1,969 pumpkin won biggest pumpkin contest

In case you haven’t noticed the leaves are changing colors and the sun is setting earlier and earlier. What this means in the long run that it is officially fall in the US. California celebrated the fall season by having their yearly plumpest pumpkin contest. The competition was held in the San Francisco bay area. While the winning pumpkin was huge and weighed 1,969 it was nowhere the 2,323 pumpkin that currently holds the world record. The winner Steve Daletas received $12,000 for this year winning pumpkin. The transportation of these pumpkins to the contest is done by forklifts and special harnesses. The pumpkins these last few have been hard to grow due the four year drought in California


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