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South Dakota Florists Association

2025 Convention

February 28th - March 2nd

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Convention & Membership Registration 

 

Convention Itinerary

 

Friday February 28th

Saturday March 1st

Sunday March 2nd

Vendor Registration & Vendor Letter

Vendor Registration Form

 

Convention Hotel

Ramkota Hotel | 605-224-6877

Mention SDFA for room rates

Convention Sponsors

Thank you to our convention sponsors for your contributions to SDFA!

We appreciate you! 

Koehler & Dramm Wholesale Florist

Len Busch Roses

North American Wholesale Florist, Inc.

Syndicate Sales

UCI Containers

Greenpoint Nurseries

Bronze Sponsors | $500+

Silver Sponsors | $1,000+

Gold Sponsors | $3,000+

Platinum Sponsors | $5,000+

Design Competitions

Must be current SDFA member/employee to enter design competitions.

Judging will be during Pasque design competition Sunday morning.

Please include a printed sign/notecard with your design including the following information: Design Level, Your Design's Name, Designer's Name, Business Name & Cell Phone Number.  

Level 1: Under 2 years floral experience.

Create a design with theme: "The Wild West"

Wholesale cost under $50 | Must include detailed cost sheet including props

Size no more than 2.5’ x 2.5’ x 2.5’

Register design at 9am Saturday, March 1st at registration desk

Cash prize of $100 for first place

 

Level 2: 2-5 years floral experience

Create a design with theme: "The Wild West"

Wholesale cost under $100 | Must include detailed cost sheet including props

Size no more than 3’ x 3’ x 3’

Register design at 9am Saturday, March 1st at registration desk

Cash prize of $100 for first place

 

Pasque Design Competition: 5+ years floral experience

Test your design knowledge and skills by entering

our exciting Pasque Design Competition!

Create a design with theme: "The Wild West"

Wholesale cost under $150 | Must include detailed cost sheet including props

Size no more than 4' x 4' x 4'

Register design at 9am Saturday, March 1st at registration desk

Design-off between the top 3 individuals will be Sunday, March 2nd at 9:30am

Winner will be 2025 Designer of the Year!

Cash prize of $100 for first place.

 

Doug Hesnard Design Competition | Excellence in Design

Designer must have been a past Pasque design-off contestant or have higher education certification (AIFD, PFCI, etc) to enter Doug Hesnard Design competition.

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

Create a design/collection featuring theme: "The Wild West"

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

Must present design to judges, between 3-5 minutes | Including principles and elements of design, color and design style

Register design at 9am Saturday, March 1st at registration desk

Additional Contests

Centerpiece Contest

Create a design with the theme: "The Wild West"

Wholesale cost under $60 | Must include name & detailed cost sheet including props

Size no more than 11" in diameter and 9" tall*

*Can be taller IF you can see your table mates under the flowers

Must be placed NO later than 6p

1st place $100, 2nd place $50, 3rd place $25

Costume Contest

Saturday March 1st during meeting/dinner

1st place $100, 2nd place $50, 3rd place $25

Stage & Hands On Designers

Check back later for announced designers

Questions?

Contact: Kathy Jones

307-660-6573 | hyacinth411@gmail.com

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