Class 43 – Giant Pumpkin Fest

Northern Ontario Agri-Food Educational & Marketing Inc.

Giant Pumpkin Fest

Director:  Debbie Legrow, 705-647-5248

Rules

1. The pumpkin must be grown in Northern Ontario.
2. The pumpkin must be planted and looked after by the exhibitor.
3. Must have a New Liskeard Fall Fair exhibitor’s number. Adult exhibitors must have a paid New Liskeard Agriculture Membership – $5.00.
4. Pumpkin to be brought to the Fair on Wednesday of Fair Week between 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. for weigh-in. If this year’s largest pumpkin is larger than the current record to date of 1147 lbs, the exhibitor will be awarded $100.00 and bragging rights to have grown the LARGEST PUMPKIN IN NORTHERN ONTARIO.
6. Extra large pumpkins should be on a pallet, please weigh pallet before and mark this weight on the pallet to be able to determine the actual weight of the pumpkin alone.
7. Each Youth and Adult Exhibitor can enter up to 11 pumpkins in the Pumpkin Fest (5 in the main youth or adult section, as applicable, and 6 in the Just for Fun specialty section).
8. All pumpkins must be displayed in the PUMPKIN PATCH.

Tips for Growing and calculating the weight of your Giant Pumpkin

– How to grow a giant pumpkin: www.backyardgardener.com/pumpkin.html
– How to weigh a pumpkin – www.backyardgardener.com/weight.html

Just For Fun Specialty Pumpkins

1ST PLACE ROSETTE ONLY – NO PRIZE MONEY

– OPEN TOBOTH YOUTH AND ADULTS

– ALL SPECIALTY PUMPKINS TO BE UNDER 40 LBS.

THE SPECIALTY PUMPKINS WILL BE JUDGED SEPARATELY FROM THE MAIN YOUTH AND ADULT SECTIONS

A) Smallest (1-4 lbs)

B) Greenest

C) Yellowest

D) Orangest

E) Oddest Shape

F) Best Shape

Section

1. YOUTH GIANT PUMPKIN 100 lbs & over
Grand Champion: $25.00 + Rosette (SPONSORED BY AIDIE CREEK GARDENS), 2ND: $15.00, 3RD: $10.00
2. YOUTH PUMPKIN 40-99 lbs
1st: $10.00, 2nd: $8.00, 3rd: $6.00
3. YOUTH PUMPKIN Under 39 lbs
1st: $6.00, 2nd: $5.00, 3rd: $4.00
4. YOUTH PIE PUMPKIN
1st: $6.00, 2nd: $5.00, 3rd: $4.00
5. YOUTH BEST DECORATED/CARVED PUMPKIN
1ST $15.00, 2ND $5.00, 3RD $5.00

6. ADULT GIANT PUMPKIN – 100 LBS AND OVER
GRAND CHAMPION $25.00, FOOD BASIC GIFT CARD + ROSETTE
2ND  $15.00 3RD – $10.00

7. ADULT PUMPKIN 40-99 lbs
1st $10.00 2nd $8.00 3rd $6.00
8. ADULT PUMPKIN Under 39 lbs
1st: $6.00, 2nd: $5.00, 3rd: $4.00
9. ADULT PIE PUMPKIN
1st: $6.00, 2nd: $5.00, 3rd: $4.00
10. ADULT BEST DECORATED/CARVED PUMPKIN
1st: $15.00 2nd: $10.00, 3rd: $5.00

General Entry Form