Ben Carter
Sep 13, 2018

Bracebridge Fall Fair!

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Edited: Sep 13, 2018

. Don't miss the Bracebridge Fall Fair giant pumpkin weigh off! We hope to see you all this Saturday!

 

GIANT VEGETABLE WEIGH-OFF COMPETITION

Saturday, September 15, 2018 – 10:00am & 1:00pm

This is a GREAT PUMPKIN COMMONWEALTH (GPC) sanctioned Giant Pumpkin Weigh-off.

www.giantpumpkincommonwealth

Chairpersons: Nathan & Jennifer Veitch - 705-644-0204 ablefarmsgiants@hotmail.com Ben Carter - 705-801-6391 carterben93@hotmail.com

Registration: Registration will only be accepted the day of the show at the weigh-off area,

commencing at 8:00am

Open to all ages. Growers from all over North America are welcome.

Times: 10:00am - Vegetable Weigh-In begins

1:00pm - Giant Pumpkin Weigh-In begins

Fees: Entry Fee - $30.00 / competitor, includes $5.00 Agricultural Society Membership.

Entries not paid will be disqualified.

Prizes: Bracebridge Fair rosettes to 3rd place, as well as GPC rosettes and plaques. In addition to rosettes, these cash prizes will be awarded:

Atlantic Giant Pumpkins: $1,000.00 $500.00 $300.00 4th to 10th- $75.00

11th to 15th - $30

Giant Squash 400.00 200.00 100.00

Field Pumpkins: 100.00 75.00 50.00

Sunflowers and Tall Corn: 100.00 75.00 50.00

Tomatoes: 100.00 75.00 50.00

Long Gourds: 100.00 75.00 50.00

GVGO Feature Vegetable 50.00 30.00 20.00

Vegetable A.O.V.: 1st - $50.00

Special Awards:

1. Master Grower Award - rosette + $200 + Hand

forged pumpkin pendant

To be eligible, at least 3 of the above categories must be entered. Scoring will be

determined by placing of entries in relation to other competitors within this category.

2. Largest Atlantic Giant pumpkin grown in Muskoka - trophy + $100.00

3. Charlie Brown Award – Lightest Atlantic Giant pumpkin - rosette + 2019 GVGO

membership

4. Howard Dill Award – Prettiest Atlantic Pumpkin, most colorful - GPC plaque + $100

and uniform Atlantic Giant Pumpkin over 500 pounds

5. $100 Bonus if Atlantic Giant breaks the site record of 1407lbs

Note: Tall sunflowers and Tall Corn will compete against each other.

Sponsors: Able Farms, Kubota North, Team Lunatic, NVS Custom Finishing,

Brown's Appliances, Muskoka Brewery, GPC,

Rockhill Farm, George Martin & Sons Ltd, Pita Pit

 

 

Chris L
Sep 16, 2018

The GPC results are now posted. Thanks to all of the volunteers who made the weigh-off run so well. This was my first time at the Bracebridge Fair and it was a great experience. The great weather was a factor in the big crowds for sure and I can see this weigh-off becoming larger over the next few years.

Phil & Jane Hunt - GVGO
Sep 19, 2018

Congrats to all the winners.

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