Entries must have won 1st Place in the current year in a manipulated gourd category in a State Chapter Show. See Jim Story Award Rules document for additional specifics.
Entries are Dried Manipulated gourds (single or multiple) that have 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. One photo with you and the ribbon (if awarded) and 1 without (gourd only; nothing else). See the tutorial "How to Photograph 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 JSA Application Form and Questionnaire (as much as possible)
Send these items via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by USPS mail to AGS Membership, PO Box 2186, Kokomo, IN 46904-2186