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Rose Show

Date of Show: August 17-25
Time of Show: Fair hours
Location: Expo Center - North Hall
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Information for Competitors

Chairman: Linda Spencer – 615-476-3950
Co-Chairs: Jeff & Jennifer Harvey – 615-268-7089

Section 1:Horticulture

  • All entries must be entered Thursday, August 16, between 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. in the Expo Center.
  • No person may enter more than one entry in each lot except Class 32.
  • Competition is open to Wilson County residents and former members of Wilson County Rose Society.
  • Placements will be made on the decision of the ARS Judges.
  • Each specimen consists of one bloom to a stem, less side blooms, unless the schedule states a spray.
  • Premiums will be paid Sunday, August 26, at 1:00 p.m. and ribbons and awards should be picked up by 2:00 p.m.
  • All entries should be clean and properly prepared for judging on arrival although assistance will be available. Wedging with Oasis is allowed.
  • Glassware will be provided until stores are exhausted.

Premiums and Awards

1st - $10 ~ 2nd - $6 ~ 3rd - $4

Queen of the Show - Rosette and 14 inch Crystal Vase

King of Show - Rosette and 14 inch Crystal Vase

Princes of Show - Rosette and 10 inch Crystal Vase

JJ Tomlinson Sweepstakes Award - Awarded to the exhibitor that wins most blue ribbons in the show.


LOT
1. Hybrid Tea, Medium Red
2. Hybrid Tea, Dark Red
3. Hybrid Tea, Light or Medium Pink
4. Hybrid Tea, Dark Pink
5. Hybrid Tea, Mauve
6. Hybrid Tea, Orange
7. Hybrid Tea, Yellow
8. Hybrid Tea, White
9. Hybrid Tea, Any Blend
10. Hybrid Tea, Full Blown, stamen must be visible
11. Hybrid Tea, Spray, Any Color
12. Floribunda, Any Color
13. Floribunda, Full Blown, stamens must be visible
14. Floribunda Spray, Any Color
15. Most Fragrant Large Rose, Any Color
16. Miniature or Miniflora, Red
17. Miniature or Miniflora, Pink
18. Miniature or Miniflora, Mauve
19. Miniature or Miniflora, Orange
20. Miniature or Miniflora, Yellow
21. Miniature or Miniflora, White
22. Miniature or Miniflora, Any Blend
23. Miniature or Miniflora, Full Blown, stamens must be visable
24. Miniature or Miniflora, Spray, Any Color
25. Most Fragrant Small Rose, Any Color
26. OGR, Any Color
27. Climbers or Ramblers, Any Color
28. Shrub Roses, Red
29. Shrub Roses, Pink
30. Shrub Roses, Yellow
31. Shrub Roses, Any Other
32. Junior Challenge Class, Any rose entered by a person under 18 years of age - multiple entries are accepted.

Section 2 - Arrangements

  • All entries must be entered Thursday, August 16 between 2:30 and 6:00 p.m.
  • No person may enter more than one entry in each lot.
  • Competition is open to Wilson County residents and former members of the Nashville Rose Society.
  • Premiums will be paid Sunday, August 26 at 1:00 p.m. and ribbons and awards should be picked up by 2:00 p.m.
  • Roses and foliage can be garden grown or purchased at a florist, roses must dominate.

Lot

  • Tradition table arrangement for a Garden Party. Staged on a table not to exceed 36 inches.
  • Tall arrangement staged on tall pedestal to celebrate “mAGic Memories”
  • Dry arrangement on a hat

Premiums and Awards

1st - $10 ~ 2nd - $8 ~ 3rd - $6

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