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Gory Gory Sacramento Pumpkin Carving

By Kelsey Price, 10/25/16, 4:30PM PDT

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Unleash your creative cutlery to carve up an indomitable jack-o-lantern for a chance to score Republic FC swag.

Download one of our pumpkin stencils to show your support for Sacramento Republic FC this Halloween.

Use one of our stencils or create your own Republic FC-themed pumpkin for a chance to win Republic FC swag in our annual Gory Gory Sacramento Pumpkin Carving Competition.

Share a photo of your Republic FC pumpkin to Twitter, Instagram or our Facebook with the hashtag #GoryGorySacramento for a chance to win. Fans may also email their photos to community@sacrepublicfc.com. We’ll choose our favorite top three pumpkins on Monday, October 31 at 5 p.m.

Republic FC Pumpkin Carving Competition Rules

  1. Competition runs Tuesday, Oct. 25 at 3 p.m. through Monday, Oct. 31 at 3 p.m.
  2. Three winners (first through third place) will be selected based on creativity, originality and ties to Republic FC.
  3. Fans may enter on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or email.
  4. To enter your pumpkin on Twitter, tweet an original photo of your carved pumpkin with the hashtag #GoryGorySacramento and a brief description of your creation. Your privacy settings must be set to public.
  5. To enter your pumpkin on Instagram, post an original photo of your carved pumpkin with the hashtag #GoryGorySacramento and a brief description of your creation. Your privacy settings must be set to public.
  6. To enter on Facebook, post or message an original photo of your carved pumpkin, a brief description of your creation and a valid email address.
  7. To enter via email, email an original photo of your carved pumpkin, a brief description of your creation and your contact information.
  8. Republic FC will announce first through third place winners based on creativity, originality and ties to Republic FC around 5 p.m. on Oct. 31.
  9. There is no limit to the amount of submissions any person may submit.

PRIZES

  • First place: Grand prize winner will receive a Republic FC swag package, autographed ball and team autographed poster
  • Second place: Winner will receive a Republic FC Dia los Muertos t-shirt and team autographed poster
  • Third place: Winner will receive a Republic FC Dia de los Muertos hat and team autographed poster
  • All entrants will receive a Republic FC Dia los Muertos sticker.

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PUMPKIN CARVING TEMPLATE INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Download and print template of your choice.
  2. Remove seeds from pumpkin.
  3. Tape your stencil securely to your pumpkin.
  4. Using a poking tool like a needle or toothpick, poke holes (just enough to pierce the paper and pumpkin skin) following the lines of the stencil.
  5. Remove the stencil when finished.
  6. Carve the pumpkin along the dotted lines you have made with the poking tool.