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Narrabri – A Country Mile

August 6 - August 7

Members and visitors are invited to a Floral Design Competition and Demonstrations
6th and 7th August 2022
Narrabri Bowling Club, 179 Maitland Street, NARRABRI.

A Land of Grasses, Grains & River Gums

OPEN TO ALL – Bench spaces as indicated
Class 1 A Country Mile – A Design to include Grasses, Grains & River Gum – bench space 80 cm
Class 2 River Whispers bench space 60 cm
Class 3 Sunsets of Gold and Fire – An Interpretive Horizontal Design – bench space 80cm
Class 4 Balancing Act – bench space 60cm
Class 5 Strings and Things – bench space 60 cm
Class 6 Textural Contrasts – A petite design Limited to first 14 entries
Definition of Petite: 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

Class 12 A Floor Arrangement – 1metre x 1metre (Open to one or two people)
A Country Mile – A design to include Grasses, Grains & River Gums

INTERMEDIATE CLASSES for definition of Intermediate refer to Show Rule 20
Class 7 A Country Mile – A design to include Grasses, Grains & River Gums – Bench space 60cm
Class 8 Sunsets of Gold and Fire – An Interpretive Horizontal Design. bench space 60cm

NOVICE CLASSES – for definition of Novice refer to Show Rule 20
Class 9 A Country Mile – A design to include Grasses, Grains & River Gums – Bench space 60cm
Class 10 Centre of Attention

Class 11 NOVICE CLASS – Open to locals only/floristry students
A Design for a Barbeque – Bench space 60cm

CHILDREN – 16 and Over 10 Bench space 60cm
Class 13 A Miniature Garden
Class 14 Diorama of Seeds/Pods and Grains. Note: Diorama Definition – a model
representing a scene with three dimensional figures.

CHILDREN – 10 and Under
Class 15 A Country Mile – A design to include Grasses, Grains & River Gums
Class 16 Crazy Critters – Flowers, fruit, vegetables, etc. used to create a recognizable or imaginary creature or animal.

SHOW RULES – see also General Show Rules by clicking here
All classes have grey material on the bench except class
Bench space – as indicated. Bench depth 60cm. Height unlimited
Horticultural material should predominate in all classes
All exhibits judged from the front and sides.
Designs may be brought in ready for staging.
This is a two day event – exhibits should remain on the show bench until 12.30pm Sunday 7th August 2022
All exhibits judged under the guidelines of the Australian Floral Art Association Manual.

NSWFAA Rosette and Bunnings Voucher to the value of $30 will be awarded for the Best in Show selected from the 1st place winners from Classes 1-12
Each exhibitor in the children’s classes will be awarded a NSWFAA certificate.
Prize money for first places from Classes 13-16 will be awarded $5.


Friday 5th August
11am – The Bowling Club will be open for staging exhibits. (Classes 1 – 16)

Saturday 6th August
7am – 8.30am       The Bowling Club will be open for staging exhibits (Classes 1 – 16)
9.00 – 9.45             Judging / morning tea / registrations
10.15 -10.30         Opening and Welcome by NSWFAA President – Madhu Shah
10.30 -11.15          Demonstration by Michael Cordeiro “Inspired By”
11.30 -1.00 pm      Demonstration/Workshop with Helen Mitchell “Tatami”
1.00pm – 2.15 pm Lunch
2.15 – 2.45            Judges comments/analysis of exhibits
2.45 – 3.15            Demonstration by Ngaire Gamack “Look Around”
3.30 – 4.00            Demonstration by Gayle Robinson – “Covering Containers”
4.15 pm                NSWFAA Judges Meeting

7pm                      Friendship Dinner at the RSL Club – Ordering from the menu.

Sunday 7th August
8.30 am                NSWFAA AGM and General Meeting
9.30 am                Morning tea
10.00 -10.15         Opening and Welcome by NSWFAA President – Madhu Shah
10.15 -12.15pm    Demonstration/Workshop with Gwen Hartley titled “Fibre Art meets Floral Art”
12.15 -12.30 pm    Competition hints / Class Interpretations / Q&A

Close and the dismantling of exhibits

Lunches, Morning and Afternoon teas at own expense
Cost: NSWFAA Members Saturday $25; Sunday $20
Non Members Saturday $30; Sunday $25

Viewing exhibits free entry
Attendance at demonstrations $15 for Morning and $15 for Afternoon

Contacts: Sue Waugh Secretary of the Narrabri Garden Club: m. 0459 629 190 e. sue.waugh@bigpond.com
Madhu Shah President NSW Floral Art Association m: 0414 606 999 e. madhushah999@hotmail.com

Please send attendance registrations and payments to :
NSWFAA Treasurer Mary Sweeney 418 Pipers Creek Rd, Dondingalong 2440
Or – D/D NAB Bank – NSWFAA Inc. BSB 082 595 – Acc No 663290627
Please use your name as a reference e.g. SWEENEY/NARRABRI MEETING

Alternatively you can register and pay for your attendance by clicking here

Please send competition class entries to NSW Floral Art Association Show Secretary by Monday 1st August 2022
Deidre Hill email: quindalupnursery@bigpond.com m) 0475 907 203 – Home 0248871254
All acceptances will be acknowledged by email/post, with further details where

CATERING: Lunches, Morning and Afternoon Teas available directly through the club.
Please note – It is the Bowling Club’s policy that no food or drink may be brought into the Club
Saturday 6th – 7pm Friendship Dinner at the RSL Club – ordering from the menu

The following are in the immediate vicinity of the RSL Club.
Southern Cross Motor Inn, 24 Maitland Street, (directly across the road from RSL Club) Ph: 02 6792 3838
Mid Town Inn, 41 Maitland Street Ph: 02 6792 2233
Big Sky Caravan Park (Cabins available) 11-35 Tibbereena St, Ph: 02 6792 1294*
The Club Motel, 115-117 Barwan Street, Narrabri, Ph: 02 67923191 
Adelong Motel, 174 Maitland Street, Ph: 02 6792 1488
*These are in the main part of town. There are others to choose from.



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