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2007 Winners of Half Moon Bay World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off

Top Prize Winner 2007
Thad Starr or Oregon
1,524-pound Giant Pumpkin

2007 World Championship Pumpkin Winner Thad Starr of Pleasant Hill, Oregon took Top Prize at Half Moon Bay's Pumpkin Weigh-Off. His winning pumpkin tipped the scales at an impressive 1524 pounds, breaking the 2006 record by over 300 pounds.

2007 HMB World Championship Pumpkin Winner Breaks Record
Thad Starr of Pleasant Hill, Oregon (pictured above) took Top Prize at the 2007 Half Moon Bay World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off. His winning pumpkin tipped the scales at an impressive 1,524 pounds — breaking the 2006 record by over 300 pounds!



Thadd Starr's Winning Pumpkin topped the scales at an impressive 1,524-lbs at the 2007 World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off in Half Moon Bay, California

1,524-pound Giant Pumpkin - 2007 World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off Winner in Half Moon Bay, CA

Riley's Giant Pumpkin from Santa Cruz is loaded onto the forklift prior to being weighed in at Half Moon Bay's World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off

Farmer John's Giant Pumpkins and unique Giant Pumpkin Dice at Half Moon Bay's Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off

Giant Pumpkins at Half Moon Bay's World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off

Little girl having fun during the annual Half Moon Bay Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off

Kids posing with their Giant Pumpkins at Half Moon Bay's World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off

Half Moon Bay's World-Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off is a FUN place for kids and adults alike

Digital Weigh-In at Half Moon Bay's World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off

Giant Pumpkins at Half Moon Bay's World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off - Half Moon Bay, California

Giant Pumpkins at World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off in Half Moon Bay, California



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Ladies posing with Giant Pumpkins during the annual Half Moon Bay Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off

Free Coffee & Bagels
Note: During the 2007 Pumpkin Weigh-Off, Starbucks provided free coffee and Safeway offered free bagels and juice to all visitors.

 

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California Record 2007
A 1,535-pound record for a pumpkin was set this weekend in Elk Grove (Sacramento County) by Pete Glasier of Napa.

World Record 2007
The World Record Pumpkin — a 1,680-pound squash — was grown this year by Joe Jutras of Rhode Island.

Top 3 Half Moon Bay
Winning Pumpkins
Top 3 Winning Pumpkins at 2007 World Championship Pumpkin Weigh Off in Half Moon Bay. Top left pumpkin placed third, middle pumpkin took top prize and pumpkin on right came in second place

2nd Place Winner 2007
Runner-up Joel Holland of Puyallup, WA (2006 World Championship winner) also had an impressive showing — his pumpkin (above right) weighed in at 1,384 pounds, beating his previous record by over 100 pounds.

3rd Place Winner 2007
Jim Sherwood of Mulino, Oregon placed third in the competition with his 1,348-pound winning pumpkin (Jim and pumpkin pictured left above).


Half Moon Bay Coastside Pumpkin Winner 2007
Local farmer John Muller (below) set a record for Coastside-grown pumpkins with an 814-pound Gourd. The Top Local Pumpkin was a 1,292-pound gourd grown by Leonardo Urena of Napa.

Pumpkin-in-a-Bottle
Farmer John shows off his 2007 "Pumpkin-in-a-Bottle."'

Most Beautiful Pumpkin 2007
Eric Carlson of Portola Valley won for "The Most Beautiful" pumpkin.


Most Beautiful " Square" Pumpkin
John Muller's unique "Square" Pumpkin (photo below) — from Farmer John's Pumpkin Farm in Half Moon Bay — tied with  Mike Pezzini of Royal Oaks, California for the
"Most Beautiful Pumpkin" in 2005.

John Muller's unique "Square" Pumpkin from Farmer John's Pumpkin Farm in Half Moon Bay. The square pumpkin tied with Mike Pezzini of Royal Oaks, CA for the Most Beautiful Pumpkin at the 2005 World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off in Half Moon Bay, California

Giant Pumpkin "Dice"
John's unique Giant Pumpkin Dice (pictured below) were a Big Hit at the 2006 Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Weigh-Off.

Giant Pumpkin Dice at Half Moon Bay's World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off


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