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Society of American Florists

- Sylvia Cup! 

 

 

In 1967, SAF instituted the Sylvia Award in dedication to the memory of Sylvia MacGuffog Valencia, AAF, one of the floral industry's leading designers and businesswomen, charter member of AAF, respected carnation grower and longtime supporter of SAF. As a showcase for unique and innovative design, the annual competition has seen many of the industry's top designers among its winners.
 
Floral designs are judged on the following criteria:  mechanics, balance (physical and visual), color, proportion and scale, line and rhythm, depth, harmony and unity, texture, interpretation of theme, and artistry and originality.
 
To learn more about the Society of American Florist's Sylvia Cup Competition
visit SAF Sylvia Cup




The following Allied Florists of Houston members have won the Sylvia Cup:


Coby Neal AIFD PFCI wins SAF Sylvia Cup
2008 Winner
Coby Neal AIFD PFCI


Alex Torres AIFD TMF
2005 Winner
Alex Torres TMF


Patricia Gomez AIFD
1995 Winner
Patricia Gomez AIFD


Ken & Donna Senter
1986 Winner
Ken Senter AIFD

 

Sylvia Cup Design Competition

Beth O'Reilly AIFD
Beth O'Reilly AIFD
2007 Honorable Mention
Donna Senter
Donna Senter
2007 Honorable Mention

Benoit Balloon
2005 Contestant
Benoit Ballon

J. Scott Hasty AIFD
2003 Contestant
J. Scott Hasty AIFD

LaVon Bankhead AAF AIFD PFCI TMFA, Cathy Hillen-Rulloda AAF AIFD PFCI, & John Klingel AAF AIFD PFCI
2003 Sylvia Cup Judges
LaVon  Bankhead AAF AIFD PFCI TMFA, Catherine Hillen-Rulloda AAF AIFD PFCI,
 and John Klingel AAF AIFD PFCI

 

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