Welcome to the Lone Star African Violet Council

The Lone Star African Violet Council (LSAVC) is an association of individuals with an interest in African Violets. LSAVC was founded in 1975 and is a resource for African Violet enthusiasts across the state of Texas. Members of LSAVC, including local African Violet Societies and individuals, are interested in sharing information about the culture of African Violets and other gesneriads. LSAVC members work to stimulate interest in African violets by providing educational activities and judged African violet shows in communities statewide.


"Violets Enjoy North Texas Culture"

November 2-5, 2016


The 2016 Lone Star Convention will be hosted by the First AVS of Denton, the First AVS of Wichita Falls and the North Texas AV Judges Council at the Comfort Inn  & Suites Plano East, 700 Central Parkway East, Plano, TX  75074.

 Comfort Inn  & Suites Plano East
700 Central Parkway East
Plano, TX  75074

LSAVC Convention Newsletter

The Show schedule, convention registration form, hotel details and more are in the LSAVC Convention Newsletter available here:

A corrected Show schedule has been published by the Show Committee.  Thhis schedule is available at the following link for your convenience:

LSAVC 2016 Convention Agenda

Thursday, November 3, 2016
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Commercial Sales Room Set Up
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration
10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Workers’ Classification/Entries
12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Commercial Sales Room Open
12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Raffle Table Open
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Classification/Entries
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. LSAVC Executive Board Meeting
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Classification/Entries

Friday, November 4, 2016
7:00 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. Exhibitors Complete Designs
8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Registration Open
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Judges/Clerks Instruction
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Judging of the Show
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Sales Room Open
2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Show Room Open to the Public
3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Workshop by Mel Grice

Saturday, November 5, 2016
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Showroom Photography
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Showroom Open to Public
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Annual Business Meeting
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Raffle Table Open
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Sales Room Open
10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Workshop by Pat Hancock
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Workshop by Ben Haning
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Social Hour/Soaring Heart Tunes
6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Awards Banquet 
9:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Exhibits removed from Showroom 

You are invited to attend the President’s reception
following the Awards Banquet.

Convention Chair Mary Corondan
Convention Co-Chair Anne Nicholas
Show Chair Richard Nicholas
Show Co-Chair Sue Ramser







"In Tune With Violets", LSAVC 2015 State Convention and Show, Kerrville TX

Convention results and photos are at the 2015 Kerrville, TX link on the left under "Previous Conventions".  The text  listing of award winners is here:


Mary Coronadan with BIS Buckeye Nostalgia (click to zoom)

2015 Honors Table

"In Tune With Violets"  Honors Table (click on picture for larger version)


Anne Nicholas and Mary Corondan  with Second Best and Best in Show

Anne Nicholas  (left) grower of the Second and Third Best in Show, Shirl's Red Sky and Jolly Redneck (click on image for larger photo)
Mary Corondan (right) grower of Best in Show Buckeye Nostalgia


Danny with Lullaby, Best Design in show

Danny Tidwell, creator of Best Design in Show with "Lullaby"


The complete list of awards is here: Lone Star 2015 Awards

All photos: Marjorie Bullard

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