- Judging and Exhibiting School AM Class
- Saturday, March 29, 2014 8:00am - 11:30am
2705 Lincoln Drive, Roseville, MN 55113
School #1, 8 to 11:30 a.m.
(FYI School #2, 12 to 3:30 p.m.)
Cost is $30 each school, $55 if you register for both. Must be a current MSHS member to participate. Deadline to register is March 24. No prerequisites.
Would you like to develop your aesthetic sense as well as your artistic and design skills? Learn how to show what you grow! This class will give you the perspective of a horticulture and design judge. Completion of the four part course will lead to official MSHS Judge Certification/Credential. Open to all, especially anyone interested in becoming a certified horticulture and design judge, or renewing their certification. With certification, you are eligible to judge at local plant and flower shows, 4-H, county fairs and the Minnesota State Fair. Attendees will receive a certificate of completion for each section they complete. School #3 and #4 will be held on Saturday, September 27.
Each class will have a one hour lecture, demonstrations, hands-on experience, evaluation and wrap-up quiz. The discussion about how to judge will be ongoing throughout the presentation. Information about how to access text will be sent upon pre-registration so you can study before the class. You will also be sent guidelines for bringing a plant or arrangement for practice judging. Bring a bag lunch; beverages will be provided.
Instructor Ardith Beveridge is the director and an instructor at the Institute of Floristry at Koehler and Dramm. Ardith teaches internationally and is the author of several books.
Design – elements, principles, color. Traditional Designs (Oriental, Occidental, Early American and Contemporary American)
Introduction to point scoring
Judging Ethics, the role of the judge
Show Procedure, committees and physical structure
Horticulture, house plants, and seasonal materials
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