Arkansas Cup Floral Design Competition

Arkansas Floral Designers!

We are thrilled to invite you to participate in the 2024 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? 

Read Below for Eligibility, Rule & Prize Winnings

All Deadlines will be Strictly Enforced.

No Refunds.


Arkansas Cup Floral Design Competition Information

The Arkansas Cup Design Contest will be at 8 AM on Friday, August 23rd, 2024 at the Wyndham Riverfront Hotel, Little Rock, Arkansas. 

Entry Fee is $250.00 – includes FULL convention registration

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

Download the 2024 Tool List Here

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 16th.

Previous first and second place scholarship Design Competition winners will be eligible to compete. 

All AIFD members in good standing are eligible to compete.

You can win the Arkansas Cup title only three times. 

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

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 completion of a class or event approved by the Arkansas Florist Association.  (MUST inquire about class or event eligibility prior to registering)

** 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, CFD, AMF
Expressions Flowers 112 Towson Avenue Fort Smith, AR 72901 
Phone: 479-783-3210


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