Heaviest Giant Pumpkin World Records

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

If you have a photo of any of the world records currently missing images, please get in touch.

For country records and individual state records from the US, visit the backyard gardener website.

1900

William Warnock 400 lb (181 kg)

Country: Canada

This photo was from 1898 as I couldn’t find a photo of his 1900 winning entry.

1904

William Warnock 403 lb (182 kg)

Country: Canada

1976

Bob Ford 451 lb (204.5 kg)

Country: USA

1980

Howard Dill 459 lb (208 kg)

Country: Canada

1981

Howard Dill 493.5 lb (223 kg)

Country: Canada

1984

Norm Gallagher 612 lb (277 kg)

Country: USA

1986

Robert Gancarz 671 lb (304 kg)

Country: USA

1989

Gordon Thomson 755 lb (342 kg)

Country: Canada

1990

Ed Cancarz 816.5 lb (370 kg)

Country: USA

1992

Joel Holland 827 lb (375 kg)

Country: USA

1993

Donald black 884 lb (400 kg

Country: USA

1994

Herman Bax 990 lb (449 kg)

Country: Canada

1996

Nathan & Paula Zehr 1061 lb (481 kg)

Country: USA

1998

Gary Burke 1092 lb (495 kg)

Country: Canada

1999

Gerry Checkon 1131 lb (513 kg)

Country: USA

2000

Dave Stelts 1140 lb (517 kg)

Country: USA

2001

Geneva Emmons 1262 lb (572 kg)

Country: USA

2002

Charlie Houghton 1337.6 lb (606 kg)

Country: USA

2003

Steve Daletas 1385 lb (628 kg)

Country: USA

2004

Al Eaton 1446 lb (655 kg)

Country: Canada

2005

Larry Checkon 1469 lb (666 kg)

Country: USA

2006

Ron Wallace 1502 lb (681 kg)

Country: USA

2007

Joe Jutras 1689 lb (766 kg)

Country: USA

2009

Christy Harp 1725 lb (782 kg)

Country: USA

2010

Chris Stevens 1810.5 lb (821 kg)

Country: USA

2011

Jim & Kelsey Bryson 1818.5 lb (824 kg)

Country: Canada

2012

Ron Wallace 2009 lb (911 kg)

Country: USA

2013

Tim Mathison 2032 lb (921 kg)

Country: USA

2014

Beni Meier 2323.7 lb (1054 kg)

Country: Switzerland

2016

Mathias Willemijns 2624.6 lb (1190 kg)

Country: Belgium

2021

Stefano Cutrupi 2702 lb (1226 kg )

Country: Italy

2023

Travis Gienger 2749 lb (1246.9 kg)

Country: USA

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