Entries must have won 1st Place in the current year (2018) in a manipulated gourd category in a State Chapter Show or a non-AGS chartered organization's show* See Jim Story Award Rules document for additional specifics.
Entries are a Single, Dried Manipulated gourd that has been cleaned,** with no added finish
**See Green Cleaning educational document below
What You Need for Your Entry
Complete both the Jim Story Application Form & the Questionnaire as much as possible.
Obtain 2 high quality photos of the entry at the Show where it won 1st Place. One photo with the ribbon and 1 without. See the tutorial "How to Photographing Your Gourd for the Jim Story Award" below
Photos of the gourd during the growing and manipulating process inform the judges on the time and effort involved. These are optional, but helpful.
How to Submit Your Entry
Submit the 2 or more high quality photos, completed JAS Application Form and Questionnaire (as much as possible)
Send these items via email to email@example.com or by USPS mail to AGS Membership, PO Box 2186, Kokomo, IN 46904-2186