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New Utah State Record
Matt McConkie - 1817 Pounds
Dispite the heavy rain, the crowd with energized with excitement as the final pumpkin belonging to Matt McConkie, was lifted onto the scale at the 2014 UGPG weigh-off at Thanksgiving Point.
Matt's pumpkin, grown from the 1985 Miller seed smashed his previous state record by 131 pounds and came in 10% heavy to top it off. "Weigh" to go Matt. Congratulations on another successful pumpkin and your 3rd Utah State Record!!
This is competitive pumpkin-growing and its practitioners call it alternately a sport and an addiction.