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Show Schedule 2006

  

 

 

The Rhode Island Rose Society’s

Eighth Annual Rose Show

 

 

“My First…Rose”

A Celebration with Roses of Those Special First Times!

 

 

Saturday, June 17, 2006

Roger Williams Park, Providence, RI

 

 

                     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.

                     Rose Growing Basics:      2:30 p.m. –  3:00 p.m.

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

 

 

                     Rose Show Chair: Linda K. Shamoon

         Vice President, Rhode Island Rose Society

                     Consulting Rosarian, American Rose Society

 

                     Rose Show Co-Chair: Kate Daniels

                     Secretary, Rhode Island Rose Society

 

 

Our grateful thanks go to Inspector Lou DelReo of the Providence Police and the City of Providence for the annual use of the Mounted Police Command arena as the site of our rose shows.

 

 

 

 

SHOW COMMITTEE CHAIRS

Show Chair                                    Linda K. Shamoon

Co-Chair                                        Kate Daniels

Chairman of Judges                     Mike Chute 

Chief of Clerks                              Mike Wilkinson

Show Schedule                             Mike Chute

Treasurer                                       Angie Chute

Patrons Committee                       Paul & Joan Vellucci

Sponsors’ Committee                  Kelly Mullaly

Publicity                                        Sofi Cofield

Awards & Awards Table            Denise Trapani

Art and Design                             MariAnn Suvari-Burgoyne

Judges’ Breakfast                        Marie Giordano

Judges lunch                                Kate Danels & Jin Lee

Exhibitors’ Lunch                         Kate Daniels

Set-Up & Properties                    Bob Forand & Louis  Horne

Bake Sale                                       Jin Lee

Tally                                               Ed Cunningham           

Signs and Displays                      Linda Kammerer                                          

Mailing                                          Joe Kolis

Hospitality                                    Roxann Kinney

Photography                                 Dave Candler

Floral Arrangements                    Patsy Cunningham

 

HORTICULTURAL JUDGES

Dave Berg                                     June Berg

Mike Fuss                                     Donna Fuss

Oz Osborn                                     Audrey Osborn

Dave Candler                                David Cannistraro

Steve Rogers                                Carol Anne Rogers

 

ARRANGEMENT JUDGES

Sally DeSimone

Priscilla Di Marco

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.       2006 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.

 

 


 

ROSE SHOW 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 M. Cofield.  In memory of Jackie Cofield.

 

Class 3 - Hybrid Tea and Grandiflora Sprays

One spray of two or more blooms. 

Eligible for ARS certificate

Award sponsored by Kelly Mullaly. In memory of Eileen Mullaly.

 

Class 4 - Floribunda

One bloom per stem to be shown disbudded.

Eligible for ARS certificate

Award sponsored by Nancy & Foster Edgar. In memory of Genevra Edgar.

 

Class 5 - Floribunda Spray or Polyantha Spray

One spray of two or more blooms. 

Eligible for ARS certificate

Award sponsored by Barbara Semenkow. In honor of Ruth Wilbur.

 

Class 6 - Large Flowered Climber & 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 Sofi M. Cofield. In memory of Mary Pappas Janaros. 

 

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 Patsy Cunningham. In memory of Ernest Desmarais.

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 Roxann Kinney. In memory of Ralph & Rodney Kinney.

                                               

SECTION B - Miniatures

 

Class 9 – Miniature or Miniflora

One specimen bloom, disbudded or grown naturally without side buds. Eligible for Miniature Queen of Show

 

Class 10 - Miniature or Miniflora Spray

One spray of two or more blooms.

Eligible for ARS certificate

Award sponsored by Bob Forand. In memory of The 32 Men Who Died On Fire Base Charlie 2, Vietnam, 5-21-71.

 

Class 11 – Miniature or Miniflora 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 Denise Trapani. In memory of My Girl “Bailey.”

                                   

SECTION C - Collections

 

Class 12 - Rose in a Bowl

One bloom, any type except miniature, 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 

Award sponsored by Paul & Joan Vellucci.

 

Class 13 - Rose in a Bowl, Miniature or Miniflora

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

 

 

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 Jack Leonard. In memory of Kitty Leonard. 

 

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 by The Shellys.

 

Class 16 – English Box, Miniature or Miniflora

Six miniature or miniflora 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 Kathleen Babcock. In memory of Russell & Florence Babcock.

 

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 2006 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 Mike & Grace Wilkinson

 

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 Curt Lufkin. In memory of Bill. 

                                               

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), and hybrid moyesii (HMoy) or any other roses classified as shrubs (S) except David Austin Roses.

Eligible for ARS certificate.

Award sponsored by Mike & Angie Chute.

 

Class 22 – David Austin

One stem or spray of any David Austin rose. 

Eligible for RIRS certificate

Award sponsored by Mike & Grace Wilkinson.

 

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 & Earl Nichols. In memory of Walter D. & 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 Ovide Varin.

 

 

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 Jin Lee & Biing Lee. In memory of Lane Chen.

 

Class 26 – First Time Exhibitors

One stem or spray of any named variety. This class is open to first time exhibitors only.

Eligible for RIRS certificate.

Award sponsored by Linda K. Shamoon. In memory of David I. Kaplan.

 

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 minis/minifloras, exhibited in separate containers.  

Eligible for Best of Class rosette.

Award sponsored by Dave’s Market.

 

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 K. Shamoon. In memory of Sophie T. Schwartz.

 

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 The Shellys.

 

SECTION H - Special Challenge Classes

 

Class 32 – Judge’s Challenge

One stem or spray of any variety.

Eligible for ARS Certificate

Award sponsored by Carbone Wholesale Florist Supply

 

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 Andy Vanable. In memory of Susan Jane Vanable.

 

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 Dacia & Clive Nickerson. In honor of Hera Votolato.

 

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 only to RIRS members or their children. 

 

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 17, 2006 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 6 white and 6 black backdrops available on a sign-up basis for use in classes 35 and 36.

 

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"x5" 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: "My First . . . Rose"

 

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

 

Class 35: “My First . . . Candlelight Moment”

A design utilizing full size roses fitting the theme, to be staged in a 30” X 30” space. Design must include one or more candles (unlit). Tableware, accessories and draping may be included if desired.

Eligible for Best of Class rosette

Award sponsored by Kelly Mullaly. In memory of Florence Palardy.

 

Class 36: “My First . . . Love”

A design in absolutely any style that the arranger desires, using full-size and/or miniature roses to fit the theme. Arrangement will be staged in a 30” x 30” space. Arranger may use accessories or draping.

Eligible for ARS Royalty award

Award Sponsored by the Burgoyne family. In memory of J. Albert Burgoyne.

 

Class 37: “My First . . . [fill in the blank]”

A design using full size roses in an interpretation of any "Oriental style" to fit your theme, to be staged in an area 30” X 30”. A black or white niche will be provided or designer may provide their own. Accessories allowed. Please provide a card with your theme, filling in the blank.

Eligible for ARS Oriental rosette

Award Sponsored by Sidney & Dorothy Kramer. In memory of Bessie Friedman.

 

Class 38: “My First . . . Dance”

A design using mini or mini-flora roses to be staged in an 18” space. A 12” cube will be provided by the show committee or the designer may provide their own stand of any sort to fit the space. Design should be something carried, worn or presented at a dance such as a corsage, bouquet, fan, hairpiece or “jewelry”.

Eligible for Best of Class rosette

Award Sponsored by Yolande Riendeau. In memory of Denise Riendeau Boucher.

 

 

 

 

 

 

“My First . . . Rose” Patrons

The Rhode Island Rose Society thanks our patrons

for their generous support!

 

 

Platinum

Kate & JD Daniels

Linda K. and Samuel J. Shamoon

 

Gold

Marie and Mary Giordano

Paul & Joan Vellucci

 

Silver

Clarity Research Inc., 2 Chestnut Hill Ct., Greenville, RI

Frerichs Farm & Greenhouses, Warren, RI

John Michaels Agency, 1643 Warwick Ave., Warwick, RI

Sally Rotenberg

Margo Takian

Grace & Mike Wilkinson

 

Bronze

David and Liz Kaplan

Redwood Nursery and Landscape Service, Swansea, MA

 

 

 

 

 

 

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