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 2008 American Dykes Medal
winner, the highest award annually voted by American Iris Society judges.
The 2008 AIS Awards
were published in the October 2008 Bulletin, pages 25-31.
This version of the 2008 AIS Awards includes links to each of the Iris in the awards list.
This is a temporary place holder for a link to a 2008 Award Winners Gallery page that is under construction. Feel free to view it.
The Walther Cup
The 2008 Convention Cup
winners published in the July 2008 Bulletin, page 27.
The Franklin Cook Cup
The President's Cup
The Ben R. Hager Cup
The 2008 National Convention Favorite Guest Iris
published in the July 2007 Bulletin, page 65.
The 2008 Favorite Guest Iris with Links to each of the iris.
The 2008 High Commendation
winners published in the October 2008 Bulletin, page 24.
The 2008 High Commendation winners with Links to each of the iris.
The 2008 Nelson Award
winners published in the January 2009 Bulletin, page 86.
The J. Arthur Nelson Award
The 2008 Exhibition Certificate
winners published in the January 2009 Bulletin, pages 84-85.
The 2008 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
-- Main.dougchyz - 25 May 2023