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Colchester, VT 09/19/2020

Our annual weigh-off is coming up, Saturday September 18th, to be held at Sam Mazza's Farmstand in Colchester, VT.   Please get your entries there before noon.  We'll start weighing vegetables at noon, giant pumpkins and squash at 1:00PM.

Our club annual winter meeting was held on-line Saturday February 6th 1:00-3:00PM.  Steve Daletas was our guest speaker. Thank you Steve, you gave us some good nuggets to think about. And Ron Scholtz was elected as our next President, congratulations Ron! See links below if you'd like to see the replay.  

Link to video of meeting, beware it's two plus hours.

Daletas powerpoint presentation, slides only.

BigPumpkins.com diaries.

  Want to estimate the weight of your pumpkins?    Here is the OTT  (Over The Top) chart from the GPC Resources page.   Good luck and grow 'em big!

click here to download file

VGPGA Half Ton Club :
   2300 lb level: Steven Geddes (Boscawen, NH)
   2000 lb level:  Dan and Holly Boyce (Benson)
   1700 lb level:  Kevin Companion (Huntington)
   1700 lb level:  Mark and Sharon Breznick (Pittsford)
   1600 lb level:  Dick and Ann Squires (Jericho)
   1500 lb level:  John and Kerry Young (Jericho)
   1500 lb level:  Chad Tucker (Brushton, NY)
   1400 lb level:  Laural and Todd Keys (Salem, NY)
   1400 lb level:  Wilbur Horton (Springfield)
   1400 lb level:  Matt Debacco (Rocky Hill, CT)
   1300 lb level:  Wendy Paterson (Castleton)
   1300 lb level:  Bart Toftness (Wallingford, CT)
   1300 lb level:  Wayne Seelow (Edinburg, NY)
   1200 lb level:  Dale and Tammy Duffy (Fairfax)  
   1200 lb level:  Brent Towne (Milton)
   1200 lb level:  Christopher MacDonald (West Berlin, NY)
   1100 lb level:  Terry Keim (Williston)
   1100 lb level:  Dan Kruszyna (Cheshire, MA)
   1100 lb level:  Steve Minor (South Hero)
   1100 lb level:  Ron Schultz (Williamstown)
   1100 lb level:  Courtney Seelow (Edinburg, NY)
   1000 lb level:  Mike & Sharon Morrison (Whitehall, NY)
   1000 lb level:  Randy Stromback (West Chazy, NY)
   1000 lb level:  Mike Cole (Castleton)
   1000 lb.level:  Lisa Gates (Benson)
   1000 lb.level:  Aaron Messier (Randolph)

Top 20 largest pumpkins grown in (or weighed in) Vermont :

Pounds
Grower
Year

Notes & Awards

2304
Geddes
2020

1st place VGPGA weigh-off - Site Record

2017.5
Boyce
2018

2nd place at Topsfield, MA weigh-off and New Vermont State Record

1727
Companion
2019

First Place VGPGA Weigh-off

1710
Breznick
2014

Topsfield, MA weigh-off and New Vermont State Record

1677
Companion
2018

1st place at VGPGA

1677
Boyce
2016

1st place at the BigE weigh-off.

1651
Breznick
2014

Frerichs Farm, RI

1649
Squires
2014

1st Place at VGPGA weigh-off and New Site Record

1635
 
Boyce
2018

2nd place at VGPGA weigh-off.

1577
Tucker
2018

3rd Place at VGPGA

1562
Companion
2020

2nd place VGPGA

1556.5
Companion
2012

1st Place at VGPGA weigh-off and New State Record

1552
Young
2020

3rd place VGPGA

1540
Tucker
2020

4th Place VGPGA Weigh-off

1530.5
Breznick
2013

3rd place Topsfield weigh-off

1508
Breznick
2011

DMG - Exhibition fruit only at VGPGA weigh-off

1498
Breznick
2011

New State Record, Fourth place at Topsfield

1469.5
Young
2020

3rd place Saratoga weigh-off

1439
Keys
2014

2nd place VGPGA weigh-off - Homegrown

1439
Horton
2015

1st place VGPGA weigh-off



Register for 2022 year!!!!


Please visit the page "Join the VGPGA" to get a membership form, fill out all info & include $20 dues in the envelope.   Checks can be made payable to VGPGA.


Mail to:


Ann Squires


PO Box 404


Jericho, VT  05465


 


Remember, to compete you must be a member, not to mention the inspiration  you give to the art of growing giant veggies!



 

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Lady Liberty
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Carved by Terry Keim (2008)

2016 New World Record 2624.4 lbs at European Championship Pumpkin Weigh-off in Germany by Mathias Willemijns.

 

2008 pumpkin carved by Terry Keim, Lady Liberty.  Displayed at Sam Mazza's Farmstand, complete with a zucchini arm and carrot torch!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vermont Giant Pumpkin Growers
The Green Mountian State
Retrofitted in 2011!