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Weigh-Off Winners 2011
1,704-pound Giant Pumpkin
NEW California State Record!
2011 HMB World Championship Pumpkin Winner
Leonardo Urena (being interviewed below) of Napa, CA (last year's runner-up) took Top Prize at this year's
annual Half Moon Bay Championship Weigh-Off. His Giant Pumpkin tipped the
scales at an impressive 1,704 pounds (169 pounds more than last year's winning pumpkin) — seting a NEW California State record!
Second place went to Brant Bordsen of Marysville, (he also placed second in 2010) with a 1,693-pound Giant Pumpkin. who had
a 1,476-pound Giant Pumpkin. Jim Mathison from Napa (he placed 12th in 2010), took third place with his 1,554-pound winner. J. Hawkley of Napa, came in fourth with his 1,548-pounder, and R. Root of Citrus Heights CA (2010's winner) came in fifth
with his 1,521-pounder.
This year's weigh-off (2011) set two new California State records.
"Most Beautiful Pumpkin" 2011
Eric Carlson of Portola Valley, CA won
Beautiful Pumpkin" based on color,
size — it weighed in at 286 pounds.
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1st Place Winner 2011
Leonardo Urena's winning pumpkin (pic top and at left) weighed in
at a jaw-dropping 1,704 pounds, setting a NEW California State record!
Place Winner 2011
Runner-up Brant Bordsen (he also placed 2nd in 2010) of
Marysville, CA had an impressive showing — his
Giant Pumpkin (pictured above) weighed in at a stunning 1,693 pounds; also setting a new California State record.
3rd Place Winner 2011
Jim Mathison of
Napa, CA (12th place in 2010) took third place this year with his 1,554-pound Giant Pumpkin (pictured above).
4th Place Winner 2011
J. Hawkley of Napa, CA took fourth place
with his 1,548-pound Giant Pumpkin.
5th Place Winner 2011
Ron Root of Citrus Heights, CA (2010's winner) took 5th place with 1,521-pound Giant Pumpkin.
Pumpkin Winner 2011
Farmer John of Half Moon Bay, took top prize for local Coastside Pumpkin Winner (he also won last year) — his pumpkin weighed in at an impressive 755 pounds (almost double his 2010 winning pumpkin).
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