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AVSA Best in Show

This is the start of a compilation of all AVSA National Convention "Best in Show" winners.   You can help!   Look up a year or two of winners from back issues of the AVM and send them to fc4a@avsa.org.

Compilation of AVSA Best in Show

2001

"Chicago" Chicago, IL Optimara New Mexico Tony Hulleman from Burlington, ON Canada
2002 "Mr. Violet Goes to Washington" Washington, D. C. Rainbow's Quiet Riot Tony Hulleman from Burlington, ON Canada
2003 "Louisiana Lagniappe" Baton Rouge, LA Baby Brian Dr William Price from Vancouver, BC V6Z 2C7 Canada
2004 "A Fiesta of Violets" Tucson, AZ Persian Prince Susan Hapner from Chesterfield, MO
2005 "Violets Reign in the Queen City" Cincinnati, OH Rob's Fuzzy Navel Kathy Lahti from Annandale, MN
2006 "Violets Vacation in Minnesota" Minneapolis, Minnesota Alliance Catherine Thompson from Cedar Falls, IA
2007 "Colorado from the Mountains to the Prairie" Denver, Colorado Rebel's Rose Bud Richard Nicholas from Denton, TX
2008 "Get Your Violet kicks on Route 66!" Tulsa, OK Saintpaulia tongwensis #3397 Uppsala Clone Bill Price from Vancouver, BC V6Z 2C7; Canada
2009 "African Violets Around the Biggest Little City" Reno, NV Broadway Star Trail Bill Price from Vancouver, BC V6Z 2C7; Canada
2010 "The Once and Future Violet" Raleigh, NC Lucien Croteau Tom Greer from Atlanta, GA
2011 "Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Violets" Cherry Hill, NJ Cirelda  Sandy Skalski from Mullica Hill, NJ
2012 "Violets Bridge Borders" Detroit, MI Eternal Orbit Kathy Lahti from Annandale, MN
2013 "Violets Dance Across Texas" Austin, TX Rob's Galiwinku Ben Haning from Allen, TX
2014 "Violet Pickin' in Tennessee" Nashville, TN S. 5f clone orbicularis var. purpurea Sandy Skalski from Mullica Hill, NJ
2015 "Violets Love KC Jazz, Blues and Barbecue" Kansas City, MO Cajun's Zydeco Belinda Breaux Thibodeaux from Patterson, LA
2016 "Violets Color the Land of Enchantment" Albuquerque, NM S. 5c2 clone diplotricha Parker Bill Price from Vancouver, BC V6Z 2C7; Canada
2017 "Florida: Gateway to the Tropics" Orlando, FL Rob's Boolaroo Kurt Jablonski from Miami Beach, FL