MONTHLY LITTLE ROSE SHOW
2014 RULES & SCHEDULE
The BRS monthly little rose show will be held at the April, May, August, September, October & November general membership meetings. The purpose is to share the beauty of the roses grown by our members and to educate members about entering American Rose Society (ARS) Rose Shows. It should be fun and celebratory; not overly competitive. All members are encouraged to participate. There will be helpers for those who need guidance in exhibiting their roses.
Point System: First place award = 3 points Second place award = 2 point Third place award = 1 point Plus additional points for: Best of Class = 2 points Best of Show = 5 points
Awards: Awards will be presented in December to exhibitors who have accumulated the most points over the year.
Exhibitor Information: Exhibitors must provide their own containers. Entry tags will be available at the meetings.
Entries close at 6:55 P.M. Plan to arrive in time to get your entries properly placed. No late entries will be allowed! Horticulture entries are limited to one variety per garden in each class. No limit on the number of varieties in each horticulture class. Arrangements are limited to one entry per member.
Class 1 - Hybrid Tea or Grandiflora - one bloom per stem at exhibition stage (1/2 to 3/4 open)
Class 2 - Hybrid Tea or Grandiflora - one spray of two or more blooms
Class 3 - Hybrid Tea or Grandiflora - one bloom per stem fully opened (stamens showing)
Class 4 - Floribunda - one bloom per stem
Class 5 - Floribunda or Polyantha - one spray of two or more blooms
Class 6 - Climbers - one bloom per stem or spray
Class 7 - Shrubs - one bloom per stem or one spray
Class 8 - Minature - one bloom per stem at exhibition stage
Class 9 - Minature - one spray of two or more blooms
Class 10 - Minature - one bloom per stem fully opened
Class 11 - Mini-flora - one bloom per stem at exhibition stage
Class 12 - Mini-flora - one spray of two or more blooms
Class 13 - Mini-flora - one bloom per stem fully opened
Class 14 - Old Garden Roses - all types and varieties
Class 15 - Challenge Class - a different challenge class each month as described in the newsletter. Points accrued in this class will be included with the horticultural points.
Arrangement Class - Arrangements will vary each month. Titles and descriptions will appear in the newsletter preceding each Little Rose Show. All rose varieties used must be named and should be arranger grown. No artificial plant material will be allowed.
Mystery Rose Class - This class is for rose identification and will not be judged.
Display Only - Open to anyone with roses to share. Will not be judged. .
This information was also published in the April 2013 "Rose Notes" newsletter.