Virginia Floriculture Rules



Event Format

Team of Four

Compete at State Convention



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 state convention in June.

2019 Design Style

Contestants are to prepare a $45.00 arrangement.  The arrangement needs to be a two-sided, low, horizontal triangle for display on a dining room or library table. The finished dimensions should be approximately six inches high and 15-20 inches long.


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

Virginia Floriculture Contact: 

             Mr. Dave Close

             401-C Saunders Hall

             Blacksburg, VA 24061

             Office Phone: (540) 231-4026


The Virginia FFA Association is a resource and support organization that does not select, control or supervise local chapter or individual member activities.Educational materials and resources are developed by FFA in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Education as a service to local agricultural education agencies. The Virginia FFA Association affirms its belief in the value of all human beings and seeks diversity in its membership, leadership and staff as an equal opportunity employer.