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Thank you to the following AHS Regions and Daylily Clubs:

AHS Region 10

Austin Daylily Society

Brazosport DL Society

CENLA Daylily Society

Central Alabama Daylily Society

Central Georgia Daylily Club

Central Florida Daylily Society

Central Missouri Hemerocallis Society

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Central Oklahoma Hemerocallis Society

Cobb County Daylily Society

Connecticut Daylily Society

Daylily Society of Minnesota

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Flint Hills Daylily Society

Greater St. Louis Daylily Society

Mississippi Gulf Coast Daylily Society

Piedmont Daylily Club

Pittsburgh Iris & Daylily Society

Pittsburgh Iris & Daylily Society

Puget Sound Daylily Club

Savannah Hemerocallis Society

South Georgia Hemerocallis Society

Willamette Valley Daylily Club

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Olin Frazier

Betty Roberts

Melodye Campbell

Elizabeth & Greg Trotter

Duane Cookson

Timothy Greiter

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AHS Exhibition Judges Handbook 2017

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The new 2017 edition of Daylily Exhibitions** contains hundreds of changes, clarifications, consolidations and additions designed to eliminate actual problems encountered at shows and to remove confusing, contradictive and redundant material in the previous edition.  To further enhance the learning process the new edition also features more than 100 full-color photographs, including 65 illustrating the daylily forms, subforms and color patterns. 

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Highlights of some of the additions and/or changes in the 2017 edition:


  Procedures for dealing with ethics violations

Clarification regarding those with the power to disqualify an entry and a list detailing the only reasons an entry may be disqualified

Clarification regarding the ownership and those allowed to transport and enter a given entry into a show

A new Seedling Distinction worksheet, along with guidelines

The requirement for judges to sign their Best-in-Show form

An additional tie breaker for Best-in-Show tabulation and the procedure for determining the outcome if entries remain tied after exhausting all tie breakers

 A validation form for the requirement of an exhibition judge to show flowers in accredited shows to retain certification was added to the show schedule

A procedure for transporting very tall seedling scapes to a show

Clarification of the requirements for a double to be considered fully double

The definition of a double (percentage requirements), including a new AHS list of Doubles for show purposes

Clarification on judging the spider form

Redundant sections dealing with point scoring were consolidated

Penalty point assessment under Condition and Grooming for pollen and transitory insects was clarified


**All AHS exhibition judges are required to possess the latest edition of Daylily Exhibitions: A Practical Guide for Daylily Exhibitors, Judges and Show Chairs. This edition was approved by the AHS Board of Directors and replaces ALL previous editions as of January 1, 2017.

The American Hemerocallis Society, Inc. (AHS) is a non-profit organization. The AHS is organized exclusively for educational and scientific purposes, and especially to promote, encourage, and foster the development and improvement of the genus Hemerocallis and public interest therein. These purposes are expressly limited so that AHS qualifies as an exempt organization under Section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 or the corresponding provision of any future U.S. Internal Revenue Law.