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Florida State Florists' Association Designer of the Year

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COMPETITION INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION 

Designers will be asked to create:

A Wedding Design, Body Flowers and a Surprise Design  

The Winner of the “FSFA Designer of the Year” competition will receive a prize package valued at $3000.00

1.       Trophy to proudly display

2.       Cash prize of $500 sponsored by BloomNet/Floriology Institute

3.       Scholarship to attend a BloomNet/Floriology Institute course.

4.       Professional designer fee for a presentation for the Mid-season Convention 2022 

5.       Registration to Annual Convention 2021

The 2nd Place Winners Will Receive A Prize Package Valued at $550.00

1.      Award plaque

2.      Cash Prize of $250.00

3.      Registration to Annual Convention 2021

The 3rd Place Winner Will Receive A Prize Package Valued at $425.00    

1.      Award plaque

2.      Cash Prize of $125.00

3.      Registration to Annual Convention 2021

Official Rules:

Inspirational Theme: Wedding. 

INSPIRED BY NATURE, this bride and groom are in love with the outdoors, and nature, taking hikes in the woods, and collecting items from natures floor… mosses, foliage, wood, bark.  They are a creative couple and love art in natural elements, so be sure to show your CREATIVE FLAIR. 


Each designer will be asked to create:

BRIDAL BOUQUET: DESIGNERS MUST HAVE WITH THEM AN ARMATURE/STRUCTURE (CREATED BY THEM IN ADVANCE).  YOUR ARMATURE/STRUCTURE MAY NOT INCLUDE ANY FRESH FLOWERS. (FSFA WILL PROVIDE ALL FRESH FLOWERS AND FOLIAGE'S)

BOUTONNIERE: DESIGNERS MUST HAVE WITH THEM AN ARMATURE/STRUCTURE (CREATED BY THEM IN ADVANCE). YOUR ARMATURE/STUCTURE MAY NOT INCLUDE ANY FRESH FLOWERS. (FSFA WILL PROVIDE ALL FRESH FLOWERS AND FOLIAGE'S).

SURPRISE DESIGN:  TO BE ANNOUNCED THE DAY OF THE COMPETITION 

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FSFA will provide all competitors with vessels, flowers, foliage and select hard goods required for the competition.

Competitors MUST have their own tools and may use the following supplies .

Tools allowed:

Floral knife, Wire Cutters, Ribbon Shears, Stem Cutters, Needle Nose Pliers, Stapler

Supplies Allowed: 

Cold Glue/ Floral Adhesive, U Glu Dots or Dashes, 18" Floral Wire Any Gauge, Green or Lt. Green Stem Tape, 1/4" Waterproof Tape - Green or Clear, 1 Block Green Floral Foam,  1 Grande Wedding Bouquet Holder. 

**NO Power Tools, NO Glue Pans, NO Glue Guns** 

This competition is open to only Paid Members of FSFA

The Designer of the Year Competition will be held Saturday, January 30, 2021 from 9:00 am to 11:30 am via Zoom. Designers will be designing from their own studio or workshop. Please make sure the room you are in is quiet from all distractions such as phones, barking dogs, etc.

All products furnished by FSFA will be shipped directly to the competitors to arrive on Friday, January 29, 2021. Competitors are asked to open their competition materials upon arrival and process the flowers and foliage immediately.  A separate package of hardgoods is NOT to be opened until the day of the competition when instructed to do so. Immediately after the competition is over, all competitors will be required to send photographs of their pieces to contest@fsfanow.com.  Designers should be prepared to have a white background for these photos. 

Whereas we will be using Zoom as our means of conducting the competition, designers will be allowed 1 person in the design space with them to operate cameras and monitor the zoom platform. Designers and assistants will NOT be allowed to talk once the competition has begun. We are using the "Honor System".  Competitors are  asked to abide by this policy to make sure this competition is fair to all participating.

  Awards will be presented on Saturday, January 30, 2021 at 7:30 pm Live on Facebook.

Registration Closes January 24, 2021.

Registration Fee $100.00       

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