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October 1, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - October 8, 2023 @ 3:00 pm EDT

We have decided to postpone this Sunday’s weighoff in Ridgefield due to the rain forecast. We have been following the track of that tropical storm all day and have not seen any scenario where it wasn’t going to rain for most of the day. So we’ll move it to Sunday Oct 1.
We’ll keep all the scheduled times the same:

Event: Unloading begins at 10:00 am Weigh off starts at 12:00 Noon

Pre-registration: Required – Deadline is September 19

            How:   Return the Official Form completed and signed by email to Ctpumpkins@gmail.com

Entry Fee: $25 – pay in advance by PayPal at Ctpumpkins@gmail.com (Send as a ‘Friend’ to avoid PP fees)    

Fruits must be clean and free of pesticide/fungicide and arrive on a pallet.


GPC sanctioned event following established GPC rules

Prize Money:  Giant Pumpkins $3000, $2000, $750, $400, $250

Squash $300, $100 (see squash entry rules on reg form)

Long Gourd $100 – Bushel Gourd $100 – Howard Dill Award $100 – Youth Award $100

Pumpkins, Squash, Watermelons, Bushel Gourds, Field pumpkins, Marrow, Tomatoes can be weighed for official weights

Long Gourds will be measured for an official length

GPC plaques and ribbons will be awarded for all categories after the weighing is completed

If you have any questions, please email the CTGPGC at Ctpumpkins@gmail.com


October 1, 2023 @ 12:00 pm EDT
October 8, 2023 @ 3:00 pm EDT
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Ballard Park
485 Main St
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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