36th North Carolina Watermelon Association Annual Convention

Holiday Inn Sunspree, Wrightsville Beach, NC

March 17-18, 2017

Thank you to everybody who made the 2016 convention such a tremendous success!

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Welcome to the NCWA!

King Load Buyer 2015
Ingles Markets Inc, Black Mountain NC

The North Carolina Watermelon Association was organized in 1975 as the "N. C. Watermelon Growers and Distributors Association".

Reorganized in 1982 with the present name, NCWA is the North Carolina Chapter of the National Watermelon Association, which also includes organizations from Maryland-Delaware, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Texas-Oklahoma, Missouri, Indiana, Illinois, and California-Arizona.

NCWA is made up of members from both inside and outside of North Carolina. An annual meeting of members is held yearly in March where, with a traditional pageant, a state queen is chosen to represent the association.


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