This 2,350-pound pumpkin grown in Anoka, MN, was the heaviest pumpkin grown in North America this year.

If you win the Safeway Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off you are paid $7 per pound -- which means he scored $16,450.

Travis Gienger's giant pumpkin was 176 pounds heavier than the runner-up.

As big as it is, it's not a WORLD RECORD. That record was set in 2016 in Germany weighing 2624.6 pounds.

But this 2,350-pound pumpkin would be the third largest pumpkin ever grown, according to

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