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AFAA Convention 2024 – SouthEastern Splendour

September 24September 27

The Victorian Floral Art Association and the Floral Art Guild of ACT are delighted to invite you to the AFAA Convention 2024 – Southeastern Splendour – being co-hosted by both organisations at the Ainslie Football Club, 52 Wakefield Avenue, Ainslie, Canberra.

 

Floriade will be in full swing during the Convention, so you will be able to immerse yourself in a world of flowers and floral art whilst you are visiting Canberra.

Download the full programme here:

SouthEastern Splendour 2024 Programme Final June 2024

 

Registration opens 3 June 2024. Download the Registration Form here:

Southeastern Splendour 2024 Registration Form

 

To complete your registration and payment online click here.

 

Programme

Tuesday 24 September

4.00pm – 7.00pm  Competition Staging Classes 1-8 / State & Honorary Exhibit Staging

7.00pm – 9.00pm AFAA General Meeting

Wednesday 25 September 

8.00am – 12 noon Competition Staging Classes 1-8

10.00am – 11.30am Competition Staging Classes 9 & 10 (Imposes)

12 noon – 1.00pm Judges Lunch and Briefing

1.00pm – 5.00pm Competition Judging

6.45pm for 7.00pm Feature demonstration with Myhanh Rutledge / Presentation of Special Awards

Thursday 26 September

9.30am – 11.30am Workshop 1 with Myhanh Rutledge

12.30pm – 5.00pm Tulip Tops Excursion

6.30pm –  Convention Dinner

Friday 27 September

9.30am – 11.30am Workshop 2 with Myhanh Rutledge

12.30pm – 5.00pm Galloping Canberra Gourmet Excursion

12 noon – 6.00pm Competition Take Down

 

Schedule – Show Rules are available in the full programme which can be downloaded.

Class 1 Splendiferous (Championship)

Staged on supplied black floor disc 100cm diameter. Height unlimited. Fresh materials to predominate. To be viewed and judged all around. Pre constructed work no more than 40% of design.

1st Prize $300 2nd Prize $150 3rd Prize $100

Class 2 Contrasting States

Contemporary Foliage Design. Bench space 75cm; Refer to AFAA 2024 Manual for definition

1st Prize $100 2nd Prize $75 3rd Prize $50

Class 3 Monochromia

A Monochromatic Design. Bench space 75cm; Refer to AFAA 2024 Manual for definition; May be fresh and/or dried horticultural material; Percentage of dried material at designer discretion; may be brought in ready for staging

1st Prize $100 2nd Prize $75 3rd Prize $50

Class 4 Twice As Nice

A Split Level Design. Bench space 75cm; Refer to AFAA 2024 Manual for definition

1st Prize $100 2nd Prize: $75 3rd Prize $50

Class 5 Crossing Borders

An Abstract Design. Bench space 75cm; Refer to AFAA 2024 Manual for definition

1st Prize $100 2nd Prize $75 3rd Prize $50

Class 6 Brindabella Sunset

ACT Members only. Bench space 75cm

1st Prize $100 2nd Prize $75 3rd Prize $50

Class 7 Small Scale Splendour

A Petite Design. Refer to AFAA 2024 Manual for definition. May be brought in ready for staging

1st Prize $100 2nd Prize $75 3rd Prize $50

Class 8 Nature’s Splendiferous Jewels

A Necklace Design. May be brought in ready for staging. Staging supplied – black jewellery bust 25cm x 15cm

1st Prize $100 2nd Prize $75 3rd Prize $50

Class 9 Tulip Fun (Impose)

80% of supplied material to be used. Bench space 75cm; Cost $60

1st Prize $100 2nd Prize $75 3rd Prize $50

Class 10 When Life Gives You Lemons… (Impose for team of 2)

80% of supplied material to be used; Cost $75 (1 registrant only to pay) Space allowed 1m square. Judged all around

1st Prize $100 2nd Prize $75 3rd Prize $50

Class 11 Nature As Art – Virtual Class limited to those not able to attend in person

Special Conditions of entry are available in the full downloadable programme

Mixed media wallhanging; Refer below for definition Dimensions 75cm height 50cm width

Definitions to be used in judging Wall hangings: (page 102 2nd Edition AFAA Manual) are designs that hang against a vertical surface, using any combination of fresh, treated and/or dried plant material. Mixed Media: An Art form which may combine and integrate any variety of materials e.g. paints of all descriptions, Plaster of Paris, fabrics, wood, wool & yarns, “found” objects like plastic and steel, into a floral art design. The Elements and Principles of Design will always apply. Fresh material to predominate.

1st Prize $100 2nd Prize $75 3rd Prize $50 Prizes sponsored by Box Hill Floral Art Group

 

We gratefully acknowledge the following sponsors for their generosity in supporting Southeastern Spendour AFAA 2024 Convention

The Horticultural Society of Canberra

Rosettes and Ribbons – The Brennan Family

Special Awards

Best In Show – AFAA

Runner Up to Best in Show – FAGACT

Best Use of Foliage – VFAA

Best Use of Colour – FASQ

Best Impose – FloralArtOnline.Com

Best Interpretation – NSWFAA

Most Creative Design – Madhu Shah

 

Details

Start:
September 24
End:
September 27

Organisers

Floral Art Guild of ACT
VFAA

Venue

Ainslie Football Clib
52 Wakefield Ave
, Ainslie, ACT 2602 Australia
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