Daffodil Judging Schools

ADS Judging Schools Chairman
Catherine Felton
978-729-8990 (Cell)

ADS Judges Credentials Chairman
Carol Barrett

We encourage all Daffodil Show chairmen to invite Daffodil Student Judges to judge in your shows. This will give them valuable experience and further their training as they work to become accredited judges. Carol Barrett has the current list of ALL judges, and will send it upon request. Additional Judges reference material and forms can be found on our Judges & Student Judges Forms page.

The 2015 Judges Refreshers are listed below:
(Judges Refreshers curriculum needs advanced approval by Carol Barrett, ADS Judges Credentials Chairperson.)

  • Judges Refresher, February 15, 2015 – Oakley, CA
    Join the following Instructors, at the NCDS Spring Party, for an ADS Judges Refresher; Harold Koopowitz will address the segment on judging miniatures, Bob Spotts will address the segment on judging seedlings, and Nancy Tackett will address the segment on recent changes to the judging manual. Attendees need to RSVP to Bob Spotts for the refresher.
  • Judges Refresher, April 11, 2015 – Williamsburg, VA
    Join us at the 2015 National Convention in Williamsburg, VA for an ADS Judges Refresher on “Exhibiting and Growing Species Daffodils” by Kathy Andersen and Kathy Welsh. This morning session will follow an optional breakfast at the Fort Macgruder Hotel and Conference Center.
  • Judges Refresher, October 10, 2015 – Indianapolis, IN
    Join members of the Midwest Region for their Midwest Regional meeting at Holliday Park in Indianapolis, IN. Mike Kuduk will present a judge’s refresher and informational session on daffodil collection entries, including a panel discussion with experienced judges and winning exhibitors.

The 2015 Judges Schools are listed below:

  • Judging School I, March 14-15, 2015 – Dallas, TX
    Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, 8525 Garland Road, Dallas, TX 75218, Sewell Board Room.
    Training sessions are from 8:30 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. on Saturday, March 14, 2015, and Sunday, 8:30 a.m. – noon.
    Contact: Mary Ann Moreland, 214-801-6777,
    (Texas Daffodil Society Show, March 14-15, 2015)
  • Judging School III, March 20, 2015 – Nashville, TN
    Cheekwood Botanic Gardens, 1200 Forrest Park Dr., Nashville, TN 37207
    Contact: Becky Fox Matthews,
    (Middle Tennessee Daffodil Society Show, March 21-22, 2015)
  • Judging School III, April 9, 2015 – Williamsburg, VA
    At 2015 ADS Convention Hotel – Separate registration from ADS Convention. Please note, students may arrive about 6:00pm on April 8, 2015 for studying Daffodil Bloom ID specimens, classroom training sessions start at 8:00 a.m. on April 9, 2015.
    Contact: Carolyn Hawkins,   770-855-4248 (Cell),

Judges School III Information, Schedule & Registration Form This document contains the Registration for the School, and Study Outline, needed for Judging School III in Williamsburg, VA.

2016 World Daffodil Convention

2016 World Daffodil Convention logo
Join us in St Louis, Missouri on April 6-10, 2016! Refer to our 2016 World Daffodil Convention website for details.