The National Watermelon Promotion Board had its 3rd Annual Watermelon Carving Contest to help celebrate July as National Watermelon Month.
The Finding Nemo Clownfish won the Most Original award at the 3rd Annual Watermelon Carving Contest this year. The categories were: Most Original, Funniest, Most Elegant, Best Fruit Basket and Best Carving from Watermelon.org’s Carving Database.
Each category awarded three cash winners. The grand prize category winner, Areeat Wancowicz, received $600 for a carving of a 50th birthday party and a watermelon bear.
Other winners received $100, $50 and $25, according to the release.