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Pumpkin Toss

The Pumpkin Toss is an annual competition for university students, high school students, and community members to test who can make the best trebuchet, a medieval device used to launch projectiles. The trebuchet was used as a weapon of war hundreds of years ago, and today the device is a great example of how the
principles of engineering and physics can be used to build a powerful machine. For this competition, the trebuchet will throw pumpkins and the teams will be scored based on accuracy, distance, and mechanical design. The event is open to college and high school science and physics students and teams from the general public. 

To sign up click here. For more information email usupumpkintoss@gmail.com 

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