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Mittagong 2021

February 19, 2021 - February 20, 2021


At last we are able to announce the tentative programme for our gathering in Mittagong in February 2021. This will, of course, be subject to any Government restrictions, however we want you to see the programme so you can start to plan!

Thursday 18 February

4.00 pm – 8.00 pm – An area will be available for creating exhibits – please note there will be no staging of exhibits on Thursday.  All designs may be brought in ready for staging.

Friday 19 February

7.00 am – Club will be open for creating exhibits.

7.45 am – 9.00 am  –  Staging of exhibits (classes 1 – 12 and Special Class)


OPEN TO ALL  –  Bench space as indicated

Class 1   Framed  –  bench space 80 cm

Class 2   Minimum Material Maximum Impact  –  bench space 60 cm

Class 3   Pave  –  (This term is most commonly associated with jewellery but when used in floral design refers to the placing of materials close together, with no spaces in between, to form a pattern or covering to the container area.  Small carnations, roses, berries, seed pods, succulents, shells, stones etc are grouped and arranged in a jewel-like design or cobblestone pattern.  This design must be kept low.  Contrasting colours and textures create interest. AFAA Manual definition Page 63) – bench space 50 cm

Class 4   High and Low  –  bench space 60 cm

Class 5   Sculptured by Nature  –  bench space 70 cm

Class 6   The Natural Beauty of Foliage (no manipulation to be used)  –   a petite design.  (A design of any style, over 10cm and less than 23cm overall (height, width and depth).  All components, container, plant material, base, etc, must be in scale with one another within the size limitation.  AFAA Manual definition Page 54).  Limited to first 14 entries

 INTERMEDIATE CLASSES:  refer to Show Rule 22.  –  Bench space as indicated.

Class 7   Arrangement in a teacup with saucerdesign to include Roses –  (Plant material arranged using the cup and saucer in any position.  AFAA Manual definition Page 94)  –  bench space 40 cm

Class 8   Take Three  –  bench space 40 cm

Class 9   Foliage and Fruit  –  bench space 60 cm

NOVICE CLASSES  –  refer to Show Rule 22. – Bench space as indicated

Class 10  Patio or Barbeque Table Arrangement (For outdoor living, generally informal.  Informal types of flowers, fruits, succulents, etc and baskets, wooden platters, ceramic and pottery containers are more suitable than delicate, finer types of flowers and containers.  AFAA Manual definition Page 75)  –  bench space 60 cm

Class 11  Grass and Glass  –  bench space 40 cm

Class 12  Double Vision  –  bench space 40 cm


SPECIAL CLASS  –  Table setting – Supper for Two to be staged on supplied table.  Competitors to provide own staging (plates, cutlery, glassware etc as appropriate for a design for two people).  Horticultural material must predominate.  Bench Space – 80cm wide; depth of table 65cm and height unlimited.  Limited to first 8 entries.

Class entries and attendance registration would be appreciated no later than Monday 15 February 2021.  Please register with:

Ray Bradley     (E)   rbb1945@bigpond.net.au   (T)   02 4861 4090

You can also download the programme – Mittagong 2021


February 19, 2021
February 20, 2021
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