Lloyd Zurbrigg-Clarence Mahan Seedling Cup
For the best seedling seen at convention. Presented by Region 4 in honor of two of its distinguished members, Lloyd Zurbrigg hybridizer of reblooming Irises, and Clarence Mahan hybridizer and past president of AIS. It was first awarded in 2014 at the Dallas Convention and although slightly smaller than other convention cups it is a keeper, with a new cup being donated each year.
2018 New Orleans,Louisiana
1. 4-22-14 (Cindy Dufrene, LA) 15 votes - now 'Sharon Conaway'
2. 08-05-05 (Joe Musacchia, LA) 11 votes
3.(tie) 05-79-11B (Robert Treadway, LA) 7 votes
3.(tie) 00-02-11G (Robert Treadway, LA) 7 votes
2017 Des Moines, Iowa
1. ADG 11-02-04 (Howard Dash, TB) 14 votes - now 'Flamingo Fever'
2, LM-14-03 (LeRoy Meininger, TB)
3. A12-4 (Larry Lauer, TB) - now 'So Far So Good'
2016 Dallas, Texas
1. 2013-1 (Bonnie Nichols, TB) - now 'Cha Cha Cha'
2015 Portland, Oregon
1. 'Royston Rubies'
(Adam Cordes, TB)
2014 Dallas, Texas
Lloyd Zurbrigg - Clarence Mahan Seedling Cup
1. 08-6-10 (A. Pyburn
TB) 35 votes - now 'Southwest Sweetheart'
2. 06-104-10 (F. Kerr TB) 20
3. Rl-1A-2003 (K. Rohr IB) 9