Jim Story Award Application Now Available

Glenn Burkhalter,
Jim Story Committee Chairman,
The American Gourd Society
256-883-0064   algourds@aol.com


Cash Award and Trophy Awarded to First Place Winner; Cash Awards and Certificates for Second and Third Place Winners

The American Gourd Society’s Jim Story Award Committee is pleased to announce applications for the 2017 Jim Story Award for manipulation of gourds are now available online at: http://americangourdsociety.org/award.html 
How to Enter the Jim Story Award Competition
The Jim Story Award competition is held at the state/chapter/local organization and at the national level. Winners at the state/chapter/local organization may then enter the national competition. To be considered for national competition, the state/chapter/local organization winner must (A) be a current member of the American Gourd Society and (B) complete and submit the application and required photos to the Jim Story Award Committee.

Cash Awards and Trophy: First Place Award of $300 and trophy; Second Place Award of $150.00 and certificate; Third Place Award of $50.00 and certificate. All winners recognized in the American Gourd Society Magazine.

Additional Information: Rules, information on Jim Story and educational materials on his gourd growing techniques are available at http://americangourdsociety.org/award.html. Information on the American Gourd Society membership, gourd patches, gourd shows and local activities are available at http://americangourdsociety.org/

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