Steam Engine Days

Hesper-Mabel Steam Engine Days Pumpkin Weigh-Off
September 10, 2016

This contest is intended to be friendly “neighborhood” competition to display area grower’s handiwork

Rules and Regulations

1. Pumpkin must weigh at least 50 pounds and up to 6 inches of stem may remain on pumpkin for the first category (by weight)
2. Pumpkin must be grown within 100 mile radius of Mabel, MN by the exhibitor
3. Weigh in is from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM on Saturday, September 10, 2016 located near the main entrance at the Steam Engine Grounds
4. Pumpkin must be free of foreign material (fungicide, wax, dirt, etc)
5. Prize winning pumpkins must remain on grounds until 4PM Sunday, September 11, 2016.
6. Judges decision is final

Prizes — Two Categories

First category by weight:
 1st - $100 and ribbon
 2nd - $50 and ribbon
 3rd - $25 and ribbon

Second category:
Ugliest (warts, bumps, oddities): $25
Prettiest - $25
Nearest 100# - $25

Participants not winning will go into a draw for $25
Participation ribbons for first 10 entries
Prizes awarded at end of weigh-in, approximately 10:15AM

Paul Nichols

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