- This show is open to all who
wish to exhibit their orchids. Plants may be
entered in one classification only. NO CROSS
FILING. To be eligible for judging, a plant
must have been grown by the exhibitor for 120
to the show. Other plants may be entered for
"exhibit only". Your plant must be in full bloom
to be judged.
- Plant entries will be received
on Friday (day before the show) evening starting
at 4 PM and ending at 8 PM promptly. Plants brought
in after the deadline will not be entered for judging
and removed from judging. No exceptions. It's highly
recommended you place your name and contact phone number
on a label on
pot or plant.
- Each exhibitor agrees upon
making entries, to abide by the rules and regulations
show as described in this document and as directed
by the show personnel.
- The Show Committee staff reserves
the right to refuse entry of any plant or flower
to be not cleaned, diseased or infested.
- All plants and exhibits must
remain on display throughout the show. No entries,
plants, or ribbons may be removed until 5:00pm on
Sunday evening at the conclusion of the show.
- Entries not removed by 5:30pm
Sunday night will be removed by the Show Committee.
not claimed in ten days will be disposed of by
the Committee. We will not be responsible for any plants
not claimed or removed.
- Every precaution and effort
will be taken by the Show Committee to protect the
property of the exhibitors. The South Bay Orchid
Society, South Coast Botanic Garden, Torrance Cultural
Arts Center, and the Show
Committee and staff, employees, will not be responsible
for any theft, loss or damage to plants, materials,
or personal property from either the vendors sales
area, patio areas,or the showroom exhibited plants.
- Staging and tables will be
furnished by the Show Committee. All other materials
furnished by the exhibitor or vendor and must be
- Ensure that your exhibited plant
be watered thoroughly prior to the entry into the
- All rules and regulations described
above will be strictly enforced in the interest of
the show and fairness to all participants.
- Some shows may not be judged by AOS or CSA.
- Please make sure your name and phone number is
printed legibly on each plant registration slip.
- Failure to adhere to any of these rules and
regulations will disqualify your plant from being entered and judged.
- Judging will commence at 8:00am
on Saturday, the morning of the show and must be
completed by 11:00am. Absolutely
no one other than Judges and clerks and show staff
are allowed in the
showroom during judging.
- The competitive
system of judging will be used for awards. First,
Second, and Third place ribbons will be awarded in
each group. If without merit, Judges will make
no award. Trophies
will be awarded for each class if warranted. No
Judge may judge his/her own plant(s).
- All entries checked in by officials
of the show will be entered for competitive judging
unless otherwise stated on the entry form. All
plants must be labeled legibly with the person's
name entering the plant and the name or cross of
the plant in order to be judged. Unlabeled plants
may be entered for "exhibit only" and will
not be judged.
* Rules and Regulations subject to periodic
change without notice