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RIRS Rose Show 2007

 

The Rhode Island Rose Society’s

Ninth Annual Rose Show

Roses of the Future

Saturday, June 16, 2007

Cold Spring Community Center

30 Beach Street

Wickford, Rhode Island

(see directions page 2)

Entries: 7:00 a.m. — 9:45 a.m.

Judging: 10:00 a.m. — 1:00 p.m.

Public Viewing: 1:00 p.m. — 3:30 p.m.

Tour of Rose Exhibits: 2:00 p.m. — 2:30 p.m.

Awards Presentation: 3:30 p.m. — 4:00 p.m.

Rose Show Chair — Kate Daniels
(401) 431-6096 - ktjd.daniels@verizon.net

Rose Show Co-Chair — Dacia Nickerson
(401) 785-9031 - daciaandclive@cox.net

 

SHOW COMMITTEE CHAIRS                                                                              

Chief of Judges                                                    Patsy Cunningham

Chief of Clerks                                                           Linda Shamoon

Schedule                                                                       Andy Vanable

Treasurer                                                                          Mike Chute

Patrons                                                                              Curt Lufkin

Sponsors                                                                      Andy Vanable

Publicity                                                                            Sofi Cofield

Awards Table                                                             Denise Trapani

Judges’ and Exhibitors’ Lunch                                                Jin Lee

Judges’ Breakfast                                                      Linda Shamoon

Set Up                                                                              Louis Horne

Tally                                                                          Ed Cunningham

Signs and Displays                                                  Linda Kammerer

Floral Arrangements                                            Patsy Cunningham

Photography                                                                 Dave Candler

HORTICULTURAL JUDGES

                          Dave Berg                 June Berg

                          Jackie Bruskin           Dave Candler

                          Greg Davis                Art Emmons

                          Mike Fuss                  Donna Fuss

                          Steve Rogers            Carol Ann Rogers

ARRANGEMENT JUDGES

                          Chase Carrick           Sally DeSimone

                          Donna Fuss              Candace Morgenstern

ROSE SHOW RULES

 1.  All blooms entered into competition in this show must have been grown in the exhibitor’s own outdoor garden.

 2.  All entries must:

a.  Be correctly named and classified.

b.  Have an American Rose Society (ARS) entry tag, provided by the Rhode Island Rose Society (RIRS), with all parts completed (section, class, variety, exhibitor’s name and address).

c.  Be exhibited under one name only, either as an individual or as a team.

 3.  Judging and exhibiting will be in accordance with the current guidelines, rules and regulations of the ARS.

 4.  Approved names and classes will be governed by these approved publications:

a.  Modern Roses (10 or 11)

b.  2007 Handbook for Selecting Roses

c.  The International Register of New Rose Varieties

d.  The American Rose Magazine

e.  American Rose Society Annual

f.   Combined Rose List

 5.  Registration of a rose is not required for exhibiting, but the exhibition name must be recognized in ‘single quotes’ in the approved publications.

 6.  An exhibitor may have more than one entry in a class, unless otherwise stated in this schedule, provided each entry is of a different variety (cultivar) or grouping of varieties.

 7.  Exhibitors must use containers furnished by the RIRS unless otherwise specified in the schedule.

 8.  One entry tag per exhibit is needed regardless of the number of roses. They must be correctly and completely filled out and placed on each exhibit. Tags will be available on the day of the show. Once an exhibit is entered, only designated members of the Show Committee may remove the tag.

 9.  All entries must be on the display tables in correct alphabetical placement within designated class, by 9:45 a.m. After 9:30 a.m. placement will be done only by designated show clerks. Worktables must be cleared by 10:00 a.m.

10. Exhibitors will not touch the entries of others. The Show Committee can provide placement assistance. However, exhibitors are responsible for errors.

11. Climbing sports of hybrid teas, grandifloras, floribundas, polyanthas, hybrid perpetuals and teas must be shown in the section for bush type of the same variety, not in the section for climbers. They must be disbudded if appropriate to the class.

12. Where necessary, classes may be subdivided at the discretion of show chairperson or judges.

13. No containers are to be removed from the trophy table without permission from the show chairperson. No entry may be removed from the show until closing.

14. Awards of certificates and ribbons are given to entries based on merit: First (blue), Second (red) and Third (green) in each section. Honorable Mention (white) may be awarded at the discretion of the judges.

15. The decisions of the judges are final.

16. The show chairperson reserves the right to make impromptu decisions relative to the intent of the show rules.

17. Exhibitors who interfere with judging in any way will have their exhibits disqualified.

18. The Rhode Island Rose Society is not liable for losses or damages to exhibits.

EXHIBITOR’S INSTRUCTIONS

 ·   All specimen roses will be placed on the exhibit tables in alphabetical order for each general class.

 ·   Each rose variety will constitute a class.

 ·   A rose or roses will be judged against the merits of the variety.

 ·   Ribbons will be awarded each variety based upon the determination of the judges.

 ·   No award is required for any class or individual rose.

 ·   The decision of the judges shall be final in determining the merits of individual roses and the awarding of ribbons.

Point Scoring System

 ·   Form                                 25 points

 ·   Color                                 20 points

 ·   Stem & Foliage                 20 points

 ·   Substance                         15 points

 ·   Balance & Proportion        10 points

 ·   Size                                   10 points

Disqualifications

 ·   Misnamed, misclassed, misplaced, mislabeled or unlabeled roses. Exception: Class 28.

 ·   Stem-on-stem, exhibited with a portion of the previous stem growth attached. Exception: Old Garden Roses and Shrubs.

 ·   The presence of a foreign substance applied to a specimen to improve appearance.

 ·   One-bloom-per-stem class specimens that are not disbudded.

 ·   Any entry in violation of ARS rules or rules of this show.

Roses of the Future

HORTICULTURE CLASSES

SECTION A

Class 1 — Hybrid Tea, Grandiflora, Climbing Hybrid Tea
or Climbing Grandiflora

One specimen bloom, to be shown disbudded or naturally grown without side buds.

Eligible for Queen of Show

Class 2 — Hybrid Tea and Grandiflora Open Bloom

One fully open bloom, with stamens showing, to be shown disbudded or naturally grown without side buds.

Eligible for ARS certificate

Award sponsored by Sofi Cofield
In memory of Mary Pappas Janaros.

Class 3 — Hybrid Tea and Grandiflora Sprays

One spray of two or more blooms.

Eligible for ARS certificate

Award sponsored by Andy Vanable
In memory of Susan J. Vanable.

Class 4 — Floribunda

One bloom per stem to be shown disbudded.

Eligible for ARS certificate

Award sponsored by Denise Trapani.

Class 5 — Floribunda Spray or Polyantha Spray

One spray of two or more blooms.

Eligible for ARS certificate

Award sponsored by Linda Shamoon.

Class 6 — Large Flowered Climber and
Hybrid Wichurana (Rambler)

One bloom of large-flowered climber or rambler, any color. Climbing sports must not be shown in this class. See Rule 11.

Eligible for ARS certificate

Award sponsored by Barbara Paul.

Class 7 — Large Flowered Climber and
Hybrid Wichurana Spray

One spray of large-flowered climber or rambler, any color. Climbing sports must not be shown in this class. See Rule 11.

Eligible for ARS certificate

Award sponsored by Sofi Cofield
In memory of Mary Janaros Castonguay.

Class 8 — Novice

One hybrid tea specimen bloom, to be shown disbudded or naturally grown without side buds. This class is open anyone who has won three or fewer blue ribbons in a horticultural class.

Eligible for Queen of Show and ARS Novice Certificate

Award sponsored by Linda Shamoon.

SECTION B — Miniatures

Class 9 – Miniature or Mini-Flora

One specimen bloom, disbudded or grown naturally without side buds.

Eligible for Miniature Queen of Show

Class 10 — Miniature or Mini-Flora Spray

One spray of two or more blooms.

Eligible for ARS certificate

Award sponsored by Frank and Charlotte Karikas
In memory of Annette Fafard.

Class 11 — Miniature or Mini-Flora Open Bloom

One fully open bloom with stamens showing, to be shown disbudded or naturally grown without side buds.

Eligible for ARS certificate

Award sponsored Kathleen Babcock
In memory of Russell and Florence Babcock.

SECTION C — Collections

Class 12 — Rose in a Bowl

One bloom, any type except miniature or mini-flora, fully open, displayed without stem or foliage, floating on water in a rose bowl furnished by the Show Committee. One entry per exhibitor. Bowls are available on a first come, first serve basis.

Eligible for ARS certificate

Sponsored by Ed Cunningham
In memory of Dunkirk, PS-124.

Class 13 — Rose in a Bowl, Miniature or Mini-Flora

One miniature or mini-flora rose, fully open, displayed without stem or foliage, floating on water in a miniature rose bowl furnished by the Show Committee. One entry per exhibitor. Bowls are available on a first come, first serve basis.

Eligible for ARS certificate

Award sponsored Paul and Joan Vellucci.

Class 14 — English Box, Hybrid Teas and Grandifloras

Six hybrid tea or grandiflora blooms with a minimum of three varieties exhibited without foliage in a box provided by the Show Committee. Boxes are available on a first come, first serve basis. One entry per exhibitor.

Eligible for ARS certificate and Best of Class rosette

Award sponsored by the Rhode Island Rose Society
In memory of Joe Kolis.

 Class 15 — English Box, Shrubs

Six shrub blooms of the same or different varieties exhibited without foliage in a box provided by the Show Committee. Boxes are available on a first come, first serve basis. One entry per exhibitor.

Eligible for RIRS certificate and Best of Class rosette

Award sponsored Emerson Joslin
In memory of Elliott P. Joslin, Jr.

Class 16 — English Box, Miniature or Mini-Flora

Six miniature or mini-flora roses with a minimum of three varieties exhibited without foliage in a box provided by the Show Committee. Boxes available on a first come, first serve basis. One entry per exhibitor.

Eligible for ARS certificate and Best of Class rosette

Award sponsored by Ann Coulton
In memory of her father, Peter F. Murphy.

Class 17 — Artist’s Palette

Six miniature or mini-flora roses with a minimum of four varieties exhibited without foliage in a palette provided by the Show Committee. Palettes available on a first come, first serve basis. One entry per exhibitor.

Eligible for RIRS certificate and Best of Class rosette

Award sponsored by Nancy Gaiewski.

SECTION D — Old Garden Roses

Old Garden Roses may be exhibited with or without side buds. They include Alba, Bourbon, Centifolia, China, Damask, Foetida, Gallica, Hybrid Multiflora, Hybrid Perpetual, Moss, Noisette, Portland, Spinosissima, and Teas as well as others listed in the 2007 Handbook for Selecting Roses.

Class 18 — Old Garden Rose, Prior to 1867 (Dowager)

Old Garden Roses in existence prior to 1867. Date of introduction must be shown on entry tag.

Eligible for Dowager Queen

Award sponsored by Ed Cunningham
In memory of Relief of Vienna, 1683.

Class 19 — Old Garden Rose, 1867 or Later (Victorian)

Old Garden Roses introduced in 1867 or later, or those with unknown dates of introduction. Date of introduction must be shown on entry tag.

Eligible for the Victorian Rose certificate

Award sponsored by Beryl Feldman
In memory of Irene Consove.

Class 20 — Species Roses

One bloom or spray of a rose designated in ARS publications as Species Rose (Sp).

Eligible for Genesis award

Award sponsored by Roxann Kinney
In memory of Ralph Rodney Kinney.

SECTION E — Shrub Roses

Shrub roses may be exhibited with or without side buds.

Class 21 — Shrubs

One stem or spray of hybrid musk (HMsk), hybrid rugosa (HRug), hybrid kordesii (HKor), hybrid gigantea (HG), and hybrid moyesii (HMoy) or any other roses classified as shrubs (S) except David Austin Roses.

Eligible for ARS certificate

Award sponsored by Mike and Angie Chute.

 

Class 22 — David Austin

One stem or spray of any David Austin rose.

Eligible for RIRS certificate

Award sponsored by Curt Lufkin.

SECTION F — Salute to Walter D. Brownell

Class 23 — Brownell Roses

One stem or spray of any Brownell rose.

Eligible for RIRS certificate

Award sponsored by Dorrie Nichols
In memory of Walter D. and Josephine Brownell.

SECTION G — Challenge Classes

Class 24 — Best Red Rose: In memory of Clarence Varin

Best specimen of a red hybrid tea or grandiflora rose.

Eligible for Best of Class rosette

Award sponsored by Patsy Cunningham.

Class 25 — The Victorian Rose Garden

Any three varieties, each a different type (hybrid tea, floribunda, shrub, etc.). One bloom per stem or spray of two or more blooms exhibited in three separate containers.

Eligible for Best of Class rosette

Award sponsored by Barbara Paul.

Class 26 — Roses of the Future

Two stems or sprays of the same or different varieties, introduced in or after 2002, exhibited in separate vases.

Eligible for RIRS certificate

Award sponsored by Linda Kammerer and Pat Barnes.

Class 27 — A Couple of Singles

Two stems or sprays of single-petaled roses (4-8 petals), each a different color class, of any type except miniature or mini-flora, exhibited in separate containers.

Eligible for Best of Class rosette

Award sponsored by Mari-Ann Suvari.

Class 28 — Dr. Jaroslav Struminsky Memorial Award

Three blooms of the same or different varieties, named or unnamed, exhibited in one vase. Novice exhibitors especially are encouraged to enter this class. Blooms in this class will be donated to Roger Williams Medical Center.

Eligible for Best of Class rosette

Award sponsored by the Struminsky family
In memory of Juroslav Struminsky, M.D.

Class 29 — Small Garden Challenge

Two stems or sprays of the same or different varieties exhibited in two separate containers. Restricted to persons with gardens having 30 or fewer rose bushes.

Eligible for Best of Class rosette

Award sponsored by Linda Shamoon.

Class 30 — Au Naturale

One stem or spray of any variety grown completely without the use of chemical pesticides.

Eligible for RIRS certificate

Award sponsored by Marie Giordano
In memory of my Dad, Vincent Giordano.

Class 31 — The Rhode Island Gold Rosarian Award

Six hybrid tea roses, of any variety, all at exhibition stage, displayed in a single vase.

Eligible for Best of Class rosette

Award sponsored by Kelly Mullaly.

SECTION H — Special Challenge Classes

Class 32 — Judge’s Challenge

One stem or spray of any variety.

Eligible for ARS Certificate

Award sponsored by John Mattia.

Class 33 — Seedling

Non-registered roses hybridized by the exhibitor. Both seedling parents’ names desirable; however, seed parent must be listed on the entry card.

Eligible for ARS certificate

Award sponsored by Curt Lufkin
In memory of Howard S. Lufkin
.

Class 34 — Fragrance

Any rose to be judged on fragrance only. One entry per exhibitor. People’s Choice Award selected by public ballot.

Award sponsored by Mary Kincaid.

Additional Awards

Judges’ Favorite Award

The best entry of each class will be judged again to determine the Judges’ Favorite.

Sweepstakes Award

An award will be given to the exhibitor with the most blue ribbons in all show categories including novice entries.

ROSE SHOW FLORAL DESIGN RULES

 1.  Design classes are open to any member of any rose society.

 2.  Each class is limited to six entries. Exhibitors may enter as many classes as desired, but only one exhibit per class. Reservations
are required in all classes before June 10 to insure table
space. Contact Patsy Cunningham: (401) 965-8286 or at
patham@cox.net.

 3.  Entries must be received between 7:00 a.m. and 9:45 a.m., Saturday, June 16, 2007 and removed at 4:00 p.m.

 4.  Each entry must be the work of the exhibitor. Outdoor-grown roses should be used in all arrangements, but need not be grown by the exhibitor. Florist roses are not allowed and will be cause for disqualification. Roses must be correctly named on the provided entry tag in accordance with ARS rules.

 5.  The rose must be the dominant flower in all arrangements. Other flowers and foliage may also be used. Dried or preserved material may be included. No artificial flowers or foliage are permitted. Plant material may not be painted, or dyed. Neither plants on the conservation lists nor live creatures are permitted. The American flag, or the flag of any country may not be used.

 6.  Bases and accessories are allowed in all classes. Backdrops or drapes may be used, but must fit in the allotted space as set forth in the schedule and must be provided by the exhibitor. The RIRS will not provide containers.

 7.  The show committee will have six white and six black backdrops available.

 8.  Reasonable care will be taken, but the Show Committee and the RIRS are not responsible for loss or damage to arrangements or containers.

 9.  All arrangements are to be the exhibitor’s interpretation of the class title. If an exhibitor chooses, a 3" x 5" card may accompany each arrangement to assist observers in their interpretation of the design.

10. Entries will first be evaluated by an ARS horticultural judge to confirm rose identification. They will then be judged by Federated Garden Club judges. Only required personnel may be present during judging. First, second, third, and honorable mention ribbons will be awarded in each class. The decision of the judges is final.

11. If the roses in the exhibit have been grown by the arranger, “AG” must be written on the entry tag. Arrangements composed of arranger-grown roses are eligible for ARS Medal Certificates. Only blue ribbon winners scoring more than 92 by the judges are eligible per ARS rules.

12. An award for the best floral art exhibit will be determined by “People's Choice” ballot.

FLORAL DESIGN JUDGING SCORECARD

Total of 100 possible points:

Conformance — 15 points

 ·   roses correctly named

 ·   conformance to type of design

 ·   other specific requirements of schedule

Design (5 points per principle) — 30 points

 ·   Balance

 ·   Dominance

 ·   Contrast

 ·   Rhythm

 ·   Proportion

 ·   Scale

Perfection of the roses — 30 points

Creativity and Expressiveness — 15 points

Distinction — 10 points

Rose Arrangements Division

Theme: “Roses of the Future”

All arrangement classes are eligible for “People’s Choice Award” and arranger-grown entries in classes 35, 37 and 38 are eligible for ARS certificates as outlined in the rules.

Class 35: “Roses of the Future”

A modern design using full size roses staged in a 30" x 24" space. Arrangement may be abstract, modern line or line-mass, or any other modern style such as underwater, transparent, hanging, parallel or freeform.

Eligible for Best of Class ribbon

Award sponsored by Kate & JD Daniels.

Class 36: “All Creatures . . . Fact, Future & Fantasy”

Animal related, anything goes — A design using full-sized and/or miniature roses in the arranger’s choice of style. The design may be pictoral, abstract, pavé, traditional or any other type and may include props and draping if desired. Must be staged in a 24" x 24" space.

Eligible for Best of Class ribbon

Sponsored by Dacia and Clive Nickerson
In honor of Hera Votolato.

 Class 37: “Peaceful World”

A design in the Oriental manner using full-sized roses. A black or white backdrop is available from the show committee. The design will be staged in a 24" x 24" space.

Eligible for ARS Oriental Ribbon

Sponsored by Jin and Biing Lee
In memory of my Grandmother, Lan Chen.

Class 38: “Children are Our Future”

A traditional mass, line-mass or line design utilizing miniature or mini-flora roses. Design may not be larger than 10" in any direction. Design will be staged on a 12" cube provided by the committee. Draping may be used on cube if desired. Arrangement will be judged at eye level.

Eligible for Best of Class ribbon

Sponsored by Curt Lufkin
In honor of Grandchildren Jacob & Lilly.

 

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