Contact information:

Gulf Coast Watermelon Association, Inc.

237 NE 11th Ave.

Trenton, Florida 32693

(352) 262-1829



Promotions/Queen Inquiries

(334) 369-8430



The GCWA Queen is available for appearances and promotions.

Please contact Jordan Sawyers to schedule!


2019 Gulf Coast Watermelon Queen

Taylor Skipper

Katie Eubanks (2007), Samantha Pitts (2008), Anne-Marie Whatley (2011), Amber Thornton (2012), Jordan Sawyers (2013), Montana Savage (2014),  Madison Laney (2016), Paige Severino (2017), Sarah Jane Levine (2018), Taylor Skipper (2019)

The Gulf Coast Watermelon Association (formerly called the Alabama Watermelon Association) is searching for an enthusiastic and professional representative who will become the Promotional Ambassador for the association for the upcoming year. She will make appearances in schools, supermarkets, parades, festivals, media interviews, as well as many other functions scheduled to promote the watermelon industry. The Queen will be a paid public relations representative and will also receive scholarship money. Upon completion of her reign, she will compete for the title of National Watermelon Queen at the National Watermelon Association's Annual Convention.


Are you interested in representing the Gulf Coast Watermelon Association?
Please contact Jordan Sawyers at (334) 791-6230 or













Our Beloved "Has Beens"

The Past Queens of the GCWA & AWA

2000 - Andrea Fowler

2001 - Heather Kengel

2002 - Jennifer Sullivan Shoupe

2003 - Christina Vranich

2004 - Megan Flinn Boyd

2005 - Candice Fralish Hales

2006 - Catherine Odom Lewis

2007 - Katie Strickland Eubanks

2008 - Samantha Dunn Pitts

2009 - Melinda Gooch de la Garza

2010 - Kimberly McCay Scott

2011 - Anne-Marie Urrutia Whatley

2012 - Amber Nolin Thornton

2013 - Jordan Skipper Sawyers

2014 - Montana Savage

2015 - Lenze Morris

2016 - Madison Laney

2017 - Paige Severino

2018 - Sarah Jane Levine



These ladies are the heart and soul of this association and we love them all!