Ever wanted to know when the world record for giant pumpkin got broken?  Scroll down to see the years and weights of the pumpkins that set a new record.

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World Record Giant Pumpkins

William Warnock400lbs (181kg)

1900

This photo was from 1898, couldn’t find a photo of his 1900 winning entry

Grower:
William Warnock

Location:
Canada

Weight:
400lbs (181kg)

William Warnock403lbs (182kg)

1904

William Warnock with his daughters with his 1904 winning squash / pumpkin

Grower:
William Warnock

Location:
Canada

Weight:
403lbs (182kg)

Bob Ford451lbs (204.5kg)

1976


Grower:
Bob Ford

Location:
United States

Weight:
451lbs (204.5kg)

Howard Dill459lbs (208kg)

1980

Grower:
Howard Dill

Location:
United States

Weight:
459lbs (208kg)

Howard Dill483.5 lbs (219 kg)

1981

Grower:
Howard Dill

Location:
Canada

Weight:
483.5 lbs (219 kg)

Norm Gallagher612 lbs (277kg)

1984

Norm Gallagher 612 lb Pumpkin

Grower:
Norm Gallagher

Location:
United States

Weight:
612 lbs (277kg)

Robert Gancarz671 lbs (304 kg)

1986

Grower:
Robert Gancarz

Location:
United States
Weight:
671 lbs (304 kg)

 

Gordon Thomson755 lbs (342 kg)

1989

Grower:
Gordon Thomson

Location:
Canada

Weight:
755 lbs (342 kg)

Ed Cancarz816.5 lbs (370 kg)

1990

Grower:
Ed Gancarz

Location:
United States

Weight:
816.5 lbs (370 kg)

Joel Holland827 lbs (375 kg)

1992

Grower:
Joel Holland

Location:
United States

Weight:
827 lbs (375 kg)

Donald Black884 lbs (400 kg)

1993

Grower:
Donald Black

Location:
United States

Weight:
884 lbs (400 kg)

Herman Bax990 lbs (449 kg)

1994

Grower:
Herman Bax

Location:
Canada

Weight:
990 lbs (449 kg)

Nathan and Paula Zehr1061 lbs (481 kg)

1996

Grower:
Nathan and Paula Zehr

Location:
United States

Weight:
1061 lbs (481 kg)

Gary Burke1092 lbs (495 kg)

1998

Gary Burke 1092 lb pumpkin

Grower:
Gary Burke
Location:
Canada
Weight:
1092 lbs (495 kg)

Gerry Checkon1131 lbs (513 kg)

1999

Gerry Checkon 1131 lb pumpkin

Grower:
Gerry Checkon
Location:
United States
Weight:
1131 lbs (513 kg)

Dave Stelts1140 lbs (517 kg)

2000

Dave Stelts 1140 lb Pumpkin

Grower:
Dave Stelts
Location:
United States
Weight:
1140 lbs (517 kg)

Geneva Emmons1262 lbs (572 kg)

2001

No photo currently 🙁

Grower:
Geneva Emmons
Location:
United States
Weight:
1262 lbs (572 kg)

Charlie Houghton1337.6 lbs (606 kg)

2002

Charlie Houghton 1337.6 lb pumpkin

Grower:
Charlie Houghton
Location:
United States
Weight:
1337.6 lbs (606kg)

Steve Daletas1385 lbs (628kg)

2003

Steve Daletas 1385 lb Pumpkin

Grower:
Steve Daletas
Location:
United States
Weight:
1385 lbs (628 kg)

Al Eaton1446 (655 kg)

2004

Al Eaton 1446 lb Pumpkin

Grower:
Al Eaton
Location:
Canada
Weight:
1446 lbs (655 kg)

Larry Checkon1469 lbs (666 kg)

2005

Larry Checkon 1469 lb Pumpkin

Grower:
Larry Checkon
Location:
United States
Weight:
1469 lbs (666 kg)

Ron Wallace1502 lbs (681 kg)

2006

Grower:
Ron Wallace
Location:
United States
Weight:
1502 lbs (681 kg)

Joe Jutras1689 lbs (766 kg)

2007

Joe Jutras 1689 lb Pumpkin

Grower:
Joe Jutras
Location:
United States
Weight:
1689 lbs (766 kg)

Christy Harp1725 lbs (782 kg)

2009

Christy Harp 1725 lb Pumpkin

Grower:
Christy Harp
Location:
United States
Weight:
1725 lbs (782 kg)

Chris Stevens1810.5 (821 kg)

2010

Chris Stevens 1810.5 lb Pumpkin

Grower:
Chris Stevens
Location:
United States
Weight:
1810.5 lbs (821 kg)

Jim and Kelsey Bryson1818.5 (824 kg)

2011

Jim and Kelsey Bryson 1818.5 lb Pumpkin

Grower:
Jim and Kelsey Bryson
Location:
Canada
Weight:
1818.5 lbs (824 kg)

Ron Wallace2009 lbs (911 kg)

2012

Grower:
Ron Wallace
Location:
United States
Weight:
2009 lbs (911 kg)

Tim Mathison2032 lbs (921 kg)

2013

Tim Mathison 2032 lb Pumpkin

Grower:
Tim Mathison
Location:
United States
Weight:
2032 lbs (921 kg)

Beni Meier2323.7 (1054 kg)

2014

Beni Meier 2323lb Pumpkin

Grower:
Beni Meier
Location:
Switzerland
Weight:
2323.7 lbs (1054 kg)

Mathias Willemijns2624.6 lbs (1190 kg)

2016

Grower:
Mathias Willemijns
Location:
Belgium
Weight:
2624.6 lbs (1190 kg)