The ticket does not include entry to FloriCon. Entry tickets must be purchased separately, in advance of the event.
Tickets are non-refundable.
Competitors must place their entry(s) between 10:00am and 10:30am on the date of the competition. Registration begins at 9.30am.
Date of the competition as stated on the schedule.
• Entries may not be removed before 16:00hrs on Sunday 15th October 2023 without written agreement from the BFA.
All work submitted must be the work of the competitor and brought ready-made.
Only one entry per class, per individual will be accepted.
It is the responsibility of the competitor to book the correct class of competition. No changes can be made on the day of the competition.
It is the responsibility of the competitor to place their entry in the correct location, and at the correct time.
The competitor is responsible for ensuring the stability of their entry when placed. Under no circumstances will entries be accepted without a name.
Any instructions provided by the BFA or any other member of FloriCon or venue staff must be adhered to.
Please note the student competition is open to florists with less than 3 years- experience and studying floristry at an accredited College or Training School.
There will be no question and answer session for FloriCon competitions. Late entries will only be accepted at the discretion of the Judge.
All competitors must make themselves and their entry available, as required by the BFA for media purposes.
Through submitting a competition entry, the competitor grants permission to the BFA and associated parties to make recordings (still images and video) of them and their entry, and for the recordings to be used in marketing, promotion and any other media activity.
The BFA reserve the right to amend the rules and regulations for FloriCon competitions at any time.
The Judges decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
Aggression and/or abuse from competitors or visitors directed towards BFA staff or other competitors will not be tolerated. This includes being under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Competitors or visitors found displaying any of the above behaviour will be removed from the competition/event and banned from entering any future competitions/events organised by the BFA.
The running of the floristry competitions is the responsibility of the BFA.
Additional Information (for competitions)
THE JIMMY NUTTALL TROPHY. The late Jimmy Nuttall worked and strived for perfection in workmanship, and yet constantly endeavoured to create innovative floral designs. The Jimmy Nuttall trophy will be awarded to the competitor in any competition that the judges believe has created the most innovative design that typifies this ideology. (This is a very prestigious award and will only be given if the judges agree that the competition exhibit reaches this standard).
The presentation of prizes will be made at 2pm on the date of the competition. The competition room will be open for viewing throughout the event.
Please refer to https://www.floristryjudgesguild.co.uk/ for the facets and marking sheets.