Glad Gardens Weigh Off 2022

The Glad Gardens Weigh Off is scheduled for the weekend of September 23 and 24 2022.

We will be open to receive entries Friday from 6-8pm and Saturday from 8am-10am at Glad Gardens. All entries need to be on site Saturday morning no later than10am. The weigh off will begin at 10am Saturday morning.

Entry forms are are available below and can be downloaded and filled out to speed up the registration process.

Awards will be presented starting at 1:30pm or 30 minutes after weighing the last of the vegetables should the event take longer.

The entry fee remains the same this year at $20.

The prize payout remains the same;

1st Pumpkin –$500 GPC plaque
2nd Pumpkin–$300 GPC ribbon
3rd Pumpkin–$150 GPC ribbon
4th Pumpkin–$75 GPC ribbon
5th-10th Pumpkin–$50 GPC ribbon

1st Squash–$300 GPC plaque
2nd Squash–$200
3rd Squash–$100
4th Squash–$75
5th Squash–$50

Field Pumpkin, Green Marrow, Watermelon, Tomato, Long Gourd, Bushel Gourd
1st–$50 GPC Ribbon
2nd–$25
3rd–$10

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AVGVG Glad Gardens WeighOff Information 2021

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 24 2021 and Saturday September 25 2021.

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.

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

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

Please print and fill out the forms below and bring them to open registration. Payment information can be found on the registration forms.

See you there!

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Annual AVGVG Fundraising Auction

Fred Ansems  is holding our annual AVGVG  seed auction to raise funds for the club.

The auction will begin at  7:00pm Eastern time, Monday January 25 2021 and finishes  Monday February 1 2021 at 7:00 pm Eastern time.

The auction can be found at   www.bigpumpkins.com

On the left-hand menu you will find message boards. Scroll down to seed auctions/raffles. Click on  A.V.G.V.G.  Auction 2021 Starts Monday Jan 25 2021   posted by  Fred Ansems.

Here you will find the details of the auction. Bidding will be available all week. There are 43 Lots of seeds .

Successful bidders will be notified after the auction closes.

Payment is by Paypal, cheque, money order to  Fred Ansems. You will need to register to bid.

Happy bidding.

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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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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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