The American Federation of
Mineralogical Societies (AFMS) and its Regional
Federations sponsor three Annual Contests
to help member clubs and societies enhance communication
among their members and with the public.
Information and Entry Forms
for the CFMS Contests are posted below:
Join us for the 80th CFMS Show &
Convention, which will be hosted by the Pasadena Lapidary Society
March 8-10, 2019. The show will be held at the
FairPlex, Building 6, Pomona, California.
Lapidary Society's show page for Show details
as well as
Advance Registration and Case Display Entry forms.
(Links to these forms are also on this CFMS web site's home
The Bulletin Contest Awards and Web
Site Contest Awards will be announced at the
Luncheon with Editors & Webmasters. See
CFMS Convention Events Schedule for location and time.
Location and time for the CFMS All American Club
awards will be posted soon.
sure to use the
Advance Registration form to make a reservation for these CFMS
2019 CFMS WEB SITE CONTEST
Deadline extended to Dec. 28, 2018 due
Covers the "present time period" since web sites need to be kept as
current as possible.
CFMS 2019 Web Site Contest Overview - How to enter
2019 Web Site Contest Guidelines
2019 WS Contest Entry
Form - fillable/saveable
2019 WS Contest Score
Refer to the above CFMS Web site Contest Overview &
We suggest using a
file name that contains an abbreviation of your club/society
name and refers to the form; i.e.,
Also, be sure that the your society's contact person replies to the
web contest judges' emails. The email responses to these inquiries count in
scoring of this contest.
2019 CFMS ALL AMERICAN CLUB CONTEST
Jan. 15, 2019
Covers period January 1, 2018 through November 30, 2018.
AAC Contest Overview - How to Enter (pdf)
AAC Contest Entry Form
Refer to the "Overview/How to Enter" pdf about
how to convert the pdf form to a format that you can edit on your
When your form is complete, save it using a file name
that includes an abbreviation of your club/society name and refers
to the form: i.e., 2019CAAC_Contest_ClubAbbr.pdf
NOTE: If you have a program that converts a pdf to a doc file,
by all means use that program!