The Great Underwater Pumpkin Carving Bash!

The Great Underwater Pumpkin Carving Bash!

Yep, you heard it right. Big 9O9 Scuba is hosting it9s FIRST ANNUAL UNDERWATER PUMPKIN CARVING CONTEST! Sure, some say it9s weird. Other9s say it9s downright strange. Whatever else you think it is, its sure to be good fun before every diveable body of water in this state freezes over for the winter. And to top it off, maybe you9ll win some prizes too. So, on to the scoop.


  • Divers must be certified scuba divers. C-cards are required at registration and check-in.
  • Divers must use proper working equipment
  • Divers must dive with a buddy
  • Divers must remain inside the area designated by dive flag buoys.
  • Divers must supply their own pumpkins and carving tools.
  • Pumpkins are to be opened and cleaned of all seeds and pulp before divers enter the water.
  • All other cutting of pumpkins and creative additions must be completed underwater.
  • All dive teams are to carry a plastic trash bag to capture and remove from the quarry all parts and debris from their pumpkins.
  • All divers must exit the water with a minimum of 500 psi registering on their pressure gauges.
  • Divers will be required to report to the event Divemaster upon entering and exiting the water.
  • Judging takes place after all entries are completed.
  • One pumpkin entry per dive team is allowed.

$20 per person pre-registered
$25 per person on day of contest
*Fee includes lunch and 1 free air fill (tank rental also included for the first 15 registrants who need it).

Time & Location:
Saturday, October 14th, 2006
10AM - 4PM
Quarry - Atlantic, Iowa
Call the store if you need directions!
*Time and Location subject to change based on weather predictions. Notification will go out asap if anything changes.

Name Sales End Price Fee
Pre-registration Ended $20 $0.99

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