Judges’ Corner

Welcome to the Floratopia “Judges Corner” page. You will find information and links to the forms and activities for our Major Flower Show. We are looking forward to a spectacular show. Click here to view the schedule.

Hotel Information

The Duniway Hotel is a boutique hotel located in downtown Portland at 545 SW Taylor St. A block of rooms has been held for you at a special rate of $199.00 plus tax single/double. Reservations must be made by April 13, 2020 to receive the discounted rate.

Instructions for making a reservation:

Click the link below to make your reservation. Enter your dates → click the more options box (under the blue box “Check Rooms & Rates”)→ click add special rate codes→ enter PGC in the group code box (far right box next to promotional codes)→ click Check Rooms and Rates.

Duniway Hotel phone number – 503 553 7000

Click here for Duniway Hotel Reservation

Judges Dinner

An optional Judges’ Dinner will be held on Thursday evening, May 14th, 5:45 pm to 8:30 pm.  Come celebrate with your friends from around the country.  The dinner  will be held at The Town Club, a private women’s club, in downtown Portland.  Join us for a Pacific Northwest dinner prepared by Chef Kyle in this historic setting.  The cost of the dinner is $100 and includes transportation.

Click here to purchase your ticket(s)

Preview Party

Join us on May 16, 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm, for an evening of cocktails and delicious hors d’ouevres prepared by Chefstable while you wander through fabulous exhibits created by talented GCA members.  Hunter Noack, a classically trained and educated pianist, began IN A LANDSCAPTE: Classical Music in the Wild, an outdoor concert series that travels to spectacular locations throughout Oregon.  He will be performing at the preview party where his backdrop will be the beautiful floral, horticulture, photography and botanical arts entries of the show.  Hunter’s work with his concert series has become well known throughout Oregon and also recognized nationally.  This will be a rare opportunity to listen to his inspirational music.

The ticket price is $85.

Click here to purchase your tickets

Transportation

We will provide transportation to the Judges Dinner on Thursday and to the World Forestry Center for judging and the Preview Party on Friday.

Click here to complete the Judges Transportation Form.

Click here for travel information from the airport to Duniway Hotel and to the World Forestry Center

Jane Stetson Memorial Lecture

The Jane Stetson Memorial Lecture will be held on Saturday, May 16th from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm in Cheatham Hall.  The Jane Stetson Memorial Lecture will feature Beth Rattner, Executive Director of the Biomimicry Institute, who will share the power of biomimicry and how applications from nature inspire corporations worldwide to solve human problems.

Judges Timetable

Click here to view the Judges Timetable