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Thank you for another successful year
for your hometown watermelon festival

About our festival

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 year's event will mark the 48th anniversary. For more information, please use the links above. 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.

2014 Championship Winners

Below are the official results of the 47th Annual Pardeeville Watermelon Festival championship events held by the U.S. Watermelon Speed-Eating & Seed-Spitting Championships, Inc.

2014 Speed-Eating
Shanda Braint Women's 4.94s
Chad Kratz
Chad also won in 2013 - 6.41s, he's improving
Men's 6.37s
Riley Balzer Youth 12-16 10.85s
Aiden Fandrich Youth 6-11 40.84s
Carson Dolgner Youth 0-5 63.71s

2014 Seed-Spitting
Mike Walton
Mike also won in 2013 - 23', he's improving
Seniors (55+) 28'-4"
Jessica Laufenberg Women's 27'-4"
Dave Price Men's 31'-7"
Andy Mittlesteadt Youth 12-16 20'-1"
Elaine Hepler Youth 6-11 18'-8"
Bryce Cawley Youth 0-5 9'-9"
Todd & Loreli Hepler
NEW WORLD RECORD! -- They also won in 2013,
with a distance of 29'
Adult - Child Age 0-5 32'-9"
Denise Giller & Kyle Reeves Adult - Child Age 6-11 36'-8"
John & Jonah Zdrodowski Adult - Child Age 12-16 30'-2"
Justin & Shanda Braint Mixed Doubles 52'-5"
Aaron Kratz, Jessica Laufenberg,
Jake Koepke, Tre Brazzle
Won by only 1' over the Swartz Family
Four Person 84'-2"

2014 Largest Watermelon
Dennis Vesely Portage, WI 86.1 lbs
Lane Pease Wyocena, WI 34.3 lbs
Emerald Pease Wyocena, WI 29.7 lbs

2014 Watermleon Carving
Ashton Whitehorse Sick Melon Youth
Ali Ingersoll Watermelon Roses Adult

2014 Coloring Contest (new)
Hayden Moulis
Mr. Hanke - Pardeeville Elementary
Grades KG & Younger
Ashton Whitehorse
Ms. Faulkner - Pardeeville Elementary
Grades 1-2
Skyler Runaas
Mrs. Weidner - Pardeeville Elementary
Grades 3-4

If I've mispelled your name or incorrectly listed the information, please email (mark at markdtaylor.com) or call (608-535-9139) me and I'll fix it immediately. Thank you - Mark D Taylor, Festival Promotions

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