Deep South Garden Clubs Project Awards Procedures 2017-2019


DEEP SOUTH GARDEN CLUBS PROJECT AWARD RULES
2017-2019

“NATIVE PLANTS & COMMUNITY GARDENS”
Pamela L. Dowd, Chairman
1611 Georgetown Lane      Murfreesboro, TN 37129-1742
Phone:  615-896-8663     E-mail:  pamldowd@aol.com

CLASS I:  CLUB COMPETITION (States are allowed only one entry in each sub class per Category)
     Overall Award:  A certificate and a cash award of $250.00 will be offered for the most
                                  comprehensive entry in Class I: Club Competition.
   
     Category A.  Planting Native Plants
            A certificate and cash award will be offered for the most comprehensive entry in each
            of the following sub classes:
                        Class 1.   Individual Club
                                                1st Place - $200.00
                                                2nd Place - $100.00
                        Class 2.  Group of Clubs, Councils or Districts
                                                1st Place - $200.00
                                                2nd Place - $100.00

     Category B.  Planting Community Gardens
            A certificate and cash award will be offered for the most comprehensive entry in each
            of the following sub classes:
                        Class 1.  Individual Club
                                                1st Place - $200.00
2nd Place - $100.00
                        Class 2.  Group of Clubs, Councils or Districts
                                                1st Place - $200.00
                                                2nd Place - $100.00
    
     Category C.  Educational Value
            A certificate and cash award will be offered for the most comprehensive entry in each
            of the following sub classes:
                        Class 1.  Individual Club
                                                1st Place - $200.00
                                                2nd Place - $100.00
                        Class 2.  Group of Clubs, Councils or Districts
                                                1st Place - $200.00
                                                2nd Place - $100.00


CLASS II:  STATE COMPETITION
     A certificate and a $200.00 cash award will be offered to the State Garden Club Organization in Deep South Garden Clubs for the most comprehensive entry in any or all of the previously mentioned Categories (A, B or C).

CLASS III:  YOUTH CLUB COMPETITION
     Certificates and cash awards of $50.00 (1st), $25.00 (2nd), and $10.00 (3rd) may be awarded youth clubs for the most comprehensive entry in any or all of the previously mentioned Categories (A, B or C).  States are allowed only one entry in each sub class.
                        Class 1.  Junior (Preschool – Grade 6)
                        Class 2.  Intermediate/High School (Grade 7 – 12)

Submit Books of Evidence (compiled according to Deep South Garden Clubs Award Rules; Exception:  Class II -  State Competition may have a maximum of 6 pages back and front for a total of 12 pages) to your State Deep South Garden Clubs Project Chairman by your State Deadline.  That chairman will submit to Deep South Garden Clubs Project Chairman to be received no later than January 31, 2019.

SCALE OF POINTS

Participation: ……..…………………………………………………………………  20
     Club:  size of club; percentage and involvement of members, community, government
     agencies, professionals, youth, residents in facilities, and others.  Not all of these
     need be involved.
     State:  percentage and involvement of state membership; involvement of other agencies

Achievement: ………………………………………………………………………...  65
     (scope of project; need and fulfillment; benefit to community; accomplishment;
     comprehensiveness of work; activities to attain goals; evaluation of goals reached;
     prior planning)

Presentation of Book of Evidence…………………………………………………... 15
     (neat, concise, includes all required information for a Book of Evidence; supporting data,
     such as clear, well-labeled and neatly attached before and after photographs; landscape
     plan if applicable {does not have to be professionally draw}; financial report; letters of   
     appreciation; community awards; newspaper/magazine articles; handouts/publications
     available at event, etc.; photocopies permitted)  Not all of these are required if
     unavailable.
    
                                                                                                                           Total Points……………….100