AIS Judges' Training

AIS Judges' Training provides an opportunity for judges, and other interested people, to learn more about irises including how to evaluate them based on the guidelines of the
AIS Handbook for Judges and Show Officials (seventh edition).


All judges and interested individuals are encouraged to attend these sessions
which are made available each year at the affiliate, regional and national levels of the AIS. 


Interested in becoming an AIS Judge?

 For the list of requirements email the
AIS Region 2 Judges Training Chair.



 Who is an AIS Judge in Region 2?

Click on this link for
a list of all current AIS Judges by region.
AIS Accredited Judges.


2017 Judges' Training Sessions
in AIS Region 2.


For more details on these sessions email the
AIS Region 2 JT Chair, Wendy Roller.


Saturday, June 24
'Louisana and Japanese Irises'

Location: 11837 Parker Road, East Aurora, NY
Time: 11 am to 1 pm

(2 hours in-garden credit)

sponsored by Western New York Iris Society

RSVP by email: Joanne Bassett, AIS Master Judge


Saturday, July 15

'Awards and Ballots'

Location: 120 Glass Drive, Aurora, ON
Time: 10 am to 12 pm
(2 hours classroom credit)
sponsored by Ontario Iris Society
RSVP by email: Kate Brewitt, G/E
by Thursday, July 13.


AIS Official Ballot due August 1
AIS Judges' Activity Reports due August 8


October 20/21 - Region 2 Annual Meeting

Location: Hampton Inn and Suites
7637 Pittsford-Victor Road

Victor, NY

8:30 am to 9:30 am - Judging Iris Ensata
(1 hour classroom credit)
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm - Judging Species-X Iris

(1 hour classroom credit)
Judge: Chad Harris, AIS Master Judge

sponsored by Greater Rochester Iris Society



Region 2 Activity Report for Apprentice, Accredited and Active Master Judges
This form is completed annually by all Apprentice, Accredited and Active Master Judges. 
Completed forms can be mailed or emailed to the
AIS Region 2 JT Chair.

Click here for WORD doc.     Click here for PDF doc.



The Show Tutor form and the Garden Tutor form are for use by Apprentice Judges when being
tutored one-on-one for show and garden judging. 
Forms can be printed and taken to the garden or have the tutoring judge complete it on-line. 
Completed forms should be returned to the
AIS Region 2 JT Chair.


Show Tutor Form: Click here for WORD doc.           Click here for PDF doc.

Garden Tutor Form: Click here for WORD doc.          Click here for PDF doc.