What: Prior to the event teams build and test pumpkin chucking machines… trebuchets and catapults and bring
them to the event ready to compete. Throwing for distance on a range of up to 340 yards (Amateur class)
or for accuracy (Professional class) trying to hit a target 275 yards down range.
When: 3:30 PM Saturday, October 12, 2013
Contestant Check-in and Setup starting at 12:00 noon
This event is being held as part of Garrett County’s Autumn Glory Celebration
Where: Along Route 219 (west side) approximately one mile north of the town of Oakland, Maryland
(For us locals… just south of the Pine View Tree Farm and Animal Hospital)
How: Two competition classes: Amateur and Professional (Corporate)
Amateur class teams can consist of any community organization, friends at work, Church groups, 4-H
clubs, scouting organizations, FIRST teams, or any other type of team. Professional class teams are
those sponsored by various businesses in Garrett County and surrounding area.
Who: Any team from anywhere can compete. Registration is open to all teams regardless if they are located in
Garrett County. Every team must consist of at least one adult present during the day of competition. The
range can facilitate up to twenty teams.