Region 14 American Iris Society—Judges’ Training

Information on Judges’ Training

American Iris Society members residing in Region 14 who wish to participate in the Judges’ Training Program as a Candidate for Judgeship should contact or phone 707-799-1422 or

Complete and return the application for Judgeship Candidacy below to the Judges’ Training Chair. Printed guidelines and the requirements to become an AIS accredited judge will be provided to the candidate by the Judges’ Training Chair.

All training will be counted from August 1 to July 31. That is, 2014–15 credit will begin August 1, 2014 and be completed by July 31, 2015. If a candidate is inactive for three years, a new application will be required to begin the program again.


Application for Judge Candidate

Guidelines for Training and Accreditation of Judges

Instructor’s Report on Individual Training

Judges’ Activity Report

Judges’ Training Record

Region 14 Judges Roster 2017–2018

Judges Training 2017–2018 Calendar

Judges Training schedules will be added when known.

  • Saturday, January 20, 2018
    Sydney B Mitchell Iris Society
    In conjunction with annual potluck
    Doors open at 11:00 A.M., lunch at 12:15
    Bring a dish to share, your own table service and service spoon
    Training at 11:15
    1 hour classroom credit—Miniature Tall Bearded (MTB) Irises
    Given by Riley Probst
    Lake Merritt Garden Center
    Training at 1:30
    1 hour classroom credit—Judging Historic Irises at Shows
    Given by Jean Richter
    666 Bellevue Ave, $5 entry fee
    Oakland, CA
    Contact Jean Richter 510 864-7962 regarding food and driving directions
    Contact or call 707 799-1422
  • Friday, March 9, 2018, 6:00 pm
    2 hour classroom credit—Awards and Ballots
    Given by Riley Probst
    Yosemite Iris Society
    Denny’s Restaurant meeting room
    40650 Highway 41
    Oakhurst, CA
  • Saturday, April 7, 2018, 11:00 am
    2 hour garden credit, Pacific Coast Irises
    Given by Carolyn Craft
    Garden of Jane Jordan
    Limited to 10–12 attendees because of space
    2315 Gunar Dr
    San Jose, CA
    Contact or call 408-241-9249
  • Saturday, April 21, 2018, 2:00 pm
    1.5 hour garden training credit, Median Irises
    Given by Phyllis Wilburn
    Horton Iris Garden
    7440 King Rd..
    Loomis, CA 995650
    Contact or call 530 477-2811
  • Sunday, May 13, 2018, 9–11:00 am
    at 2018 Region 14 Spring Meeting
    1 hours garden credit, Tall Bearded Iris
    Given by Rick Tasco
    Kanarowski Garden
    6147 Smither Road
    Mariposa, CA
    Contact or call 530 477-2811
  • Saturday, June 30, 2018, 1:00 pm
    2 hour classroom credit—Awards and Ballots
    Given by Phyllis Wilburn
    Shepard Garden Center
    in McKinley Park
    Parking is not on McKinley Blvd., but on opposite side of building.
    There are plenty of lunch locations on Alhambra Blvd off 30th St when you take the N St. or H. St. offramp from I-80 Business E?Capital City Fwy. E.
    3330 McKinley Blvd.
    Sacramento, CA