RHODE ISLAND

ROSE SOCIETY

 


2:00 PM - Rose Program:

“6 Simple Steps to Growing Great Roses”


Free & Open to the Public

Cold Spring Community Center
30 Beach Street
Wickford, Rhode Island



Anyone with roses grown in their own garden may enter the show between
7:00 -10:15 AM
For more information,
contact Rose Show Chair Alice Thomas at
thomasesar@aol.com or visit www.rirs.org

 Below is a quick viewable copy of the schedule:

 

The Rhode Island Rose Society’s

20th Annual Rose Show

“Kaleidoscope of Colors”

Saturday, June 16, 2018

North Kingstown Community Center

30 Beach Street

Wickford, Rhode Island

 

 Entries: 7:00 am – 10:15 am

Judging: 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Public Viewing: 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Dedication to Bob Joslin 1:30 pm

Rose Program: 2:00 pm

    “6 Simple Steps to Growing Great Roses”

Awards Presentation: 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

 

Rose Show Chair: Alice Thomas

401--848-2718 - thomasesar@aol.com

 

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In Memory of Bob Joslin

This year’s Rose Show is dedicated to the memory of Bob

Joslin who passed away on May 14, 2017. Bob served on the

Rhode Island Rose Society Governing Board for many years

as Membership Chair along with his wife Linda. His careful

attention to detail and cheerful demeanor made everyone,

especially new members, feel welcome.

RIP Bob Joslin

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SHOW COMMITTEE CHAIRS

Show Chair ………………………………. Alice Thomas

Assistant Show Chair ……………………. Lynne Harrington

Chairman of Judges ……………………… Mike Chute

Assistant to Chairman of Judges ………… Angelina Chute

Floor Managers ………………………….. Angelina Chute &

 Rachelle Desrochers

Chief of Clerks …………………………... Paul Raymond

Show Schedule …………………………... Angelina Chute

Floral Arrangements ……………………... Patsy Cunningham

Treasurer …………………………………. Angelina Chute

Patrons …………………………………… Rachelle Desrochers

Sponsors …………………………………. Angelina Chute

Publicity …………………………………. Angelina Chute &

 Lynne Harrington

Awards & Awards Table ………………… Diane Brailsford

Art and Design …………………………… Mari-Ann Suvari

Judges and Exhibitors’ Lunch …………… Nancy Gaiewski

Judges’ Breakfast ……………………....... Dacia Nickerson

Set Up ........................................................ Louis Horne

Break Down ……………………............... Louis Horne & Andy

 Vanable

Tally …………………... Dacia & Clive Nickerson/Angie Chute

Rose Doctor ………………… Irwin & Cindy  Ehrenreich

Greeters …………………….. Charlotte & Frank Karikas 

Membership …………………………….... Linda Joslin

Property Master .......................................... Montine Ross

Photography ……………………………… Dave Candler

Music …………………………………..… JD Daniels

 

HORTICULTURAL JUDGES

Dave Candler    David Cannistraro    Mike Fuss    Ann Gibson

Joe Gibson       Dave Long      Marci Martin    Wally Parsons

 

ARRANGEMENT JUDGES

Craig Dorschel Marj Deangelis Ann Huntoon

ROSE SHOW RULES

 1. All blooms entered into competition in this show must have been

grown in the exhibitor’s own outdoor garden.

 2. All entries must:

a. Be correctly named and classified.

b. Have an American Rose Society (ARS) entry tag, provided by

the Rhode Island Rose Society (RIRS), with all parts

completed (class, variety, exhibitor’s name and address).

c. Be exhibited under one name only, either as an individual or

as a team.

 3. Judging and exhibiting will be in accordance with the current

guidelines, rules and regulations of the ARS.

 4. Approved names and classes will be governed by these approved

publications:

a. Modern Roses

b. Official List of Approved Exhibition Roses

c. Handbook for Selecting Roses

d. Recent Registrations on the ARS web site

e. The on-line Modern Roses database

In cases where a variety is not listed in any of the above official

ARS publications, the Combined Rose List may be used as a

reference.

 5. Registration of a rose is not required for exhibiting, but the

exhibition name must be recognized in ‘single quotes’ in the

approved publications.

 6. An exhibitor may have more than one entry in a class, unless

otherwise stated in this schedule, provided each entry is of a

different variety (cultivar) or grouping of varieties.

 7. Exhibitors must use containers furnished by the RIRS unless

otherwise specified in the schedule. Use of oasis or any other

foam-like material as wedging is prohibited.

 8. One entry tag per exhibit is needed regardless of the number of

roses. They must be correctly and completely filled out and

placed on each exhibit. Tags will be available on the day of the

show. Once an exhibit is entered, only designated members of the

Show Committee may remove the tag.

 9. All entries must be on the display tables in correct alphabetical

placement within designated class, by 10:15 a.m. After 10:15 a.m.

placement will be done only by designated show clerks.

Worktables must be cleared by 10:30 a.m. 

10. Exhibitors will not touch the entries of others. The Show

Committee can provide placement assistance; however, exhibitors

are responsible for errors. 

11. Climbing sports of hybrid teas, grandifloras, floribundas,

polyanthas, hybrid perpetuals and teas must be shown in the

section for non-climbing counterparts of the same variety, not in

the section for climbers. They must be disbudded if appropriate to

the class.

12. Where necessary, classes may be subdivided at the discretion of

show chairperson or judges. 

13. No containers are to be removed from the trophy table without

permission from the show chairperson. No entry may be removed

from the show until closing. 

14. Awards of certificates and ribbons are given to entries based on

merit: First (blue), Second (red) and Third (green) in each section.

Honorable Mention (white) may be awarded at the discretion of

the judges. 

15. The decisions of the judges are final.

16. The show chairperson reserves the right to make impromptu

decisions relative to the intent of the show rules.

17. Exhibitors who interfere with judging in any way will have their

exhibits disqualified.

18. The Rhode Island Rose Society is not liable for losses or damages

to exhibits.

19. No pets are allowed at the rose show.

20. A limited number of tables are available for set-up. Exhibitors,

especially those arriving late, are encouraged to bring their own

tables for set-up. Show properties are available on a first come,

first served basis.

EXHIBITOR’S INSTRUCTIONS

• All specimen roses will be placed on the exhibit tables in

alphabetical order for each general class.

• Each rose variety will constitute a class.

• A rose or roses will be judged against the merits of the variety.

• Ribbons will be awarded each variety based upon the

determination of the judges. 

• No award is required for any class or individual rose.

• The decision of the judges shall be final in determining the

merits of individual roses and the awarding of ribbons.

 

 

 

POINT SCORING SYSTEM

• Form 25 points

• Color 20 points

• Stem & Foliage 20 points

• Substance 15 points

• Balance & Proportion 10 points

• Size 10 points

 

 

 

DISQUALIFICATIONS

• Misnamed, misclassed, misplaced, mislabeled or unlabeled

roses. Exception: Class 32.

• Stem-on-stem, exhibited with a portion of the previous stem

growth attached. Exception: Old Garden Roses and Shrubs.

• The presence of a foreign substance applied to a specimen to

improve appearance.

• One-bloom-per-stem class specimens that are not disbudded.

• Any entry in violation of ARS rules or rules  of this show.

HORTICULTURE CLASSES 

 

Class 1: Hybrid Tea, Grandiflora, Climbing Hybrid Tea 

or Climbing Grandiflora

One specimen bloom, to be shown disbudded or naturally grown

without side buds. Eligible for Queen of Show

 

Class 2: Hybrid Tea and Grandiflora Open Bloom

One fully open bloom, with stamens showing, to be shown disbudded

or naturally grown without side buds. Eligible for ARS Certificate

Award sponsored by Kate & JD Daniels 

In Memory of Homer Delmar Daniels

 

Class 3: Hybrid Tea and Grandiflora Sprays

One spray of two or more blooms. Eligible for ARS Certificate

Award sponsored by Nancy Gaiewski 

 

Class 4: Floribunda

One bloom per stem to be shown disbudded.

Eligible for ARS Certificate

Award sponsored by Frank & Charlotte Karikas

In Memory of Annette Fafard

 

Class 5: Floribunda Spray or Polyantha Spray

One spray of two or more blooms. Eligible for ARS Certificate

Award sponsored by Montine Ross

In Memory of Mrs. Gilberte Ross

 

Class 6: Large Flowered Climber and 

Hybrid Wichurana (Rambler)

One bloom or spray of large-flowered climber or hybrid wichurana

(rambler). Climbing sports must not be shown in this class.

See Rule 11. Eligible for ARS Certificate

Award sponsored by Frank & Charlotte Karikas

In Memory of Ernestine Catellier

 

Class 7: Novice 

One stem or spray of any rose to be shown with or without side buds.

This class is open only to anyone who has won three or fewer blue

ribbons in a horticultural class in an ARS sanctioned show. More than

one entry allowed per exhibitor.    Eligible for ARS Novice Certificate

Award sponsored by Dacia & Clive Nickerson

In Honor of Hera Votolato

 

Class 8: Miniature 

One specimen bloom, disbudded or grown naturally without side

buds. Eligible for RIRS Certificate

Award sponsored by Paul & Terry Raymond

In Memory of Rev. Paul McCarick

 

Class 8A: Miniflora

One specimen bloom, disbudded or grown naturally without side

buds. Eligible for RIRS Certificate

 

Class 9: Miniature Spray

One spray of two or more blooms. Eligible for ARS Certificate

 

Class 9A: Miniflora Spray

One spray of two or more blooms. Eligible for ARS Certificate

 

Collections

 

Class 11: Rose in a Bowl

One bloom, any type except miniature or miniflora, fully open,

displayed without stem or foliage, floating on water in a rose bowl

furnished by the Show Committee. One entry per exhibitor. Bowls are

available on a first come, first serve basis. 

Eligible for ARS Certificate

Award sponsored by Ed Cunningham

Dunkirk 1940, PS 124

 

Class 12: Rose in a Bowl, Miniature or Miniflora

One miniature or miniflora rose, fully open, displayed without stem

or foliage, floating on water in a miniature rose bowl furnished by the

Show Committee. One entry per exhibitor. Bowls are available on a

first come, first serve basis. Eligible for ARS Certificate

Award sponsored by Diane & Chuck Brailsford

In Memory of Roland Catineault

 

Old Garden Roses

 

Old garden roses may be exhibited with or without side buds. They

include alba, Bourbon, centifolia, China, damask, foetida, gallica,

hybrid multiflora, hybrid perpetual, moss, noisette, portland,

spinosissima, and teas as well as others listed in ARS and other

approved publications. See rule 4.

 

Class 13: Old Garden Rose, Prior to 1867 (Dowager) 

Old garden roses in existence prior to 1867. Date of introduction must

be shown on entry tag.

Eligible for Dowager Queen Certificate

Award sponsored by Patsy Cunningham

In Memory of my father Dick Gerling

 

Class 14: Old Garden Rose, 1867 or Later (Victorian)

Old garden roses introduced in 1867 or later, or those with unknown

dates of introduction. Date of introduction must be shown on entry

tag. Eligible for the Victorian Rose Certificate

Award sponsored by Frank & Charlotte Karikas

In Memory of Theresa Karikas

 

Class 15: Species Roses

One bloom or spray of a rose designated in ARS publications as

Species Rose (Sp). Eligible for ARS Genesis Certificate

Award sponsored by Susie & Andy Vanable

In Memory of Irene Sophie Stockwell

 

Shrub Roses

Shrub roses may be exhibited with or without side buds.

 

Class 16: Classic Shrubs

One stem or spray of roses classified as hybrid musk (HMsk), hybrid

rugosa (HRug), hybrid kordesii (HKor), and hybrid moyesii (HMoy).

Eligible for ARS Certificate

Award sponsored by Elissa Della-Piana

In Memory of Grandma Elisa Savini Della-Piana

 

Class 17: Modern Shrubs

One stem or spray of any other rose classified as shrubs (S) except

David Austin Roses. Eligible for ARS Certificate

Award sponsored by Jacqui Nye

In Memory of my Grandmother, Elise Bilodeau

 

Class 18: David Austin

One stem or spray of any rose hybridized by David Austin. 

Eligible for RIRS Certificate

Award sponsored by Dave & Sandy Long

 

Class 19: Brownell Roses

One stem or spray of any Brownell rose. Stems may be exhibited with

or without side buds. Eligible for RIRS Certificate

Award sponsored by Mike & Angie Chute

Challenge Classes

 

Class 20: English Box, Floribundas/Polyanthas

Six floribunda or polyantha blooms of the same or different varieties

exhibited without foliage in a box provided by the Show Committee.

One entry per exhibitor. Boxes are available on a first come, first

serve basis.

Eligible for RIRS Certificate and Best of Class Rosette & Best Box

Award sponsored by Ralph & Alice Thomas

 

Class 21: English Box, Shrubs

Six shrub blooms of the same or different varieties exhibited without

foliage in a box provided by the Show Committee. One entry per

exhibitor. Boxes are available on a first come, first serve basis.

Eligible for RIRS Certificate and Best of Class Rosette & Best Box

 

Class 22: English Box, Other

Six blooms of the same or different varieties exhibited without foliage

in a box provided by the Show Committee. Choose one of the

following for your exhibit: 1. Six hybrid teas and/or grandifloras;

2. Six large-flowered climbers and/or hybrid wichuranas; 3. Six old

garden roses and/or species roses. One entry per exhibitor. Boxes

available on a first come, first serve basis. 

Eligible for RIRS Certificate and Best of Class Rosette & Best Box

Award sponsored by Joe & Emilia Nichols

In Memory of Duke & Mary D’Andrea

 

Class 23: English Box for Smaller Blooms

Any six blooms of the same or different varieties exhibited without

foliage in a miniature box provided by the Show Committee. Blooms

must be in proportion to the size of the miniature English box. One

entry per exhibitor. Boxes available on a first come, first serve basis. 

Eligible for RIRS Certificate and Best of Class Rosette

 

Class 24: Best Red Rose

One stem or spray of any variety classified as red.

Eligible for RIRS Certificate

Award sponsored by Linda Joslin

In Memory of Bob Joslin

 

Class 25: The Victorian Rose Garden

Any three varieties, each a different type (hybrid tea, floribunda,

shrub, etc.). One bloom per stem or spray of two or more blooms

exhibited in three separate containers.

Eligible for RIRS Certificate & Best of Class Rosette

Award sponsored by Rhode Island Rose Society

 

Class 26: Masterpieces of the Garden

One or more blooms of any one variety except miniature or miniflora.

May be shown with or without stems and foliage from the same

variety. No accessories allowed. Frames (8”x 10”) furnished by the

Show Committee. One entry per exhibitor.

Eligible for Best of RIRS Certificate & Best of Class Rosette

Award sponsored by Dacia & Clive Nickerson

In Honor of Dr. Joan Abar

 

Class 27: Roses: Kaleidoscope of Color

Three stems or sprays of any rose, each a different color class

exhibited in one vase provided by the Show Committee. Vases

available on a first come, first serve basis. One entry per exhibitor.

 Eligible for RIRS Certificate

Award sponsored by Ralph & Alice Thomas

In Memory of Blanche Levy, an artist who loved color!

 

Class 28: A Sea of Roses

One stem or spray of any rose classified as white exhibited in a ocean

blue vase provided by the Show Committee. Vases available on a first

come, first serve basis. One entry per exhibitor.

Eligible for RIRS Certificate

Award sponsored by Barbara Paul

In Memory of Ted & Kay Peary

 

Class 29: Small Garden Challenge 

Two stems or sprays of the same or different varieties exhibited in

two separate containers. Restricted to persons with gardens having 30

or fewer rose bushes. Eligible for RIRS Certificate

Award sponsored by Linda Joslin

In Memory of Elliott P. Joslin, Jr.

 

Class 30: Au Naturel

One stem or spray of any variety grown completely without the use of

chemical pesticides. Eligible for RIRS Certificate

Award sponsored by Rachelle Desrochers

In Memory of My Dad, Bernard Gauthier

 

Class 31: The Rhode Island Gold Rosarian Award

Five stems or sprays of the same or different varieties, all the same

type, (hybrid tea, floribunda, shrub, etc.) displayed in five separate

containers.

Eligible for RIRS Certificate & Best of Class Rosette

 

Class 32: Mystery Rose

One stem or spray of any variety whose identity is unknown.

Eligible for RIRS Certificate

Award sponsored by Linda Joslin

In Memory of Louise K. Joslin

 

Class 33: Seedling & Sports

Non-registered roses hybridized by the exhibitor and sports found by

the exhibitor. Both seedling parents’ names desirable; however, seed

parent or sport parent must be listed on the entry card. 

Eligible for RIRS Certificate

Award sponsored by Andy & Susie Vanable

In Memory of Susan Jane Vanable

 

Class 34: Fragrance

Any variety to be judged 70 percent on fragrance and 30 percent on

horticultural excellence.             

Eligible for ARS Certificate & “People’s Choice Award” selected by

public ballot.

Award sponsored by Lynne Harrington

In Memory of Grandma Irene

 

Sweepstakes Award

An award will be given to the exhibitor with the most blue ribbons in

all show categories including novice entries. 

 

ROSE SHOW FLORAL DESIGN RULES

 1. Design classes are open to any member of the public with the

exception of the judges’ class. 

 2. Each class is limited to 5 entries with the exception of the

miniature displays, which are allowed 6. Exhibitors may enter as

many classes as desired, but only one exhibit per class.

Reservations are required in all classes before June 15 to insure

table space. Contact Patsy Cunningham: (401) 297-6845 or at

patsygc@gmail.com. 

 3. Entries must be placed during Friday evening set-up or

between 7:00 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. on the morning of the show

and removed at 4:00 p.m.

 4. Each entry must be the work of the exhibitor. Outdoor-grown

roses should be used in all arrangements, but need not be grown

by the exhibitor. Florist roses are not allowed and will be causeor disqualification. Full size and/or miniature/miniflora roses

may be

 used in any arrangement unless otherwise specified in the

schedule for that class. Roses must be correctly named on the

provided entry tag in accordance with ARS rules. Our exception

to this is that the use of seedlings is allowed in a design if it is

identified as such.

 5. The rose must be the dominant flower in all arrangements. Other

flowers and foliage may also be used if not prohibited in the

schedule. Dried or preserved material may be included. No

artificial flowers or foliage are permitted. Plant material may not

be painted, or dyed. Neither plants on the conservation lists nor

live creatures are permitted. The American flag or the flag of

any country may not be used. 

 6. Bases and accessories are allowed in all classes. Backdrops or

drapes may be used, but must fit in the allotted space as set forth

in the schedule. The RIRS will not provide containers. 

7. The show committee will have large tri-fold backdrops available

on a first come, first serve basis for the full size arrangements.

Twelve inch folding backdrops will be available to stage the

miniature arrangements on their pedestals.

8. Reasonable care will be taken, but the Show Committee and the

RIRS are not responsible for loss or damage to arrangements or

containers. 

 9. All arrangements are to be the exhibitor’s interpretation of the

class title. If an exhibitor chooses, a 3" x 5" card may accompany

each arrangement to assist observers in their interpretation of the

design. 

10. Entries will be judged this year by an ARS arrangements judge in

cooperation with Federated Garden Club judges. Only required

personnel may be present during judging. First, second, third, and

honorable mention ribbons will be awarded in each class. The

decision of the judges is final. 

11. If the roses in the exhibit have been grown by the arranger, “AG”

must be written on the entry tag. Arrangements composed of

arranger-grown roses are eligible for ARS Medal Certificates.

Only blue ribbon winners scoring more than 92 by the judges are

eligible per ARS rules. 

12. An award for the best floral art exhibit will be determined by

“People's Choice” ballot. FLORAL DESIGN JUDGING SCORECARD

 

Total of 100 possible points

Conformance: 15 points

• Roses correctly named

• Conformance to type of design

• Other specific requirements of schedule

Design (5 points per principle):  30 points

• Balance

• Dominance

• Contrast

• Rhythm

• Proportion

• Scale

Perfection of the roses:  30 points

Creativity and Expressiveness:  15 points

Distinction:  10 points 

 

ROSE ARRANGEMENTS DIVISION 

Theme:  “Wine and Roses”

All arrangement classes are eligible for “People’s Choice Award” and

arranger-grown entries in Classes 35-38 are eligible for ARS

certificates as outlined in the rules. 

 

Class 35: Kaleidoscope Eyes

A mass, line-mass or line design utilizing only miniature and/or

miniflora roses measuring no more than 10” in any direction.

Arrangement to be staged on an 18” pedestal provided by the

committee or the designer. May include accessories if desired

Eligible for Mini Royalty Ribbon

Award sponsored by Irwin & Cindy Ehrenreich

In Memory of David Levy 

 

Class 36: Patterns of Beauty

A design in the Oriental manner staged in a 30” space. 

 Eligible for the Oriental Ribbon

Award sponsored by Yolande Riendeau

In Memory of Doris Riendeau, my mother 

 

Class 37: Point of View

A  design staged in a 30” space where at least part of the design must

be freely hanging and able to move. Designers may use a wooden

frame provided by the committee or a support of their own choosing. 

Eligible for the Artist’s Award

Award sponsored by Jin & Biing Lee

In Memory of Kuo-Lian Lee

 

Class 38: Mirror Dance

Anything Goes! Design in arranger’s choice of style staged in a 30”

space.

 

Class 39: Fractured Imagination

Limited to visiting arrangement judges. A design in arranger’s

choice of styles staged in a 30” space. 

Eligible for Best Judge’s Award

 

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