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2021 Amateur Competitions

Here's how to get involved with Amateur Competitions, including our Photography competition, at this year's Chorley Flower Show

Amateur Competitions

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This section of the show continues to go from strength to strength and is a popular attraction. There are prizes in each of the classes and this year we’ve got more classes plus a dedicated begonia section too.

Application form & amateur schedule for 2022 available soon!

Flower, Fruit & Vegetable Amateur Competition

Entry form for 2022 coming soon!

Begonia Amateur Competition

Entry form for 2022 coming soon!

Floral Art Amateur Competition

Entry form for 2022 coming soon!

Photography Competition

Show us your snaps – Enter now

You don’t need to be a pro to enter Chorley Flower Show’s photography competition. We are looking for the best snaps in these categories:

Abstract & close-ups

Garden wildlife


Young photographer (under 16s can enter any of the categories above. Max one per category.)

Competition closes Sunday 18 July.

High quality digital images only, in JPEG format. Photographs must not be modified in any way, although subtle sharpening and colour balance is permitted.

Winning entrants will win a wristband to next year’s Chorley Flower Show (adults) or a seed/plant selection (under 16s). Winning photos will also be included in the 2022 show programme and used to publicise next year’s show, at which they will be put on display.

To enter email us your pictures via WeTransfer to Please include the photographer’s name and the locations of where the photograph was taken.
Alternatively you can post them on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter using #ChorleyFlowerShow2021