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Arrowtown Horticultural Society -  Spring Show                                     

We are looking forward to the 2018 Spring Show


Friday 28th September 2018

1.00pm - 5.30pm


ATHENAEUM HALL, ARROWTOWN


Admission $3.00 - Children free

Traditional High Tea $4.00


PLEASE READ SCHEDULE CAREFULLY - SOME CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE



Stage Fashion Show - Wedding Theme






CONDITION OF ENTRY

1  ENTRY FORMS will be available at the hall between 4.00pm and 8.00pm on the evening before the Show (Thursday 27th September), or on the morning of the Show between 8.30am and 9.30am, Friday 28th September.

2  ALL ENTRIES for the Show must be received by the Secretary or a delegate at the Hall and be prepared on the table provided before placing in the Hall by 9.30am on the morning of the Show ready for judging.

3  ALL ENTRIES, with the exception of Decorative Floral Art, must be grown by the Entrant.

4  EACH ENTRY will be supplied with a Sticker upon which the Section, Class and Entry Number will be marked and this must be securely attached to the entry.

5. ENTRANTS are to supply their own containers for display of small or specialty flowers, otherwise bottles are provided.

6  BLOOMS to be named where possible please. Card will be available at the show.

7  JUDGING will commence at 10.00am. Unauthorised persons shall vacate the hall during judging.

8  IF in the Judges' view entries do not reach a sufficient standard, prizes may be adjusted.

9  JUDGES decisions will be final.

10  ENTRIES ARE NOT TO BE REMOVED UNTIL 5.PM ON DAY OF SHOW, and MUST BE REMOVED before 6.00pm. Any entries left after 6.00pm will be dismantled and donated locally.

PRESENTATION AND THANK YOU - 2.30 pm
 
Enquiries:

Please contact any of the following committee:-

Jean Britton - President 442 3650

Ali Soper - 027 427 3659

Jane Brough - treasurer 442 1158

Please see the Volunteer Tab above for full committee list.

 

SECTIONS

FLOWER CLASSES - NOTE:  the terms spikes, spray, stem and heads refer to flowers normally composed of many florets. Other exhibits consist of single specimen blooms of the required number. OPTIONAL: Arrange with up to 2 leaves


SECTION 1. DAFFODILS


CLASS

Trumpet

1.     Yellow trumpet - 1 bloom

2.     Yellow trumpet - 3 blooms

3.     Bicolour trumpet - 1 bloom

4.     Bicolour trumpet - 3 blooms

5.    White trumpet - 1 bloom

6.    White trumpet - 3 blooms

7.    Any other trumpet - 1 bloom


Large Cups

8.     All yellow - 1 bloom

9.     White perianth, yellow cup - 1 bloom

10.   Yellow perianth, red or mixed cup - 1 bloom

11.   All white - 1 bloom

12.   All yellow - 3 blooms

13.   White perianth, red or mixed cup - 1 bloom

14.   Pink - 1 bloom

15.   Five varieties - 1 container


Small Cups

16.  Yellow perianth, cup coloured - 1 bloom

17.  White perianth, cup coloured - 1 bloom

18.  All White - 1 bloom

19.  Pink - 1 bloom

20.  3 varieties, 1 container


Other Classes

21. Double - 1 bloom

22. Double - 2 blooms - 1 white - 1 yellow

23. Double - 1 bloom mixed

24. Small double - 2 blooms

25. Cyclamineus

26. Split Corona

27. Jonquil - 1 stem

28. Daffodil - 1 any variety

29. Tazetta - 1 stem

30. Poeticus - 1 stem

31. Triandus - 2 stems

32. Miniature - 1 stem


SECTION 2 CUT FLOWERS

PLEASE BE SURE TO CHECK QUANTITIES IN EACH CLASS 

33.     Hyacinth - 1 stem single

34.     Hyacinth - 1 stem double

35.     Hyacinth - collection of 3 stems

36.     Muscari (Grape Hyacinth) - 3 stems single

37.     Muscari (Grape Hyacinth) - 3 stems double

38.     Tulips - 6 any colour

39.     Tulips 3 of 1 colour

40.     Primula - species

41.     Primrose - 1 bunch double

42.     Primrose - 1 bunch single

43.     Polyanthus - 1 stem

44.     Polyanthus - 3 stems

45.     Polyanthus - 1 blue

46.     Auricula - 1 stem

47.     Alpine Auricula - 1 small bloom

48.     Violas - 2 colours - 2 of each in a small vase not on a saucer

49.     Pansies - 3 blooms in a small vase not on a saucer

50.     Violets - 1 bunch single variety

51.     Violets - 1 bunch double variety

52.     Violets - 1 bunch mixed colours

53.     Erythronium  (Dog's Tooth Violet) - 1 stem white or cream

54.     Erythronium - 1 stem any colour

55.     Gentian - 1 stem

56.     Spring Flowers - collection of large varieties - 1 container

           (no daffodils or tulips) 4 varieties - 1 stem of each

57.     Spring Flowers - collection of small varieties - 1 container

          (no daffodils or tulips ) 4 varieties - 1 stem of each

58.     Rhododendron - 1 stem or truss with foliage - large

59.     Rhododendron - 1 stem of truss with foliage - medium

60.     Rhododendron - 1 stem or truss with foliage - small

61.     Iris - 1 long stemmed

62.     Iris - 1 stem dwarf bearded

63.     Iris - 1 stem any small variety

64.     Spring Flowering Shrubs - collection of 4 small varieties

           One stem of each in one container

65.     Spring Flowering Shrubs - collection of 4 large varieties

           One stem of each in one container

66.     Bulbous Bloom not specified - 1 bloom

67.     Trillium - 1 stem white or cream

68.     Trillium - 1 stem red shades

69.     Trillium - 1stem small

70.     Camellia - 1 double with foliage

71.     Camellia - 1 semi - double with foliage

72.     Camelia - Single

73.     Helleborus - 1 stem tall multi flowered variety

74.     Helleborus - 1 stem orientalis single

75.     Helleborus - 1 stem orientalis double

76.     Clematis - 1 stem any variety

77.     Fritillaria - 1 stem imperial

78.     Fritillaria - 1 stem small variety

79.     Anemone - 3 blooms single

80.     Anemone - 3 blooms double

81.     Anemone - 3 blooms woodland

82.     Pulsatila - 1 stem any colour

83.     NZ native flower and foliage

84.     Flower not specified - 1 bloom or stem


SECTION 3:   MISCELLANEOUS


85.    Pot Plant Foliage

86.    Pot Plant Flowering

87.    Hanging Basket

88.    Flowering bulbs in a container


SECTION 4:   DECORATIVE FLORAL ART


89.    A Simple Posy Theme - Small Modern Bridal Bouquet

90.    Floral arrangement Theme - A Spring Wedding Church Arrangement 


SECTION 5:   HANDCRAFTS

NOTE:   Finish of garments is very important, and extra points will be awarded for attractive presentation.

Only articles not previously shown in Arrowtown Horticultural Show are allowed to be entered. 

Judges require all garments to have a sample of yarn and label attached if applicable.

The entry must have been made within the last year.

Class
91.     Crocheted Article
92.     Embroidery, Counted cross stitch 

93.     Embroidery, any article

94.     Patchwork, any article

95.     Knitted Blanket or Throw

96.     Knitted Adult Garment  in any ply Scarf, Socks, Gloves, sweater etc

97.     Knitted Babies garment in any ply

98.     Knitted Childs garment in any ply

99.     Tea Cosy - Sewn, Embroidered or Knitted

100.   "Upcycled" Garment or Article (remade/recycled)

101.   Sewn Child's Garment

102.   Sewn Adult's Garment

103.   Cushion - handmade, machine crafted or knitted

104.   Macramé - any article

105.   Felt Work - Christmas Decoration

106.   Pottery

107.   Handcrafted Card

108.   Jewellery

109.   Woodcrafted Item

110.   Sculpture - open (any medium) eg Willow


SECTION 6:  BAKING


NOTE:   Please cover all food with gladwrap. Presentation is important.

111.   Banana Loaf

112.   Pieklets - 4 Please

113.   Iced Chocolate Cake

114.   Shortbread -  4 please   

115.   Belgian Biscuits  - 4 please                                                               

116.   Ginger Crunch  4 please

117    Men's Baking - Gingerbread

118    Men's baking - Sultana Cake - not iced


SECTION 7:   
Photography - Adult

119.  Natures Spring Bride - Blossom in all it's glory

120.  Landscape - "Get Me To The Church" - Anyone, anywhere, anytime.


SECTION 8: CHILDREN

 

Open to all ages

Please note the following:

· Please name any items that you want returned to you. (Underneath)

· Exhibits may only be collected between 4.30 and 5.00pm on the Friday of the show.

· Children do not need to fill out an entry form; each child will be given a number when the entry is dropped off.

· If your child is an Arrowtown JUNIOR School pupil you will have further correspondence from your child's teacher.

· Please make sure your item has enough water to keep it fresh.

· Remember children may also enter any of the adult sections.

121. Banana Cake - Decorated

122. Decorated Cup Cakes - 4 please

123. Iced Krispie (or other bought biscuit) - 4 please

124. Knitted or Crocheted Item   (more categories see next page)

125. Sewn item

126. Handmade wooden object e.g. Pencil case, Bird House etc


SCHOOL BASED ENTRIES - The following categories are  completed at                                          Arrowtown School or Pre-school

PLEASE SEE ABOVE NOTE REGARDING CONTAINERS - THANK YOU

127.  New Entrant, Y1 & Y2   Sand saucer of flowers.

128.  New Entrant, Y1 & Y2   Flowers in a cup or a jug, or an eggcup.

129.  Y3 & Y4  Vegetable or Fruit Critter

130   Y3 & Y4  An arrangement in a Boot or Shoe

131.  Preschool aged children - Free Choice

PHOTOGRAPHY - CHILDREN'S

132. My Best friend - Animal

133. What can I see outside? 


BRING AND BUY SALES TABLE

- donations of cakes, sweets, produce (Jams/Pickles), plants, flowers, etc.

will be appreciated.

GOOD QUALITY PLEASE


                                      DISPLAY OF WINTER CRAFTS

Let us display your talent if you do not wish to enter a class.

Clubs are also welcome to promote their group with a display.


                                       CERTIFICATES AND PRIZES

Premier Trumpet Bloom (from Classes 1 to 7)

Premier Large Cups (from Classes 8 to 15)

Premier Small Cups (from Classes 16 to 20)

Champion Daffodil

Most points Daffodils

Premier Camellia from Classes 63 to 65

Premier Cut Flower

Premier Flower Arrangement

Premier Exhibit

Most points handcrafts

Most points baking

Most points flowers

Supreme Champion - Most points show