I've considered doing a quilt too...as soon as I find someone who wants to make it, I have zippo for sewing skills! I have several rubbermaid totes full.
I did take 2 big totes full of trophies and donated to one of the local 4-H clubs, they replaced the engraved plates and they use them for their leadline classes at their open shows. It's a win win, I don't have anywhere to display them all and lots of kiddos get trophies at a young age when it's most fun to get them :)
Life is like a camera. Focus on what's important, Capture the good times, Develop from the negatives and if things don't work out, Take another shot.