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Great Pumpkin Weigh-Off Rules

  1. Specimen must be grown, cared for, and entered by the weigh-off contestant.
  2. Each contestant is limited to one entry per division.
  3. Specimens that have won prizes in any other weigh-off competitions are not eligible.
  4. Specimens must be in healthy and undamaged condition, free of rot, holes, and cracks through the cavity, chemical residue, and soft spots.
  5. To be classified as a pumpkin, specimen must be 75% yellow/orange in color; all others will be classified as squash.
  6. The vine must be trimmed to one inch from the stem. No foreign material is permitted in the weighing.
  7. All specimens will be weighed without the use of tarps or other carrying devices.
  8. In the event of a tie, prize money will be distributed equally among the tied parties.
  9. Decisions of the judges are final in all cases.

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