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Annual Meeting, Convention & Mineral Show

March 27, 2020 - March 30, 2020

The Federation conducts their Annual Convention each year in concert with a Mineral Show sponsored by a Member Organization. Federation business conducted at the Convention Annual Meeting is open to all members of Federation Member Organizations in good standing. Each Organization may be represented with two voting members (Delegates) by attending the Annual Meeting. As many members of Member Organizations should attend as possible as there are individuals and programs available to help their Organizations. The weekend events include one or more field trips and a variety of awards are presented at the Banquet and Editor’s Breakfast (BEAC). There is also great camaraderie during the event and the shows are always excellent.

EFMLS 2020 Convention
Hickory, NC – March 27-30, 2020

Club Convention Website for more info

Host Society Info:

The Field Trip will be held at Probst Farm on Monday, March 30:

EFMLS Upcoming Conventions:

  • 2021 Syracuse, NY – Gem & Mineral Society of Syracuse
  • 2022 Harrisburg, PA – The Central Pennsylvania Rock & Mineral Club

AFMS Endowment Fund 2019-2020
During the Annual Convention Please consider Contributing to the AFMS Endowment Fund

Why contribute to the Endowment Fund? Simply, your donation of either an item donated (pretty rock) to the fund or the purchase of tickets helps tremendously with this important fundraiser for the Federation. The interest from the monies generated is used for AFMS special projects, such as, junior badges, judges training, digitizing of slide programs, just to name a few.

Tickets for the drawing are:

$5.00 per ticket or 5 for $20.00.
You may purchase your tickets from your Federation’s representative.


March 27, 2020
March 30, 2020