Pumpkin Weigh Off

The Pumpkin weigh off, sponsored by Libby’s Pumpkin, is a competition showcasing pumpkins of all sizes! Trophies and prizes will be awarded for the Giant King Pumpkin, the Jill Leander Queen Pumpkin, the Tiniest Pumpkin grown by Morton children.

Anyone can enter the Mature Pumpkin Weighing Exactly 49 Lbs. or the Open Class Giant Pumpkin competitions.  The Open Class Winner will receive a $300 cash prize!

First Place winners will ride in the parade on Saturday morning!


King Morton Student First Place - Sam Austin, 81 lbs
King Morton Student Second Place - Kaylee Johnson, 80 lbs
King Morton Student Third Place - Sam Austin, 74 lbs

Jill Leander Queen Pumpkin - Paul Weeks, 42 lbs (closest to half the size of the King pumpkin)

49th Festival - Marley Mills, 49 lbs

Tiniest Morton Student First Place - Logan Walliker, 48 grams

Open Class First Place - Rodger Henderson, 546 lbs