Here is the 2016 GWG top 20 melons, 1st Year Member and Mystery Melon Awards, ranked by weight.
|Top 20 Melons|
|1||318.0||Chris Kent||Sevierville, TN||$1200|
|2||305||Frank Mudd||Vine Grove, KY||$750||New State Record|
|3||293.2||Gabriele Bartoli||Lombardy, Italy||$550|
|4||290||Jeremy Terry||Helenwood, TN||$450||1st year member|
|5||273||Todd Dawson||Garner, NC||$350|
|6||272||Spencer Glasgow||Bessmer, AL||$275||New State Record|
|7||233||Andrew Vial||Siler City, NC||$225|
|8||229.5||Jake Holloway||Bowden, GA||$200|
|9||224||Larry Boyette||Kenley, NC||$175|
|10||222.5||Tim Brussel||St. Johns, MI||$150|
|11||218||Charles Bentley||Grant, AL||$125|
|12||214||Bill Edwards||Marshall, MI||$115|
|13||211.2||Gabriele Bartoli||Lombardy, Italy||$105|
|14||209.5||Susan Barber||Mount Orab, OH||$100|
|15||202.5||Donald Murphy||Pink Hill, NC||$95|
|16||199.5||Marvin Mitchell||Fenton, MI||$90|
|17||193.5||Eric Procter||Armada, MI||$85|
|18||192||John Hodges||De Leon, TX||$80|
|19||189.71||Jeremy Lindley||Wynne, AR||$75||1st year member|
|20||188||Tony Prochaska||Simpson, KS||$70||1st year member & New State Record|
1st Year Member
One of our members from the State of North Carolina has donated money to the 1st year member Melon Award. Thank you Larry Boyette for your generosity and for all you do for this club.
117.5 lbs. Donald Timmins Roseville, California $50.
There was no other melon weigh in by a 1st year member that was not in the top 20
Mystery Melon Award
One of our members from the State of North Carolina has donated money to the Mystery Melon Award. Thank you Todd Dawson for your generosity and for all the work you put into this club.
We use random number generator for picking winners.
# 91 John Harnica Dundee, Michigan 158 lb Melon $50.
# 138 John Wayne Brooks Ronda, North Carolina 125.5 lb Melon $35.
2016 Youth Awards
At this point we have not found any one for the 2016 youth Award, but we are still looking and will do the same for 2017.