Events in the UK
UKFJG - Judges Study Day 9th March 2019 - LEICESTER
UKFJG - Annual Judges Dinner 9th March 2019 - LEICESTER
UKFJG - AGM 10th March 2019 - LEICESTER
Harrogate Flower Show 25th - 28th April 2019 - Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate
BFA Vision Conference Dates for 2019 TBC
UK Skills Heat Dates for 2019 Heats TBC
Chelsea 2019 Heats 9th September 2018 - Capel Manor, Enfield, London
16th September 2018 - Bicton College, Budleigh Salterton, Devon
20th September 2018 - CAFRE, Northern Ireland
23rd September 2018 - Myerscough College, Preston, Lancashire
7th October 2018 - Excelsior Wholesale, Tamworth
Fleurex 27th October 2018 Hilton Metropole NEC
28th October 2018 Fleurex & College Competition
The Skills Show 15th and 16th November 2018 NEC Birmingham
RHS MIXED PANEL TRAINING DAY 2019 - London - date TBC
RHS Chelsea 20th May 2019 RHS Florist of the Year
23rd May 2019 RHS Young Florist of the Year
RHS Hampton Court 1st - 7th July 2019
Glossary of competition terminology.
Additional items that are not made from plant material e.g. figurine, drape.
Given by some competition organizer’s in the form of a booklet or text that contains all the information about a competition.
Manufactured to replicate real plant material, typically from fabric or plastic. Not to be used unless specified in the schedule.
A person responsible for the smooth running of the competition and organizes the competition room.
Constructive verbal or written comments given by a judge after judging.
Excellence that differentiates or sets apart from another.
Dried plant material
Fresh plant material that has been dehydrated to preserve.
One part / aspect of a design or item. Individual features in the distribution of marks system.
A creation of the imagination - not reality.
The leaves of a plant or tree (generally the main organ of photosynthesis)
The seed bearing part of a plant.
Fresh flower and plant material
Any living plant or parts cut from living plants e.g. Cut flowers, foliage.
Practical and suitable for the intended use.
Judges code of ethics and criteria
The standards of conduct by which judges abide.
Standards that are used for judging something or making decision about something.
Not according to schedule
When a competition entry does not comply with the rules of the competition.
Judges walk freely around the competition room whilst the competitors are working.
Points deducted from a competitors score for violation of the rules.
Fresh plant material treated to protect and prolong use and slow the decaying process.
Respect of material
Respecting botanical materials natural growth patterns and refraining from the over manipulation and mutilation of materials.
A written instruction for competitors and judges stating the design to be made and the distribution of marks
A seed is an embryonic plant produced by plants in the process of reproduction. It can be naked or enclosed ie in a fruit, capsule or seed coat.
A mystery task disclosed without notice and made from unseen materials, completed in a given timescale.
The technical committee enforces interpretation of the regulations whenever dissimilarity of view might occur. The technical committee can take any measures necessary to ensure that these regulations are observed.
A specific floristry design to be made for a competition.
What is a floristry competition
An organised floristry event where competitors show their individual skills to achieve awards.