*Each spring the San Diego Iris Society holds our annual Spring Show & Sale so that members have an opportunity to show bloom stalks of irises growing in their garden. These irises are judged by American Iris Society accredited judges and awarded trophies for the best of show irises.
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Congratulations Don Maurizio for winning the Best Specimen of Show Trophy (aka Queen of Show) and the George Bange Trophy for Best Purple Iris and the Owen Trophy for Best Spuria Iris for spuria iris 'Lucky Devil' at our 2016 Spring Show!
Congratulations Janis Shackelford for winning the Silver Medal for Most Blue Ribbons, the Leon & Norma Vogel Trophy for Best Space-ager and the Jack Fitzgerald Trophy for Best Yellow Iris 'Glitter Gulch', as well as the Gorrell Trophy for Best Blue TB Iris 'Commanding Presence', and the San Diego 200th Anniversary Bowl for Best Californicae Iris 'Susie Knapp'.
Congratulations Claire Schneider for winning the Bronze Medal for the second most Blue Ribbons, the Richard Richards Trophy for Best Miscellaneous Bearded Iris 'Scatterbrain,' and the People's Choice Award for Best Iris 'Greatest Show on Earth.'
Congratulations Jim and Edith Schade for winning the Weaver Trophy for Best Plicata Iris 'Gnu Rayz.'
Congratulations Katharina Notarianni for winning the Runde Trophy for Best Pink Iris 'Designer's Label' and the Artistic Design Sweepstakes for most blue ribbons.
Congratulations Patrick Powell for winning the Tom Craig Trophy for Best Red Iris 'Renegade Lady'.
Congratulations Bill Molnar for winning the Howard Trophy for Best Louisiana Iris 'Hot and Spicy.'
Congratulations Tammy Priest for winning the San Diego Iris Society Trophy for Best Arrangement 'El Nino'.
Congratulations Suzanne Johnson for winning the Loretta Crocker Artistic Sweepstakes Trophy for most blue ribbons.
Congratulations Ruby Lopez for winning the LACF Sweepstakes - Mrs. John Kirkpatrick Trophy for Best Amateur Arrangement (Youth).
1992 Premier David Runde
1993 Raison D’Etre R. Brooks
1994 Living One Dorothy Driscoll
1995 White Lightning Ruth Bryce
1996 Clouds Adrift Steve Rocha
1997 Pro News Steve Rocha
1998 Blue Gloss Steve Rocha
1999 Welch’s Reward Steve Rocha
2000 Honey Dove Steve Rocha
2002 Swingtown Steve Rocha
2003 Stop and Look (Spuria) Pat Brendel
2004 Beginner's Luck Ken and Christie Pierson
2005 Brazilian Holiday Leon and Norma Vogel
2006 Promises Promises Joella Olson
2007 Roy Davidson Sylvia Ginsberg
2008 Bubbling Waves Alexander Stanton
2009 Elixir (Spuria) Ted and Rose Howse
2010 Rare Treat Kim Ung
2011 Rare Treat Kim Ung
2014 Conjuration Monica Rodman
2015 Baby’s Bum Edith and Jim Schade
2016 Lucky Devil (Spuria) Don Maurizio