Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Weigh-Off: A Look Back

Some scale-tippers were seen -- and hefted -- at the 2013 contest.

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The Annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off breaks out the mega gourds in Half Moon Bay on Monday, Oct. 13. Here's a peek back at some of the colossal competitors of 2013. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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The Annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off breaks out the mega gourds in Half Moon Bay on Monday, Oct. 13. Here's a peek back at some of the colossal competitors of 2013. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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HALF MOON BAY, CA - OCTOBER 14: Giant pumpkins sit in a U-Haul trailer before the 40th Annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off on October 14, 2013 in Half Moon Bay, California. Gary Miller of Napa, California won the 40th Annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Offgigantic pumpkin with a gigantic pumpkin that weighed in at 1,985 pounds. Miller took home a cash prize of $11,910, or $6.00 a pound. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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HALF MOON BAY, CA - OCTOBER 14: A contestant uncovers giant pumpkins during the 40th Annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off on October 14, 2013 in Half Moon Bay, California. Gary Miller of Napa, California won the 40th Annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Offgigantic pumpkin with a gigantic pumpkin that weighed in at 1,985 pounds. Miller took home a cash prize of $11,910, or $6.00 a pound. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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HALF MOON BAY, CA - OCTOBER 14: Contest officials measure a giant pumpkin during the 40th Annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off on October 14, 2013 in Half Moon Bay, California. Gary Miller of Napa, California won the 40th Annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Offgigantic pumpkin with a gigantic pumpkin that weighed in at 1,985 pounds. Miller took home a cash prize of $11,910, or $6.00 a pound. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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HALF MOON BAY, CA - OCTOBER 14: Contest officials measure a giant pumpkin grown by Gary Miller of Napa, California during the 40th Annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off on October 14, 2013 in Half Moon Bay, California. Gary Miller's gigantic pumpkin weighed in at 1,985 pounds to win the 40th Annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off. Miller took home a cash prize of $11,910, or $6.00 a pound. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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HALF MOON BAY, CA - OCTOBER 14: Contest officials measure a giant pumpkin during the 40th Annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off on October 14, 2013 in Half Moon Bay, California. Gary Miller of Napa, California won the 40th Annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Offgigantic pumpkin with a gigantic pumpkin that weighed in at 1,985 pounds. Miller took home a cash prize of $11,910, or $6.00 a pound. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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HALF MOON BAY, CA - OCTOBER 14: A giant pumpkin grown by Gary Miller of Napa, California sits in the bed of a truck during the 40th Annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off on October 14, 2013 in Half Moon Bay, California. Gary Miller's gigantic pumpkin weighed in at 1,985 pounds to win the 40th Annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off. Miller took home a cash prize of $11,910, or $6.00 a pound. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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HALF MOON BAY, CA - OCTOBER 14: Giant pumpkins sit in truck beds before the 40th Annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off on October 14, 2013 in Half Moon Bay, California. Gary Miller of Napa, California won the 40th Annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Offgigantic pumpkin with a gigantic pumpkin that weighed in at 1,985 pounds. Miller took home a cash prize of $11,910, or $6.00 a pound. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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HALF MOON BAY, CA - OCTOBER 14: Giant pumpkins sit in the bed of a truck before the 40th Annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off on October 14, 2013 in Half Moon Bay, California. Gary Miller of Napa, California won the 40th Annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Offgigantic pumpkin with a gigantic pumpkin that weighed in at 1,985 pounds. Miller took home a cash prize of $11,910, or $6.00 a pound. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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HALF MOON BAY, CA - OCTOBER 14: People look at giant pumpkins during the 40th Annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off on October 14, 2013 in Half Moon Bay, California. Gary Miller of Napa, California won the 40th Annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Offgigantic pumpkin with a gigantic pumpkin that weighed in at 1,985 pounds. Miller took home a cash prize of $11,910, or $6.00 a pound. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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HALF MOON BAY, CA - OCTOBER 14: A young boy touches a 1,985 pound pumpkin during the 40th Annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off on October 14, 2013 in Half Moon Bay, California. Gary Miller of Napa, California won the 40th Annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Offgigantic pumpkin with a gigantic pumpkin that weighed in at 1,985 pounds. Miller took home a cash prize of $11,910, or $6.00 a pound. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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