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The Floriculture CDE requires students to identify plants, judge flower arrangements and solve problems. Participants also demonstrate skills in flower arranging, propagation and the preparation of floral and foliage products for sale.

Event Location & Time
The Floriculture Career Development Event is held at the Rockingham County Fairgrounds on June 23rd.

Virginia FFA Floriculture CDE


The CDE will consist of the three components as listed in the official Virginia FFA CDE Handbook:

Written Exam - 50 questions

Plant Identification - 50 specimens

Design Practicum

Please see the Virginia FFA Floriculture CDE Handbook for details.

Arrangement Guidelines for 2021:

Members will create a centerpiece intended to be viewed from all sides.  The arrangement will not include a bow or added accessories.  The retail cost of the arrangement should be $35.  Participants will be provided the retail price of flowers and foliage that they will use in their arrangement at the beginning of the practicum. The markup is built into the retail price of the flowers and the foliage used in the arrangement

Active FFA members from the same chapter in grades 7-12 may constitute a team of four members.

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Virginia Floriculture Rules 5/25/2020 1124 KB

Event Information
Event Format:
Team of Four
Compete at State Convention

Mr. Dave Close
401-C Saunders Hall
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Office Phone: (540) 231-4026

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