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VGPGA weigh-off group photo.
Colchester, VT 09/19/2020

We had another stellar day for our 2020 weigh-off, we didn't have as many pumpkins as last year but we did have the largest pumpkin weighed to date in North America!   Steve Geddes brought a monster pumpkin weighing in at 2304 lbs! A new site record and the largest pumpkin ever weighed in Vermont.

what a beast....

Link to 2020 Weigh-off News article

If you want to see photos from the 2020 VGPGA Weigh-off, click here and search the folders.

A lot of personal bests and state records were grown this year. 
New personal best pumpkins:
Matt DeBacco @ 1885.5 lbs
Norm Gansert @ 1625 lbs  
John & Kerry Young @ 1552 lbs (Howard Dill Award winner)
Jenna Baird @ 982 lbs
Jim Morgan @ 925 lbs
Tina Wood @ 895 lbs (first year grower)
Jacob Allen @ 559 lbs (first year grower)
Mike Haseck @ 336 lbs

New Vermont State Records:
Mike Cole 233 lb Bushel Gourd
Ron Scholtz 115 lb Marrow
John & Kerry Young 6.44 lb Tomato
see the Hall of Records for photos

click here to download Summer Newsletter (pdf file)

click here to download Winter Newsletter (pdf file)

VGPGA Weigh Off Results:

2020 VGPGA Pumpkins

2020 VGPGA Long Gourds

2020 VGPGA Watermelon

2020 VGPGA Squash

2020 VGPGA Field Pumpkin

2020 VGPGA Tomato

2020 VGPGA Bushel Gourds

World wide GPC
Weigh Off Results

2020 GPC Pumpkins

2020 GPC Squash

2020 GPC Long Gourds

2020 GPC Watermelons

2020 GPC Field Pumpkin

2020 GPC Tomato

2020 GPC Bushel Gourds

Board of Directors and Committee Chairs:

President: John Young
Membership/Treasurer: Ann Squires 
Secretary: Holly Boyce
Seed Swap: Dan and Holly Boyce
Newsletter: Terry Keim
Weigh off Site Coordinator: Kevin Companion
WebMaster: Terry Keim
Seed Auction: John Young and Norm Gansert

Board of Directors: Kevin Companion,  Holly Boyce, Terry Keim, John Young and Ann Squires.

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Retrofitted in 2011!