath [ Fri Jun 01, 2007 5:19 pm ]
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NA118 - USA
Lemon Hill Juniper (Juniperus chinensis)
Height: 34 inches, 86.36 cm
Pot: Chinese
Categories: Best Overall Bonsai and Best North American Bonsai.

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Artist: Howard B. Smith
Judge Min Hsuan Lo Scored 4
Judge Budi Sulistyo Scored 5
Judge Robert Steven Scored 6
Total Points: 15
Comments:
?Just average" - Budi Sulistyo
?The canopies are too heavy, some overlapping will improve the design." - Robert Steven

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