2021 Giant Pumpkin, Sunflower and Potato Growing Contest

Your FREE seeds are now available at the Nipigon, Dorion and Red Rock Public Libraries.
Potatoes will be available May.

Open to all!

In Partnership with the Nipigon, Red Rock and Dorion Public Libraries there are limited seeds available at each library.
Open to all ages in Nipigon, Lake Helen, Red Rock, Hurkett and Dorion (and anywhere in between)

FREE Atlantic Giant Pumpkin and Russian Giant Sunflower Seeds are available at the Nipigon Public Library and the Nipigon Gazette.

Potatoes will be available near the end of May. You will be given a single seed potato to generate as many potatoes as you can from that one single potato. 


Prizes and measurements to be held the week of September 12th 2021

Giant Pumpkins will be judged by weight and greatest circumference. 

Russian Giant Sunflowers will be judged by the following Categories:

  • Height -tallest point of the stem before the flower
  • Flower head diameter

Potatoes will be judged by the weight of potatoes generated from a single seed potato

There will also be a random draw from all entries.


Purchase a membership online;

Purchase a yearly membership for the current calendar year. Payment via PayPal - Credit Card

Or purchase in person at;

  • Nipigon River Bait, Tackle and Souvenirs (21 Second Street Nipigon) 
  • Nipigon Gazette Offices (155B Railway Street Nipigon – beside Zechners)

Cash Only at these locations

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