CELEBRITY SEED SPITTING & OPENING CEREMONIES
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Who will take home the Silver Seed Award in 2019?
Join us for our opening ceremonies featuring the Chantry Singers of Saugeen Shores at 10am on Saturday October 5 at the Bruce Power Weigh Off Stage. Followed by the CELEBRITY SEED SPITTING where we challenge our VIP's to see who has the most hot air!!!
Alan Barfoot has won the Celebrity Seed Spitting Contest this year for the 4th year, Breaking the Pumpkinfest Record by 1'1" held previously by Bill Walker from 2016 of 30'2".
- Mayor Alan Barfoot, Georgian Bluffs 31'3"
- Jordan MacKinnon, Blackburn Radio 30'11"
- Saugeen Shores Councilor Dave Myette 30'
- Kristan Shrider, Candidate for Saugeen Shores Council 27'6"
- Jason Boyer, 7 Acres, 24'1"
- Saugeen Shores Mayor Mike Smith 22'11"
- Huron Bruce MP, Ben Lobb 22'2"
- Brad Scot, Pumpkinfest Chair 22'1"
- Saugeen Shores Deputy Mayor, Luke Charbonneau 21'11
- Jim Stark, Candidate for Saugeen Shores Council 21'3"
- Travis Jackson, 98 the Beach Morning Show CoHost, 19'8"
- Owen Sound Grey Bruce MPP, Bill Walker 19'3"
- Patrick Jilsen, Candidate for Saugeen Shores Council and Director of the Ontario Federation of Agriculture 18'7"
Gieruszak may have a little more launching air available since he has competed in five Iron Man competitions. He spit his seed to the 29-ft 5-in mark.
Owen Sound Mayor Ian Boddy was spitting right at the winner’s heels with a 28-ft effort. Remarkably 11 participants spit over 20 feet, except for Saugeen Shores Mayor Mike Smith who drew gasps and laughter from the crowd when he dribbled his seed some 10-ft 2-in.
The event was sponsored by 7Acres.
The spitters and the marks they hit iare listed below:
Al Barfoot Mayor of Georgian Bluffs and Grey County Warden: 27-ft 11-in.
Gord Dougan MYFM: – 26-ft 10-in
Ian Boddy: Mayor of Owen Sound – 28-ft
Dave Myette Saugeen Shores Councillor: - 22-ft 10-in
David Inglis Mayor of Brockton: - 23-ft 3-in
Dan Gieruszak Deputy Mayor of Brockton: - 29-ft 5-in
Brian Longmire 98 the Beach: - 22-ft 2-in
Luke Charbonneau Deputy Mayor of Saugeen Shores: - 21-ft 2-in
Jordan MacKinnon CKNX: - 23-ft
John Peevers Bruce Power: - 20-ft 3-in
Mike Smith Mayor of Saugeen Shores: - 10-ft 2-in
Brad Scott Chair of Pumpkinfest: - 25-ft 4-in
2016 Celebrity Seed Spitting Results!
Keeping his claim on fame Bill Walker was our reigning champion yet again in 2016- I wonder what 2017 has in store.
Bill Walker- Bruce- Grey - Owen Sound MPP
2015 Celebrity Seed Spitting Results!
Bill Walker - Bruce - Grey - Owen Sound MPP
2014 Celebrity Seed Spitting Results!
Taun Frosst - Councillor Saugeen Shores
2013 Celebrity Seed Spitting Results!
Alan Barfoot - Mayor-Township of Georgian Bluffs
Dave Inglis - Warden - Municipality of Brockton
Craig Picton - 101.7 The One
Ian Solecki - 98 The Beach
Jordan MacKinnon - CKNX
Bill Walker - MPP Bruce Grey
John Kirkham - Saugeen Shores Chamber President
Duncan McKinlay - Warden - County of Grey
Cathy Sprague - Bruce Power
Luke Charboneau - Deputy Mayor of Saugeen Shores
Mike Smith - Mayor of Saugeen Shores
Taun Frosst - Saugeen Shores Councillor
Nina McMeekin - Pumpkinfest Chair
Laurissa Christie - Queen of the Furrow
It's not considered impolite to spit in public at the Celebrity Seed Spitting Contest!! This is where it all happens. Come and see your local celebrities and politicians compete in a friendly seed spitting match on October 5th, 2013!
2012 Celebrity Seed Spitting Results!
Alan Barfoot- Mayor-Township of Georgian Bluffs
Taun Frosst-Councillor Saugeen Shores
Ian Solecki- 98 the Beach
Brian Hilbers- Bruce Power
John Kirkam- Saugeen Shores Chamber of Commerce President
Luke Charbonneau-Deputy Mayor Saugeen Shores
Duncan McKinlay- Warden-County of Grey
Ted Easton- 94.5 the Bull
Lisa Thompson- Huron Bruce MPP
Sarah Jolliffe- Bruce Telecom
Nina McMeekin- Pumpkinfest Chair
Nick Sawiki- 101.7 the One
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