Gathering of the Green






"It's Not Easy
Being Green"

What's that MUSIC??



"Gathering of the Green"

A biennial nationwide conference for
John Deere collectors, restorers & enthusiasts.



Get your name tags here
Online registration for the Gathering of the Green 2018 opened on October 1, 2017, at 7:30 AM CDT. Click on the link below to reach our registration website.

NOTE: Online registration will close on March 14, 2018. After that date, you may register for the full conference at the RiverCenter on March 21 or 22, or purchase a day pass for $10.00 as noted below.

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Note: If registering by computer is not a possibility, and you wish to receive paper registration materials, please contact Ken Reese (Call @ 815/578-8635 or e-mail @ ). You can also download the materials (pdf) by clicking on the links below.

Registration Instructions

Registration Form

If you aren't able to attend the entire conference, come for one or two days! Simply pay at the door ($10.00 per day). However, full conference registration is required to register for the banquet or any trips or tours, and to pre-purchase Gathering merchandise.

Have mobility issues? Rental scooters are available from our partner, Ross Medical Supply. Click here for details.

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