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Rose Show

Date of Show: August 12-21
Time of Show: Fair hours
Location: Arnett Building - Building C (*NEW LOCATION*)

Information for Competitors

Chairman: Julie Smith - 704-560-6956

General Rules

  • All entries must be entered Wednesday, August 11, 2021, between 2:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. in the Arnett Building - Building C (*NEW LOCATION*).
  • No person may enter more than one entry in each lot except Lot 37.
  • Competition open to Wilson County Residents, members of the Wilson County Gardeners' Guild, Wilson County Master Gardeners or a member of a Wilson County fce Club. Must be over 18 years old except for the Junior Challenge, as noted below.
  • Placements will be made on the decision of the Judges.
  • Each specimen consists of one bloom to a stem, less side blooms, unless the schedule states a spray which is 2 or more flowers on the same stem..
  • Premiums will be paid, and exhibits must be removed on Sunday, August 22. Exhibitors may pick up their items between 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
  • All entries should be clean and properly prepared for judging on arrival although assistance will be available. Wedging with oasis or saran wrap is NOT allowed.
  • Glassware will be provided until stores are exhausted.

Premiums and Awards

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

Queen of the Show (Lot 1-14)– Rosette and a vase

King of the Show (Lot 15-28) – Rosette and a vase

Princess of the Show (Lot 29-36) – Rosette and a vase

JJ Tomlinson Sweepstakes Award

Award to the exhibitor that wins most blue ribbons in the show - Rosette and vase

Exhibitors with more than 20 rose bushes


1.Hybrid Tea/Floribunda, Red

2.Hybrid Tea/Floribunda, Pink

3.Hybrid Tea/Floribunda Orange

4.Hybrid Tea/Floribunda Yellow

5.Hybrid Tea/Floribunda White

6.Hybrid Tea/Floribunda Full Blown, stamens must be visible

7.Hybrid Tea/Floribunda, Spray, Any Color

8.Miniature/Miniflora, Red

9.Miniature/Miniflora, Pink

10.Miniature/Miniflora, Orange

11.Miniature/Miniflora, Yellow

12.Miniature/Miniflora, White

13.Miniature/Miniflora, Full Blown, stamens must be visible

14.Minature/Miniflora, Spray, Any Color

Exhibitors with less than 20 rose bushes

15.Large Rose, Red

16.Large Rose, Pink

17.Large Rose, Orange

18.Large Rose, Yellow

19.Large Rose, White

20.Large Rose, Full Blown, stamens must be visible

21.Large Rose, Spray, Any Color

22.Small Rose, Red

23.Small Rose, Pink

24.Small Rose, Orange

25.Small Rose, Yellow

26.Small Rose, White

27.Small Rose, Full Blown, stamens must be visible

28.Small Rose, Spray, Any Color

Open to any exhibitor

29.OGR, Any Color

30.Climbers or Ramblers, Any Color

31.Shrubs Roses, Red

32.Shrub Roses, Pink

33.Shrub Roses, Yellow

34.Shrub Roses, Any Other

35.Most Fragrant Large Rose, Any Color

36.Most Fragrant Small Rose, Any Color

Junior Challenge Class, Any rose entered by a person under 18 years of age

37.Multiple entries are accepted

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