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GIANT PUMPKIN COMPETITION

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Instagram Competition
Saturday, 19 May 2018

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New Competitions!!
Wednesday, 9 May 2018

This year GPF will feature two new competitions: Pumpkin Patch Snatch and Dash for Cash

Goomeri Pumpkin Festival

The Goomeri Pumpkin Festival's

GIANT PUMPKIN COMPETITION

Proudly Sponsored by AUSTRALIA ZOO

 

The Giant Pumpkin Competition showcases a variety of large and heavy pumpkins of all shapes and colours. There is skill in growing giant pumpkins and special seeds and care is needed. If you plan ahead, anyone can grow a giant pumpkin for our competition. Come along and see the display from 8.00am.

 

COMPETITION INFORMATION

Registrations: Pumpkin Central, BGA Carpark (opens 8.00am, closes 10.00am, Sunday 27th May)

Entry Fee: FREE

Location: Pumpkin Central

Time & Judging: Display opens 8.00am - judging at 10.00am

Categories:

  • Open
  • Junior

Prizes: (Prizes will be awarded at 3.30pm on the Main Stage)

  • Open Prize: AUSTRALIA ZOO Voucher plus certificate
  • Junior Prize: AUSTRALIA ZOO Voucher plus certificate

 

GIANT PUMPKIN COMPETITION WINNERS SINCE 1998

YEAR WINNER WEIGHT ORIGIN
1998 J Wooley 80kg N/A
1999 M Scott 59.5kg Nanango
2000 R Leadbetter 129kg Lismore
2001 M Falkenhagen 50kg Goomeri
2002 S Totivan 39.4kg Sandy Creek
2003 S Silburn 89kg Goomeri
2004 S Silburn 32.5kg Goomeri
2005 P Moss 41kg Kingaroy
2006 M Lawless 120kg Booubyjan
2007 C Smith 16.8kg Manumbar
2008 C Smith 118.5kg Manumbar
2009 R Higgins 87.5kg Toowoomba
2010 M Lawless 151.5kg Booubyjan
2011 C Smith N/A Manumbar
2012 C Smith 51.5kg Manumbar
2013 R Laherty 220kg Kingaroy
2014 Marie Kalkhaus 134kg Morayfield
2015 Marie Kalkhaus 64.8kg Morayfield
2016 Des Miller 76.5kg N/A
2017 Tony Frohloff 272kg Minden
2018

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