AVSA Judging School

Toronto, ON - April 23, 2014

Deanna Belli

By Deanna Belli, Judging School Chair

We would like to invite all growing enthusiasts to the AVSA Judging School being held prior to the AVSC Convention being held at the Westin Prince Hotel, 900 York Mills Rd. Toronto, ON M3B 2H2. This school will be taught by Winston Goretsky, AVSC Past-President.

There are two options for those interested in attending:

1. Audit – Anyone interested in learning more about growing & showing African Violets can register to audit the course. Fee: $10.00.

2. AVSA members wishing to take their first judge’s test and for AVSA judges renewing their qualifications. Fee: $15.00.

If you are writing the exam you must provide proof of AVSA membership in good standing, Judge’s card (if already a judge) and proof of three blue ribbons (signed by Judges Chair or Show Chair) on the day of the school.

The lectures and examination will be based on the AVSA Handbook for Growers, Exhibitors and Judges(required). For those interested in purchasing the manual, cost is US $20.00 and can be ordered online at www.avsa.org or write to:

The African Violet Society of America, Inc.
2375 North Street
Beaumont, TX 77702
Phone: 409-839-4725

Payment & Registration for this judging school should be submitted along with your Convention Registration.

For questions, please email: judgingschool@avsc.ca or phone: (416) 992-5192.

Whether you are interested in becoming an AVSA judge or just want to become a better grower, AVSA judging schools are an excellent source for learning the basics for growing, showing and judging.

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Above: "All eyes forward!" Photo of an earlier AVSA Judging School convened at Toronto Botanical Garden by your 2014 Convention hosts, Toronto African Violet Society.

Below: The class photo of the above school at its successful conclusion