YANKEE DISTRICT OF THE AMERICAN ROSE SOCIETY
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Rose Window July 2017
Here is the information about our September 2018 weekend!
Friday, Sept 7th - Boat ride - $25 person. SORRY - BOAT FULL!
We need to be at the boat 4:30-4:45 the Captain wants to leave by 5.
Followed by dinner
Brax Landing is a famous restaurant steps away (literally) from the boat.
Saturday, Sept 8th - Rose Show and Photo Contest!
Schedule -horticultural and design
Schedule - photography
Lobster, steak tips or Statler (free range) chicken $40
Send check [for boat and/or meal] made out to LCRS convention to
Sunday, September 9th - 10AM - Yankee District Business meeting, at Cindy & Irwin Ehrenreich’s house, 3780 Main St (6A) Barnstable, MA followed by an extraordinary opportunity to save many roses not in commerce any longer. Irwin & Cindy have generously offered members of the Yankee District cuttings of their roses. We will have rooting hormone, soil and containers so you can easily bring your “prepared” cuttings home safely.
Hope to see you all there!
Rose Show Schedule
Dennis Senior Center & Council on Aging
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 7:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m., Saturday, September 8, 2018. Judging will begin at 10:30 a.m. The show will open to the public at 1:00 p.m. or when judging is complete.
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. Both portions of the entry tag must be completed.
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. Rose varieties exhibited must be entered under the approved exhibition name of the American Rose Society as listed on the ARS data base, Modern Roses 12, the Official List of Approved Exhibition Names for Judges & Exhibitors, the Handbook for Selecting Roses, the Rose Registrations column of the American Rose magazine and the Combined Rose List. Classification of all roses shall be in accordance with ARS 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 Queen, King and Princess of Show. ARS Miniature Gold, Silver and Bronze Certificates will be awarded to Miniature Queen, King and Princess of Show. ARS Mini-Flora Gold, Silver and Bronze Certificates will be awarded to Mini-Flora 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 will be permitted in the show area, however, exhibitors shall be allowed to place their entries in all classes without restriction. During the judging, only Judges, Clerks, and members of the Show Committee shall be permitted in the show area.
9. A challenge class exhibit may not be touched, moved, or adjusted by any person other than the exhibitor prior to the judging of the class. Exhibits should be placed so that they do not interfere with those of any other exhibitor.
10. 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.
11. Horticulture Division entries in violation of ARS or Show Rules shall be disqualified. Entries shall also be disqualified for the following reasons:
a. Misnamed, misclassed, misplaced, unlabeled or mislabeled roses
12. Trophies will be awarded on Saturday, September 8, at 3:00 p.m.
13. Neither the Yankee District, the Lower Cape Rose Society, 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.
Specimens will be judged on a 100 point scale as follows:
Five (5) hybrid tea blooms, each a different variety, displayed in separate containers. This class is open to ARS Members residing within the Yankee District.
Awarded to the highest scoring standard traditional line-mass arrangement using arranger grown roses of two or more horticultural classifications and must conform to the following rules:
Class 28 Rules
Rose Show Chairperson:
Chairman of Judges:
Directions to the Show Venue
Yankee District Convention Fall 2018
Rose Show in Photographs-September 8, 2018
1. Exhibitors must be registered for the convention.
2. Exhibitors can be a member of any rose society or the American Rose Society.
3. Entries will be accepted up to 9:00 AM on Saturday, September 8th.
4. Entries will be placed by the committee.
5. Judging will start at 10:30AM, the same time as Horticulture judging. The decision of the judges is final.
6. Entries can be removed by the exhibitor at the end of the show during breakdown.
7. Due to the size of the show and the high interest in photography we will limit the amount of entries to no more than 10. Exhibitors can enter up to three entries in each class but can enter as many classes as desired. A photograph may not be entered in more than one class.
8. All photographs must be the work of the photographer and must be the work of a single photographer.
9. Previous winning entries (1st, 2nd or 3rd) in any ARS Photography or District Photography competition are prohibited.
10. Photographs may be digital or film; digital or darkroom enhancements are allowed.
11. Photographs must be in color except for the Creative class (Class 7) where color, black and white or combinations are allowed.
12. Photographs must be 8”x10”. This size is considered better for viewing.
13. Each entry must have a properly completed entry tag (same as a rose show).
14. The entry tag is to be folded and paper clipped to the top left front corner of the photo.
15. ARS exhibition names are to be used.
16. Entry tags and report covers will be available at the registration desk. Please provide your own paper clips.
17. First, Second and Third place or no award may be awarded.
18. Best of each class will be chosen from the first place awards. Each Best in Class is eligible for Queen, King or Princess.
19. There will be no ribbons awarded for this small informal show.
Criteria for Judging
Conformance – 10 points
Adhering to the requirements of the class descriptions.
Specific Section-40 points, Entry is correct for the class in the schedule.
Composition – 15 points
Includes point of interest, balance, contrast, and viewpoint.
Technique- 15 points
Correct exposure, sharp focus of the main subject, and other technical issues.
Distinction – 20 points
What makes the photograph unique and over others in its class
MOST PERFECT STAGE
Class 1- A photo of one bloom of a hybrid tea, grandiflora, floribunda, miniflora or miniature at its most perfect stage (no side buds permitted).
Class 2- A photo of one spray of two or more blooms of a hybrid tea, grandiflora, floribunda, climber, miniflora, miniature or polyantha.
Class 3- A photo of one bloom of any old garden rose, shrub, polyantha or climber.
Class 4- A photo of one spray of two or more blooms of any shrub.
Class 5- A photo of one fully open rose of any variety including singles with stamens showing.
Class 6- A photo of a garden with the primary subject being the roses.
Class 7- A photo taken of one bloom or a spray of two or more blooms of any variety. Entrance into this category is reserved for any exhibitor who has not won 1st place, 2nd place or 3rd place at any local, district or national show.
Class 8- A photo taken of any variety of rose or part of any rose that uses creativity to show the rose in a different light.
Class 9- A photo taken of any variety rose in bud stage.
Class 10- A photo of any variety of rose, or a garden with the primary subject being the rose. A high level of distinction will be expected.
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123 Old River Road, Andover, MA 01810
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