Heaviest Pumpkin and Giant Vegetables

Rules and Regulations

  • All entries must be grown by the exhibitor in Tasmania.
  • Exhibits must be at the showground by 9.00am on Show day.
  • Weighing will commence at 1.00 pm on show day.

Delivery of Exhibits

  • Exhibits to be delivered to the showground on Friday between 9.00am and 6.00pm or Saturday morning between 7.00am and 9.00am.
  • All exhibitors must purchase a ticket for entry to the Show grounds from our website www.breamcreekshow.com.au
  • If vehicle access to the showground is required for delivery of exhibits on Show day you must email [email protected] to make arrangements to allow entry through Gate 2.
  • Vehicles must then be parked in the Exhibitors carpark and cannot leave that carpark until after 4pm on showday.

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)

Categories

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

Prizes

  • Senior prize money: 1st: $500.00; 2nd: $200.00; 3rd: $100.00
  • Junior prize voucher to the value: 1st: $100.00; 2nd: $50.00; 3rd: $25.00

Results

Current record weights

  • Senior Competition 2022: 731 kg  Grown by Shane Newitt
  • Junior Competition 2015: 362 kg  Grown by Bella and Jessica Newitt

Previous winners

Unfortunately our records of previous winners and the weight of their winning entry is incomplete but listed below are those we think are correct. Please contact us if you can help fill in the gaps.

  • 1989 Derek Kingston – Weight unknown
  • 1990 Derek Kingston – Weight unknown
  • 1991 Derek Kingston – (90 kg)
  • 1992 Carol Gray – (71 kg)
  • 1993 Ricky Gray – (170 kg)
  • 1994 Derek Kingston – Weight unknown
  • 1995 Carol Gray – Weight unknown
  • 1996 Carol Gray – Weight unknown
  • 1997 ?
  • 1998 ?
  • 1999 Ricky Gray – (170 kg)
  • 2000 ?
  • 2001 ?
  • 2002 ?
  • 2003 James Boxall – (150 kg)
  • 2004 James Boxall – Weight unknown
  • 2005 Doug Doust – (159 kg)
  • 2006 Doug Doust – (170 kg)
  • 2007 Doug Doust – (196 kg)
  • 2008 Doug Doust – (204 kg)
  • 2009 Doug Doust – (272 kg)
  • 2010 Carol Gray – (167 kg)
  • 2011 John Bignell – (117 kg)
  • 2012 Doug Doust – (272 kg)
  • 2013 Doug Doust – (318 kg)
  • 2014 Shane Newitt – (287.8 kg)
  • 2015 Shane Newitt – (422.5 kg)
  • 2016 Andrew Copland – (362.5 kg)
  • 2017 Shane Newitt – (424.5 kg)
  • 2018 Shane Newitt – (455.5 kg)
  • 2019 Shane Newitt – (553.5 kg)
  • 2020 No show
  • 2021 No show
  • 2022 Shane Newitt – (731 kg)

Giant Vegetables

  • Judging will commence after pumpkin weigh-in

Categories

  • 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

How To Enter

Complete the online form below and click the submit button. You will receive an email confirmation.

Giant Pumpkin and Vegetable Entry Form

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

If you are unable to submit online then print the entry form below, complete and return