Department F Rose Show

DEPARTMENT F ROSE SHOW
Sponsored by: Azalea Garden Club

RULES AND REGULATIONS:
NOTE: Entries must be picked up Saturday between 9:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.
Entries will be accepted Thursday, September 27, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Judging will be from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The Rose Show will be open to the public on Thursday, September 27, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. until Saturday, September 30, 2018, at 9:00 p.m.
This is an alphabetical show. All classes will be shown alphabetically.
The standard rules and regulations of the Delta Fair Board govern this show.
The American Legion Building will be open on Thursday for entries from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., and judging will be from 2:00 p.m. until 4:30 p.m.
All blooms MUST have been grown by the exhibitor.
In each class, roses will be entered in lots alphabetically by their registered or patented names. Names of roses can be found on metal tags attached to the bush or on packaging material. Every effort will be made to help exhibitors identify their roses.
All roses entered for exhibition become the property of the Delta Fair and are under the control of the Delta Fair Rose Show Committee. Entries SHALL NOT BE REMOVED until 9:00 p.m., Saturday (last day of the Fair).
Exhibitors MUST use containers furnished by the Delta Fair except for collections of roses and miniatures.
Ribbons will be awarded for Best of Show, 1st Place, 2nd Place, 3rd Place, and Honorable Mention. Prize money will also be awarded for Best of Show, 1st Place, 2nd Place, and 3rd Place winners.
The Delta Fair Board, its officers and committees, shall NOT be responsible for any loss or damage to property or person regardless of cause.
American Rose Society guidelines for judging will be used. The decision of the judges will be final.
SPECIMEN SALE OF POINTS:
Form – 25 points
Color – 20 points
Substance – 15 points
Stem and Foliage – 20 points
Balance and Proportion – 10 points
Size – 10 points
TOTAL = 100 points
• In each class, all roses will be entered alphabetically by registered or patented name.
• An exhibitor may enter ONLY one (1) of each named variety in a lot.
PREMIUMS:
First Place – $10
Second Place – $8
Third Place – $6
Fourth Place – $3
Best of Show – $15
A SPECIAL Delta Fair Rosette will be awarded to the rose speciment judged Best of Show.

• Class 1: HYBRID TEA OR GRANDIFLORAS
Lot 1 – 1 to a stem
Lot 2 – Spray

• Class 2: FLORIBUNDAS
Lot 1 – 1 to a stem
Lot 2 – Spray

• Class 3: CLIMBERS
Lot 1 – 1 to a stem
Lot 2 – Spray

• Class 4: SHRUBS

• Class 5: OLD GARDEN ROSES

• Class 6: POLYANTHUS

• Class 7: MINIATURE ROSES
Lot 1 – 1 to a stem
Lot 2 – Spray

• Class 8: COLLECTIONS
A group of 5 to 9 roses of different varieties in one container, to be furnished by the exhibitor.
Lot 1 – Hybrid tea and/or Grandifloras
Lot 2 – Miniatures (3 to 5) different varieties

• Class 9: THE FULLY OPEN ROSE
Lot 1 – Hybrid Tea or Grandiflora (one blossom, no side buds, with stem length proportionate to the bloom.)
Lot 2 – Floribunda (one or more fully open blossoms, may have side buds.)