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Underwater Pumpkin Carving Contest and Fun Dive

  • 10/25/2023
  • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • 6506 Bob Wentz Park Rd, Austin, TX 78732


  • Reduced fee for dive club members for club dives

Registration is closed


Show off your pumpkin carving talent at this years Austin Aquanauts Underwater Pumpkin Carving Contest at Windy Point. Or, just come out and have a fun dive and watch the festivities.

The contest rules are simple.

  • Bring your own pumpkin.
  • Only one pumpkin used per judged entry. We're not building Frankenstein here.
  • You must use a blunt tipped diving knife for carving. No specialty tools or pointed dive knives. Consider a lanyard on your knife so it does not become lost if dropped. Allowing your pumpkin to carve you with your own dive knife is considered poor form.
  • No markings of any kind on the pumpkins before they go underwater. The horror begins below.
  • Pumpkins are very buoyant. Please take that into consideration when planning your dive weights. Consider a bag with weight for your pumpkin.
  • One small hole, no bigger that 2" in diameter, may be cut into the pumpkin to assist with submersion of the pumpkin.
  • Once initially submerged, any pumpkin that touches the surface is considered complete and must be presented for judging. Whether it is actually complete or not.
  • Pumpkins arriving on the surface without their divers will be considered rogue fast moving zombie pumpkins and not eligible for judging. If you are making a zombie pumpkin, it must be of the slow moving variety that ascends at 30 feet per minute with their divers. This goes for pumpkins of the non-zombie variety as well.

We'll have great prizes for the Best Pumpkin, Spookiest Pumpkin, and "Oh, Good Try".

We'll provide drinks and snacks as well. We're not sure what the food will be yet though.

Come and check it out!

See you there!

Windy Point Park
6506 Bob Wentz Park Rd
Austin, TX 78732

(512) 266-3337

Club Fees:
(Dive Club Members)

(Dive Club Non-Members)
Other Known Fees:
Windy Point Park Entry Fee

This event requires a Release Form (formulario de lanzamiento en espaƱol).
Print out, initial, and sign the form and bring it with you to the event. We will pick them up before the activity begins.

Note, due to changes in PayPal's refund policy, we will not be able to make complete refunds. When a refund is requested, you will be asked to choose one of the two below options;

  • Price paid, minus 3%, to cover the PayPal fees
  • Full price paid held in your dive club account for use on future dive club events

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Google Maps driving directions from Tom's Dive and Swim.

Tom's Dive and Swim | 5909 Burnet Rd., Austin, TX 78757
512-451-4607 |
Store Hours: Monday-Friday 9:30 - 6:30 & Saturday 9:30 - 5:00

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