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Underwater Pumpkin Carving Contest 2019

Join us on Saturday, October 26th for a hilarious way to celebrate the Halloween Holiday and support the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. There will be prizes, chili, BBQ, hot cider, and plenty of atmosphere! All divers welcome!pumpkin diving team

$20 entry fee to support the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Meet at WDC @ 10am for briefing
Diving at @11am, Location TBD

For more information and to register please call the shop at 802.865.2771.





Win a Hendrson Aqualock Quick Dry wetsuit (any size or thickness)!

Thanks to Bill & Lisa O'Malley for the generous donation of the Aqualock Quick Dry Wetsuit.

We'll be selling raffle tickets ($10 per ticket or 3 tickets for $25) at the shop to raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation! We'll draw the lucky winner for the suit after the Pumpkin dive. Learn more!

Chili Contest

Our winners from last year's pumpkin carving contest are going to go head-to-head in a chili cook off! They will both make a pot of their most amazing chili and you all will get to be the judges. Bring your best taste buds and get ready to eat some chili!


  • Divers must have a certification card from a nationally recognized certification agency.
  • Divers must sign a waiver and release agreement.
  • Divers under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian’s signature on the release agreement.
  • Divers under the age of 15 must dive with an adult dive buddy.



PUMPKIN (one per buddy team)

Full set of cold water diving equipment including: 

  • Mask, fins & snorkel
  • Full ¼ inch (6.5mm – 7 mm) wetsuit or Drysuit
  • Booties, gloves, hood
  • BC
  • Tank
  • Regulator with Octopus or Alternate Air Source
  • Submersible pressure gauge (SPG)
  • Underwater timing device (Watch or Computer)
  • Weight Belt
  • Cutting tool - doesn’t have to be a dive knife
  • Any accouterments or embellishments pertinent to your entry!

Remember to bring warm clothing!

  • Divers must dive with a buddy. If you don’t have one no problem, there will be plenty of divers around.
  • Divers must supply their own pumpkin and carving tools.
  • Pumpkins must be cleaned of all seeds and pulp at home.
  • Pumpkin may not have any pre drawn pattern on it.
  • All cutting of pumpkin and creative additions must be completed under water.
  • Divers will be required to report to the event Divemaster upon entering and exiting the water.
  • All divers must exit the water with a minimum of 500 psi registering on their pressure gauge.
  • Judging will take place when all entries are completed.
  • One pumpkin entry per buddy team.


Originality (scale of 1-5)

Visual Impact (scale of 1-5)

Craftsmanship & Quality (scale of 1-5)

Theme Related to Underwater or Halloween (scale of 1-5)

On a scale of 1-5, 1 is the lowest and 5 is the highest.



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