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BIS Virtual Winter Show 2020/2021
Welcome to our Virtual Winter Show.
Members have kindly sent in photographs which you can see under the different class headings. Please use the navigation buttons above. The BIS judges have made their decisions based on similar criteria to an actual show. Likewise, members have also chosen and you will find the results below along with the original invitation:
|Class 1 BIS Judges||Class 1 Members' votes|
|1st Joint||54||Karen Saunders||1st||53||Jeremy Handy|
|1st Joint||55||Fred Raines||2nd||51||Ben Lawn|
|3rd||53||Jeremy Handy||3rd||54||Karen Saunders|
|Class 2 BIS Judges||Class 2 Members' votes|
|1st||50||Bob Hollingworth||1st||54||Julie Scott|
|2nd||58||Jennifer Hewitt||2nd||49||Bob Hollingworth|
|Class 3 BIS Judges||Class 3 Members' votes|
|1st||60||Jane Stephenson Ingram||1st||60||Jane Stephenson Ingram|
|2nd||59||Jane Stephenson Ingram||2nd||56||Jackie Nowak|
|3rd Joint||51||Ben Lawn|
|3rd Joint||61||Jane Stephenson Ingram|
|Class 4 BIS Judges||Class 4 Members' votes|
|1st||49||Julie Scott||1st||57||Jane Stephenson Ingram|
|2nd Joint||57||Jane Stephenson Ingram||2nd Joint||51||Julie Scott|
|2nd Joint||60||Jill Whitehead||2nd Joint||55||Jackie Nowak|
|2nd Joint||60||Jill Whitehead|
|Class 5 BIS Judges||Class 5 Members' votes|
|1st||50||Julie Scott||1st Joint||52||Robert Frith|
|2nd Joint||63||Fern Harden||1st Joint||53||Karen Saunders|
|2nd Joint||65||Fern Harden||1st Joint||59||Chris Towers|
|Class 6 BIS Judges||Class 6 Members' votes|
|1st||54||Fern Harden||1st||51||Jill Whitehead|
|2nd||49||India Hurst||2nd||52||Fern Harden|
|Class 7 BIS Judges||Class 7 Members' votes|
|1st||57||Christine Jarvis||1st Joint||49||John Mullen|
|2nd||56||Jennifer Hewitt||1st Joint||57||Christine Jarvis|
|Class 8 BIS Judges||Class 8 Members' Votes|
|1st||52||Christine Jarvis||1st||52||Christine Jarvis|
|2nd||51||Christine Jarvis||2nd||51||Christine Jarvis|
The Best in Show was awarded to
Class 8 entry 52 Crocus banaticus by Christine Jarvis
The original invitation:
Following the large number of entries, we received for the on-line iris competition we held in May, we have decided to hold another. This show will be open to BIS members and also to members of the five BIS Groups.
The classes are as follows:
Class 1. Any re-blooming bearded iris. To include bearded species. Date of re-bloom
Class 2. Any early or late flowering beardless iris, including Species, water iris and winter
Class 3. Any type of historic iris, pre 1950.
Class 4. A garden scene which must include some type of iris/Iridaceae.
Class 5. An abstract/creative photo of an iris or Iridaceae. e.g. Just the beard.
Class 6. An artistic floral display which should include irises or Iridaceae.
Class 7. Reticulate iris
Class 8. Crocus
To enter, just choose a photo of an iris that you have grown that fits one of the classes above. It would be helpful if you can send us a photo of the whole stem and a closer one showing one of the blooms on the stem. Three different irises can be entered for each class.
Please do not use Photoshop!
Photos must have been taken during the 2020 flowering season or up to the cut-off date and not entered for our previous photo show. Also, photos of entries to previous ‘live’ BIS shows are not permitted. Please note this rule does not apply to Class 5. Give the name of the varieties you are entering, unless they are seedlings.
Send your entries to firstname.lastname@example.org by 6th February 2021. Entries will be numbered so that they are anonymous when they are judged. After the 6th February, we will ask our BIS judges to make their choices.