Phil & Jane Hunt - GVGO
Oct 2, 2017

Woodbridge Fair Weigh off Prize list

5 comments

Hi All

 

Here is the right prize list that I received for 2017.

Pumpkins

1st - $2000

2nd- $1000

3rd - $750

4th - $500

5th - $250

6th - $150

7th - $125

8th - $100

9th - $75

10th - $50

11th through to 15th place is $30 each

 

Squash

1st $400

2nd - $200

3rd - $100

 

Tomatoes, FP, LG, Watermelon, Tall Corn & cabbage

1st - $150

2nd - $100

3rd - $50

 

Tall Sunflower & Carrot

1st - $100

2nd - $50

3rd - $25

 

Bushel Gourd

1st - ? To be announced

2nd - ?

3rd - ?

 

HD award - Plaque

 

Hope to see you all there.

Good luck,

Jane & Phil

Ryan
Oct 8, 2017

Was there really only 5 pumpkins in Woodbridge or was that a typo on the Gpc website?

 

 

Phil & Jane Hunt - GVGO
Oct 8, 2017

That's right Ryan, only 5 pumpkins. A 200#+ pumpkin in 5th place won $500. The top 3 pumpkins were a decent size though & everyone had a good time. Food was great, thanks to Frank Catapano. Thanks to Bryan Mailey, Russ Landry & Dave McCallum for putting on a good show.

Jane & Phil

Ryan
Oct 9, 2017

Yes those were a large top 3. I really enjoyed Woodbridge last year and there must have been 15 pumpkins. Tough growing year is felt from patch to weighoffs.

 

congratulations to you and Jane, Chris and Todd. Pretty cool with your fruit measuring the exact same OTT as Chris' fruit. whats the chance?

 

Also thanks to yourselves and Chris for doing a diary this year. Its great to see other growers gardens and fruit throughout the year. I appreciate you all taking the time.

Phil & Jane Hunt - GVGO
Oct 9, 2017

Thanks Ryan. Chris & I have been running neck-to-neck all season. It's been fun having him here, growing in our back yard. He beat us in Port Elgin, but we took him at Woodbridge. Now Wellington will be the rubber match for Cameron Cup. LOL. His last one is @ 100# heavier than ours, so it looks like he might have us beat, but we'll see come weigh off day.

 

Thanks also for using the diary section. Your season was quite busy with the new baby & trying to grow a pumpkin, but it sounds like you managed just fine in the end. We're looking forward to seeing you & your family (pumpkin included) at Wellington. Anyway, we hope more of our members will use this great new feature in 2018.

 

A tough growing season is the biggest reason for the decline in entries at some weigh offs. Many growers struggled early with wet, cool weather, while others suffered from the many major storms that hit Ontario this year. We were just happy to get a pumpkin to a scale this year after a couple years of disappointment.

 

Anyway, I expect to see many more at Wellington next week. See you Sat morning.

 

Cheers,

Jane & Phil

Ryan
Oct 10, 2017Edited: Oct 10, 2017

It sounds like Wellington will be pretty stacked up with four digit fruit. It might take 1000 pounds to get into the top 10.

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