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Results Are in for 2020 Pumpkin Weigh-Off!

Our 12th Annual Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off is now in the books!  

Pumpkin growers from Cheyenne down to Pueblo gathered here last Saturday to weigh their amazing produce. This year’s competition featured 14 entries in multiple categories from some of the top growers in the region as well as 3 kids division entries. The day’s top prize went to Jim Grande for his 1,337 lb. giant, marking his first time as Fort Collins Nursery’s Weigh-Off champion!

Here is a list of all of this year’s winners.

Heaviest Pumpkin

  • 1stPlace- Jim Grande  (1337 lbs)
  • 2ndPlace-  Chad New (1251 lbs)
  • 3rdPlace- Andy Corbin (1100 lbs)
  • 4th Place- Joe Scherber (1017 lbs)
  • 5th Place – Marc Sawtelle (956 lbs)
  • 6thPlace- Mick Hodges (915 lbs)
  • 7th Place – Will Pierce (853 lbs)
  • 8th Place – Tricia Lind (480 lbs)
  • 9th Place –  Zane Kunau (402 lbs)
  • 10th Place – Heather Bruce (61 lbs)
  • 11th Place – Leif Ritter (16 lbs)

Heaviest Squash

  • 1st Place- Andy Corbin (334 lbs)

 Howard Dill (Prettiest Pumpkin)

  • 1st Place- Tricia Lind

 Bushel Gourd

  • 1st Place – Teresa Rodriguez (57 lbs)

Long Gourd

  • 1st Place – Joe Scherber (101″)

Kids Division Heaviest Pumpkin

  • 1st Place – Wyatt Pierce (350 lbs)
  • 2nd Place – Owen Dietzler (242 lbs)
  • 3rd Place – Olivia Thayer Speshock (181 lbs)

Originally published on October 12th, 2020.