Giant Pumpkin Growers from British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest will converge on Saturday, October 5, 2019, to enter BC’s Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off Event!
Our host sponsor Krause Berry Farms and Estate Winery in Langley, BC, will be hosting BC’s Official Great Pumpkin Commonwealth and Certified World Recognized Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off Event again this year! Visit our EVENTS page to view the event details.
Contestants will weigh their Gargantuan Gourds in front of a large crowd of enthusiastic spectators, fellow growers and the media. This is a very well-advertised event that draws nearly all local television and print media covering this amazing story each year. Click 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015 and 2014 and 2013 to follow BC’s Annual Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off story and view MEDIA (TV interviews, news articles and photos) from past events.
Your Corporate Sponsorship helps to Grow the Giant Pumpkin Community, attracts more Growers and Sponsors, and creates seasonal fun and excitement in the Community! It’s a way to give back to our farming heritage, support local growers and bring community together!
BC’s Top Corporate Sponsor may enjoy a 1,000+ Pound Giant Pumpkin to display at your place of business for 2 weeks following the weigh-off event!! The minimum sponsorship requirement is shown below. Please note this must be agreed to by the respective giant pumpkin grower, and confirmed with the top sponsor.
1st Place Prize Sponsor = Over $2,000 Value (Gift Certificate)
2nd Place Prize Sponsor = Over $1,000 Value (Gift Certificate)
3rd Place Prize Sponsor = $300-500 Value (Cash and/or Gift Certificate)
4th to 10th Place Prize Sponsors = $50 Value for Each Prize ($50 Gift Certificates)
Raffle Prize Sponsor Opportunity = $100-500 for Each Gift (Over $1,000 Value)
Other Sponsorship Opportunity = Giant Pumpkin Carving Exhibition ($350-500 Value)
All Sponsors are encouraged to attend the event to promote yourself and your business! Looking forward to creating a memorable event with you! Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss sponsorship opportunities.
SPECIAL THANKS to BC’s Sponsors for 2019!
Host Sponsor: Krause Berry Farms and Estate Winery. A Working Destination Farm Since 1974. U-Pick Berry Fields, Market, Bakery, Estate Winery, Restaurants & The Farmer’s Table Cooking School.
Scale Sponsor: B.C. Scale Co. Ltd. sells, services and repairs all types of scales, from laboratory balances, bench scales, floors scales and shipping scales to truck scales, railway track scales and everything in between (even Giant Pumpkins).
GIANT PUMPKIN PRIZE SPONSORS:
1st Place Prize = The grower with the #1 heaviest Giant Pumpkin will enjoy a 2 night stay at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler Hotel. VALUED OVER $2,000!!!
2nd Place Prize = The grower with the #2 heaviest Giant Pumpkin will enjoy a 2 night stay at the Sheraton Wall Centre Vancouver Hotel. VALUED OVER $1,000!!!
3rd Place Prize = The grower with the #3 heaviest Giant Pumpkin will enjoy $250 Cash & $50 Gift Certificate for It’s About Thyme Nursery in Burnaby. VALUED AT $300!!!
4th to 10th Place Prize = The grower with the #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #10 heaviest Giant Pumpkins will each receive a $50 Gift Card provided by Kirstin Carley – in Loving Memory of her Dad, Vern Zerr, who passed away suddenly on September 1, 2019, one day before his 65th birthday. Vern loved Scott Carley’s Giant Pumpkins! Vern will be missed by his spouse Karen, daughter Kirstin, son-in-law Scott, grandchildren Milana & Cyrus, close family and friends.
Vernon Roy Zerr
September 2, 1954 – September 1, 2019
SPECIAL THANKS to Silvester Law!!!
BIG THANKS for supporting BC’s Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off Event!
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