On October 11th at noon, the heaviest pumpkin will be crowned the Great Pumpkin and win $2000. Second place is $1000. Third place is $500. Tenth place is $100.
This event will be at Longwood Gardens in Pennsylvania.
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Could the Great Pumpkin be growing in your pumpkin patch?
Yes, Linus, there is a Great Pumpkin!