Judges Timetable

Thursday, June 22

Afternoon
5:30 pm
6:00 pm
8:00 pm

Arrival and hotel check-in *
Buses depart for Judges’ Welcome Dinner
Judges’ dinner at home of Garden Guild of Winnetka member Kristen Koepfgen**
Buses return to the hotel

Friday, June 23

6:45 am
8:30 am
9:00 am
9:45 am
10:00 am
12:30 pm
1:30 pm
3:00 pm
6:00 pm
9:00 pm

Buses depart for Chicago Botanic Garden (CBG) *** for Floral Design entrants
Buses depart for CBG for all other Judges
Coffee and Judges’ briefing in Linnaeus Room
Charging for Judges
Judging begins
Judges Luncheon in Linnaeus Room
Evaluation
Following evaluation, buses available for return to hotel
Hotel shuttles leave for Preview Party at CBG
Hotel shuttles return judges to hotel

Saturday, June 24

10 am-5 pm
10 – 11:30 am
1 – 4:00 pm

Show of Summer open to the public
Floral Design demonstration/lecture by Annette von Einem
Floral Design Workshop by Annette von Einem

PLEASE NOTE: SATURDAY AND BEYOND, JUDGES’ TRANSPORT NEEDS WILL BE ARRANGED
BY INDIVIDUAL JUDGES WITH HOTEL EITHER FOR SHUTTLES TO GARDEN OR PRIVATE TAXI.

All buses depart from the hotel main entrance.
All buses arrive at the CBG Visitor’s Center
All Show of Summer events are held in the CBG Regenstein Center

* Renaissance Chicago North Shore Hotel
933 Skokie Boulevard
Northbrook, IL 60062

** Home of Kristen Koepfgen
1180 Westmoor Road
Winnetka, IL 60093

*** Chicago Botanic Garden
1000 Lake Cook Road
Glencoe, IL 60022

Questions on the Judges’ Schedule?
Contact Vicki Apatoff, Judges Hospitality Chair at vgacomm@gmail.com or 847-525-2112