Pumpkin Carving at the Underwater
Rules for Underwater Pumpkin Carving
in the Graveyard at Portage Quarry
This event is in the spirit of Halloween, mostly Fun. The event will
be judged and prizes will be awarded for those skilled and creative
divers, so bring your dive costume. This event is BYOP (Bring
Your Own Pumpkin).
Register at the
office that day.
Price is the $10.00 Dive admission. In other words, FREE!
Rules for This Event:
the top and hollow out your pumpkin prior to arriving at the
event. We donít want to leave pumpkin sledge all around the
All pieces must
Only Buddy Teams
Must have a Dive
knife. No Razorís or box knifes. Must be a safe knife with
You can pre-mark
on the pumpkin with permanent marker.
will go to the shelter house and put on display.
most creative will be the categories.
Judging will be
by all competing divers by one vote (Just like Survivor).
All Judging will
be final and no disputes honored.
This is how it works:
At 2:00 p.m. All
divers will enter the water at the West wall and swim to the
We will Mark it
with a Safety boat and Referee at the surface.
You have one
dive only, and 30 minutes we will call the event off.
Graveyard is 53
feet deep. Drysuits recommended.
You can swim
back to shore on the surface.
Those who do not
want to go to the Graveyard can carve right below the back
concrete dock where it will be warmer. Those are the only two
places the event will take place.
Pumpkins float. You have been warned.