2019 WGPG Competitions, Awards and Prizes

****   WGPG Guidelines for Awards   ***

* To be eligible one must be a WGPG Member by June 1st.
* Award will be presented to the best of those who were eligible.
* Fruit must be an official GPC entry at a WGPG supported site: 

(exceptions: WI State Champion and #1 Grower Plaques)
* If the Wisconsin State Champion was not eligible the award will not be presented.
* Shirt Awards are presented to eligible WGPG Members the year of their qualifying entry.

* One Shirt Award limit per Individual and Household Membership.
* Partner listed on a qualifying GPC entry will also receive a Shirt Award if they have a separate qualifying Membership.
* Partner listed on the Household Membership and on a qualifying GPC entry may purchase Shirt Award from WGPG.
* Members weighing a qualifying pumpkin at a GPC site not supported by the WGPG may purchase a Shirt Award

Wisconsin State Champion
This accomplishment award goes to a Wisconsin WGPG Member who grows the state's heaviest

pumpkin officially recognized at any GPC weigh-off site. The Wisconsin State Champion

will have their name printed on and receive an honorary display banner!

Top 10 WGPG Giant Pumpkin Growers
Pumpkin must be grown from a seed of a club member from the previous year

Grower of the seed needs to be a member the year the seed was grown

Fruit of the seed needs to be weighed at a GPC Weigh-off in Wisconsin
*limit of one of these awards per membership
If you are unsure if a certain seed qualifies, contact wgpg@mwt.net for determination

                     1st        Place = $  600    plus large plaque         
   2nd       Place = $  400    plus plaque
   3rd        Place = $  200    plus plaque
   4th        Place = $  150   plus plaque
   5th        Place = $  100   plus plaque
    6th        Place = $  100   plus plaque 
    7th        Place = $  100   plus plaque 
   8th        Place = $  100   plus plaque
   9th        Place = $  100   plus plaque
   10th      Place = $  100   plus plaque

#1 Grower Plaque
These accomplishment awards will be for the Club Member that grows the heaviest :
Pumpkin, Squash, Watermelon, Tomato, Field Pumpkin, Bushel Gourd and the longest Long Gourd

may be entered at any GPC Weigh-Off

Overall WGPG Weigh-Off Winners ($100)

These awards will be for the growers with the heaviest fruit weighed in a WGPG supported Weigh-OFF

Pumpkin,  Squash,  Watermelon,  Tomato,  Field Pumpkin,  Bushel Gourd and longest Long Gourd

Wisconsin State Records
Award goes to a Wisconsin grower who grows a state record.

They will receive recognition on their #1 Grower Plaques.

Most Improved Competition ($100 & Plaque)
This accomplishment award will be for the Club Member that improves 
their best GPC listed pumpkin weight from the previous year.

Rookie Grower Competition ($100 & Plaque)
This award will be for a Rookie Member that displays the heaviest pumpkin.  
Members are not considered a Rookie Grower if they have

entered a pumpkin into a GPC weigh-off in a previous year.


Certificates of Achievement will be presented to entrants in a

WGPG supported GPC Weigh-Off for entering their 1st GPC Entry.

"Heavy Hitter" - Black Polo Shirt
Will be awarded to WGPG Member that enters an official GPC Giant Pumpkin

Entry weighing 1000 pounds or more.

"One Ton Club" – Royal Blue Polo Shirt
Will be awarded to WGPG Member that enters an official GPC Giant Pumpkin

Entry weighing 2000 pounds or more.


Wisconsin Giant  Pumpkin Growers

Serving Wisconsin Growers Since 1984