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GIANT PUMPKIN COMPETITION

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2017 Camping
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Sportsground Camping for the 2017 festival is now closed.. camping is still available at the Goomeri Showgrounds and other local caravan parks.

Combined Services Prayer Breakfast
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Meet at the Goomeri Bowls Club for breakfast at 6:45am, Sunday 28th May

21st Annual Dinner Dance
Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Come along to the Pumpkin Festival's annual Dinner Dance... click this news feed to find out more

Goomeri Pumpkin Festival

THE GIANT PUMPKIN COMPETITION

The Giant Pumpkin Competition is based on the heaviest pumpkin.

There is skill in growing giant pumpkins and special seeds are needed. If you plan ahead, anyone can grow a giant pumpkin for our competition.

Event location: Pumpkin Central, located in the BGA Carpark
Registration: Registrations open at 8:00AM at Pumpkin Central, located in the BGA Carpark
Entry: Free
Weigh in/judging: 10am
Prize: 1 night accommodation package in the Sewing Cottage at Dusty Hill Vineyard



Prizes will be presented to the winners at 3.30pm on the Main Stage in the Railway Yard Precinct, across from Dickinson Park

GOOMERI PUMPKIN FESTIVAL
GIANT PUMPKIN COMPETITION WINNERS SINCE 1998

Year Winner/s Weight Origin
1998 J Wooley 80kg
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 Manumbar
2012 C Smith 51.5kg Manumbar
2013 R Laherty 220kg Kingaroy
2014 Marie Kalkaus
134kg Morayfield
2015 Marie Kalkaus 64.8kg Morayfield
2016 Des Miller
76.5kg

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