Exhibitor Rules

Judging Categories
Parking Rules
Plant Exhibit Set-Up
Plant Registration
Show Dates and Hours
Take Down

Show Dates and Hours:

Friday, February 10, 2012: 10 am - 9 pm
Saturday, February 11, 2012: 10 am - 7 pm
Sunday, February 12, 2012: 11 am - 6 pm

Plant Exhibit Set-Up:

Thursday, February 9, 2012 – 8 am to 10 pm

Vendors may begin to unload and set up at 8 am. This applies to vendor booths
and displays.

Take Down:

Sunday, February 12, 2012 – 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

This applies to vendor booths and displays. Take down time is not to begin until 6 pm.

Judging Categories:

AOS Judging, CSA Judging, and Ribbon Judging.

Plant Registration:

In-person plant registration will be accepted between 10 am - 8pm on Thursday, February 9 . Registration forms are available at the show.

The “Orchid Expo 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 days prior to the show. Other plants may be entered for "exhibit only."

  • The show committee is responsible for the final assignment of exhibitor space in this document.
  • All orchid plants are to be properly labeled.
  • Exhibitors are responsible for the lighting of their display.
  • Exhibitors must use fireproof materials.
  • Management has the authority to exclude or disqualify any display under competition not conforming to show standards and regulations.
  • All exhibits will be reviewed by a team of impartial judges based on criteria used for AOS display judging including the exhibit design, quality of plants and flowers, number of plants.
  • Plants may not to be removed from an exhibit before 6:00 pm on Sunday, February 12.
  • Exhibitors are to restore their display space to its original state (all trash removed). Show provides large trash containers outside. Please crush all
    cartons, etc.

Parking Rules:

Parking will be permitted in the loading docks for the purpose of unloading all plants and materials. This applies to vendors, orchid societies, and individual exhibitors.

After exhibitors have unloaded their plants in the loading dock areas, vehicles are to be relocated to designated areas in the parking lots. All parking regulations, fire zones, red curbs, loading zones, etc. will be enforced.