Arkansas Cup Floral Design Competition

Arkansas Floral Designers!

We are thrilled to invite you to participate in the 2023 Arkansas Cup Floral Design Competition. This event is a celebration of creativity, skill, and passion for floral design and we would be honored to have you join us.

As a member of the Arkansas Florists Association, we know that you possess a unique talent and perspective when it comes to creating stunning arrangements. The Arkansas Cup is an opportunity for you to showcase your skills and creativity, and compete against other talented floral designers in the state.

So, what are you waiting for? 

Check Back for 2024 Competition Dates & Fees

All Deadlines will be Strictly Enforced.

No Refunds.

Registration in the 2024 Mid-America Cup Design Competition also includes registration to the 2024 Arkansas Florists Association Convention.

Visit Our Convention Page for Additional Information

Arkansas Cup Floral Design Competition Information

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Applicants will be notified when their application has been received and will receive rules and regulations in the mail.

Arkansas Cup Eligibility

The contestant must be a good-standing member of the Arkansas Florists Association and has paid current year membership dues no later than August 19th.

Previous Scholarship Design & Competition First and Second Place Winners will be eligible to compete.

All AIFD members who are in good standing are eligible to compete.

There will be no refund if a contestant does not show up for the competition.

Contestants can only win the Arkansas Cup title three times.

Winnings & Awards

Prize Package Includes:

  • 2025 AIFD Symposium General Registration
  • Beautiful Arkansas Cup Trophy
  • $500 Bill Plummer Scholarship*
  • $300 Cash Prize from Southern Wholesale
  • Opportunity to Represent Arkansas in the 2025 Mid-America Invitational Cup Competition in Little Rock, AR**

*The Bill Plummer Scholarship is paid upon the completion of a class or event approved by the Arkansas Florists Association.  You must inquire about class or event eligibility before registering to insure payment.

** Winner’s entry fee and registration will be paid by the Arkansas Florists Association.

All scholarship monies must be used at a school or event approved by the scholarship committee and will be paid upon proof of completion of school.


All questions about the Mid-America Cup Design Competition should be directed to:

Kay Schlaefli AIFD, AMF, CFD

Work: (479) 783-3210
Cell: (479) 459-8034
Mail: Expressions Flowers 112 Towson Ave • Fort Smith, AR 72901

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