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THE DYKES MEDAL

All iris classes, originated in US or Canada (Total votes cast = 546)
39 ‘Daring Deception’ - TB iris - (Thomas Johnson) 38 ‘Reckless Abandon’ - TB iris - (Keith Keppel)

Runners Up:

33 ‘Autumn Explosion’ - TB iris - (Richard Tasco) 33 ‘Notta Lemon’ - TB iris - (Tom Burseen)
26 ‘Desert Snow’ - AB iris - (Paul Black) 23 ‘Judy. Judy, Judy’ - SIB iris - (Robert Hollingworth)
22 ‘Insaniac’ - TB iris - (Thomas Johnson)

THE JOHN C. WISTER MEDAL

Tall Bearded irises (Total votes cast = 1404)
78 ‘Football Hero’ (Lynda Miller) 48 ‘Don't Doubt Dalton’ (Tom Burseen)
46 ‘Belle Fille’ (Marky Smith) 33 ‘Volcanic Glow’ (Keith Keppel)
31 ‘Bluebird Of Happiness’ (Paul Black) 31 ‘Don’t Stop Believing’ (Thomas Johnson)

Runners Up:

28 ‘High Desert’ (Keith Keppel) 27 ‘Good Morning Sunshine’ (Thomas Johnson)
27 ‘Tijuana Taxi’ (Douglas Kanarowski) 26 ‘Coal Seams’ (Schreiner)
23 ‘Double Platinum’ (Joseph Ghio) 22 ‘Jeanne Clay Plank’ (Frederick Kerr)

THE KNOWLTON MEDAL

Border Bearded irises (Total votes cast = 268)
60 ‘Banded Rose’ (J. T. Aitken) 55 ‘Grapenut’ (Michael Sutton)

Runners Up:

47 ‘Wild’ ( Paul Black) 39 ‘DarkWonder’ (Richard Tasco)
34 ‘Boy Genius’ (Joseph Ghio) 33 ‘What's New Pussycat’ (Paul Black)

THE HANS AND JACOB SASS MEDAL

Intermediate Bearded irises (Total votes cast = 290)
58 ‘Backlit Beauty’ (Richard Tasco) 58 ‘Code Of Honor’ (Thomas Johnson)

Runners Up:

43 ‘Soleil’ (Marky Smith) 40 ‘Apple Crisp’ (Paul Black)
37 ‘Spectator’ (Keith Keppel) 29 ‘Witty’ (Paul Black)
25 ‘Dog And Pony Show’ (Paul Black)

THE WILLIAMSON-WHITE MEDAL

Miniature Tall Bearded irises (Total votes cast = 345)
142 ‘Moose Tracks’ (Lynda Miller) 62 ‘Hoosier Belle’ (Charles Bunnell)

Runners Up:

45 ‘Breakfast In Bed’ (Charles Bunnell) 40 ‘Little White Tiger’ (Jean Witt)
30 ‘Chocolate Fountain’ (Kenneth Fisher) 25 'Plum Happiness’(Lynda Miller)

THE COOK-DOUGLAS MEDAL

Standard Dwarf Bearded irises (Total votes cast = 345)
42 ‘Stop And Stare’ (Thomas Johnson) 33 ‘Portland Pink’ (Paul Black)

Runners Up:

30 ‘Coconino’ (Marky Smith) 24 ‘Oh Canada’ (Thomas Johnson)
23 ‘Black Lightning’ (Chuck Chapman) 21 ‘Dark Matter’ (Keith Keppel)
18 ‘Matador's Cape’ (Paul Black)

THE CAPARNE-WELCH MEDAL

Miniature Dwarf Bearded irises (Total votes cast = 177)
38 ‘Elf Esteem’ (Paul Black) 31 ‘Fairy Firefly’ (Terry Aitken)

Runners Up:

25 ‘Rivulet’ (Keith Keppel) 24 ‘Black Olive’ (Paul Black)
21 ‘Keep Off’ (Paul Black) 20 ‘Brevity’ (Keith Keppel)
18 ‘ Hot Coals’ (J. T. Aitken)

THE CLARENCE G. WHITE MEDAL

Aril irises and arilbred irises with at least 50% aril content (Total votes cast = 132)
34 ‘Rare Breed’ (Richard Tasco) 27 ‘Dragon’s Eye’ (Richard Tasco)
27 ‘Shaman's Magic’ (Richard Tasco)

Runners Up:

24 ‘Fire In The Hole’ (Peter Mcgrath) 12 ‘Eyes On You’ (Paul Black) 8 Alakazam (Richard Tasco)

THE WILLIAM MOHR MEDAL

Arilbred irises with less than 50% but at least 25% aril content (Total votes cast = 153)
78 ‘Heart Of Hearts’ (Paul Black) 36 ‘Parable (Thomas Johnson)Parable

Runners Up:

22 ‘Flecks And Specks’ (Paul Black) 17 ‘Golden Compass’ (Thomas Johnson)

THE FOUNDERS OF SIGNA MEDAL

Species irises (Total votes cast = 114)
34 ‘Blue Rivulets’ (Chad Harris) 22 ‘Sushi’ (Jill Copeland)

Runners Up:

15 ‘Wild Whispers’ (Carol Coleman) 14 ‘Cobblewood Charm’ (Darrell Probst)
12 ‘Snake Bane’ (James Waddick) 11 ‘All Stripes’ (Marty Schafer & Jan Sacks)
6 ‘Cloud Of Dragons’ (Anita Moran)

THE RANDOLPH PERRY MEDAL

Species hybrids (SPEC-X) irises (Total votes cast = 157)
35 ‘ Ryugan’ (Hiroshi Shimizu By Carol Warner) 27 ‘Yarai’ (Hiroshi Shimizu By Carol Warner)

Runners Up:

26 ‘Yukiyanagi’ (Hiroshi Shimizu By Carol Warner) 21 ‘Kurokawa-Noh’ (J. T. Aitken)
15 ‘Just Dotty’ (Bruce Filardi) 12 ‘Chocobeards’ (Lynn Markham)
11 ‘Yasha’ (Hiroshi Shimizu By Carol Warner)

THE SYDNEY B. MITCHELL MEDAL

Pacific Coast Native irises (Total votes cast = 74)
16 ‘Line Drawing’ (Joseph Ghio) 11 ‘Corralitos Creek’ (Joseph Ghio)

Runners Up:

10 ‘Banner For Iona’ (Joyce Prothero) 10 ‘Open Eyes’ (Joseph Ghio)
7 ‘Going Bananas’ (Joseph Ghio) 6 ‘Saltspring Sunburst’ (Joyce Prothero)
5 ‘Avila Beach’ (Emma Elliott) 5 ‘Costanoa’ (Joseph Ghio)

THE MARY SWORDS DEBAILLON MEDAL

Louisiana irises (Total votes cast = 208)
52 ‘When Pigs Fly’ (Patrick O'connor) 39 ‘Rooster’ (Ron Betzer)

Runners Up:

37 ‘Watermelon Wizard’ (Hooker Nichols) 36 ‘Melody Wilhoit’ (Hooker Nichols)
13 ‘Gris Gris’ (Patrick O'connor) 11 ‘Blue Splatter’ (Wayland Rudkin)
10 ‘Seminole Moon’ (Harry Wolford) 10 ‘Southern Star’ (Heather Pryor)

THE MORGAN-WOOD MEDAL

Siberian irises (Total votes cast = 254)
55 ‘Cape Cod Boys’ (Marty Schafer/Jan Sacks) 44 ‘Neptune's Gold’ (Robert Hollingworth)

Runners Up

:
38‘Concord Crush’ (Bob Bauer/John Coble) 30 ‘Black Joker’ (Marty Schafer & Jan Sacks)
27 ‘Fisherman's Fancy’ (James Copeland) 23 ‘Encore Performance’ (Robert Hollingworth)
19 ‘Bluebird Kisses’ (Marty Schafer & Jan Sacks) ]]

THE ERIC NIES MEDAL

Spuria irises (Total votes cast = 161)

32 ‘Ibex Ibis’ (Brad Kasperek) 27 ‘Steely Don’ (J. T Aitken)

Runners Up:

25 ‘Hot Chili’ (J. T. Aitken) 23 ‘OdeTo AToad’ (Brad Kasperek)
22 ‘Some Say It's Pink’ (Lee Walker) 18 ‘Going Wild In Missouri ‘(O. D. Niswonger)
14 ‘Comanche Moon’ (Charles Jenkins By Jim Hedgecock)

THE PAYNE MEDAL

Japanese irises (Total votes cast = 106)
23 ‘Columbia Deep Water’ (Chad Harris) 17 ‘Dalle Whitewater’ (Chad Harris)

Runners Up:

16 ‘Flamingo Waltz’ (Chad Harris) 13 ‘Artesian Spring’ (Chad Harris)
13 ‘Red Repeater’ (J. T. Aitken) 12 ‘Alexisaurus’ (Jill Copeland)
12 ‘Japanese Plum (Chad Harris) ]]

THE FRED AND BARBARA WALTHER CUP

(Most HM votes in any category)
39 ‘Alabama Blue Fin’ - SPEC-X iris - (Jill Copeland) 38 ‘Alaia’ - SDB iris - (Thomas Johnson)
38 ‘Woody Woodpecker’ - SDB iris - (Thomas Johnson) 38 ‘Acadian Sky’ - LA iris - (Joseph Musacchia)

---+Runners Up:

37 When Doves Cry - TB iris - (Thomas Johnson) 36 Brass Lamp - TB iris - (Keith Keppel)
36 Luminate - TB iris - (Michael Sutton) 35 Psychedelic Dreams - SDB iris - (Robert Skaggs)
34 Señor Jinx - TB iris - (Schreiner) 32 Pom Pom Party - TB iris - (Anton Mego)

See Awards of Merit, etc.

 

-- BobPries - 12 Feb 2019
Topic revision: r8 - 07 Sep 2021, BobPries
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