By Staff

TOPSFIELD (CBS) — Friday night was the New England Giant Pumpkin Growers Contest at the Topsfield Fair.

A convoy of forklifts was used to transport the gargantuan gourds around America’s oldest fair.

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This year’s winner was Alex Noel of Abington, Connecticut. His pumpkin topped the one-ton mark, weighing in at 2,092 pounds.

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Alex Noel of Abington, Connecticut, with his prize-winning pumpkin (WBZ-TV)

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Noel is a familiar face, he won the top prize in 2019 as well. Staff