2021 Fall Trek

Hosted by the Prescott Area Iris Society
Saturday, October 23, 2021

Time to put on your cowboy boots and meet up for the 2021 Fall Conference! We are rarin' to go and looking forward to welcoming you to "Everyone's Hometown' - Prescott, Arizona.

This is a wonderful area with a lot to see and do, if you can add a couple of days you'll find plenty to keep you busy.

We hope everyone can join us for a welcome in-person get together. Good people, good information, good fun - we are looking forward to seeing everyone!

Sherry Williams
Prescott Area Iris Society

Jim Hedgecock, Hybridizer, owner of Comanche Acres Iris Gardens
“Shootout at the Iris Corral- Tall Bearded Verses Spuria”


Registration received by September 30: $45 per person.

Registration received October 1 through the 15: $50 per person.

Youth: $30

Prescott Rodeo Grounds— Home of the Worlds Oldest Rodeo

Freeman Building, Prescott Rodeo Grounds
840 Rodeo Dr,
Prescott, AZ 86305

8:00 am - 9:00 AM Registration, Continental breakfast, raffle & Silent auction open
8:30 am - 9:30 am Region 15 Board Meeting
9:30 am - 10:30 am General Meeting
10:30 pm - 12:00 pm Speaker - Jim Hedgecock
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Buffet Lunch
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Indoor Judges Training — Spuria
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Raffle & Silent Auction results
3:30 pm End of meeting. Enjoy your weekend!

Printable Schedule and Registration Form

A detailed map and more detailed information is included.

Registration (PDF)

2022 Spring 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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