*People’s Choice Award for Arrangements and Class 18: Elegant Enchanting Rose will be voted on
by members attending the July 10 Virtual Rose Show. For Class 18 members will take part in the
“Beauty & the Beast Challenge” by voting for the most beautiful, elegant and enchanting rose they would
want to give to a loved one or someone special. |
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.
Class 3: Hybrid Tea and Grandiflora Sprays: One spray of two or more blooms.
Class 4: Floribunda: One bloom per stem to be shown disbudded.
Class 5: Floribunda Spray or Polyantha Spray: One spray of two or more blooms.
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.
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.
Class 8: Miniature/Miniflora: One specimen bloom, disbudded or grown naturally without side buds.
Class 9: Miniature/Miniflora Spray: One spray of two or more blooms.
Class 10: Rose in a Bowl: One bloom, any type except miniature or miniflora, fully open, dis-played without stem or foliage, floating on water in a bowl. One entry per exhibitor.
Class 11: 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 bowl. One entry per exhibitor.
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.
Class 12: Old Garden Rose, Prior to 1867 (Dowager): Old garden roses in existence prior to 1867. Date of introduction must be included in name of photo.
Class 13: 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 included in name of photo.
Shrub Roses: Shrub Roses May Be Exhibited with or without Side Buds
Class 14: 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 RIRS Best Shrub Certificate
Class 15: Modern Shrubs: One stem or spray of any other rose classified as shrubs (S) except David Austin Roses. Eligible for RIRS Best Shrub Certificate
Class 16: David Austin: One stem or spray of any rose hybridized by David Austin.
Eligible for RIRS Best Shrub Certificate
Class 17: Brownell Roses: One stem or spray of any Brownell rose. Stems may be exhibited with or without side buds.
Class 18: Elegant Enchanting Rose: One stem or spray of any pink, red, mauve or apricot variety. One entry per exhibitor. *Eligible for People's Choice
Class 19: Small Garden Challenge: One stem or spray of the same or different varieties. Restricted to persons with gardens having 30 or fewer rose bushes.
Class 20: Au Naturel: One stem or spray of any variety grown completely without the use of chemical pesticides.
Class 21: 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.
ALL CLASSES ELIGIBLE FOR RIRS CERTIFICATES
Class 22: Magic Spell: A line or line-mass design using only miniature and/or miniflora roses. Design may include accessories.
Class 23: Classic Beauty and the Beast Ballet: A full-size traditional curved design (for example: such as was learned in the January 2020 arrangement workshop). This class is limited to Novices who have not won a blue arrangement ribbon in an ARS show.
Class 24: Mystical Mountain: A full size arrangement in the Oriental manner utilizing in a vertical vase. No accessories allowed.
Class 25: Phantom of the Rose: Anything goes! A design in any or no style fitting the class theme.
Full size and/or miniature/miniflora roses may be used. Design must include a mask.
Class 26: Once Upon a Time: Open to Rose Show Arrangements judges. A design in any modern style reflecting the theme.