Monday, October 20, 2014

Pumpkin Festival

We are holding a Pumpkin Festival, complete with a crazy pumpkin chuckin' contest!


Photo: We found a catapult being built and snapped a pic before they noticed.. A $100 cash prize is up for grabs for the catapult that launches the pumpkin the furthest! http://assiginack.blogspot.ca/p/we-are-holding-pumpkin-festival.html



The event will take place on Sunday October 26, 2014 from 11 am - 3 pm.


Events:
11-3 pm Craft vendors
11:30-2:30 horse and wagon rides
11:30-1:00 pm games for kids
1 pm seed spitting contest with local celebrities
1:30 pm pumpkin catapult

Contests - entries to be in by noon
Baking contest          
Best decorated/carved for kids 
Recycling contest...   build something from recycled materials
Seed spitting contest  with  local celebrities



Pumpkin Catapult Contest - $100 cash prize
Get your creative juices flowing to build a catapult that will throw your pumpkin the furthest.  
Rules:
1. You must supply your own pumpkins (3-5 needed). Pumpkins must weigh between 2-10 pounds.
2. Machine shall consist of springs, cords, rubber, dead weights, or other mechanical means of creating     stored energy.
3. A mechanical device may be used to cock the machine.
4. These machines need a back stop.
5. Youth in pits must be under adult supervision at all times.


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