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October 2023 Schedule
Monthly Theme: Fire

October 16, 2023

  • Designs may be eligible for the Kay Maclane Van Deusen Rose Award.

  • All tables are covered with white tablecloths.

  • All plant material used must be fresh.

Provisional

An American Traditional Mass Design
See
Handbook for Flower Shows, pp. 70-71.
Staged on a table 30" high. Allotted space 18" W x 18" D; no height restriction. 

Novice

An American Traditional Mass Design in the Form of a Triangle
See Handbook for Flower Shows, pp. 70-71. 
Staged on a table 30" high. Allotted space 24" W x 18" D; no height restriction. Underlay required.

Intermediate

An American Traditional Vertical Line Design 
See Handbook for Flower Shows, pp. 70-71. 
Staged on a table 30" high. Allotted space 24" W x 18" D; no height restriction. Underlay required. Staging panel optional.

Advanced, Advanced+

A Design, Freedom of Style and Type

Exhibitor must identify style and type. 
See Handbook for Flower Shows, pp. 70-75. 
Staged on a table 30" high.  Allotted space 24" W x 18" D; no height restriction. Underlay and staging panel required.

Invitational

A Reflective Design

Open to designers invited by the Flower Design Committee. Staged on a 42" high dark green pedestal with a 14" square dark green top. Designs are exhibited for educational purposes.

Flower Design
Schedule

Need a refresher prior to GCM's monthly competitions?  We have online videos to help, featuring Florence Leyssène and Debbie Moran, NGC accredited Master Flower Show Judges.  

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November 2023 Schedule
Monthly Theme: Earth

November 13, 2023

  • All tables are covered with white tablecloths.

  • "Designer's Choice" of plant material.

Provisional

An American Traditional Mass Design in the Form of a Triangle
See Handbook for Flower Shows, pp. 70-71.
Staged on a table 30" high. Allotted space 18" W x 18" D; no height restriction. 

 

Novice

An American Traditional Vertical Line Design
See Handbook for Flower Shows, pp. 70-71. 
Staged on a table 30" high. Allotted space 24" W x 18" D; no height restriction. Underlay required.

Intermediate

An American Traditional Design in the Form of a Crescent
See Handbook for Flower Shows, pp. 70-71. 
Staged on a table 30" high.  Allotted space 24" W x 18" D; no height restriction. Underlay required. Staging panel optional.

Advanced, Advanced+

A Petite Design, Freedom of Style and Type
See Handbook for Flower Shows, pp. 70-75. 
Staged on a table 30" high. (Staging may be changed.) Allotted space 12" W x 12" D x 12" H. Underlay and staging panel required.

Trial Run

Open to all levels and critiqued only. Limited to 2 entries.
A Functional Tray Design for One, "Picnic in the Park"
See Handbook for Flower Shows, p. 76. 

Tray to be provided by exhibitor. Staging on a table 30" high. Allotted space 30" W x 20" D.

Invitational

A Multi-Rhythmic Design

Open to designers invited by the Flower Design Committee. Staged on a 42" high dark green pedestal with a 14" square dark green top. Designs are exhibited for educational purposes.

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February 2024 Schedule
Monthly Theme: Ice

Monday, February 12, 2024

  • All tables are covered with white tablecloths.

  • "Designer's Choice" of plant material.

Provisional

An American Traditional Vertical Line Design
See Handbook for Flower Shows, pp. 70-71.
Staged on a table 30" high. Allotted space 18" W x 18" D; no height restriction. 

 

Novice

An American Traditional Horizontal Line Design
See Handbook for Flower Shows, pp. 70-71. 
Staged on a table 30" high. Allotted space 24" W x 18" D; no height restriction. Underlay required.

Intermediate

A Design, Freedom of Style and Type
Exhibitor must identify style and type.
See Handbook for Flower Shows, pp. 70-75. 
Staged on a table 30" high.  Allotted space 24" W x 18" D; no height restriction. Underlay required. Staging panel optional.

Advanced, Advanced+

A Reflective Design
See Handbook for Flower Shows, pp. 71, 72, 75. 
Staged on a table 30" high. Allotted space 24" W x 18" D; no height restriction. Underlay and staging panel required.

Trial Run

Open to all levels and critiqued only. Limited to 2 entries.
An Exhibition Table, "Tasteful Take-Out"
See Handbook for Flower Shows, pp. 76.-77 

Staged on a table 30" high using a panel provided by the exhibitor. Panel not to exceed 24" W x 36" W.

Invitational

An Abstract Design

Open to designers invited by the Flower Design Committee. Staged on a 42" high dark green pedestal with a 14" square dark green top. Designs are exhibited for educational purposes.

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March 2024 Schedule
Month's Theme: Wind

March 25, 2024

  • All tables are covered with white tablecloths.

  • "Designer's Choice" of plant material.

Provisional

An American Traditional Mass Design
See Handbook for Flower Shows, pp. 70-71.
Staged on a table 30" high. Allotted space 18" W x 18" D; no height restriction. 

 

Novice

An American Traditional Crescent Design
See Handbook for Flower Shows, pp. 70-71. 
Staged on a table 30" high. Allotted space 24" W x 18" D; no height restriction. Underlay required.

Intermediate

A Petite Design, Freedom of Style and Type
See Handbook for Flower Shows, pp. 70-75. 
Staged on a table 30" high. (Staging may be changed.) Allotted space 12" W x 12" D x 12" H. Underlay required. Staging panel optional.

Advanced, Advanced+

A Multi-Rhythmic Design
See Handbook for Flower Shows, pp. 71, 72, 75. 
Staged on a table 30" high. Allotted space 24" W x 18" D; no height restriction. Underlay and staging panel required.

Trial Run

Open to all levels and critiqued only. Limited to 2 entries.
An Abstract Design
See Handbook for Flower Shows, pp. 71.-73 

Staged on a table 30" high. Allotted space 24" W x 18" D; no height restriction. Underlay required. Staging panel optional.

Invitational

A Duo Design

Open to designers invited by the Flower Design Committee. Staged on a 42" high dark green pedestal with a 14" square dark green top. Designs are exhibited for educational purposes.

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April 2024 Schedule
Monthly Theme: Dawn

April 15, 2024

  • All tables are covered with white tablecloths.

  • "Designer's Choice" of plant material.

Provisional

An American Traditional Horizontal Line Design
See Handbook for Flower Shows, pp. 70-71.
Staged on a table 30" high. Allotted space 24" W x 18" D; no height restriction. 

 

Novice

A Petite Traditional Mass or Line-Mass Design
See Handbook for Flower Shows, pp. 70, 71, 73. 
Staged on a table 30" high. (Staging may be changed.) Allotted space 12" W x 12" D x 12" H. Underlay required.

Intermediate

A Creative Design
Exhibitor must identify type.
See Handbook for Flower Shows, pp. 71-75. 
Staged on a table 30" high. Allotted space 24" W x 18" D; no height restriction. Underlay required. Staging panel optional.

Advanced, Advanced+

An Abstract Design
See Handbook for Flower Shows, pp. 71-73.
Staged on a table 30" high. Allotted space 24" W x 18" D; no height restriction. Underlay and staging panel required.

Trial Run

A Duo Design

See Handbook for Flower Shows, pp. 71, 72, 78
Staged on a 42" high dark green pedestal with a 14" square dark green top. (Staging may be changed.) Underlay required. 

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