Visitors to the 2019 Philadelphia Flower Show will have the opportunity to witness one of the world’s most prestigious floral design competitions, which hasn’t been held in the United States since 1985. The FTD World Cup 2019 brings together the world’s top floral designers, representing 23 countries, for an intense floral design competition where the winner will be named Interflora World Cup champion. Over the course of three days, the talented designers will produce breathtaking, larger-than-life floral creations from both predetermined themes and surprise packages of materials. The breathtaking creations will be on display throughout the week of the Show.
The competition will be held from March 1-3 at the 2019 Philadelphia Flower Show. A total of five design tasks will occur within the entrance on the Flower Show floor. Preliminary rounds of competition will take place between March 1st and 2nd on the Show floor with a private reception held on Saturday evening to announce the 10 semi-finalists. The semi-final round will be held on the Show floor where competitors will complete a surprise design task. A ticketed gala event on Sunday night will feature the five finalists in a design competition on stage followed by judging and a trophy presentation. The competitors’ awe-inspiring floral creations will remain on display throughout the Show’s duration.
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