Rose Show

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The Winners! Click here to view the list.

Nothing is more uplifting than the sight of thousands of roses to smell, to admire, to photograph, and to appreciate the artistry of their display.

The Judged Rose Show guarantees to thrill everyone who loves roses! This international show’s exciting competition will feature rose growers from around the world displaying a large number of rose varietals. The Rose Show will also feature a cut rose competition and a floral design arrangement competition. What can be more captivating than roses arranged in a themed display?


Anyone who grows roses can enter the Rose Show Competition! An exhibitor number is required. To apply, click here.


The Vancouver Rose Society (VRS) will hold its annual Rose Show and will be hosting the American Rose Society (ARS) 2009 Spring Convention Challenge Classes as well as the World Federation of Rose Societies Classes, the Pacific Northwest District (PNWD) Challenge Classes and the Canadian Rose Society (CRS) Trophy Classes. In summary, the Rose Show will consist of the:

American Rose Society (Schedule) Rose Show Schedule

Canadian Rose Society (Schedule)

Pacific Northwest District (Schedule)

Vancouver Rose Society (Schedule)

World Federation of Rose Societies (Schedule)

There will be many different classes to enter and some of the awards are: Best Rose in Show, Best Rose in Show according to colour, Best Old Growth Rose (OGR), Best Shrub Rose, Best Rose in Novice Classes. To view the full Rose Show Schedule, click here.

More Information

The Rose Show is being held in conjunction with the World Rose Convention. For more detailed information on exhibiting at the Rose Show, click here.

More information on Rose Show logistics including directions to the Vancouver Convention Centre and parking, click here. (82KB PDF)

To print a map of the area, click here.

For more information on admission costs for Rose Show exhibitors, click here.

For more information on being a Rose Show Judge, click here.

If you are bringing roses across borders, visit Roses Crossing Borders for more information and assistance.

For those wanting to show a rose for the first time, Brenda Viney of the Vancouver Rose Society has written some handy articles.

And the Vancouver Rose Society's May 2009 Newsletter is full of information, including an article on Transporting Roses to a Rose Show, written by Kathy Noble and an overview of the Rose Show, written by Lesley Finlay.

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