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2014 AHS National Convention
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2014 AHS National Convention

6/26/2014 to 6/28/2014
When: 6/26/2014
Where: Crowne Plaza Resort
One Resort Drive
Asheville, North Carolina  28806
United States
Contact: Nancy Womack, Registrar

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  AHS National Convention, June 26-28, 2014
   Hosted by Western North Carolina Daylily Club
   Convention Location: Crowne  Plaza Resort, One Resort Dr., Asheville,  NC 28806

Phone: 1-828-254-3211 or 1-866-309-3864

Convention Chairs: Libby Gallion  (H. 828-652-1106; C. 828-606-0991)—
                                   Janice Parker  (H. 828-328-6539; C. 828-217-0304)—

Registration Information: Registration includes motor coach tours to five tour gardens, lunch during the tours, and two dinners. Companion dinners will be available for $50.00 each.  An optional tour/lunch at the Biltmore House is available on Thur., June 26th for an added fee of $95.00.  Please print names as you wish them to appear on your name tags. Indicate youth reservations with a "Y” following the name.  Deadline for registration is May 15, 2014.

Attendee # 1_________________________________________

Attendee # 2_________________________________________

Additional Attendees__________________________________


City_______________________________ State_______________ Zip Code___________ Region________


If you have special dietary or mobility needs, please provide names and details below (use back if necessary).
See the Convention website for further information.
Convention Registration Fees:    Make checks payable to Western North Carolina Daylily Club
Adult Registration ($229.00 postmarked by 4/15/14)                    Number_____ Cost _____    Total______
                                   ($249.00 postmarked by 4/16/14 or later)     Number_____ Cost _____    Total______

Youth Registration ($129.00 postmarked by 4/15/14)                   Number____    Cost _____    Total______
                                    ($149.00 postmarked by 4/16/14 or later)    Number____    Cost _____     Total_____

Companion Dinners --$50.00 each:   Name__________________ Number___   Cost_$50_    Total______ 
                                        Date(s)    June 27____; June 28____

Optional Tour of Biltmore House:                                                       Number___Cost    $95.00    Total______
Registration Total Enclosed:                                                                                                                   Total______

Pre-registration/payment is required. Registration forms received without payment will be returned.
Mail Registration to: Nancy Womack, Registrar, 3881 U. S. 64-74A Hwy., Rutherfordton, NC 28139
                                       Phone: 828-288-0212: e-mail:

Cancellation Policy:   Cancellations received by 4/15/14 will receive a full refund; those received between 
4/16/14 and 5/15/14 will receive a 50% refund. No refunds will be granted after 5/15/14. Registrations 
may be transferred to someone else after the 5/15/14 cutoff date. Please notify registrar of changes.

Hotel Reservations:  Make hotel reservations by phone directly with Crowne Plaza (1-828-254-3211 or toll-     free at 1-866-309-3864) before the cutoff date of 5/26/14 to receive discounted rates: 
(Double, $109; King, $119; King Executive Suite, $129; two-bedroom villa, sleeps 6, $169.) 
 You must identify yourself as being part of the AHS National Convention. The Crowne Plaza will honor
these rates three days prior to and three days after the Convention. (Rates quoted above do not include taxes.)
NoteIf you desire to rent a villa, you must use the local number (828-254-3211) and ask for the in-house
reservation office.

Attendees flying into the Asheville airport will have access to hotel shuttle service from the airport to the hotel
and back for a fee of $20.00 per person each trip or $10.00 per person if three or more attendees are taking the shuttle at the same time. If you wish to have this service, you must call the hotel a minimum of seven days prior to your arrival to provide them with your flight information.

Judges Clinic and Workshop Registration:   Please list name(s) of person(s) who plan to attend. A
$5.00 clinic/workshop fee will be collected at each session. Attendees must bring the newest revision of the Garden Judges and Exhibition Judges Handbooks (available on the AHS website).

Exhibition Judges Clinic I __________________________________

Exhibition Judges Clinic II __________________________________ 

Exhibition Judges Clinic III__________________________________

Garden Judges Workshop 1 ________________________________ 

Garden Judges Workshop 2 ________________________________

Private Bus Policy:  Clubs or groups who wish to use their own buses for the garden tours must have a
minimum of 48 passengers per bus. Each bus group is required to provide the convention registrar with a
list of bus passengers. Please contact convention co-chair, Janice Parker or Libby Gallion, prior to 3/15/14
to make arrangements for private buses. Attendees using private buses for the tour gardens will receive a
$30.00 discount on the registration fee. Please adjust payment on your registration form accordingly and
note in the margin that you will be on a private bus for the tours.

Optional Tour of the Biltmore Estate:  It will be well worth your visit to our beautiful land of the sky to come 
 early enough to take advantage of this great opportunity to tour the magnificent, country home of George
Vanderbilt and its 80,000 acre backyard, much of it designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and currently maintained by an army of gardeners and grounds keepers. In support of our AHS convention, the Biltmore garden staff, with donations from growers and hybridizers throughout the country, has added a large number of daylilies to its landscape.
In addition to the tour of the house and gardens, convention goers will have lunch at Deerpark Restaurant and will visit Antler Hill Village and the Biltmore Winery. All this for $95.00 is a real bargain!

For other things to do in Asheville, check the AHS website, and click on "meetings/conventions” or go to Asheville's official tourism website,
 We promise this city has something for everyone!  Welcome in advance... to the land of the sky!


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.