Giant Pumpkin Weigh-off

Spring Hope, N.C.

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The Spring Hope National Pumpkin Festival is excited to welcome the Great Pumpkin Commonwealth back to Spring Hope. 

This Weigh-off will include Atlantic Giant Pumpkins, Watermelons, and local staple, Sweet Potatoes. 

OCTOBER 2, 2021

Location:

Historic Downtown Spring Hope, NC

(exact location TBD)

Schedule of Events:

  • 7:00 AM - Fruit Unloading Begins

  • 8:00 AM - Registration Opens 

    • $10 cash fee per grower

  • 9:00 AM - Weigh-Off Begins

  • Awards will begin promptly after the last entry is weighed. 

THIS IS A GPC SANCTIONED EVENT

ALL RULES AND PROCEDURES APPLY

2020 SPONsors

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Category Sponsor: Sweet Potato

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Category Sponsor: Giant Pumpkin

2020 Giant Pumpkin Winner
Kerry Gross, of Thomas, West Virginia with his 1661.5 Giant Pumpkin 

category prizes

  •  Atlantic Giant Pumpkin:

    • ​1st Place:  $1000

    • 2nd Place: $500

    • 3rd Place:  $250 

  • Watermelon:

    • ​1st Place:  $1000

    • 2nd Place: $500

    • 3rd Place:  $250

  • Sweet Potato: $500

    • ​Hubert Vester Auto Group   Champion's of the Field Award

  • Bushel Gourd:

    • ​1st Place: 250

  • Long Gourd:

    • ​1st Place: $50

  • Field Pumpkin:

    • $50

  • Tomato:

    • $25​

Ribbons will be given 1-10th on

Giant Pumpkins. 

Howard Dill Award will be presented.

Plaque for heaviest overall pumpkin.

Plaque for heaviest squash.

Special Thanks to:
A & J Electric Forklift - Bailey, NC
Use of Forklift
Lamm Farms - Sims, NC
Decorations
Williams Plant Farm - Sims, NC
Decorations

Champions of the Field

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T: 252.478.1919

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