The driving force behind the U.P. Steam and Gas Engine Association is its members.
Who can join?
Membership is open to anyone interested in steam engines, gasoline engines, tractors and any other form of early agricultural equipment. Ownership of such items is NOT a requirement for membership.
We offer individual and family memberships. The membership year runs from Labor Day to Labor Day, and all membership fees help fund operation of the Association.
Yearly dues are $15 for an individual membership. Upon payment, the member will receive a membership card.
Individual members have full voting rights at all membership meetings. Additional perks include a subscription to the Association newsletter and free admission for the member to the annual Labor Day Weekend show.
A family membership allows both spouses and all children under the age of 18 to be part of the Association. Yearly dues are $20 for a family membership. Upon payment, the members will receive two membership cards.
Family members have full voting rights at all membership meetings. Additional perks include a subscription to the Association newsletter and free admission for the two adult members and their children who are under the age of 18 to the annual Labor Day Weekend show.
Claiming Free Admission to the Annual Show
To receive free admission to the show, simply present a current membership card at the ticket gate. Each member must present a card to gain entry. You MUST enter through the ticket gate. Membership cards are not honored at the exhibitor gate or the reserved parking gate.
Joining the Association
We are unable offer online payment of membership dues at this time.
While our membership year runs from Labor Day to Labor Day, new members are always welcome. You may download an application and apply by mail at any time. You may also apply in person at the Agricultural Museum Office during the Labor Day Weekend show.
Current members should renew their membership in person during the annual Labor Day Weekend show. Alternatively, you may download an application and apply by mail.