Floriculture CDE

The Floriculture CDE requires students to identify plants, judge flower arrangements solve problems. Participants also demonstrate skills in flower arranging, propagation and preparation of floral and foliage products for sale.

Team Format

Four participants per team. All four team members’ scores count toward the total team score.

Team Orientation

2013 Team Orientation Packet

Event Rules

Event Preparation

Press Release

Local Press Release

Add information about your CDE team to this press release and send it to your local media outlets.


Effective in 2012 and beyond, CDE scholarships will be given as cash awards. This change will benefit all participants whether or not they choose to pursue higher education and will also develop consistency between national FFA award programs. Scholarships awarded in 2011 or before will continue to be distributed as in the past. Below you will find the cash award amounts for this CDE:

TEAM: Each member of the first place team receives $1,000 each.
1st- $1,000
2nd- $900
3rd- $800
4th- $700
5th- $600
6th- $400
7th- $400
8th- $400
9th- $400
10th- $400


Mr. David Kercheval


Send thanks to:
Mike Williams
Director of Human Resources
Ball Horticultural Company
622 Town Rd
West Chicago, IL 60185


Send thanks to:
Gilles Galliou
Bayer CropScience
2 TW Alexander Dr
PO Box 12014
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709