2016 Results

Below are the official results of the 49th Annual Pardeeville Watermelon Festival championship events held by the U.S. Watermelon Speed-Eating & Seed-Spitting Championships, Inc. New world records are shown with a trophy icon.

Seed-Spitting

CATEGORY NAME CITY ST FEET  IN
Seniors (55+) Not held this year on account of rain
Women Jessica Kratz Marquette WI 45′ 10″
Men Josh Swartz Sparta WI 45′ 11″
Youth 12-16 Ashley O’Connell Sun Prairie WI 32′ 1″
Youth 6-11 Elaine Hepler Pardeeville WI 23′ 5.5″
Youth 0-5 Ethan Pieper Pardeeville WI 10′ 3″
Adult & Child 6-11 Todd & Elaine Hepler 55′ 6″
Adult & Child 0-5 Jessica & Gordon Kratz 52′ 4″
Mixed Doubles Not held this year on account of rain

Speed-Eating

CATEGORY NAME CITY ST TIME  
Women Shanda Briant Kingston WI 4.34
Men Chad Kratz Ripon WI 4.26
Youth 12-16 Brontay Brazzle Dalton WI 10.85
Youth 6-11 Aydewn Banthe-felt Lacrosse WI 29.6
Youth 0-5 Gordon Kratz Marquette WI 40.0

All time is shown in seconds

Largest Watermelon

NAME CITY ST LBS
First Phil Hodgson Wyocena WI 124
Second Richard and Carlyn Fischer Cambria WI 75
Third Chris & Sarah Schildgen Richland Center WI 74

Carving

NAME CITY ST
Youth Jillian Nelson Montello WI
Adult Ali Ingersoll DeForest WI