Friday, Nov. 11th
9:00 A.M. Registration Opens
9:00 A.M. Guest Speakers
1:30 P.M. Board Meeting
3:00 P.M. Registration Open
6:00 P.M. Seed Spit Contest/Bar Open
6:00 P.M. Cocktail Hour
7:00 P.M. Dinner
8:00 P.M. Auction/Dancing
Saturday, Nov. 12th
9:00 A.M. Breakfast
Queen Speeches & Promotion Wear
11:30 A.M. Grower Luncheon/Greenhouse Tour
6:00 P.M. At McAllen Country Club
“A Night with the Great Gatsby”
2017 Queen Contestant Evening Gown Competition
2017 Texas Watermelon Queen Announced
Lady Luck Casino
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Early explorers used watermelons as canteens.
The first cookbook published in the U.S. in 1776 contained a recipe for watermelon rind pickles.
In 1990, Bill Carson of Arrington, TN grew the largest watermelon at 262 pounds that is still on the record books (1998 ed. Guinness Book of World Records).
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