Royal Easter Show 2016, PFA Competition

PROFESSIONAL FLORISTS ASSOCIATION OF NSW COMPETITION
AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

 

Congratulations to our members in the 2016 Royal Easter Show PFA competition.

The theme was “Art in Bloom”.

You have been approached by a local art gallery to decorate the launch of an exhibition, celebrating a famous piece of art they have acquired.
The Competition will include 3 items:
1. A hand tied design for the owner of the artwork, who has graciously let the gallery host their piece.
2. A wired design to sit on the frame or stand, complementing the artwork.
3. A floral display for the entrance of the gallery, highlighting the famous piece of art.

First Prize $500
Other prizes will also be awarded.

CLOSING DAY OF ENTRY: WEDNESDAY 2 MARCH 2016
JUDGING DAY: (EASTER SATURDAY) 26 MARCH 2016

To enter email joh.dickens.pfa@gmail.com (See also the RAS Competition Schedule here)

This Competition is open to florists or floral designers who are a member of the Professional Florists Association of NSW. Limited to the first 12 entries.

Theme “Art in Bloom”. You have been approached by a local art gallery to decorate the launch of an exhibition, celebrating a famous piece of art they have acquired.
The Competition will include 3 items:
1. A hand tied design for the owner of the artwork, who has graciously let the gallery host their piece.
2. A wired design to sit on the frame or stand, complementing the artwork.
3. A floral display for the entrance of the gallery, highlighting the famous piece of art.

Fresh plant materials must dominate each design.

Choice of famous artwork is Competitor‟s choice.

There is no pre preparation of fresh plant material allowed.

Any embellishments made of non-horticultural material may be made prior to the Competition.

All materials and props must be supplied by the Competitor, including staging of your table design.

Gluing is permitted but note: there are limited power outlets available and access to one cannot be guaranteed. Please remember that all electrical equipment must have a current safety tag.

The space allowed for your display will be 1m square with no height restriction and will be viewed from the front and sides (please be aware of safety issues).

Noxious weeds declared by Auburn Council are prohibited from being used in any Exhibits at the Sydney Royal Flower & Garden Show.

The time allowed for the Competition is four hours.

All Competitors must be ready at 8.30am SHARP for a briefing and the

Competition will start at 9.00am and finish at 1.00pm.

There will be a trestle table provided for each of the Competitors to work on by the RAS. All rubbish must be removed by the Competitors and the area left clean on completion of the Competition.

Competitors will be allowed 15 minutes to clean up and remove all equipment after the Competition has ceased.

Your Exhibit will be left on public display for three days and during this time it will be maintained by the RAS and may be moved to another position.

As a result your fresh flowers need to be in appropriate containers and or medium.

The Competition will be judged in accordance with The Royal Horticultural Society Competition rules by a panel of judges and their decision is final.

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