OCRS Annual Rose Show
Sponsor a Rose - Be an OC Rose Society Rose Show Trophy Fund Sponsor!
With your generosity and sponsorship, our winners receive trophies in all categories (usually 50 - 70 or more) at the rose show. Awards are given in horticulture, arrangement and photography. Choose the level that fits your budget! For example, the awards for hybrid tea roses include:
Queen (first place): $100
King (second place): $75
Princess (third place): $50
Court of Honor (usually several places, 4th-7th in the Court): $25
Honorable Mention: $10
YOUR SUPPORT IS APPRECIATED!
The Orange County Rose Society hosts an annual rose show in either the spring or fall. The 2023 OCRS Rose Show will take place on Saturday, October 28 in the East Room of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda. The schedule for the show should be available in late August. Many thanks to the Nixon Presidential Library and Museum for allowing the OCRS to host the show in the elegant and beautiful East Room. Click the link below to download the program for the 2022 show. Results from both the 2021 and 2022 shows (in Excel files) also are available using the links below. Click the tabs at the bottom of the Excel file to view the three categories of results: Arrangements, Horticulture and Photography.
2022 OCRS ROSE SHOW SCHEDULE (pdf format)
(with minor revisions added 10/1/22)
2022 OCRS ROSE SHOW RESULTS (Excel Spreadsheet format)
2021 OCRS ROSE SHOW RESULTS (Excel Spreadsheet format)
Rose shows generally include three categories of competition - rose horticulture, rose arrangements and rose photography. Anyone is welcome to exhibit roses at the show; there is no charge to enter and you do not have to be a member. Exhibitors come from throughout California and the Pacific Southwest. There are always categories for novices too, so please bring your best roses in and join us!
A few scenes from the 2021 OCRS Rose Show - the slide show will
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OTHER SOCAL ROSE-RELATED EVENTS
South Coast Plaza Spring Garden Show
The 2023 Garden Show will take place April 20 - 23 in the Crate & Barrel wing of the mall. Please stop by the OCRS booth! For more info
PSWD Spring Rose Show and District Convention
The 2023 PSWD Rose Show and Convention will take place April 22 and 23 in El Cajon. For more info go to:
Mary Lou Heard Garden Tour
The 2023 Mary Lou Heard Garden Tour will take place from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. on May 6 and 7. For more info go to: https://heardsgardentour.com
Rose pictured at top: Paris d'Yves St. Laurent (Hybrid Tea). Photo by Dorothy Birsic.