Annual Pumpkin Festival
Pumpkin Park - Girard, IL(South Side of Town across from the elevator on Farmersville Road)
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The Girard Pumpkin Festival is an annual event held in October each year.
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Longest Chunk Air AwardBruce’s Welding, GirardWith the entry “Can’t Fix Stupid”
Most Accurate Chunk Air AwardBruce’s Welding, Girard“Chick’s Chunkin Pumpkins”
Traveled the Farthest to Compete Award“Q9”, Morton, IL
Just Because All Around AwardGirard Fire & Rescue“Pumkinator III”
Had The Most Fun AwardArea Diesel, Carlinville“Heads Up Pumpkin Chuckin”
Longest Chunk MechanicalCowden’s Auto Body Inc., Girard“The Castle Crusher”
Most Accurate Chunk MechanicalTabitha Sons, Girard“The Gladiator”
People’s Choice AwardKen and Kathy Kelnhofer, Colby and Austin Rheude, and Josh Kiel
Longest Mechanical Distance Castle Crusher-TrebuchetCowden’s Auto Body-GirardLongest Distance- 3,315 FeetHeadsUP-Air CannonVon Leefers & Mike Hammann-Carlinville
Bull’s-eye AwardRunner-Up Distance 3,175 FeetQ9-Air CannonBill Nordsiec-Hopedale IL
Most Fun Award3rd Longest Distance 2,632 FeetCan’t Fix Stupid-Air CannonBruce’ Welding-Girard
Longest Traveler-363 miles4th Longest Distance 2,577 FeetShow Me Pumpkin Chuckin-Air CannonDarrin Sweigert-Harrisonville Mo
Just Because Award5th Longest Distance 2,550Feet Pumpkinator-Air Cannon
Peoples Choice Award6th Longest Distance 2,515Feet Chicks Chunkin Pumpkins-Air CannonShannon Barnes & Friends-Girard
Longest Throw by Air Cannon Q-9 Do the Math of Morton, IL.
Having the Most FunBruce's Welding of Girard.
Most Accurate AwardGirard Firemen's entry of the Pumpkinator.
Longest Throw by Mechanical AwardAcme Catapult of Tremont, IL
Drove Longest Distance to CompeteMr. Nice Guy from Jackson, MO
People's Choice AwardTabitha Sons
LONGEST CHUCKBruces Welding - 3185 ft.
MOST ACCURATEGirard Fire and Rescue
LONGEST CHUCK BY MECHANICALIllinois State Physics Department - 1048 ft.
TRAVELED THE GREATEST DISTANCE TO COMPETEJon DeFriese, Fairbury IL - 135 miles
HAD THE MOST FUNCowden's Crushers, Cowden's AutoBody, Inc.
The Best Is Yet To Come
Girard Chamber of Commerce
Little Miss & Mr.
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