The AIFD Foundation invites floral designers and floral enthusiasts to enter the “PHILosophy” Design Contest
Phil Rulloda AAF AIFD PFCI celebrates his 57th year as a florist and ambassador of sentiment. Having amassed an incredible number of awards in national and international design competitions, Phil has presented more than five hundred programs to tens of thousands of professional florists. He was the 2004 recipient of the Society of American Florists’ Tommy Bright Award in recognition of his lifetime achievement in floral education and commentary. In 1991, he was the first recipient of AIFD Award of Design Influence and in 2007 Phil and wife Cathy Hillen-Rulloda AIFD received AIFD’s Award of Distinguished Service to the Floral Industry. Phil has designed Christmas at the White House and has visited numerous foreign countries at the invitation of heads of state. He currently serves as the is Director of the Phil Rulloda School of Floral Design. His goal has most importantly been to educate, motivate and inspire. His measure of worth is realized by students who have excelled in the industry and will prove to be his legacy.
“An award winner surpassing all others, he is revered as a true genius of the human spirit. He can turn a palm frond into a treasured sculpture. In turn, he can mold a student into a dedicated designer. His design style, philosophy of life and compassion for his art make him the finest creative wonder of our time.”
— Rocky Pollitz AIFD
The AIFD Foundation invites floral designers and floral enthusiasts to create a Neotropica or Tropical Nouveau design in the spirit of PHILosophy and endow the Phil Rulloda AIFD Scholarship Fund.
Guidelines To Enter:
Read the Contest Official Rules before proceeding.
Entry constitutes full and unconditional agreement to the Official Rules.
The Theme of the contest is “PHILosophy”.
Contest is open to all floral designers and floral enthusiasts.
Contestant must be 18 or over as of the date of entry.
Entry Period begins on May 20, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.
Entry Period ends on June 9, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.
Once the Phil Rulloda AIFD Scholarship Fund reaches endowment, scholarships will be awarded to add to A Lifetime of Learning. The AIFD Foundation invites floral designers and floral enthusiasts to contribute a minimum donation of $35 to enter the “PHILosophy” Design Contest.