Clayrton's academy

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

FREQUENCY

Every year

ENTRY CONDITIONS

Entrants must be enrolled in an apprenticeship or internship and preparing for a CAP, BP or equivalent diploma, depending on the country.

ACCEPTED COUNTRIES

France, Belgium, Luxembourg and Switzerland.

REGISTRATION FEES

Free

Contact

Alexandra Knoffel ou Anne Dillies
Email : academy@clayrtons.com
Tél. : 03 20 20 99 77

APPLICATION VALIDITY CONDITIONS
  • Do not mix paper with the two different patterns.
  • Provide a photograph in which the wrapping is clearly visible.
  • Follow the instructions given in the competition presentation brochure.
BOUQUET WRAPPING COMPETITION FOR APPRENTICE FLORISTS
CLAYRTON’S ACADEMY INVOLVES TWO MAIN STAGES:

1. Pre-qualification: 

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

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)  

Testimonials

Noémie Dimon, gagnante 2019
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.”

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Lilou Lecoq, 2016 and 2017 winner

“It’s really a great competition. Bouquet wrapping gives us a different way to approach being a florist. ”

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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. ”