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.
, a Tall Bearded Iris, see photo, is the 1979 American Dykes Medal
winner, the highest award annually voted by American Iris Society judges.
The 1979 AIS Awards
were published in the October 1979 Bulletin, pp 5-15.
This version of the 1979 AIS Awards
includes links to each of the Iris in the awards list.
This is a temporary place holder for a link to a 1979 Award Winners Gallery page that is under construction. Feel free to view it.
The Walther Cup
The 1979 President's Cup and Franklin Cook Cup
winners published in the Summer 1979 Bulletin, pages 27-31.
The Franklin Cook Cup
The President's Cup
The 1979 National Convention Favorite Guest Iris
published in the Summer 1979 Bulletin, page 25.
The 1979 Favorite Guest Iris
with Links to each of the iris.
The 1979 High Commendation
winners published in the January 1980 Bulletin, pages 41-42.
The 1979 High Commendation winners with Links to each of the iris.
The 1979 Nelson Award winner published in ?.
The J. Arthur Nelson Award
The 1979 Exhibition Certificate
winners published in the January 1980 Bulletin, pages 31-32.
The 1979 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 - 5 July 2023