Goshen County Giant Pumpkin Contest
Join Goshen County Master Gardener Volunteers for the 5th Annual Giant Pumpkin Contest on OCTOBER 3, 2020 at the Frontier Shelter on the Goshen County Fairgrounds!
This time-honored, world-recognized and incredibly fun event includes fun contests like Prettiest Pumpkin, Largest Squash and even Pumpkin Decorating! These fun events begin at 12 NOON. Pumpkins treats will available, too!
Weigh-In for the Giant Pumpkins begins at 1:30pm with awards to follow!
Contact the Goshen County Extension office at (307) 532-2436 with questions!
Prettiest Pumpkin Contest: Begins at 12 NOON
Bring the prettiest pumpkin from your patch and you could win a prize from GREAT GARDENS. Prettiest pumpkins are judged based on shape, color and condition.
Largest Squash Contest: Begins at 12 NOON
Largest squash is determined by length, width and height! The largest squash will earn a prize from Century Lumber!
Giant Pumpkin Weigh-In: Begins at 1:30pm
This Spring, free seeds were donated by the following generous donors:
2012 Big Pumpkin Diary
Goshen County Master Gardeners
Giant pumpkins can come from any grower of any age! A $5 entry fee will be collected from participants 12 years and older. Youth 11 years old and younger can enter to free. Cash prizes will be awarded by the Goshen County Master Gardeners.
Giant Pumpkin Contest Rules
Our rules and regulations follow the official rules and regulations from the World Pumpkin Confederation and the Great Pumpkin Commonwealth.
How to get started growing a giant pumpkin
University of Wyoming Extension YouTube videos: bit.ly/growwyogiants
Estimating the size of your giant pumpkin: 2005WeightTables
St. Croix Grower’s Association: www.stcroixgrowers.org/
An interactive website including message boards, chat rooms, and other resources: www.bigpumpkins.com
Giant Pumpkin Growing Tips from the Pumpkin Man: www.giantpumpkinman.com