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Bloomfield Giant Pumpkin Bash

September 25, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm CDT

Bloomfield Giant Pumpkin Bash is on Saturday, September 25th 2021. 9:00a.m.- 3:00 p.m.

The prize structure is as follows: GPC plaques and ribbons will be awarded..

Giant Pumpkins $2,000 /1,500 / 1,000 / 750 /500/ 250 / 150 / 100/ 75/ 50

Watermelons $300 / 200 / 100

Field Pumpkins $300 / 200 / 100

Long Gourds $150 / 100 / 50

Bushel Gourds $300 / 200 / 100

Marrows $100 / 75 / 50

Tomato $50 Howard

Dill Award (must weigh at least 500 lbs)$100 plus HD plaque

Largest Davis County Exhibits Giant Pumpkin $250 Field Pumpkin $50 Watermelon $50 Longest Distance driven by exhibitor $50 This will be held on the South Side of our Courthouse Square in Bloomfield.

Very easy to find our Courthouse. U.S. Hwy 63 comes right to it in the Center of town. It will be held on Franklin street. First and foremost if you feel ill then do not come to our event please. We will be offering food or drink this year. All proceeds helps our grower group fund this weighoff. No alcohol allowed. Also exhibitors and attendees should bring their own chairs if you wish. Exhibitors should plan accordingly on clothing since this will be out in the wide open come rain or shine.

No pre-registering is required. Our registration fees continue to be the same. $15 per class except no fee on Tomato. Exhibitors can weigh more than one fruit per class and only pay the 1 registration fee for that class. 1 exhibit will be entered toward placing and prize money and the others would be exhibitions only. Grower needs to claim which exhibit is toward placing and what will be exhibition if they have more than one exhibit in the same class.. All will be officially weighed or measured and entered on the GPC web site. Green Squash will be weighed against AG’s towards prize money. Green Squash will be entered and placed per the size on the GPC web site under Squash. Howard Dill pumpkin will have to weigh at least 500 lbs to be considered. We will start weighing at 9:00 a.m. and weigh until 12:00 p.m. so exhibitors need to arrive accordingly. Awards and prize money will be handed out after that. All exhibits will be released at 3:00 p.m. and no sooner.


September 25, 2021
9:00 am - 3:00 pm CDT
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Davis County Courthouse Square
100 West Jefferson st.
Bloomfield, IA 52537 United States
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