AIS REGION 15 Fall Trek 2022

“A Class Act… Novelties”
Hosted by the Hi Desert Iris & Daylily Society
October 22, 2022

Featuring guest speaker
David Toth, Hybridizer and owner of Indian Creek Iris

The Huntington Botanical Gardens
1151 Oxford Rd,
San Marino, CA 91108

$50 per person
Late registration: $60.
See registration form for details.

Registration includes continental breakfast, beverages, snacks and Panera Bread lunch. Free entrance and parking to the Huntington Library, Art Museum & Botanical Gardens

Saturday, October 22
8:30 am - 9:30 am Registration – Continental breakfast – Raffle/Silent Auction Opens
9:30 am – 10:30 am Region 15 Board Meeting, RVP Janis Shackelford (all members welcome)
10:45 am – 11:45 am Guest speaker, David Toth, Indian Creek Iris
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Panera Bread lunch
1:10 pm – 1:45 pm Region 15 General Meeting
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Raffles & Silent Auction!!
3:10 pm – 4:10 pm Judges Training on “Ethics” with Famous Author, “Iris”

Printable Registration Form and Schedule
Registration (PDF)

2022 Fall Meeting

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General Trek Details

Region 15 hosts two region meetings per year; a Spring Trek and a Fall Trek. The Treks are hosted by our societies on a rotating basis. We try to arrange the Trek Wheel so that meetings are held in alternating states (AZ or CA) so that members are not forced to travel long distances every year.

The Fall Trek is usually a one day event with Executive Board and General Membership meetings, a judges training session, a luncheon and a guest speaker. This meeting is an information meeting attempting to provide our judges with the on going training they need and an informative speaker to give us insights into what is happening in the world of iris.

The Spring Trek is usually a one or two day meeting with garden tours to view seedlings and new introduction in the garden setting. This also whets our appetites for new iris that we "just have to have" in our own gardens and provides feedback to the hybridizers around the country. It also allows our judges the opportunity to see new iris and gives them a chance to evaluate the iris for possible awards. The Spring Trek gives our judges a chance to get 2 to 4 hours of training. The Spring Trek also makes everyone a judge in their own right by letting them vote for their favorite irises seen on the Trek and various awards are given to hybridizers at the Awards Banquet held on the last night of the event.

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