& TOBAGO ORCHID SOCIETY SHOW BULLETIN
ORCHIDS: A TRIBUTE TO THE NATION
As time draws
near, plans for our show are well underway. For the second time the show
is being held at the National Academy of performing Arts "Hotel Lobby"
Frederick Street, Port of Spain. On Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th October
2012 the show will be opened to the public from 9,00am to 6.30 pm on both
Invitation has been sent to the American Orchid Society for Judges to judge
the exhibits; however the Show Committee is still awaiting their response.
* Entries will be judged by TTOS Judges .
* TTOS Judges will award ribbons and cash prizes as follows:
be a Trophy to what the Judges consider to be the best Exhibit/display
in the Show. All members are requested to support the show by displaying
and exhibiting their plants and blooms
There will be table top exhibits as well as floor displays.
Members may wish to display their orchids as single plant entries, or
as part of a display.
There are also prizes for Flower Arrangements in the following categories:
(2) Arrangements of orchids & locally grown cut flowers
(3) Arrangements of orchids and imported cut flowers
(4) Orchid Corsages
The full Schedule Classification list will be used at the Show, Judging
will commence at 9.00am on Friday 12th October 2012, and all TTOS judges
and student judges are expected to attend or advise C. McMillan (638 1207)
in the event they cannot attend.
During the judging section, only the relevant personnel will be allowed
in the hall this includes TTOS Judges, TTOS Student judges and clerks.
October 2012 Show.
The show committee has organized publicity for our show to be advertised
in the media on television stations and on face book.
entry and Tickets
The show committee is appealing to all members to sell as many tickets
as they can in order for our show to be a success. Tickets can be purchased
in and around San Fernando from Gopaul Chackan phone # 657-5682, H.S.T.T
on Lady Chancellor Road and Diane Huggins @632-8147 also from members
of the Management committee.
Cost of advanced tickets is $20.00 while entry at the door is $25.00.
Only financial members for the year 2012/2013 will be admitted free of
charge to the show.
.The official opening of the show "Orchids A Tribute to the Nation"
will take place on Friday 12th October 2012 at 6.30 pm at the National
Academy of Performing Arts "Hotel Lobby" Frederick Street, Port
Tickets for the official opening on Friday 12th October 2012 are limited,
so we encourage you to purchase your tickets which are priced at $100.00
each. Dress code for this event is elegantly casual.
Tea tickets will be on sale on both days of the show priced at $30.00
/ Set up
Entries for the show will be received on Thursday 11th October 2012 from
9.00am to 9.00pm because of the time schedule for the show set up; the
Show Committee would like all entries to be received before 9.00pm
Members entering plants for the Show must ensure that their plants are
properly labeled and the writing must be in BLOCK LETTERS, this is to
ensure that the officers at the registration desk will be able to identify
the plant; any plant without a label will not be eligible for judging
but can be used for display only.
office tickets. (Both days)
Volunteers are required for the sale of tickets at the door for both days;
members wishing to assist can contact Alicia Tom @ 633-4195.
Volunteers for the Information booth for both days can contact Gully Sirju
October 2012 Show.
Vendors should contact Christopher Watson@622-9145 or Oral Roberts @637-3464
to firm up details. Cost of tables is as follows: one (1) table $800.00,
two (2) tables $1,500.00, three (3) tables $2,000.00
Chairperson: Gopaul Chackan
Baig /Joan Hampton
Mc Millan. & Student Judges.
Watson & Oral Roberts
Judges:Anthony Tang Kai.
Booth: Golly Sirju & Savitri Mohammed
Tang Kai &Antonio De Gannes
Gibson Kevin Ragbir
Crèche: Stephen Al
Office: Alicia Tom