Membership in the Show Me Gourd Society

Annual SMGS family memberships are $15.00. Membership renewal will come due on March 1 of each year. Upon payment, members will receive confirmation of payment, either by e-mail or postal mail.


For more information or if you have any questions, please contact: Pat Kamler,


Membership Benefits

When you become a member of the Show-Me Gourd Society (SMGS), you will receive:

  • Quarterly issues of our newsletter: The Gourd Arbor (Email required for newsletter and communications updates.)
  • Gourd Art Festival information
  • Discounted Festival competition entry fees
  • Updates of news and events throughout the year
  • Voting privileges at two yearly all member meetings
  • Information on sources for gourds and seeds, educational materials, tools, and supplies

American Gourd Society Membership 

SMGS is the XI Chapter of the American Gourd society (AGS) which oversees more than 25 state chapters in the nation. As part of this affiliation, our membership roster (name, address, email) will be shared with AGS. If you do not want your personal information shared with AGS, please note on your membership form/renewal. Join or renew AGS membership and receive The Gourd Magazine.


New Membership  or SMGS Renewal

Two Ways to Pay! Online or by mail.


1. By mail

Pat Kamler
1340 Lanvale Drive
St. Louis, MO 63119 

2. Online through Credit Card or PayPal—add to cart.


Pay your annual SMGS membership dues through Credit/Debit Card or PayPal.



Gourd Society questions? Contact: Madonna Watermon, SMGS president

 SMGS Website questions? Contact: Lynda Roberson



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