AVGVG 2020 Weigh-Off

Hello everyone. Here is an update on this years weigh off.

The weigh off will be a two day event at Glad Gardens. Glad Gardens is located at Hwy #1 West Waterville, NS. The weigh off will take place on Friday September 25 2020 and Saturday September 26 2020.

Open registration will take place Friday afternoon from 3pm until 5pm and Saturday morning from 9am until 12pm (Noon).

The entry fee is $20.00.

Entrants with Pumpkins and Squash will have their picture taken with their entry and weight displayed. Maximum of 2 persons.

New and renewal memberships will be accepted. The fee is $20.00 (single or family)

Prizes will be awarded later either in person or by another other delivery service.

GPC data entry forms will be required for each vegetable being entered. (eg 3 entries require 3 forms)

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AVGVG 2020 Weigh Off Day 2

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GPC Information Form

Hello everyone. Here is the GPC information form that can be printed, brought with you to the weigh off. These are needed for the GPC result records. I have provided both word and pdf versions for easy printing. Thanks!

Stay tuned for more information as we get closer to the weigh off date

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REGISTER NOW: AVGVG Weighoff, pre-registration information during Covid-19

In light of the current Covid-19 pandemic sweeping the world and after much discussion; a vote was held and it was decided that we would have a GPC sanctioned weigh off. Where this is a GPC sanctioned event; anyone can come and weigh a pumpkin, or any of the 8 different categories under GPC rules. We will also be weighing the seed of the year for 2020; Zucchini.


The venue for the event is Glad Gardens but with a back-up plan to have it at the Ansems Farm if Covid-19 restrictions make the first choice not possible

We will be requiring all entries to preregistered. The cost for all entries is $20.00. The entry fee can be paid at the site by cash, or ChequePayments can be made online using Paypal  fredansems@live.ca

Please note the preregistration date for the 2020 AVGVG weigh off is September 4, 2020. All entries must be registered by this date. Please use the forms below

Please send completed information to gansems@xcountry.tv

Due to Covid-19 the weigh off will be different this year but it is going ahead. So standby for more to come as we get closer.

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Updated Seed of the year information

The rules for the seed of the year 2020 are now available under the seed of the year section of the website.

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2019 Christmas Social and Awards

Award For 2019 Member of the Year 2019

Ron Muis and Catharina Ansems were presented with the member of the year plaque by Gerard Ansems

The 2019 Seed of the Year

The 2019 seed of the year was awarded to Gerard Ansems for the longest cucumber. Presented by Ron Muis

Welcome to the half ton club

Marilyn Ansems received a crest from Gerard Ansems and joined the “half ton club” in 2019

Thank you to all the members who attended the Christmas Social, a good time was had by all.

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AVGVG Christmas Get Together

AVGVG CHRISTMAS GET TOGETHER
THE WINDERMERE HALL HAS BEEN BOOKED FOR 7:00 PM ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13TH FOR  THE AVGVG CHRISTMAS GET TOGETHER.  BRING FAMILY MEMBERS AND FRIENDS FOR A FUN SOCIAL EVENING. BRING SOMETHING TO NIBBLE ON SUCH AS SANDWICHES AND/OR SWEETS.  DRINKS WILL BE PROVIDED.  A SHORT MEETING WITH PRESENTATIONS OF AWARDS WILL BE HELD.  DOOR PRIZES TOO!
THAT EVENING THERE WILL BE RENEWAL OR FIRST TIME APPLICATIONS FOR 2020 AVAILABLE (MAKES A GREAT CHRISTMAS GIFT) $20.00 MEMBERSHIP (OR FAMILY) OR MAIL TO: PAUL DEPRES, 2150 HARMONY ROAD, NICHOLSVILLE, NOVA SCOTIA, B0P 1C0.  MAY PAY BY “PAYPAL” TO <fredansems@live.ca>
WE WOULD LIKE TO ENCOURAGE ANYONE WHO HAVE GIANT VEGETABLE SEEDS DRIED FOR OUT 2020 SEED PAK (ANY AMOUNT OF SEEDS HELPS), TO BRING THEM ALONG THAT EVENING OR SEND THEM TO RON MUIS,1574 LAKEWOOD ROAD, STEAM MILL, NOVA SCOTIA, B4N 3V7.
Sincerely,
Gerard and Catharina
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2019 Glad Gardens Results

The 2019 Glad Gardens complete results have been posted to this web site. They can be found under the Events Tab – Glad Gardens Weigh Off Results Archive. (https://avgvg.wordpress.com/events/glad-gardens-weigh-off-results-archive) You can also check out the overall GPC results on BigPumpkins.com.  Congratulations to all the winners and participants.

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Hants County Exhibition Results 2019

 

The 2019 Hants County Exhibition was held on September 12 and the results were as follows (photos below):

Heaviest Pumpkin:

1st  872  lbs Gerard Ansems

2nd  630 lbs Frank Ansems

3rd  211 lbs Michael Armstrong

4th  208 lbs Wes Benedict

Heaviest  Squash:

1st  155 lbs Alex Benedict

Exhibition 2019Exhibition 2019 - 2Exhibition 2019 - 4Exhibition 2019 - 3

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AVGVG Glad Gardens 2019 Weigh Off Information

Complete information including event poster, event brochure, and entry forms can all be found on this web site under the events tab by clicking on the Glad Gardens 2019 Weigh Off of by clicking here.

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Weigh-Off Meeting

There will be an “OFFICIAL WEIGH OFF MEETING” on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 7:00 pm at Glad Gardens.
Sorry for the short notice.

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