The information include within this page and its links captures the various awards and recognition presented by the American Iris Society (AIS) for this particular year.
Annual Garden Awards
of AIS are the results of accredited judges’ evaluations of garden grown irises seen by the judges and voted on. The pages and linked documents summarize the results and the AIS Garden Awards thus bestowed on iris for this award year.
Annual popularity recognitions, Convention Cups, also summarized here, are voted on by the AIS National Convention attendees having visited the convention tour gardens as part of each annual AIS National Convention
The awards and recognitions that are summarized by the pages and documents here, and from other years, are also recorded in each iris cultivar's page.
'Swans In Flight'
, a Tall Bearded Iris, see photo, is the 2016 American Dykes Medal
winner, the highest award annually voted by American Iris Society judges.
The 2016 AIS Awards
were published in the Fall 2016 Bulletin, pages 30-37.
This version of the 2016 AIS Awards includes links to each of the Iris in the awards list.
This is a temporary place holder for a link to a 2016 Award Winners Gallery page that is under construction. Feel free to view it.
The Walther Cup
The 2016 Convention Cup
winners published in the Summer 2016 Bulletin, page 21.
The Franklin Cook Cup
The President's Cup
The Ben R. Hager Cup
The Lloyd Zurbrigg-Clarence Mahan Seedling Cup
The 2016 Favorite Guest Iris
published in the Summer 2016 Bulletin, pages 36-37.
The 2016 Favorite Guest Iris with Links to each of the iris.
The 2016 High Commendation winners published in ?.
The 2016 High Commendation winners with Links to each of the iris.
The 2016 Nelson Award winners published in ?.
The J. Arthur Nelson Award
The 2016 Exhibition Certificate winners published in ?.
The 2016 Exhibition Certificate winners with Links to each of the iris.
If you find errors in these linked lists please contact the AIS Encyclopedia Manager at email@example.com
-- Main.dougchyz - 29 May 2023