Heaviest Pumpkin and Giant Vegetables

Delivery of exhibits:

Exhibitors needing vehicle access to the showground on Show day to deliver exhibits must have a pre-purchased ticket and use Gate 2 (previously the Exhibitors Gate).

On the day:

  • All exhibitors must purchase a ticket for entry to the Show grounds, ie: (there is no free entry).

Collection of exhibits and prizes:

  • Exhibits can be collected after 4 pm.
  • Prizes, certificates and prize money can be collected from the Show Office after the event.
  • The committee cannot accept any responsibility for exhibits or prize money not collected by 5.00 pm on show day.

Heaviest Pumpkin D W Kingston Memorial Challenge

Pumpkin must be grown by the entrant in Tasmania. Exhibits must be at the showground by 9.00am on Show day. Judging will take place at 1.00 pm on show day.

  • Senior competition
  • Prize money:  To be determined.
  • Junior competition
  • Prize voucher to the value: To be determined.


  • Senior competition (entrants 16 years and over)
  • Junior competition (entrants under 16 years)

Record weight

  • Senior Competition 2019: 553.5 kg  Grown by Shane Newitt
  • Junior Competition 2015: 362.0 kg  Grown by Bella and Jessica Newitt

Giant Vegetables

Exhibits must be grown by entrant in Tasmania. Exhibits must be at the showground by 9.00am on show day. Judging will take place at 1.30 pm on show day.

Prizes:  To be determined.


  • Class 1:  Heaviest Zucchini/Marrow
  • Class 2:  Heaviest Potato
  • Class 3:  Heaviest Carrot

Record weight for Zucchini/Marrow (Equal)

  • 2018: 6.5 kg    Grown by Honey Wise
  • 2019: 6.5 kg    Grown by Silas Holmes

Complete the entry form below and click the submit button.

Giant Pumpkin and Vegetable Entry Form

  • If entrant is under 16 years of age a parent or guardian must complete the form