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The 2019 FSFA Sunshine Cup

June 7, 2019

Mission Inn Resort and Club

10400 FL-48, Howey-In-The-Hills, FL 34737

The Sunshine Cup is awarded to the designer

with the highest cumulative points from

two (2) competitions listed below:

1. Bliss, the Art of the Event. Contestants are asked to design an entry piece for a wedding ceremony to be placed on a 36" round by 42" tall high-top table. One white floor length polyester tablecloth will be furnished. Contestants are to bring with them to the competition all materials including fresh floral products, containers, armatures and props they will use in the display. The design my not exceed overall height of 72” from floor to the top of the design. The design may not exceed an overall width of 36” or the width of the table. Contestants must include an 8x10 framed statement with and explanation of what “Bliss” means to them. Contestants will have one and a half hours to complete the task.   

Sponsored by Teleflora - Cash Prize $1000.00

2. Bliss Greenery Bouquet- Fern Trust Cup. Contestants are asked to design an elegant bridal bouquet on an armature. Contestants are to bring with them an armature they have constructed from wire, wood, metal, plastic, bamboo, wicker or any material the contestant chooses as long as it does not contain any fresh floral product.  Fresh product will be added to the armature during the competition. The only fresh material allowed – greenery - will be provided. During the competition, contestants are allowed to use cold glue, u-glue, wire, tape, pins and any other item they wish to use such as ribbon to embellish the design as long as it is not floral material. Designers will have one hour to complete the task.   

Sponsored by Fern Trust - Cash Prize $500


Tools will not be provided. Competitors Must bring their own tools.

Tools allowed: Floral Knife, Wire Cutters, Ribbon Sheers, Stem Cutters, Needle Nose Pliers and a Stapler

***** NO power tools, NO glue pans, NO glue guns****

The Competition is open to all FSFA Members. Everyone is welcome to Join. You must be registered for


FSFA Annual Convention 2019 – “Bliss – the Art of the Event”

To Register, to go:


For any questions concerning this competition, 

Contact Deborah De La Flor @ 954-684-2398






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