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, 149 lbs
King Morton Student Second Place - Allison Bade, 117 lbs
King Morton Student Third Place - Emily Koranda, 101 lbs

Jill Leander Queen - Alex Lopez, 78 lbs

48th Festival - Bode Mills, 47 lbs

Tiniest Morton Student First Place - Ellie & Tate Roley, .04 lbs

Open Class First Place - Brexton Hall, 1056 lbs
Open Class Second Place - Darrin Garrison, 904 lbs
Open Class Third Place - Darrin Garrison, 884 lbs