To take part in this international contest, a country must become a member of the European Association of Landscape and Flowers (AEFP), which has its headquarters in Belgium.
Membership would be through the organisation, institute or government department that organises a national, country wide competition with similar aims to Entente Florale. 

Two national winners from the previous year, (only one from each category of village, town or city), from each country can be entered to the international contest. 

Currently, countries taking part are: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy and Slovenia

Organisations representing their country and considering membership may send an observer for one year on the judging assessment tour. This will be at their own expense of travel and accommodation.


How & When to Enter?

Applications are made by the national organisation in charge of the competition

There are three cathegories, every member country can put forward 2 entries from two different categories.

Notification of entrants from existing members should reach the Secretariat before the 15th of January.


About all details of

1. Arrangements for Entry.
2. Preparation for the Judging Tour.
3. Requirements for the Assessment Programme.
4. Recommended Timings for the Assessment Programme.
5. Appointment and Formal arrangements of the Jury.
6. Duties of Jury Members.
7. Jury Marking Guidance Notes.
8. Green list- most important deadlines
9. Judging Criteria.

please see our Regulations and Guidelines.