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.
Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016
Time: 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
We would like to thank our generous sponsors for donating to this event.
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
- 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 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.
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.