Pumpkin Olympics will be back in 2022. More details will be added to this page prior to the announcement of our 2022 program.

Pumpkin Olympics Time Schedule 2021


10.00am – 11.00am Pumpkin Bowls – Heat #1

11.20am – 12.30pm Pumpkin Patch Snatch – Heat #1

1.00pm – 2.00pm Pumpkin Power Shot Put – Heat #1


 9.00am – 10.30am Pumpkin Bowls – Heat #2 & Finals

11.00am – 12.00noon Pumpkin Power Shot Put – Heat #2 & Finals

12.00noon – 1.00pm Pumpkin Patch Snatch – Heat #2 & Finals

Pumpkin Power Shot Put

Entry: Junior – $2.00 : Open  – $4.00 Age groups:  Under 12 yrs Men Open (12yrs and over) Women Open (12yrs and over) Nominations open at 8.00am @ Pumpkin Central or Online Prizes are awarded for 1st, 2nd, 3rd in each age group. Prizes: 1st – Perpetual Shield, medallion, certificate   2nd – Medallion, certificate […]

Dash For Cash

Starting from the bottom of Policeman’s Hill prior to “The Great Australian Pumpkin Roll”, we’ll start you at the sound of the hooter and armed with a pumpkin of your choice, but meeting competition criteria, you will sprint to the top of the hill. The fastest time to complete the course wins. Nominations open at […]


Enter the Pumpkin Pageant this year and show us your creative skills and best pumpkin outfit! From the weird and wacky to the bold and beautiful, make sure you see this year’s contestants in the Street Parade and later on Main Stage. Entry IS FREE…. Age groups:  Little Miss/Little Mister – Under 12years Prince/Princess -12yrs […]

Decorated Pumpkin

The Decorated Pumpkin competition is an opportunity to put your creative talents to work. No matter the design, there can be no such thing as too big or too crazy.. so show us what you can do! Entry is FREE Age groups:  Prep – 6yrs 7yrs – 12yrs 13yrs & over Nominations open at 8.00am […]


Join in on the fun and try your hand at Pumpkin Bowls. See how good you are at bowling on our makeshift green, using pumpkins as bowls. Entry: $2.00 per 4 Bowls Pumpkin bowls supplied by GPF. Age groups:  Under 12 yrs 12yrs and over Nominations open at 8.00am @ Pumpkin Central Prizes are awarded […]

Pumpkin Patch Snatch

From the sounding of the hooter, take off from the starting line with wheelbarrow in hand and see how many pumpkins you can snatch from the man-made patch in just one (1) minute. The stakes will be high.. will you be able to make it back in time with the most pumpkins? Entry: Open  – […]

Great Australian Pumpkin Roll

Experience the crazy thrill of rolling a pumpkin down a hill, across the road and up the gully on the other side.  See how good you are! Enter the Great Australian Pumpkin Roll™ and have the chance to become the Champion or even win the Lucky Spot! COMPETITION INFORMATION Registrations: Online click here , Pumpkin Central, (opens 8am, closes 1pm) Entry Fee: $10 […]


The Giant Pumpkin Competition showcases a variety of large and heavy pumpkins of all shapes and colours. There is skill in growing giant pumpkins and special seeds and care is needed. If you plan ahead, anyone can grow a giant pumpkin for our competition. Come along and see the display. Entry is FREE Age groups:  Prep – 6yrs 7yrs – […]