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The 10th Annual Giant Pumpkin Weigh Off took place Saturday at Thanksgiving Point as part of its Harvest Festival.

Matt McConkie set a new state record. His pumpkin weighed 1,731 pounds.

The Utah Giant Pumpkin Growers has organized the annual event since 2005.

For more information on the UGPG, go to http://www.utahpumpkingrowers.com/index.html.

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