Hold onto your gourds, don’t mangle that melon just yet!

This is our 14th year and will be continuing on with two cool events our famed underwater pumpkin carving contest and our 3nd annual Chili Cook Off! We are taking registrations for the upcoming event, scheduled for Sunday October 4, 2015 at Whitestar Quarry in Gibsonburg, Ohio.

Carving time begins at 10:00am and ends 12 noon

Judging time will be at 1:00pm

Lots of prizes, lots of fun and lots of yummy food!

Entrance fee is only $35 per person and includes:

Participation in underwater pumpkin carving

Stylish PRD Logo Hoodie

Chili Cook off  with lots of yummy chili to taste -participants are encouraged to bring their own special chili recipe (enough to share)


Tasty Treats

and a whole lotta fun!

Registration deadline is Monday September 24th, don’t miss out!

Win sweet prizes for your awesome carved pumpkin!

We will have hot chocolate, cider and various other festive munchies. If you would like to bring any other treats to make this event more fun, we would greatly appreciate it!

Here is what you need to join the fun:

1. Register with Professional Diving Resources: You can do this by clicking the link below, telephone 440-736-7499 or in person!  Registration fee is $35 and will include food, beverages, desserts,and  your very own Professional Diving Resources logo hoodie!

2. Bring a pumpkin. We will cut the tops and remove the guts Saturday before the dive.

3. Bring a 4-6 pound weight to help keep the pumpkin on the bottom while you carve it.

4. Use a dive knife: This is the only real rule! You must use a dive knife (but no one said you couldn’t modify a dive knife …).

Chili Cook-Off:

1.  You need to make enough to be shared with all participants!

2.  Make it spicy but not too spicy so everyone can enjoy your creation.

3. Bring your cast iron stomach.

Don’t forget to register before September 24, 2015! And don’t forget to tell us what size hoodie you’ll need!


Register before September 24, 2015 and join us for some fun! To register online just click the button below.

Check out some photos from previous Pumpkin Carving Contests