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Region 17 Annual Meeting

August 4-5, 2017

Dallas, Texas

 

Information in a nutshell          Last updated 03/15/2017

Hotel:  The Courtyard By Marriott Dallas Northwest     Room:  $75 + tax per night
              2930 Forest Lane                                                                 1-4 people
              Dallas, TX                                                                Rate guaranteed until July 21, 2017

              Call the hotel directly 972-620-8000.   Say you are with The Iris Society of Dallas.
              OR
              Book online - click this link: Book your group rate for Iris Society of Dallas                   
              Please book early.

 Registration:  $60          Judges Training: $10 - Not included in Registration

For registrations postmarked or emailed after July 25, 2017, there is a late registration charge of $10.

Payment may be made with MasterCard, Visa or personal check.

To download the REGISTRATION FORM, click here.   
Fill out and mail/email with payment to:
                        Dell Perry, Registrar
                        800 Purcell Dr.    
                        Plano, TX 75025                                                                                            
                        972-816-3418    seandelirises@yahoo.com

Guest Speaker:Cheryl Deaton of Canyon Country, CA., hybridizer and AIS Youth Chair

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The Regional for 2017 will be held in Dallas on Friday/Saturday August 4-5, 2017, hosted by The Iris Society of Dallas. 

Our host hotel will be The Courtyard by Marriot Dallas Northwest.  The room rate will be $75 +tax per night. 
Contact the hotel DIRECTLY at 972-620-8000 to reserve your room. Say you are with The Iris Society of Dallas.
OR
book online, click on this link - Book your group rate for Iris Society of Dallas   
We have reserved a small room block, so please book early to ensure a room at the $75 rate.  Rate is guaranteed until July 21, 2017.

Regional registration is $60.  The Judges Training class is $10.  Please be sure your registration is emailed or postmarked no later than July 25, 2017 to avoid the $10 late charge.  Friday dinner will be chicken and beef fajitas, followed by something fun. 
For the Saturday banquet you may select chicken, beef, or vegetarian.  Be sure to indicate any special dietary needs we need to be aware of.

There will be a hospitality get-together on Friday evening at 5:00 PM.  On Saturday morning muffins, pastries, yogurt, fruit, juice and coffee will be provided in the Hospitality Room.  

All events will take place at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, a very short 1.5 mile drive from the hotel, at 11425 Marsh Lane.  Transportation will be available for those without a car.  

Saturday will be Judges Training in the morning: "What Would You Do?" - 1 hour Ethics and 2 hours TB garden and exhibition judging,  the Regional business meeting, and the ever popular IRIS AUCTION, followed by the banquet and program - Sex in the Garden...a Dauber's Guide to Hybridizing".
Our guest speaker will be Cheryl Deaton of Canyon Country, CA.,  hybridizer and AIS Youth Chair.   There will be a Silent Auction.

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE

FRIDAY

4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. - registration

7:00 p.m. - Dinner and entertainment

The Region 17 Board Meeting will follow the dinner and entertainment, Location to be determined.

SATURDAY

  8:00 a.m. –   9:00 a.m.    Boutique open.  Iris sales and silent auction open.

  9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.    Judges Training w/Cheryl Deaton 

12:00 p.m. –   1:30 p.m.    Break/lunch

  1:30 p.m. –   3:00 p.m.    Region 17 business meeting 

  3:45 p.m. –   5:15 p.m.    Region 17 iris auction

  5:45 p.m. –   6:15 p.m.   Hospitality (wine, hor d’oeuvres)

  7:00 p.m. –   9:00 p.m.   Dinner and speaker

 

Contact Bonnie Nichols with any questions at  BJNHTN@aol.com  or 214-676-9892.

 

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