Giant Pumpkin &
Watermelon Weigh-off

Spring Hope, N.C.

about

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. 

Location:

First Baptist Church of Spring Hope

111 N. Walnut Street

Spring Hope, NC 27882

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

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

Spring Acres
Spring Acres

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Legget Farming
Legget Farming

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Royce Bone
Royce Bone

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Champions of the Field 

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

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

  •  Bushel Gourd

    • ​1st Place: 250

  • Long Gourd

    • ​1st Place: $50

  • Field Pumpkin

    • $50

  • Tomato

    • $25​

WORM POWER TURF

Category Sponsor: Giant Pumpkin

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Category Sponsor: Sweet Potato

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Special Thanks to:


Use of Forklift & Operator

Lamm Farms - Sims, NC
Decorations

Williams Plant Farm - Sims, NC
Decorations

Ribbons will be given 1-10th on

Giant Pumpkins. 

Howard Dill Award will be presented.

Plaque for heaviest overall pumpkin.

Plaque for heaviest squash.