Seed Auction 2022
The UGPG annual seed auction will be held January 23, 2022 @ 6 PM (mountain time). This auction will be hosted on BigPumpkins.com. Much of the prize money we give out as an organization will be raised during this auction. So be sure to set up your Big Pumpkins.com user name, log in, and join us as we auction off some of the top seed available this year.
Membership Dues/Seed Distribution 2022
UGPG membership is the calendar year from Jan 1st to Dec 31st. Membership is $30. This gets you in on the annual seed give away and into most UGPG activities during the year, including free entry into the weigh off. We need to have your membership by March 10th for you to be eligible for the seed distribution. You can join or renew your membership at our How To Grow seminar as well.
"How To Grow" Pumpkin Annual Seminar 2022
Saturday, March 12th
Mountain Valley Seed Company
175 W 2700 S #200, South Salt Lake, UT 84115
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Everyone is invited to this free event! Bring your friends and family who want to know more about these giants. Great information for new and beginning growers as well as ideas and tip for experienced growers looking to grow the big one.
8:30 - 9:00 am: Check-in, seed packets, and product/merchandise sales
9:00 - 9:35 am: Basic Growing by Travis Evans, Grower
9:45 - 10:30 am: How I Grew the 2042 State Record by Ross Bowman, Grower
10:45 - 11:15 am: Pests and Bugs by Nick Volesky, Utah State University
11:15 - 12:00 pm: Advanced Growing Techniques by Matt McConkie, Grower
Patch Tour 2022 - August TBA
The annual Utah Giant Pumpkin Growers patch tour will be held August. Additional information will be posted as it is available.
18th Annual UGPG Pumpkin Championship Weigh-Off
At Hee Haw Farms
Saturday September 24th
150 South 2000 West
Pleasant Grove, UT
This is an official weigh-off site for the Great Pumpkin Commonwealth
Check in starts at 9 AM
Judging starts at 10:30 AM
Weigh off starts at noon.