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Offline PWB

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Re: The GVGO's Great Canadian 1-Ton Challenge
« Reply #15 on: May 20, 2016, 05:23:23 AM »
Hi Phil...Originally you wrote "-- prize will be $5,000 for the 1st person or in case there are 2 weighed in over 2,000# in 2016, then the largest of the 2 will win the money." Does the $5,000 go to the first 2,000lb pumpkin grown in Canada or the largest of 2,000# pumpkins grown in 2016? My apologies if it's just me who is confused.  :)
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1335 lb. Pumpkin
117" long gourd
3.9 lb. tomato
39 lb. giant cabbage

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Re: The GVGO's Great Canadian 1-Ton Challenge
« Reply #16 on: May 21, 2016, 06:17:20 AM »
Hi Peter

The prize of 5Gs will go to the 1st grower to break the 1-Ton barrier, unless there is more than 1 grower who grows a 2,000#+ pumpkin in 2016. If that happens (which I highly doubt it will), then the money will go to the grower with the heaviest pumpkin over 2,000#.  I hope this helps explain it better.

All the best this season.

Cheers,
Jane & Phil
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Personal Bests
1678# Pumpkin, 1724# Unofficial
1233# Squash
222.4# Watermelon
7.33# Tomato
93# Cabbage
175# Field Pumpkin-Ontario record
123" Long Gourd
96.5# Rutabaga-Canadian Record
6# Carrot

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Re: The GVGO's Great Canadian 1-Ton Challenge
« Reply #17 on: October 14, 2016, 06:26:43 AM »
With only 1 main GPC weigh off left in Canada, it looks like there might be at least one GVGO Canadian grower who might be able to give the 2,000# a run & win the $5,000 prize.

Good luck at Wellington Ryan.

Any Canadian GVGOer that had a big increase in their new PB over their previous PB should contact the GVGO with your numbers to claim the $800 prize ($1,000 if grown from a GVGO seed). Both pumpkins (new & old PBs) should have been weighed at GPC sites. So far we have one grower with an increase of 300#. If you have a larger increase in your PB, then contact us with your numbers.
IMPORTANT: The GVGO will not be responsible for looking up everyone's numbers. The growers themselves are responsible for submitting their own information to the GVGO to be eligible to win this prize. Submission deadline is Dec 15th/2016. After that date, the grower who has submitted & proved the largest increase in their PB weights will win the cash prize.

All cash prizes are awarded at the GVGO Spring Seminar in early April 2017.

Cheers,
Jane & Phil
Jane & Phil
GVGO Executives


Personal Bests
1678# Pumpkin, 1724# Unofficial
1233# Squash
222.4# Watermelon
7.33# Tomato
93# Cabbage
175# Field Pumpkin-Ontario record
123" Long Gourd
96.5# Rutabaga-Canadian Record
6# Carrot

Inducted to The Hall of Fame for the GPC (2013) & GVGO (2010)