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August 2-4, 2019 TSFA and CTPFA will present FRESH at the annual flower forum.  This is a great opportunity to experience amazing flower shows from outstanding designers. Scan down the page for information on competitions and scholarships.  You can also go to our  2019 Floral Forum Event page soon and see some of our exciting speakers.

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Competitions are a great way to grow or keep your design skills sharp.  You don’t have to have years of training, just a passion to learn and grow. Healthy competitions spurs growth, insight, and fosters creativity. It is a great opportunity to showcase your talent. You can do this!

  • TSFA Designer of the Year competition is held each year during our annual Floral Forum. The winner of the competition will represent TSFA in the Mid-America competition. You’ll also will get to showcase your design skills by presenting two shows in various area to inspire other designers. Click here for more information.

  • The Iris Cup Competition is an interpretive floral design competition. This competition is based on a chosen work of art and allows designers to utilize their creativity to create a stunning floral work of art. Want to know more? Click here.

  • Iron Floral Designer is an unusual competition that is sure to keep you laughing. This is packed full of energetic music, fun designs, and a panel of judges. Click here for more information.

  • CTPFA Bridal Bouquet Competition is present each year by our forum partners. If making beautiful bridal bouquets is your passion, then you want to enter this. Click here for more information.



The Owen Shackleford grant is offered every year to designers that aspire to greatness.  These designers will present two designs and undergo an interview.  The winner receives a scholarship to attend class at the Floriology Institute and travel incentives.  To learn more about this exciting opportunity click the button below. Click here for more info.