Competition Overview 

Entries are now open for the 2024 iconic Ekka Giant Pumpkin Competition presented by Pillow Talk which is offering more than $3,400 in prize money, including $1,000 for the heaviest pumpkin over 350kg!

The competition features two classes, testing the growing skills of farmers, students and gardeners to see who can harvest the heaviest giant pumpkin.

The competition record is currently held by giant pumpkin veteran Geoff Frohloff, with his 2015 entry crushing the competition, weighing in at 261.5kg.

Don't forget to request your free seeds below and get growing!

Watch the latest episode of Ekka TV and all of the competition highlights from 2023 below.

🌱 Seed Update: Our free giant pumpkin seeds are all claimed! Thank you for your overwhelming enthusiasm. While seeds are gone, the learning never stops. Explore our educational content for expert tips on growing your own Giant Pumpkin. 📚🌿

If you’d like to purchase your own seeds, make sure to ask for the ‘Giant Atlantic Pumpkin Seed’ variety 🎃

Important Dates
Entries open
01 March 2024
Entries Close
09 March 2024
Judging Commences
09 March 2024
Presentation Date

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Contact Competition Support
Name: Mai Tominaga
Phone: 07 3253 3936