Welcome to our show page
Check back here for the latest info.
Beautiful Orchids on display
Orchids for SALE (see vendors, below)
Supplies and equipment for keeping your orchids happy
Potting Clinic - bring your plants in, and have us repot them, or do it yourself. Wonderful learning opportunity.
Cultural advice, literature, books
Informative talks (see seminars, below)
Daily door prizes
Mount Baker Orchid Society
Spokane Orchid Society
Tri-Cities Orchid Society
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Link to PDF version of the poster
List of upcoming events
Quarter sheets (front) (back)
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Some pictures from past shows (2015)
Seminars (note some last-minute changes)
1:30pm How to grow Slipper Orchids (Paphiopedilum and Phragmipedium)
2:30pm Orchid Photography - at home or in the field
3:30pm Potting Demonstration/hands-on clinic
Re-potting Orchids - all day at the potting bench.
1:00pm Greenhouses for Orchids
2:00pm "Now that I Bought it, How Do I Keep It Alive?"
3:00pm Mounting Orchids on various media
Show and Exhibition Rules
How to enter plants
Beautiful display of orchids, created by the Northwest Orchid Society
Cattleya Blc Brassy Gold 'Camano Autumn' FCC/AOS and Cymbidium Nut
Volunteer Signups - send an email to the Show Committee with your preferred date/shift/job
|Date||shift time||job |
Nov 3rd (Friday) ||2:00-6:00pm||Setup
Nov 4th Saturday ||9:00am|
9:00am - 1:00pm
1:00pm - 5:00pm
|Nov 5th Sunday||10:00am - 2:00pm|
2:00pm - 6:00pm
Plant Registration closes at 5:00pm on Friday, November 3rd
Advance Registration with Excel Spreadsheet
Download the Data Entry file(MS Excel)
Fill in the "Electronic Entry" sheet. See the "Example" sheet for specifics
Enter one plant per line
Use the "Show Schedule" tab to determine the class. Note that you will use only classes 1-7
Do not put anything in the Exhibitor number column. Exhibitor numbers will be assigned later. If you are entering for more than one person, you can put each exhibitor's name here
Enter a tag number. Each plant will have a unique number for each exhibitor. The easiest method is to number your plants from 1 - whatever.
Do not put anything in the Location column. Locations will be assigned later.
Enter the plant name as it appears on tags, etc. If it is a hybrid, leave this blank, and use the parent1 and parent 2 columns. Include any known information, such as clonal name and awards.
For classes 8-13, since a single plant may be in multiple classes, use the checkboxes to the far right of the Entry sheet, starting with column H
When all the information is filled in, save the excel file and email it to the Show Registrar by Thursday, November 2nd.
Please bring the excel file on a USB thumb drive to the show setup, just in case the email is not received in time
Advance Registration without Excel (use MS Word or other word processor)
Copy the Electronic Entry sheet and past it into the word processor. Alternatively, create a table by hand, with one column for each of the columns in the spreadsheet or manual plant entry form (see next section).
Fill in the table as for using Excel, including emailing and bringing the file to the show setup.
Download the manual plant entry form
Print the number of sheets you actually need to enter all your plants
Enter the class from the Show Schedule (see last page).
The tag number (plant #) is already filled in.
Fill in the form with all of your plants and bring the sheet to setup. You will be assigned an exhibitor number and location at that time.
Write legibly, as the data will be manually transcribed into the computer system.
The manual plant entry sheet will be available during setup, if you have not completed onee of the above methods.