Precious Pumpkin Baby Contest 2023

Contest Details


All TAZEWELL COUNTY children UNDER the age of 24 months (limit 60 entries)


Register Online by filling out the below application


Now through August 31st applications with a 5×7 vertical photo accepted (horizontal photos will not work)

  • Sept. 1st – Sept. 12th Voting held at Blain’s Farm & Fleet in Morton & online here & at
  • Sept. 13th Winners notified by telephone
  • Sept. 14th Winners presented
  • Sept. 16th 1st place winners and parents will be featured in the parade


  • 1st Place Boy and Girl $75 each
  • 2nd Place Boy and Girl $50 each
  • 3rd Place Boy and Girl $25 each
  • All entrants get Ribbons

This event is sponsored by We Care in conjunction with the Morton Pumpkin Festival. All proceeds from this contest will go to help support We Care projects which include transportation, food pantry and Meals-on-Wheels. If you have any questions please call Kourtney Hilyard at 309-347-7148.

Please note: Twin applicants must be entered separately.