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Pumpkin Power Shot Put Competition

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The Pumpkin Power Shot Put is in its 9th year in 2018. Join the crowds in the Events Arena and show us your prowess.  The person who can Put the pumpkin the longest distance within the marked course, will win the prize!

Event location: Look for the large Pumpkin Power Shot Put sign in the Events Arena, located in Dickinson Park next to the Fire Station

Registration: Registrations open at 8:00AM at Pumpkin Central, located in the BGA Carpark (Sunday 27th May 2018)

 

Other Information:

Entry fee:   Junior (mixed) (14 years & U) $2.00
                     Men's Open       $4.00
                     Women's Open $4.00

Competition begins: TBC

Pumpkins will be supplied by the Pumpkin Festival Committee for this event.


Prizes:

Men's Open Pumpkin Power Shot Put         1ST Prize:     TBC
Women's Open Pumpkin Power Shot Put   1ST Prize:    TBC
Junior (mixed) Pumpkin Power Shot Put    1ST Prize:     TBC

Prizes will be presented to the winners at 3:30PM on the Main Stage, located in the Railway Yards Precinct across from Dickinson Park on the Burnett Highway.

 

 

PUMPKIN POWER SHOT PUT WINNERS SINCE 2010

Year              Men's Open 'Put'     Distance     Women's Open 'Put'     Distance     Junior Mixed 'Put'     Distance
2010 n/a n/a
2011

Tom Gray
Brisbane

22.81m n/a n/a Rohan Cruickshank
Petrie
14.39m
2012 Lachlan Gilbert
Toowoomba
17.82m

Claire Doyle
Sandgate

10.08m Rohan Cruickshank
Petrie
11.43m
2013 Dave Arthur
Rainbow Beach
25.18m Karin Larter
Brisbane
14.14m Sophie Tiver
Woombye
13.34m
2014 Matt Saver
Maryborough
19.26m Renae Ball
Kurwonbah
10.58m Callum Shaw
10.77m
2015 Ryan Biddle 21.69m Kelly Manley 11.48m Brady Curtis 10.67m
2016 Carl Roberts
Brisbane
18.39m Macy Brockhurst
Sunshine Coast
12.65m Giovannah Okesene
Kingaroy
10.38m

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