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Realtor, kids and a council candidate take home prizes for Vernon's first annual Giant Pumpkin Weigh-In

Image Credit: Facebook/Tourism Vernon
October 20, 2018 - 1:34 PM

VERNON - Today was the first annual Giant Pumpkin Weigh-in put on in Vernon.

The Tourism Vernon Facebook page reports nine participants in the inagural event today, Oct. 20.

Taking the first, second, and third place spot was local realtor John Deak. He won a total of $900 for his three pumpkins weighing in at 255, 245, and 243 lbs. 

City council candidate Dalvir Nahal won $100 for her 131 lbs pumpkin.

Finally in the youth category Cody and Jacob Baird won a total of $125 for their two pumpkins weighing 55 lbs each.

The contest was a collaboration between Tourism Vernon and Davidsons Orchards.

A close-up of the first place pumpkin rolled in by John Deak at 255 lbs.
A close-up of the first place pumpkin rolled in by John Deak at 255 lbs.
Image Credit: Facebook/Tourism Vernon

To contact a reporter for this story, email Shelby Thevenot or call (250) 819-6089 or email the editor You can also submit photos, videos or news tips to the newsroom and be entered to win a monthly prize draw.

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