Show Award Sponsorship

The deadline for submitting award sponsorships for the 2024 convention in St. Louis, Missouri is June 1, 2024.

Each year many members exhibit plants, arrangements, photos and gesneriad arts and crafts at the Convention Flower Show. The complete list of show winners at the 2023 Convention Flower Show in Richmond is available here. The awards distributed for these entries are sponsored by individuals and chapters. You can sponsor an award even if you do not attend the convention.

Award sponsorship requests will be filled on a first-come basis. Award donors will be contacted if any changes must be made regarding sponsored awards. The Awards Chairperson will determine how undesignated awards will be distributed. Awards not presented will be held for the next convention flower show. All award donations are tax-deductible for sponsors in the United States.

Sponsor an award for 2024 online or by mailing this form to Paul Susi, Awards Chair. Before sponsoring one of the awards listed below, please refer to this list of awards to make sure that the award you have in mind has not already been sponsored.

Award Categories

  • Best in Division: Horticulture ($100); other divisions ($75 – three awards)
  • Runner-up to Best in Division: Horticulture ($75); other divisions ($60 – three awards)
  • Best in each Section: $45 (up to 17 awards)
  • Sweepstakes in Horticulture: $75
  • Runner-up to Sweepstakes in Horticulture: $60 (one award)
  • Sweepstakes in Artistic and the Arts: $60 (two awards)
  • Runner-up to Sweepstakes in Artistic: $45
  • Multi-Division Sweepstakes: $75
  • Special Awards: $30
  • Best in each Class (blue ribbon): $15 (up to 81 awards)




last updated 9/4/23



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How to Sponsor an Award

Best in Horticulture 2023 Convention Flower Show

Collection of Sinningia – exhibited by Dave Zaitlin

You have three options to sponsor an award. You may sponsor an award when you register for convention, by mail, or on the website.  Award sponsorships for the 2024 Convention flower show will be accepted through June 1, 2024. Sponsorships received after that date will be held for the following convention. To pay by check, print and complete the award sponsorship form. Mail your form to:

Paul Susi, Awards Chairperson
207 Savage Drive
Cathedral City, CA 92234

To obtain additional information about sponsoring a flower show award, contact the Awards Chairperson, Paul Susi, at the address above or by email.