National Watermelon Association

 2024 Convention
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2025 Convention
February 19-23, 2025
Hilton Austin
Austin, TX

2026 Convention
February 17-21, 2026
Tradewinds Island Resorts
St. Pete Beach, FL

2027 Convention
February 24-28, 2027
Hotel TBD
Las Vegas, NV


Florida Watermelon Association

2024 Convention
October 24-26, 2024
Marriott Sanibel Harbour Resort & Spa, Fort Myers, FL
President: Rob Gibson
For more information visit flfwa.com or email Katie - [email protected] 


Georgia Watermelon Association

2025 Convention
January 24-26, 2025
Chateau Elan Winery & Resort, Braselton, GA
President: Brad Jones
For more information visit georgiawatermelonassociation.org or email: [email protected]


Gulf Coast Watermelon Association
(Formerly the Alabama Watermelon Association)

2025 Convention
TBA

President: Allen Eubanks
For more information visit gulfcoastwatermelon.org


Illiana Watermelon Association

2025 Convention
January 16-19, 2025
French Lick Resort, French Lick & West Baden, IN
President: Rob Beets
For more information visit illianawatermelon.com or email: [email protected]


Mar-Del Watermelon Association

2025 Convention
TBA

President: Doug Tucker
For more information visit mardelwatermelon.org or email: [email protected]

 North Carolina Watermelon Association

2024 Convention
Being held in March 2025 (specific dates TBA)

President: Mike Marks
For more information visit ncmelons.com or email: [email protected]

South Carolina Watermelon Association

2024 Convention
January 16-19, 2025
Hotel: TBA; Hilton Head, SC
President: Will Willis
For more information visit scwatermelon.org or email: [email protected]


Texas Watermelon Association

2024 Convention
November 7-9, 2024
Location: TBD
President: Kristin P. Warner

For more information visit texaswatermelons.com or email: [email protected] 


Western Watermelon Association

2025 Convention
TBA

President: Tashi Zouras
For more information visit westernwatermelon.com or email: [email protected]