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The Great Pumpkin Weigh-Off

Join us on Saturday, September 24th to see if the local pumpkin growers have what it takes to win a prize for growing the biggest pumpkin. Cash prizes will be awarded.

On this day only, we’ll have a live band and a lot of giant pumpkins. All Pumpkin Patch activities will be open and can be enjoyed by all visitors.

Contest

Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016
Time: 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Special Thanks

We would like to thank our generous sponsors for donating to this event.

Irvine Park Railroad │ Train Rides │ Party and Special Event Areas │ Moon Bounce Rentals │ Wheel Fun Rentals at Irvine Park Bike and Paddle Boat Rentals │ Pumpkin Patch │ Christmas Train │ Easter Eggstravaganza │ 4th Grade California History Education Program │ Snack Bars │ #irvineregionalpark #irvineparkfun #ocparks #trainrides #birthdayparties #bikerentals #paddleboats #orangecounty #oc #familyfun #chapmanatjamboree │www.IrvineParkRailroad.com

 

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Prize Money

1st Place: $2,500.00
2nd Place: $1,000.00
3rd Place: $500.00
4th Place: $300.00
5th Place: $100.00

Prettiest Pumpkin: $100.00 Gift Card
Ugliest Pumpkin: $100.00 Gift Card

Youngest Grower: $100.00 Gift Card
Oldest Grower: $100.00 Gift Card

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Official Rules

  • The top 5 pumpkins must remain at Irvine Park Railroad through Monday, September 26th to be part of a special display. At the conclusion of the event, growers may collect their pumpkins and seeds.
  • Pumpkins must be grown, cared for, and entered by the weigh-off contestant.
  • Each contestant is limited to one entry.
  • In the event of a tie, prize money will be distributed equally among the tied parties.
  • Decisions of the judges are final in all cases.

Delivery of Entries

Growers are responsible for bringing their entries to the weigh-off by 8:00 am. Weigh-off staff will move pumpkins by forklift. All entries will be handled with care.

Pre-Registration Deadline

Pre-registration is due by September 17th. Please pre-register so we have an accurate count of entries. Your cooperation will help us run a well-organized event.

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IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN PARTICIPATING IN THIS EVENT, OR WOULD LIKE TO BECOME A SPONSOR, PLEASE FILL OUT THE FORM BELOW AND WE WILL BE IN CONTACT WITH YOU SOON.

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