APPLICATION VALIDITY CONDITIONS
BOUQUET WRAPPING COMPETITION FOR APPRENTICE FLORISTS
CLAYRTON’S ACADEMY INVOLVES TWO MAIN STAGES:
Create flower arrangements: Students should come up with a floral design and wrap it with Clayrton’s bouquet wrapping paper.
Sending of flower arrangements and votes: The arrangements must be photographed against a white background and sent with the completed application form. The photos are then posted on our website. A vote is taken by a professional jury (50%) and by the public on social media (50%).
2. The final :
Twelve finalists are selected to compete in the grand final, which takes place over half a day. They must complete a two-and-a-half-hour test, the themes of which are revealed on the day itself. The awards are presented following the jury’s final vote.
** Les frais de déplacement sont pris en charge par Clayrton’s pour les finalistes, dans la limite de 200 €
The jury is composed of bouquet wrapping, floral art and creative professionals.
During past editions of the competition, Clayrton’s has had the pleasure of collaborating with:
- Martine Soulier (bouquet wrapping trainer and floral art teacher)
- Daniel Liévin (Meilleur Ouvrier de France florist)
- Alexia Jablin (Florist, former winner)
- Cathy Conreur (floral art trainer)
- Cédric Exare (Florist)
- Arnaud Lechantre (Meilleur Ouvrier de France florist)
Noemia Dimon, 2019 winner
“I didn’t have a clearly defined style before, and the Clayrton’s pre-qualifying competition and final helped me to find one.”
Lilou Lecoq, 2016 and 2017 winner
“It’s really a great competition. Bouquet wrapping gives us a different way to approach being a florist. ”
Audric Ronfort, 2015 winner
“The Clayrton’s Academy is first and foremost about meaningful encounters with the other candidates, which is what makes it so special. ”