HALF MOON BAY 41st ANNUAL
SAFEWAY PUMPKIN WEIGH-OFF SETS
AND CALIFORNIA RECORD!
John Hawkley, from Napa, California broke both the California and North America heaviest pumpkin record.
Top Five Finishers:
1. J. Hawkley from Napa, CA 2,058 pounds
2. R. Globus from Walnut Grove, CA 1,740 pounds
3. D. Busquaert from Napa, CA 1,342 pounds
4. R. Pingrey from Santa Rosa, CA 1,152 pounds
5. B. & E. Bordson from Marysville, CA 1,088 pounds
Hawkley takes home a prize of $6.00 per pound of his winning, record setting pumpkin as well as another $1,000 prize for the biggest pumpkin from California.
All five pumpkins will be part of a special display at the Half Moon Bay Art and Pumpkin Festival on Saturday and Sunday, October 18-19th.
Visitors to the festival can get their photo taken with the winning pumpkin for $15. Proceeds from the photo booth benefit The Cabrillo Education Foundation.
Here's the action as it happened!