The Field Pumpkin contest is an opportunity for PGVG growers to showcase the traditional carving pumpkins in an effort to set a new world record in that class.  

The seeds to choose from in 2016 are included in your membership pack, they are:

The 157 Treece 2015

The 141.5 Treece 2015

This contest is open to all Current PGVG members and the rules are as follows:

1. You must be a PGVG club member is good standing.

2. There is no additional entry fee.

3. No pre-registration is required.

4. The fruit must be weighed at a GPC sanctioned contest using a certified scale.

5. The fruit must be sound and meet all GPC rules.

6. The heaviest fruit weighed wins the "Classic" contest.

7. To be eligible, the fruit must be grown from one of the Field Pumpkin seeds listed above.

8. All growers are responsible for submitting their weights and seed information to Jef Treece at treece@gsp.org or phone 503­-636-­1218.

9. All Northern Hemisphere weights and information must be submitted by November 1, 2016 and all Southern Hemisphere weights and information must be submitted by April 30, 2017.

The prizes for the Field Pumpkin contest are:

1st Place - $1.00 USD per pound + 2016 'Best of the PGVG Field Pumpkin' seed packet + 1 Year Free Membership

2nd Place - 2016 'Best of the PGVG Field Pumpkin' seed packet + 1 Year Free Membership

3rd Place - 2016 'Best of the PGVG Field Pumpkin' seed packet + 1 Year Free Membership


2016 Field Pumpkin Contest

2016 "Classic" Contest

2016 "Classic" Contest

The 2016 PGVG Promo Contests

The "Classic" contest is an opportunity for PGVG growers to showcase a few selected seeds as voted on by our club members.  

The seeds to choose from in 2016 are included in your membership pack, they are:

The 1997 Daletas 2015 - 2032 Mathison x 1495.5 Stelts - Went 1.3% heavy to the chart

The 1676 La Rue 2015 - 1969 Haist x 2323.7 Meier - Went 10.3% heavy to the chart

The 1636 Daletas 2015 - 1659 Miller x 2009 Wallace - Went 7.7% heavy to the chart

The 1586 Sherwood 2015 - 1730.5 Werner x 1659 Miller - Went 10.8% heavy to the chart

The 1442 La Rue 2015 - 2323.7 Meier x 1659 Miller - Went 10.6% heavy to the chart

This contest is open to all Current PGVG members and the rules are as follows:

1. You must be a PGVG club member is good standing.

2. There is no additional entry fee.

3. No pre-registration is required.

4. The fruit must be weighed at a GPC sanctioned contest using a certified scale.

5. The fruit must be sound and meet all GPC rules.

6. The heaviest fruit weighed wins the "Classic" contest.

7. To be eligible, the fruit must be grown from one of the "Classic" seeds listed above.

8. All growers are responsible for submitting their weights and seed information to Jack La Rue at jasher@scattercreek.com or by phone at 360-402-1591.

9. All Northern Hemisphere weights and information must be submitted by November 1, 2016 and all Southern Hemisphere weights and information must be submitted by April 30, 2017.

The prizes for the 2016 "Classic" contest are:

1st Place - $250.00 USD + 2016 'Best of the PGVG Atlantic Giant' seed Packet + 1 Year Free Membership

​2nd Place - 2016 'Best of the PGVG Atlantic Giant' seed Packet + 1 Year Free Membership

​3rd Place - 2016 'Best of the PGVG Atlantic Giant' seed Packet + 1 Year Free Membership