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, Netherlands, 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.
Annual membership for a participating country is 2,100 Euros.
Other main costs include the preparation of the community being assessed on the jury tour, travel, accommodation and catering costs for the jury inside the country when visiting to judge, and travel costs of their own jury member from country to country as part of the jury team.
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.