Greater Omaha Iris Society Iris Show – May 20, 2017

Saturday May 20, 2017 is our Iris Show at St. Andrews Episcopal Church.   Single entry iris and arrangements will be accepted from 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM.  Judging at 10:45 AM.  Open to the public at Noon.  GOIS Board Meeting will be held later the same day.

New!  NEW!  At the last board meeting we decided to add a people’s choice Photography Exhibit.  photographs will be accepted during the entry time (9:00 – 10:30 AM).  There are no size restrictions but photos should be matted;  framed photographs will also be accepted.  All photos must have been taken by the exhibitor.  Classes will follow the AIS photo contest rules:

There must be irises in the photo and irises in the photos should be of the Genus Iris. Subject matter should follow the six AIS categories:

1.  Irises in a landscaped garden.

2. Irises in a field or home garden.

3. Events, tours, a person or people (at iris location).

4. Close up of an iris or irises.

5. Iris photos- art effects, macro of bloom segments.

6. Photos of pets, wildlife or garden art with the irises.

Winners will be selected by popular vote of the viewing public.

We will need volunteers throughout the day Saturday so please, please come and help.  If you’ve already volunteered for a time slot, thank you and if you have not please consider doing so.  The show is a favorite event for the public and a great source for new members.

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