MVIS Shows

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MVIS Show Pictures

2017 MVIS Winner's Table

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2017
MVIS 2017 Show
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Show winners

Best Historic prior to 1950- Quaker Lady shown by Rosemary Anderson

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2017
Quaker Lady, Best Historic
Award: 
Best Historic prior to 1950

2017 2nd Runner-Up Metaire Ridge, LA shown by Howie Dash

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2017
Metaire Ridge, LA
Award: 
2nd Runner Up

MVIS 2017 Best Space Age Iris - Harley Jolly shown by Sally Morge

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2017
Best SA, Harley Jolly won by Sally Morge
Award: 
Best Space-Age

Grab A Grape shown by Steve Kelly

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2017
Award: 
Best TB, 1st Runner-Up in Show

Seedling TAFCS 12-13 Shown by Steve Kelly

Ee think this one might be visible from space

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2017
Best Seedling TAFCS 12-13
Award: 
Best Seedling (out of 19 seedlings)

Heart of Hearts grown by Margaret Ritter

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2017
Heart of Hearts, AB
Award: 
Best in Show, Best AB

Best TB Runner Up Tidal Raves, Best AB Mean Mister Mustard MVIS 2016

Won by Lily Rawlyk

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2016
Best TB  Runner Up Tidal Raves, Best AB  Mean Mister Mustard
Award: 
Best TB Runner Up and Best AB

MVIS 2016 Queen's Table

Best Space Age Margaret Ritter for Beefy

Best Median  Lily Rawlyk for Brown Lasso

Best MTB  Ann Colwell for Plum Quirky

Best AB Cynthia Wilson for Mean Mister  Mustard

Best Seedling ADG-13-14-04 by Howie Dash

Best TB Runner Up Lily Rawlyk for Tidal Raves

and

Best in Show Plum Wicked by Howie Dash

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2016
Plum Wicked Best in Show
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Best In Show

Honoring Las Cruces Heroes

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2016
Honoring our local heroes
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Honor Board

Cynthia Wilson wins the Silver Medal

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2016
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Silver Medal

Queens table

Best in Show  Louisiana Iris Atchafalaya presented by Lily Rawlyk

Best in Show Runnerup and Best Space Age Iris Triple Whammy presented by Steve Kelly

Best Border Bearded Wisecrack presented by Margaret Ritter

Best Seedling  ADG 11-02-04 presented by Howie Dash

Best Arilbred Bronze Falcon presented by Scarlett Ayres

Best Standard Dwarf Bearded People Pleaser by Dale Ellis

 

 

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2015

Merry Amigo Iris

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2015
Merry Amigo iris
Award: 
Blue Ribbon

The judges

From top left

Jim, Pegi, Henry, Cynthia, Fran and Pat.  

 

They come from all over New Mexico to judge the MVIS 2015 iris show.

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2015

Honoring Lifetime Members

Ann, Eloise, Maxine, Fern and Gail are lifetime members of MVIS

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2015

Queen's Table

The best in each section is brought to the Queen's table.  The judging then begins for best in show.  A vase is awarded to the best in show and the runner up.

 

Best in Show  Louisiana Iris Atchafalaya presented by Lily Rawlyk

Best in Show Runnerup and Best Space Age Iris Triple Whammy presented by Steve Kelly

Best Border Bearded Wisecrack presented by Margaret Ritter

Best Seedling  ADG 11-02-04 presented by Howie Dash

Best Arilbred Bronze Falcon presented by Scarlett Ayres

Best Standard Dwarf Bearded People Pleaser by Dale Ellis

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Show Year: 
2015
MVIS Queen's Table

English Box Red White and Blue

English Boxes consists of a box containing 6 irises.  The irises should all be of the same type, i.e. all Tall-bearded or all Border Bearded.  There should be a theme.  In this case the theme is Red, White and Blue.  The petals should not be touching the box and should be 1/4 inch above the box.  Not eligible for Best in Show.

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2015
English Box Red White and Blue

Standard Dwarf Bearded Irises

SDB's are little guys.  Height should be no more than 16 inches

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2015

Black Hope Historic Space Age Iris

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2015
Black Hope Historic Space Age Iris
Award: 
Blue Rubbib

Secton J Louisianas Irises

Flareout and Paramount Star

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2015
Flareout and Paramount Star

Best Seedling by Howie Dash

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2015

Best BB Wisecrack

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2015
Wisecrack BB Iris
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Best Border Bearded

Tripple Whammy SA Iris

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2015
Tripple Whammy SA Iris
Award: 
Best Space Age Iris

Atchafalaya LA

A Louisiana Iris won in the desert

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2015
2015
Atchafalaya
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Best in Sgiw

Atchafalaya LA

A Louisiana Iris won in the desert

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2015
2015
Atchafalaya
Award: 
Best in Sgiw

Point Well Taken

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2012
Point Well Taken

Judging Best TBs

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2012

Judging Best TBs

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2012

Judges

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2012
Judges

House Afire

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2012
House Afire
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Best in Show Won by Lily Rawlyk

Honey Fruit Coctail

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2012
Honey Fruit Coctail

Heimdall

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2012

Gypsy Geena

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Show Year: 
2012
Gypsy Geena
Award: 
TB Runner-Up

Freedoms Song

Freedom's Song won People's Choice Award.  This was the iris the public chose as best in show.  The People's Choice Award is not an AIS award but is an award given by the MVIS club.

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2012
Freedom's Song
Award: 
Peoples Choice Award

Close Contact.JPG

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2012

Cliff Photographing Black Hope

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2012

Cindy and Phil Judging Seedlings

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2012

Adoree

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2012

Abbey and Me

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2012

Queens Table

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2012

Queens Table

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2012

Best Seedling HAB-09-1 by Steve

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2012

Black Hope Best Historic.JPG

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2012

House Afire with Lily

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2012
Best In Show House Afire with Lily
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Best In Show with Lily Rawlyk

The Mesilla Valley Iris Society (MVIS) holds its annual show in April in, Las Cruces, NM in Mid to late April on a Saturday.  Entries are accepted until 10:30 AM.  Show is open to the public at 1PM. 117 beautiful irises are brought in by 11 MVIS members and the public.     The majority of the irises are the “queens” of the iris world – the tall bearded.  Tall bearded blossoms can reach 7 inches in length.  Several members of the club hybridizes and many seedlings are shown at the show for the judges approval.  The pictures from the 2017 show can be viewed at the following link.https://drive.google.com/open?id=0Bx8xSRt-YuRYSmFOSEhLZ29yRWM 2017 MVIS Show Winners

  • Best in show - Heart Of Hearts - AB OGB- - Margaret Ritter
  • 1st Runner Up - Grab A Grape - TB - Steve Kelly
  • 2nd Runner Up - Metairie Ridge - LA - Howie Dash
  • Best Seedling - TAFCS 12-13 - Steve Kelly
  • Best TB - Grab A Grape - Steve Kelly
  • Best AB - Heart Of Hearts - Margaret Ritter
  • Best SA - Harley Jolly - Sally Morge
  • Best Hist - Quaker Lady - Rosemary Anderson
  • Runner Up TB - Frilled To Bits - Steve Kelly
  • Silver Medal - Most Blue Ribbons - 10 - Steve Kelly
  • Bronze Medal - 2nd most Blue Ribbons - 7 - Scarlett Ayres

Seedlings with five or more votes eligible for exhibition certificate besides best seedling of show

  • ADG 14-04-07 - TB - Howard Dash
  • HACC 14-1 - TB - Steve Kelly
  • PBO SPA 09-09 - TB - Scarlett Ayres

  

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