Non-commercial growers are entitled to enter one melon per category. 

Awards will be given for the largest, the prettiest, the ugliest, and the smallest edible with first and second places in each category.

   There will also be a category for the youngest grower (must produce an edible melon).

Melons must all be grown on an acre or less.  

All PLACED watermelons will be auctioned

The grower will receive 50% of auctioned price, auctioneer’s fee 5%, 20% to non profit organization, and 25% to the Hempstead Chamber of Commerce. 

All winning participants must be present during the watermelon auction for pictures to be on the website.