© 2019 South Dakota Florists Association

Fall Convention | "Fete des fleurs"

Friday, September 27,

Saturday, September 28 

& Sunday, September 29, 2019

Cedar Shore Resort | Chamberlain, South Dakota

Convention Registration 

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2019 Convention Itinerary

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11:00am  Board Meeting

4:00pm    Registration Opens, Doug Hesnard Competition Set-up

4:15 pm   Advertising Design with Carrie Moore, (Jenny's Floral)

5:00pm    Light Hors d'oeuveres and Vendor Fair Opens with Social

6:30pm    Hands On Design with Jessica Sommerhauser, AIFD

                   Sponsored by SDFA

8:00pm    Business Seminar with Tim Huckabee

                   Sponsored by SDFA

9:30pm    Social


8:30am    Registration begins and Trade Fair Opens

10:00am  Design Show with Jessica Sommerhauser AIFD

                   Sponsored by Koehler and Dramm, SDFA

12:00pm  Annual Meeting with Lunch (ticket required)

1:30pm    Set-up for Level 1, Level 2, and Pasque Team Contest

                   Sponsored by Bill Doran & Kitayama Brothers | California Grown

2:00pm    SDFA Pasque Group Contest

3:30pm    Business Seminar with Time Huckabee

                   Sponsored by SDFA

4:45pm    Shopping Vendor Fair

6:00pm    Heavy Hors d'oeuvres and Social (ticket required)

7:00pm    Evening Deisn Show with Ian Prosser, AIFD, AAF, NDSF, PFCI

                   Sponosred by FTD and Len Busch Roses

8:30pm    Dance the Night Away!


9:00am    Registration Opens

9:00am    Pasque Design-Off | Sponsored by Bill Doran

10:00am  Desing Show with Scott Hasty, AIFD, CFD

                   Sponsored by Teleflora and North American Wholesale

12:00pm  Lunch (ticket required), Pasque/Hesnard Awards, and Auction

* Thanks to Reliant Ribbon, Syndicate Sales, Sullivans, and Accent Decor *

Design Competitions

Level 1: Under 2 years floral experience.

Create a design with theme “Fete des Fleurs” | Festival of Flowers

Wholesale cost under $50 | Must include detailed cost sheet

Size no more than 2.5’ x 2.5’ x 2.5’


Level 2: 2-5 years floral experience

Create a design with theme “Fete des Fleurs” | Festival of Flowers

Wholesale cost under $100 | Must include detailed cost sheet

Size no more than 3’ x 3’ x 3’


NEW! Pasque Design Competition: 5+ years floral experience

Test your design and teamwork sills and compete in our exciting, new Pasque Design Competition!

Part 1 | Saturday afternoon: Teamwork design

Team will be randomly selected

                Saturday evening: People’s Choice Voting

Part 2 | Sunday morning: Design-off between best team | Winner will be 2019 Designer of the Year!

No need to bring a design to enter, just your tools! | No cost to enter!


Doug Hesnard Design: Create a design/collection featuring theme

“Fete des Fleurs” | Festival of Flowers

Showcasing experienced designers using advanced design and techniques, principles and elements.

No restriction on size, materials or cost! Be creative!

Must present design in front of judges.

Trade Fair Vendor Application

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Convention Hotel

1500 Shoreline Drive | Oacoma, SD  57365



Join SDFA! 

Membership is $75/ year per shop

SDFA Membership Form 2019-2020


Contact: President Ann Edleman, SDCF

605-352-2100 | walkers@midconetwork.com