Promotions Coordinator

Debra Harrison


For information regarding an appearance of the FWA Queen,

please send inquiries to Debra Harrison,
Promotions Coordinator 


Please Email Debra Harrison at:

2019 Florida
Watermelon Queen
Avianna Liuzzo


Miss Avianna Liuzzo was crowned as the 2019 Florida Watermelon Queen during the 51st Annual Florida Watermelon Association Convention held Jan 10-12, 2019 at the Vinoy Renaissance St Petersburg Resort & Golf Club in St. Petersburg, Florida.  Avianna is 20 year old daughter of Dr. Michael and Debra Liuzzo.


Avianna is currently attending University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida where she is majoring in Animal Science. Avianna is a Certified Veterinary Assistant. In 2017 and 2018 Avianna received the UF College of Agricultural & Life Sciences Scholarship and the Florida Bright Futures Academic Scholarship.


She enjoys showing horses and steers, competing in horse judging contests, participating in philanthropic activities to raise money for breast cancer awareness and education with my sorority Zeta Tau Alpha. She also enjoys cooking and traveling. She is a member of the UF Horse Judging Team and the UF Block and Bridle Club, an officer of the UF Gator Collegiate Cattlewoman’s Club, and the Director of Philanthropy and Fundraising for Zeta Tau Alpha.    


As Florida Watermelon Queen, Avianna will travel throughout the United States and Canada, serving as a spokesperson for the watermelon industry. Avianna will hold the state title for one year and in February 2020 will represent Florida for the title of the National Watermelon Queen being held that year in Orlando, Florida.  

Queen Event Dates

July 10

Jacksonville - Sprouts Farmers Market

7:00am - Noon

Jacksonville, Fl

July 25

Colemans Grocery Store - Newfoundland

  • Colemans at the Gardens Corner Brook - 10:00am - 12:30pm

  • Colemans Stephenville - 3:00 - 4:00pm 

July 26

Colemans Grocery Store - Newfoundland

  • Colemans Caribou Rd - 10:00 - 11:30am

  • Colemans Deer Lake - 1:30 - 3:30pm

The Florida Watermelon Association is a non-profit organization.

Florida Watermelon Association
P.O. Drawer 8
Fort Myers, FL 33902
Phone: 239.658.1442
Fax: 239.658.1448

Membership Coordinator 

Debbie Alexander

Promotions/Queen Inquiries

Debra Harrison

Phone: 863.633.8306

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