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2019 AIS Region 17 Annual Meeting

   August 9-10, 2019

Weatherford, TX



Now is your chance to go to your favorite thrift stores to find the ‘tackiest’ or ‘prettiest’ Hawaiian shirt.   We will be having a contest!  You might need two shirts, one for Friday and one for Saturday!   Besides wearing Hawaiian shirts, wear a big smile and the willingness to have some fun

The Regional Annual Meeting for 2019 will be held in Weatherford on Friday/Saturday August 9-10, 2019, hosted by The Fort Worth Iris Society. 

Our host hotel will be    The Best Western Plus     210 Alford Dr.      Weatherford, TX  76087
The room rate is $95 +tax/night for a King or Double Queen Suite,  and includes a hot breakfast.
Price guaranteed until July 9, 2019.

To reserve your room at this rate, contact the hotel DIRECTLY at 817-599-3300 - say you are with the “Fort Worth Iris Society” to get the special room rate.  We have reserved a small room block, so please book early to ensure a room at the $95 rate. 

Regional registration is $60 for adults and $45 for youth  (under 19 as of August 9, 2019).
The optional Judges Training class is $10. 

There is a registration limit of 64 people. A standby list will be kept for those over 64.

Please be sure your registration is emailed or postmarked no later than July 31, 2019 to avoid a $10 late charge. 

All events will take place at the host hotel. 

There will be food Friday night along with some fun events.

Saturday morning will be Judges Training on Median irises. Our guest speaker and trainer is Kevin Vaughn, author and hybridizer from Salem, Oregon. A sandwich lunch will follow and then the Regional business meeting.  Finally the ever popular IRIS AUCTION, followed by the banquet, and Vaughn’s program on “Hybridizer On The Loose” will wrap up the evening. 

There will be a Silent Auction.  Donations welcome.

Check out the FWIS Facebook page – Fort Worth Iris Society - for more information, updates and registration form.

Questions?   Contact Happy Carver at  or 817-946-8473.



   Friday, August 9

      3:00 p.m. -   6:00 p.m.     Registration
      6:30 p.m. -   9:45 p.m.     Luau and Fun'N Games
     10:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.     Board Meeting

    SATURDAY, August 10

      7:30 a.m. -   8:15 a.m.     Continental Breakfast if hotel guest
      8:00 a.m. -  10:00 a.m.    Registration
      8:00 a.m. -    5:30 p.m.    Silent Auction
      9:00 a.m. -  12:00 p.m.    Judges Training - Kevin Vaughn
     12:15 p.m. -   1:00 p.m.    Lunch on your own
       1:30 p.m. -   3:00 p.m.    Region 17 Business Meeting
       3:15 p.m. -   6:00 p.m.    Iris Auction
       6:10 p.m. -   6:45 p.m.    Silent Auction settle up
       7:00 p.m. -  10:00 p.m.   Banquet and Program - Kevin Vaughn 





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