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World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off: Half Moon Bay, CA – Oct 10, 2011


Get ready to see some of the biggest pumpkins in California! Last year, Ron Root (of Citrus Heights, CA) took Top Prize. His winning Giant Pumpkin (pictured above) tipped the scales at an impressive 1,535 pounds – that’s a whole lot of pumpkin!

This year’s annual Half Moon Bay World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off takes place on Monday, October 10, 2011 from approximately 7am-11am at the I.D.E.S. Grounds on Main Street in downtown Half Moon Bay.

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And the Winner Is… Thad Starr and his 1,528-Pound Pumpkin

Congrats to Thad Starr of Pleasant Hill, Oregon for winning Top Prize (for the second year in a row) at Monday’s (Oct 13) World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off in Half Moon Bay, California.

It was a beautiful sunny day and the crowds came out in force for this FUN annual event. Check out all the winners and their prize pumpkins, including Farmer John’s giant square pumpkin – it’s a beauty!

2008 World Championship Pumpkin Winners


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