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Poultry Days Flower Show Rules and Information


RULES AND INFORMATION:  The theme for this year’s flower show is “Reflecting Versailles Heritage with Flowers”. The following are the general rules and categories for the three divisions of the show.

1.        Entries must be set up between 9:30 am and 11:30 am on Friday June 14, in the bus driver’s meeting room; enter in the back of the old school.

2.        Entries are open to everyone.  Open judging will begin at 1:00 pm on Friday, June 14, as room allows.

3.        Artistic Arrangements may contain materials of designer’s choice – including fresh cut, dried or treated plant material.  Accessories are permitted, however no artificial plant materials are permitted.

4.        Specimen flowers must be grown by the exhibitor.

5.        An exhibitor may make any number of entries in Class B Roses and Class C Specimens as long as each is a different named variety.

6.        One entry may be made by each exhibitor in each division of Class A.

7.        Entries must be removed Sunday evening beginning at 6:00 pm until 7:00 pm on Sunday June 16.

8.        Entries in Class B and Class C must be correctly named according to its specific variety.



1.        Water, Water Everywhere (Flood 1980)

2.        Winter Wonderland (Blizzard 1978)

3.        Hot Time in the Old Town (Fire 1901)

4.        Highways & Byways (Trucking Industry) – Novices (having never won 1st place in any Poultry Days Show arrangements0

5.        Farmer in the Dell (Agriculture & Livestock) – Youth Division (18 years and younger)


1.        Hybrid Tea – Named Variety 

A.       White or Near White                                                 E.    Orange, Orange Blend or Red-Orange

B.        Yellow, Yellow Blend or Apricot                                  F.    Any Other Color

C.        Pink or Pink Blend                                                     G.    Blown Rose

D.       Red or Red Blend

2.        Floribunda – Named Variety

3.        Grandiflora – Named Variety

4.        Miniature – Named Variety

5.        Old English – Named Variety

6.        Any Other Rose Variety – Named Variety


1.        Spike Flower            3.   Spray Flowers                     5.   Peony                                                   7.   Clematis

2.        Round Flowers        4.   Iris                                        6.   Lily-Bulb Specimen Only

 DIVISION D:  SUCCULENT GARDEN (can use accessories to enhance 16” or smaller garden)

Prizes may be picked up Saturday or Sunday during Poultry Days in the Show Room.  Otherwise, include your phone number when registering

2016 Results

(Top to Bottom)
Best of Show Rose: Alan Monnin 
Best of Show Perennial: Ray Rayburg
Best of Show Artistic Arrangement: Susan Ballinger  

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  • Postal Address

    PO Box 108, Versailles, OH 45380-0108

  • Festival Location

    459 S. Center St Versailles, OH 45380

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Versailles Poultry Days is a volunteer based organization dedicated to serving Versailles, Ohio by supporting community projects and activities that improve quality of life and create an inviting environment for people of all ages.

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