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Why Staheli Farms crunches cars with giant pumpkins
Salt Lake City UT - Oct 30, 2020


Top 10 Coolest Halloween Traditions Across America
National - Oct 11, 2020


75 photos of giant pumpkins to celebrate National Pumpkin Seed Day
Carlisle, PA - Oct 7, 2020


75 photos of giant pumpkins to celebrate National Pumpkin Seed Day
Longview, WA - Oct 7, 2020


Giant pumpkins smash Utah state record at weigh-off in Lehi
Prescott, AZ- Oct 6, 2020


Neurologist Breaks Record By Growing Largest Pumpkin Weighing Over 450 Kg
India- Sept 30, 2020


Farmer grows record breaking 1,448-pound pumpkin
Pocatello, ID- Sept 30, 2020


Giant pumpkins smash Utah state record at weigh-off in Lehi
Ontario, Canada - Sept 29, 2020


Giant Pumpkins Smash Utah State Record At Weigh-Off In Lehi
Orlando, FL - Sept 29, 2020


Giant Pumpkins Smash Utah State Record At Weigh-Off In Lehi
Pottsville, PA - Sept 29, 2020


Giant gourds break Utah state record at weigh-off
St. George, UT - Sept 29, 2020


Giant gourds break Utah state record at weigh-off in Lehi
Moses Lake, WA - Sept 29, 2020


Utah pumpkin growers break record with 8 gourds over 1,000 pounds
National- Sept 29,, 2020


Giant gourds break Utah state record at weigh-off in Lehi
Washington DC- Sept 28, 2020


Behold The Great Pumpkin!
Salt Lake City - Oct 30, 2019


Watch giant pumpkins drop 175 feet in the air
Salt Lake City - Oct 30, 2019


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UGPG 17th Annual UGPG Championship Weigh Off 2021
at Hee Haw Farms

Saturday, September 25, 2021

"Celebrating 32 Years of Giant Pumpkin Growing in Utah"
1990 - 2021

Schedule of Events:

    Weigh Off
  • 8:00 - 10:30 - Check in and registration for tomatoes, watermelon and long gourds, etc.
  • 8:00 - 10:30 - Unload, check in and registration for giant pumpkins. - Any pumpkins arriving after 10:30 will not be accepted for competition.
  • 10:30 - 11:30 - Judging of pumpkins.
  • 10:30 - 11:30 - Measuring of long gourds and weigh off for watermelons and tomatoes.
  • 12:00 - Weigh off Begins!
    1. Weigh in for junior division pumpkins (ages 15 and younger). - More info below.
    2. Weigh in for various veggies/fruit - tomatoes, watermelon, gourds, field pumpkins, etc.



UGPG Weigh-Off Entry Form - YOU MUST FILL THIS OUT TO ENTER. FORM MUST BE SUBMITTED PRIOR TO WEIGH-OFF. NO PAPER FORMS WILL BE SUBMITTED.

Mohamed Sadiq Wins 2020 Thanksgiving Point Weigh-Off with a 1825 lb. Pumpkin!

1825 SadiqSee Full Weigh-Off Results



Dr. Sadiq Wins His 3rd Consecutive UGPG Weigh-Off With A 1230
At Hee Haw Farms

1825 SadiqSee Full Weigh-Off Results

UGPG 17th Annual UGPG Championship Weigh Off 2021
at Hee Haw Farms

Saturday, September 25, 2021

"Celebrating 32 Years of Giant Pumpkin Growing in Utah"
1990 - 2021

Schedule of Events:

    Weigh Off
  • 8:00 - 10:30 - Check in and registration for tomatoes, watermelon and long gourds, etc.
  • 8:00 - 10:30 - Unload, check in and registration for giant pumpkins. - Any pumpkins arriving after 10:30 will not be accepted for competition.
  • 10:30 - 11:30 - Judging of pumpkins.
  • 10:30 - 11:30 - Measuring of long gourds and weigh off for watermelons and tomatoes.
  • 12:00 - Weigh off Begins!
    1. Weigh in for junior division pumpkins (ages 15 and younger). - More info below.
    2. Weigh in for various veggies/fruit - tomatoes, watermelon, gourds, field pumpkins, etc.

UGPG Weigh-Off Entry Form - YOU MUST FILL THIS OUT TO ENTER. FORM MUST BE SUBMITTED PRIOR TO WEIGH-OFF. NO PAPER FORMS WILL BE SUBMITTED.

UGPG ENTRY FORM - Click here

Hee Haw Weigh-Off

Don't miss the giant pumpkin weigh-off on Saturday, October 10th at Hee Haw Farms in Pleasant Grove. More Info.

Pumpkin Drop

Giant pumpkin will be dropping for charity at Hee Haw farms on Saturday October 24th beginning at noon. More Info.

Feast with the Beast

Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19, there will be no Feast with the Beast at Hogle Zoo this year.. See more details.


This is competitive pumpkin-growing and its practitioners call it alternately a sport and an addiction.