Fall Divisions 2017

PLEASE READ ALL RULES & CLASS DESCRIPTIONS CAREFULLY

Note: Class numbers are not consecutive.

(A) JUNIOR DIVISION
Open to children 13 years and under. Exhibitors to prepare entries without assistance. Please state age on entry form.)
1. NOVELTY CREATURES made of vegetables and/or fruit and other plant material.
2. MINIATURE GARDEN, not over 12” x 18”
3. FLORAL EXHIBIT in exhibitor’s homemade container.
4. SUNFLOWER, stalk cut to 10”
5. CACTUS or HOUSE PLANT, cared for by exhibitor.
6. VEGETABLE, 1 only, grown and cared for by the exhibitor.
7. DISPLAY ONLY

(B) DECORATIVE DIVISION
All entries in this division are now termed exhibits. 30” x 30” space provided for each exhibit. All are Designer’s Choice.
10. Miniature exhibit (not over 5” in any dimension)
11. Petite exhibit (over 5” but not over 9” in any dimension)
12. Theme: Bottoms Up
13.  Dried Arrangement, maximum 24″ in any dimension
14. Decorative Display of Foliage – 3 or more varieties, 1 or 2 cuts each, balanced and pleasing to the eye.
15.  Collection of Perennials – 3 or more varieties, 1 or 2 cuts each, own foliage, balanced and pleasing to the eye.
16.  Display Only (not judged)

(C) POTTED PLANT DIVISION
The tabling of diseased or pest infected plant material is not permitted and such plant material will be removed.
20. Flowering outdoor plant(s) of the same variety other than Fuchsia
21. Flowering Fuchsia in a pot
22. Hanging flower basket
23. African violet
24. Orchid
25. Fern
26. Cacti
27. Container of succulents – one variety
28. Container of succulents – 2 or more varieties
29. Any other indoor plant – flowering, excluding those in 23 to 28
30. Any other indoor plant – foliage, excluding those in 23 to 28 (no buds nor blooms showing colour permited)
31. Decorative outdoor plant/s in a container
32. Pelargonium Regal (Geraniums) eg. “Martha Washington”
33. Pelargonium Zonal
34. Pelargonium Ivy-leafed
35. Display Only (not judged)

(D) ANNUAL FLOWERS DIVISION
40. Bowl of Petunias
41. Dwarf Marigolds (under 1.5”) with attached foliage, 3 stems
42. Intermediate Marigolds (1.5” to 3”) with attached foliage, 3 stems
43. Large Marigolds (over 3”) with attached foliage, 3 stems
44. Cosmos, 3 stems
45. Bowl of Sweet Peas, not over 24 stems
46. Bowl of Nasturtiums, with own foliage
47. Zinnias, 3 blooms
48. Nicotiana, 3 stems
49. Asters, 3 blooms
50. Antirrhinum (Snapdragon), 3 stems
51. Any Everlasting type flower, 3 stems
52. Sunflower, 1 stem
53. Any other annual, 3 stems
54. Display Only (not judged)

(E) PERENNIAL & BULBOUS FLOWERS DIVISION
60. Lilliium (not Daylily), 1 stem
61. Dianthus, including Carnations, 3 stems
62. Gloriosa Daisy, 3 blooms
63. Japanese Anemone, 3 stems
64. Gaillardia, 3 stems
65. Helenium, 3 stems
66. Michaelmas Daisy, 1 stem
67. Ornamental grass, 3 cut stems
68. Ornamental grass, 3 cut stems with seed heads
69. Any bulbous flower except those listed in the other classes, 1 stem
70. Geranium, Hardy, 3 stems
71. Tuberous Begonia, 1 bloom floating with foliage, solid colour
72. Tuberous Begonia, 1 bloom floating with foliage, bi-colour
73. Gladiolus, 1 spike
74. Any other bloom, 1 stem
75. Cyclamen, 1 stem
76. Display Only (not judged)

(A) ROSE DIVISION
80. Bud in own vase, 1 with petals beginning to unfurl, less than 1/4 open, but not green, with attached foliage
81. Specimen Bloom, with attached foliage, (any colour, 1 stem, 1 bloom)
82. Hybrid Tea, with attached foliage, 1 spray
83. Floribunda or Polyantha, with attached foliage, 1 spray
84. Grandiflora, multiple blooms, with attached foliage, 1 stem
85. David Austin English Rose, with attached foliage, 1 spray (must be named)
86. Shrub rose, with attached foliage, 1 spray
87. Climber / Rambler, with attached foliage, 1 spray
88. Miniature, with attached foliage, 1 spray
89. Miniature, 3 blooms in club rose box container
90. One floating rose – in own brandy snifter (judged for fragrance) no foliage
91. Bowl of roses, with own foliage, any type or types, at least 9 stems, own bowl
92. Display Only (not judged)

(G) SHRUB, TREE & VINE DIVISION
100. Heather Bowl,
101. Shrub or Tree, 1 branch with flowers or berries
102. Vine, 1 stem, with flowers
103. Hydrangea macrophylla, 1 stem any colour.
104. Hydrangea arborescens, 1 stem
105. Hydrangea “Lacecap”, 1 stem
106. Display Only (not judged)

(H) DAHLIA & CHRYSANTHEMUM DIVISION
Dahlias all 1 bloom with at least a pair of attached leaves
110. Dahlia, any type, over 10” in diameter
111. Dahlia, decorative, formal / informal
112. Dahlia, cactus / semi cactus
113. Dahlia, ball
114. Dahlia, pompom, up to 2” in diameter
115. Dahlia, water lily
116. Dahlia, laciniated
117. Dahlia, peony, anemone, collarette, single, mignon single or orchid
118. Dahlia, novelty, excluding varieties eligible for 110-117
119. Chrysanthemum, Shasta Daisy, 3 blooms
120. Chrysanthemum, spray and non-disbud types, 1 stem
121. Chrysanthemum, large disbud, 1 bloom
122. Chrysanthemum, any other, 1 bloom
123. Display Only (not judged)

(I) VEGETABLE DIVISION -All on club trays.
See Show Rules re: View Royal Garden Club Exhibitor’s Handbook for Vegetables & Fruits)

130. Artichoke, globe, 1 specimen
131. Beans, bush, stems on, 6 pods
132. Beans, Scarlet Runner, stems on, 6 pods
133. Beans, other climbing, stems on, 6 pods
134. Beets, globe, 3 beets
135. Beets, cylindrical, 3 beets
136. Broccoli, sprouting, 1 head
137. Cabbage, green / red / purple, 1 head
138. Carrots, 3 carrots
139. Corn, husks and shanks off, 3 ears
140. Cucumber, Long English, 1 only
141. Cucumber, any other variety, 1 only
142. Cucumbers, pickling, 3 only
143. Garlic, 3 bulbs ripened with neck attached
144. Kale, 1 leaf in water
145. Leeks, 1 only
146. Lettuce, head type with roots in water, own transparent container
147. Lettuce, leaf type with roots in water, own transparent container
148. Onion, ripened off, 3 bulbs
149. Parsnips, 1 only
150. Peas, standard, stems on, 5 pods
151. Peas, edible pod, ‘Snap’, stems on, 5 pods
152. Peas, edible pod, ‘Snow’, stems on, 5 pods
153. Pepper, Sweet, stems on, 1 of standard size or 3 of small varieties
154. Pepper, Hot, stems on, 1 of standard size or 3 of small varieties
155. Potatoes, brushed – not washed, 3 of same variety
156. Pumpkin, stem attached, 1 only
157. Shallots, 1 bulb
158 Squash, Zucchini, under 8 inches, 1 only
159. Squash, summer, other than Zucchini, 1 only
160. Squash, winter, large variety, 1 only
161. Squash, winter, small variety, 1 only
162. Swiss Chard, 1 leaf in water
163. Tomatoes, green, Cherry type, stems on, 5
164. Tomatoes, red, standard size, stems on, 3
165. Tomatoes, red, Beefsteak, stems on, 1
166. Tomatoes, red, Cherry type, stems on, 5
167. Tomatoes, green, standard size, stems on, 3
168. Tomatoes, red, Roma type, stems on, 3
169. Tomatoes, other than above, numbers appropriate to size
170. Any other vegetable, 1 only
171. Display Only (not judged)

(J) HERB DIVISION – Herbs should have no flowers and be named(common names are acceptable)
180. Container of 5 or more herbs, cut and in water
181. Collection of 3 or more varieties of DRIED HERBS, in labeled glass containers.  Attractive display will count.
182. Display Only (not judged)

(K) FRUIT DIVISION – All berries to be shown on their own leaves.
190. Apples, all one variety, should be named, stems on, 3
191. Grapes, 1 bunch, variety should be named
192. Peaches, all one variety, should be named, stems on, 3
193. Pears, all one variety, should be named, stems on, 3
194. Plums, all one variey, should be named, stems on, 3
195. Blackberries, stems on, 6
196. Raspberries, stems on, 6
197. Any other berry, 6
198. Any other fruit, not berries, 3
199. Display Only (not judged)

Judging to be done bu BC Council of Garden Judges Standards for Non-Specialized Shows, 2017, and by the VRGC Guide.  A further exception is for Chrysanthemums and Dahlias, which are to be judged “for garden effect only”- not as strictly as with the BC Council of Garden Judging Standards.

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Fall Show DATES & TIMES
Show RULES
Guide for Entrants
How To Exhibit
ENTRY FORMS for shows
TIPS FOR HAVING A HAPPY SHOW
EXHIBITOR’S HANDBOOK 
VOLUNTEERING for shows

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updated January 26, 2016

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