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By Tracie Mitchell
Staff Writer 

The giants are coming to Worland

8th annual Wyoming State Championship Giant Pumpkin Weigh-off this Saturday

 

September 26, 2019

COURTESY/Jay Richard

Jay Richard poses with his giant pumpkin Kiera, in his pumpkin patch just west of Worland. Richard will be competing in the the 2019 Wyoming State Champion Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off and Pumpkin Drop this Saturday.

WORLAND – The eighth annual Wyoming State Championship Giant Pumpkin Weigh-off is Saturday at the Worland Big Horn Co-op, located at 400 W Big Horn Ave.

This event also marks the second year the weigh-off is state sanctioned.

Event organizer Jay Richard stated that all pumpkins, no matter how big or small are welcome. "Bring your pumpkins whatever size they are. This event isn't about winning, It doesn't matter if you win, it doesn't matter if you grow a world record pumpkin. I will never grow a world record pumpkin, probably won't ever grow a state record pumpkin, but I want to grow the...



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