Mid-America Cup Design Competition

Mid-America Cup Design Competition

Calling All Floral Designers!

Are you ready to show off your skills and creativity? The Mid-America Cup Design Competition is back and more prestigious than ever. 

This is your chance to compete against the best of the best in the floral design world and take home the coveted trophy. 

Imagine the thrill of the competition, the adrenaline pumping as you bring your floral masterpiece to life.

Gather your tools, sharpen your skills, and get ready to bloom in the spotlight.

Register now for the Mid-America Cup Design Competition and let’s see who has what it takes to be the best floral designer in Arkansas!


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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

Mid-America Cup Design Competition Information

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Once registration is received, you will be emailed a full schedule of events and all rules and regulations.

All materials for the competition will be provided. Each contestant will receive the same assortment of fresh flowers, foliage, containers, and props.

Contestants are allowed to ONLY bring the tools listed on the official tool list. You do not have to bring or use all of the tools on the list. Bring only what you may need.

Please note: Knives, Scissors, Wire Cutters, Liquid Glue, etc. will not be permitted on a plane. You MUST check your tools in a checked luggage bag.

There is NO REFUND if a contestant does not show up for the competition.

You must arrive promptly at the designated competition time. This is when you will receive critical information about the competition including design categories and expectations.

When the competition is finished, you will move your completed designs to a designated and restricted area for judging. Size requirements for the designs will be announced on-site before the competition.

Completed designs that do not meet the size requirement will be disqualified.

Download the Official Tool List Here

Winnings & Awards

The Winner of the 2024 Mid-America Cup will be announced Saturday, August 24th, during the President’s Formal Banquet.

You Must Be Present To Received Your Award.

Prize Package Includes

  • Prestigious Mid-America Cup Trophy
  • $1500.00 Cash Prize from the Arkansas Florists Association
  • $500 Cash Prize reimbursement*

*Reimbursement is only awarded IF the Mid-America Cup Winner registers and competes in the Slyvia Cup at SAF.


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
Email: kay@expressionsflowers.com
Mail: Expressions Flowers 112 Towson Ave • Fort Smith, AR 72901

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