2017 Championship Results

Below are the official results of the 50th Annual Pardeeville Watermelon Festival championship events held by the U.S. Watermelon Speed-Eating & Seed-Spitting Championships, Inc. For pictures from this year’s festival, click here.

If you have any questions or issues with the information listed below, please feel free to contact us directly at info@pardeevillewatermelonfestival.com.


Speed Eating

CATEGORYNAME. . . . . TIME
Women’sShanda Briant07.91
Men’sJustin Briant05.75
Youth 12-16Tre Koepke05.76
Youth 6-11Braden Breneman33.34
Youth 0-5Christ Kratz
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Seed Spitting

CATEGORYNAMEFTIN
Senior (55+)Geoff Gilbert44′04″
WomenJessica Kratz39′00″
MenJosh Swartz49′04″
Youth 12-16 •Tre Koepke33′00″
Youth 6-11 •Elaine Hepler27′01″
Youth 0-5 •Gordon Kratz13′07″
Adult & Child 12-16
Adult & Child 6-11 •Meredith & Cliff Burdon59′06″
Adult & Child 0-5Shanda & Sydney Braint43′10″
Mixed Doubles •Tim & Rebecca Swartz86′04″
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denotes world record breaker

Carving

CATEGORYNAME. . . . . PLACE
Child1
2
3
YouthEder & Elba Valle1
2
3
AdultAli Ingersoll1
2
3
Pro1
2
3
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Largest Watermelon

NAMEWEIGHTPLACE
Phil Hodgson1
2
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The Pardeeville Watermelon Festival is an annual fall festival held the first Saturday after Labor Day in September, hosted in beautiful Chandler Park. It is held in Pardeeville, WI, USA, home of the U.S. Watermelon Speed-Eating and Seed-Spitting Championships, Inc. This website will be changing more and more as we get closer to our event, so check back soon. For more immediate information, please email info@pardeevillewatermelonfestival.com.

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