Chief Steward: Elizabeth Russ Ph. 6368 2122
Stewards: D. Toohey and J. Stonestreet
Entry: FREE - no prize money
ALL DAHLIA ENTRIES TO BE STAGED BY 9:30 AM ON SATURDAY SHOW DAY FOR JUDGING.
ALL OTHER FLOWER ENTRIES TO BE IN THE HANDS OF CHIEF STEWARD BY 11:00 AM FRIDAY PRIOR TO SHOW DAY ON SATURDAY.
All exhibits to be judged under NSW standards. The judges decision to be final. All dahlias must be stages in green vases supplied by the Association (or exhibitor).
All exhibits to be staged as directed by the Stewards.
Staging of dahlias
Dahlias over 160mm (medium/large/giant) are to be exhibited one per vase.
Dahlias under 160mm (miniature/small) are to be exhibited three per vase unless otherwise specified.
A vase is any bottle or container suitable for exhibiting dahlias.
Standard unit is one flower per vase over 160mm and three flowers of the one cultivar per vase under 160mm.
D - distinct/ different
NND - Not necessarily distinct- any combination of cultivars
AOV - Any other varieties
Standard Unit is a vase containing one cultivar
Decorative classes to include Formal; Informal and Semi Decorative types
Cactus classes to include Cactus and Semi Cactus types
All blooms to be stages at least 160mm from the top of the vase to centre of back loom.
If possible all dahlias to be named. if name not known- label 'unkown' or 'name wanted'.
Dahlias are to be judged according to the Standards and Judging Rules of the Dahlia 1998 (Australian Dahlia Council) on the following points bases:
From = 40
Stalk = 15
Condition = 25
Colour = 10
Size = 5
Staging = 5
TOTAL = 100
Check the schedule for more detail on the individual classes in the following sections
OPEN AND NOVICE DAHLIA SECTIONS
Decorative dahlias, Cactus dalias, Waterlilly dalias, Ball dalias, Pompon dalias, Colarette dalias and Any other type
Check the schedule for all classess.
MISCELLANEOUS FLOWER SECTION
Classes for: Fuchsias, Alstromerias, Japanese Windflower, African or Guniea gold marigolds, Delphinium, Daisy, Geranium, Lillium, Amaryillia, Bulbous flowers, Nasturtiums, Hydrangea, Collection of herbs, Flowering shrub cuttings, Succulents and Bonsai.
DECORATIVE FLORAL ART
Open, Intermediate and novice sections
CHILDRENS DECORATIVE SECTION (Children under 8yo.)
Check the schedule for all classes.