A Model Rose Show Schedule

SECTION A - Hybrid Teas &  Grandifloras

Class 1

One Hybrid Tea or Grandiflora bloom without sidebuds
Queen, King and Princess of Show
Court of Honor of six additional blooms of merit.

Class 2
Three Hybrid Tea or Grandiflora blooms
One variety in one container.

Class 3
Six Hybrid Tea or Grandiflora blooms
One or more varieties in one container.

Class 4
One Hybrid Tea spray

Class 5
One Grandiflora spray

Class 6
One open Hybrid Tea or Grandiflora bloom

SECTION B - Floribundas & Polyanthas

Class 7
One Floribunda bloom without sidebuds

Class 8
One Floribunda spray
Queen, King and Princess of Show

Class 9
Three Floribunda sprays
One variety in one container,

Class 10
One Polyantha spray

Class 11
Three Polyantha sprays
One or more varieties in one container

SECTION C - Shrubs & Climbers

Class 12
One Modern Shrub bloom or spray
Only varieties classified as Shrub (S).
Queen, King and Princess of Show
Court of Honor of four additional blooms of merit.

Class 13
One Classic Shrub bloom or spray
Only shrub varieties with the family designations, hybrid kordesii (HKor), hybrid moyesii (HMoy), hybrid musk (HMsk) or hybrid rugosa (HRg)

Class 14
One bloom or spray of a climber or rambler
Includes varieties classified as Large Flowered Climbers (LCl), Climbing Hybrid Teas (ClHT), Hybrid Wichuranas (HWich) and Hybrid Gigantea (HG)

SECTION D - Old Garden Roses
Exhibitors are encouraged to include the date of introduction and type on the entry tag.

Class 15
Genesis Award
Varieties designated as Species (Sp).

Class 16
Dowager Queen
Varieties introduced prior to 1867, including roses of unknown dates known to have been in existence prior to 1867

Class 17
Victorian Award
Varieties introduced in 1867 or after, or with unknown dates of origin after 1867.

SECTION E - Miniatures

Class 18
One Miniature bloom without sidebuds
Queen, King and Princess of Show
Court of Honor of four additional blooms of merit.

Class 19
Three Miniature blooms
One variety in one container.

Class 20
One Miniature spray

Class 21
One Single (4-8 petals) Miniature bloom without sidebuds

Class 22
One open Miniature bloom

SECTION F - Minifloras

Class 23
One Miniflora bloom without sidebuds
Queen, King and Princess of Show
Court of Honor of four additional blooms of merit.

Class 24
Three Miniflora blooms
One variety in one container.

Class 25
Three Miniature blooms
One variety in one container.

Class 26
One Single (4-8 petals) Miniflora bloom without sidebuds

Class 27
One open Miniflora bloom

SECTION G - Miscellaneous

Class 28
Large Flowered Single Bloom.
One bloom of a single rose (4–8 petals) listed as a single in an ARS publication or the Combined Rose List, including roses classed as hybrid tea, floribunda, shrub, or OGR.

Class 29
Large Flowered Single Spray. 
One spray of a single rose (4–8 petals) listed as a single in an ARS publication or the Combined Rose List, including roses classed as hybrid tea, floribunda, shrub, or OGR.

Class 30
Most fragrant Modern Rose
One bloom of any hybrid tea, grandiflora or floribunda, to be judged 70% on fragrance and 30% on appearance.

Class 31
Most fragrant Modern Shrub
One bloom of any variety classified as Shrub (S), to be judged 70% on fragrance and 30% on appearance.

Class 32
Most fragrant Old Garden Rose or Shrub
One bloom of any variety classified OGR, to be judged 70% on fragrance and 30% on appearance.

Class 33
Seedling
Any variety hybridized or sport found by the exhibitor not yet introduced into commerce.

SECTION H - Challenge Classes
Exhibitors may place entry

Class 34
Cycle of Bloom
Three hybrid tea or grandiflora specimens of one variety showing the three stages of development - one bud, one exhibition form bloom and one open bloom - exhibited in separate containers.

Class 35
Matched Pair
Two blooms of any one variety, exhibited in separate containers.

Class 36
Hi-Lo
One hybrid tea, grandiflora or floribunda bloom and one similar miniature or miniflora bloom, exhibited in separate containers.

Class 37
Hybrid Tea or Grandiflora Rose in a Bowl
One exhibition form hybrid tea or grandiflora bloom floating in clear water.
No stem or foliage.

Class 38
Floribunda Rose in a Bowl
One floribunda bloom floating in clear water.
No stem or foliage.

Class 39
Shrub or OGR Rose in a Bowl
One shrub or OGR bloom floating in clear water.
No stem or foliage.

Class 40
Miniature or Miniflora Rose in a Bowl
One miniature or miniflora bloom floating in clear water.
No stem or foliage.

Class 41
Bouquet Bowl.
Five or more blooms of any type, no foliage, floating in a low 8-inch bowl.

Class 42
Hybrid Tea or Grandiflora English Box
One or any combination of varieties in an English Box.

Class 43
Floribunda, Shrub or OGR English Box
One or any combination of varieties in an English Box.

Class 44
Miniature or Miniflora English Box
One or any combination of varieties in an English Box.

Class 45
Artist's Palette
Five different varieties of any class of rose except miniatures or minifloras displayed in an artist's palette to represent different colors of paint used by an artist. Any form permitted.

Class 46
Miniature/Miniflora Artist's Palette
Five different varieties of an miniature or miniflora roses displayed in an artist's palette to represent different colors of paint used by an artist. Any form permitted.

Class 47
Large Rose in a Picture Frame
One bloom of a hybrid tea, grandiflora, floribunda, shrub, climber or OGR displayed in a picture frame. Rose foliage permitted.

Class 48
Small Rose in a Picture Frame
One bloom of miniature, miniflora or polyantha displayed in a picture frame. Rose foliage permitted.

Class 49
Large Bouquet Picture Frame
Three or more blooms and/or sprays, any combination, of hybrid tea, grandiflora, floribunda, shrub, climber or OGR roses displayed in a picture frame. Rose foliage permitted.

Class 50
Small Bouquet Picture Frame
Three or more blooms and/or sprays, any combination, of  miniature, miniflora or polyantha roses displayed in a picture frame. Rose foliage permitted..

SECTION I - Novice
Restricted to exhibitors who have never won a trophy at an ARS show.

Class 51
One Hybrid Tea or Grandiflora bloom without sidebuds

Class 52
One Floribunda or Polyantha bloom or spray

Class 53
One Miniature or Miniflora bloom or spray

Class 54
One OGR, Shrub or Climber bloom or spray

SECTION J - Judges
Restricted to judges judging in this show.

Class 55
One Hybrid Tea or Grandiflora bloom without sidebuds

Class 56
One Floribunda or Polyantha bloom or spray

Class 57
One Miniature or Miniflora bloom or spray

Class 58
One OGR, Shrub or Climber bloom or spray

Rules for Rose Specimen Entries

1. Except as noted in the schedule, competition is open to all rose growers regardless of residence. All entries must have been grown by the exhibitor in his or her own private outdoor garden. Only one person or team from any one garden may enter a Class.

2. Entries will be received from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., Saturday, ____, 201_. Judging will begin at 10:15 a.m. The show will open to the public at 1:00 p.m.

3. The show committee will furnish all containers, including those specified for challenge classes. All entries must be accompanied by a securely folded ARS entry tag showing: section, class, variety name, and the exhibitor(s)' name and address. Only the upper portion of the entry tag need be completed. Please use only pen and black or blue ink; stamps or name labels.

4. Wedges and supports are permitted. An entry may be penalized if wedging material extends above the top of the vase according to its degree of distraction.

5. With the exception of the seedling Class 33, rose varieties exhibited must be entered under the approved exhibition name of the American Rose Society as listed in any official ARS publication, the Combined Rose List or HelpMeFind. Classification of all roses shall be in accordance with such publications to the date of the show.

6. This is an alphabetical show. With the exception of challenge classes and classes specifying multiple varieties, all roses in each class will be placed alphabetically and each variety in each class shall constitute a separate class to be judged separately.

7. ARS Gold, Silver and Bronze Certificates will be awarded to roses designated Queen, King and Princess of Show. ARS Certificates will be awarded in all other classes for which available.

8. During placement, only the Show Committee and Placement Committee will be permitted in the show area, however, exhibitors shall be allowed to place their entries in challenge classes without restriction. During the judging, only Judges, Clerks, and members of the Show Committee shall be permitted in the show area.

9. Judging shall be in accordance with rules and regulations of the American Rose Society, and all decisions of the judges are final. Blue ribbon winners only will be eligible for trophy awards.

10. Entries in nonconformity with class descriptions may be moved in the discretion of the show chair or judges to the proper class, or may be disqualified if such movement is impracticable. Other disqualifying conditions as specified in the Guidelines for Judging Roses may be removed from an entry in the discretion of the show chair or judges, or the entry may be disqualified if such removal is impracticable. Disqualification is recognized as an extreme penalty and judges will be encouraged to avoid disqualification wherever practicable. 

11. Trophies will be awarded on Saturday, ____at 2:30 p.m..

12. Neither the Sponsoring Rose Society, nor the Show Venue, shall be liable for loss or damage to entries, containers, or property, or for injury to persons attending the rose show. Liability of all nature is disclaimed. All specimens entered in the Horticultural Division shall become the property of the Sponsoring Rose Society.

Information for Exhibitors

Rose Show Chairman:
Robert B. Martin Jr.
Mobile Phone: (626) 840-3472
Email: PetRose@aol.com

Show Location:
The Show Location is located at 123 Main Street, Granola, California. The Show will be held in the Main Room located on the east side of the Location. There is ample parking alongside the Room on the east side. This parking area is nearest the doorway for receiving entries.

Preparation and Properties:
Preparation tables are limited and exhibitors are encouraged to bring their own tables for preparation. Specialized properties for challenge classes are limited and all properties will become available at 6:00 am. Entries close promptly at 10:00 am.

Directions to the Show Venue:
Exhibitors traveling North on State Highway 101 should exit at Main Street and proceed East to the Show Location.

Contact RoseShow.com at PetRose@aol.com