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Awards 2002

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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.

''Mesmerizer'', a Tall Bearded Iris, see photo, is the 2002 American Dykes Medal winner, the highest award annually voted by American Iris Society judges.

The 2002 AIS Awards were published in the October 2001 Bulletin, pages 43-55.

This version of the 2002 AIS Awards includes links to each of the Iris in the awards list.

This is a temporary place holder for a link to a 2002AwardWinnersGallery page that is under construction. Feel free to view it.

The Walther Cup winners list.

The 2002 President's Cup and Franklin Cook Cup winners published in the July 2002 Bulletin, pages 52-53.

The Franklin Cook Cup winners list.

The President's Cup winners list.

The 2002 National Convention Favorite Guest Iris published in the October 2002 Bulletin, page 38.

The 2002 Favorite Guest Iris with Links to each of the iris.

The 2002 High Commendation winners published in the October 2002 Bulletin, page 58.

The 2002 High Commendation winners with Links to each of the iris.

The 2002 Nelson Award winner: searching for the results.

The J. Arthur Nelson Award winners list.

The 2002 Exhibition Certificate winners published in the January 2003 Bulletin, pages 78-79.

The 2002 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

-- DougChyz - 20 May 2023
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2002 AIS Awards.pdfpdf 2002 AIS Awards.pdf manage 125 K 18 Jan 2022 - 11:42 WayneMesser From the AIS website
Mesmerizer Photo.jpgjpg Mesmerizer Photo.jpg manage 124 K 20 May 2023 - 13:59 DougChyz 'Mesmerizer' Photo
Topic revision: r5 - 20 May 2023, DougChyz
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