Pumpkin Contest

Treasure Mountain Festival

Pumpkin Contest – Rules & Regulations


  1. Competition is open to all growers from any location.
  2. One entry per person.
  3. Entries must be sound, healthy and undamaged. This means free of rot, holes or cracks through to the cavity, chemical residue, soil and soft spots.
  4. No foreign material is to be included in the weighing. Vine must be trimmed within 1” from the stem of the fruit.
  5. Judges reserve the right to fully inspect each pumpkin before the weight is announced and made official.
  6. In the event of a tie, the prize will be split equally.
  7. The decision of the judges will be final in all cases.
  8. Contest sponsor and staff shall not be held liable for loss or damage to any pumpkins, the public, or personal property.
  9. All entrants completely and totally indemnify the sponsor and organizers of the weigh-off and contest.
  10. If you are a winner, your pumpkin MUST be left on the wagon and go through the parade. Pumpkins are to be picked up after the parade, approximately at 4:00 p.m.  Any pumpkins not picked up by 3:00 p.m. on Sunday will be disposed of.
  11. Entries will be received on Saturday, September 16 between 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. near the Health Department Building.
  12. Decorating of pumpkins will be between 11:00 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
  13. Winners will be announced on the Main Stage at 11:50 a.m.


First Place  –  $400.00      Second Place  –  $200.00      Third Place  –  $100.00


Decorating Awards:  $25.00 per category

Decorating Categories

Most Original – Most Unique – Cutest – Prettiest – Creepiest – Scariest


If you don’t have a pumpkin, we will have some pumpkins available that are donated by T & K Markets!

 (Decorating materials are not provided.)


Pumpkin Contest is sponsored by Summit Community Bank