|Team Dante's Inferno|
|Bad Boomer the red treb|
----- Lightweight Division Age: 10 and below Max trebuchet weight: 20 lbs Max trebuchet height: 41" Min pumpkin weight: 3 oz.Place Team name Height Weight Best throw Adjusted 1st Wolf Den, Cub Scout 39" 19.5 lbs. 44' 129' Troop 692 Captain: Brian Jadus, Alex Jadus, Kyle Marvin, Alec Blevins, Declan Shea, Aiden Blevins, Zachary Spitznagle, Grant Schroeder Comments: 2nd year competitor 2nd Hades is Here 39" 19.5 lbs. 41' 122' Captain: Victoria Jadus Tammy Jadus Comments: First all female team 3rd Wolf Howl 39" 17.0 lbs. 28' 82' Captain: Tony Medici, Jacob Medici Logan Vaughan Dylan LeBlanc Mark Brodkowski Xander Zipko Ethan Tardiff DJ Hankey Jim Zipko ----- Middleweight Junior Division Age: 17 and below Max trebuchet weight: 100 lbs Max trebuchet height: 70" Min pumpkin weight: 1 lb.Place Team name Height Weight Best throw Adjusted 1st Pumpkin Chuckin Airline 65" 98 lbs. 102' 175' Captain: Daniel Wallace Michael Wallace Comments: Winners 3 years in row 4 year competitor 2nd Cloud Splitters 59" 88 lbs. 43' 73' Captain: Thomas Daley Sam Crites Comments: First time competitors ----- Middleweight Open Division Age: Open to all ages Max trebuchet weight: 100 lbs Max trebuchet height: 70" Min pumpkin weight: 1 lb.Place Team name Height Weight Best throw Adjusted 1st Angry Pumpkins 66.5" 97.0 lbs. 256' 438' Captain: Dwight Snowberger Amanda Snowberger Steven Snowberger Deborah Snowberger First time team, walked off with the Grand prize 2nd SUNY Plattsburgh 68" 99 lbs. 219' 375' Captain: Tobey Betthauser Cody, Mike, Ashley Taylor, Jordan, Jordyn, Dan, Jerry Third year competitor, winner 2011 3rd Team Jordan 68" 106 lbs. 229' 359' Captain: Don Jordan Chris Jordan Johnnie Jordan Third year competitor 4th Team Stapleton 70" 97 lbs. 184' 314' Captain: Unknown Comments: First time competitor 5th Trebu-Ray 62" 100 lbs. 131' 224' Captain: Raymond Chamberlin Comments: First time competitor 6th Dante's Inferno Junior 74" 157 lbs. 206' 154' Captain: Ryan Brown Comments: Spinoff of the Brown family dynasty 7th Looking For A Satisfying Splat 55" 100 lbs. 59' 100' Captain: John Doty Olivia Doty Ethan Boutin Comments: 2nd year competitor ----- Heavyweight Division Age: Open to all ages Max trebuchet weight: 500 lbs Max trebuchet height: 120" Min pumpkin weight: 5 lb.Place Team name Height Weight Best throw Adjusted 1st Pumpkin's Bane II 110" 466 lbs. 262' 262' Captain: Chris McGrody Scott Bardeni Comments: 2nd year competitor 2nd Dante's Inferno Senior 112" 410 lbs. 186' 186' Captain: Tim Brown Amanda Brown Kim Brown Michelle Choate Dan Choate Comments: Winner 2011, 2nd year competitor, monogrammed team shirts Best paint job and decorating 3rd Weapons of Medievel Destruction 151" 613 lbs. 280' 166' Captain: Nick Helms Bruce Penfield Barry Shelton Mike Minnie Nancy Penfield Comment: Best throw of the day for legal entries 3rd year competitor, last year threw a whopping 519' 4th Duck and Cover 129" 431 lbs. 123' 114' Captain: Ryan Doyle Joe Deslauriers Comments: First time competitor 5th Bad Boomer 119" 542 lbs. 0' 0' Captain: Dave Jordan Comments: 4 year competitor, yet to throw a pumpkin ----- Unlimited Division (Throw for Show) Age: Open to all ages Max Trebuchet Weight: No limit Max Trebuchet height: No limit Min pumpkin weight: No limit, whatever the captain wants to throwPlace Team name Height Weight Best throw 1st Agricultural Implements 16' 2000 lbs. 293' of Destruction Best throw of the day Plans to throw 1000' someday
During the fall months, Cambridge is home to some of the best seasonal colors. But, on at least one Sunday in this small Vermont town, streaks of pumpkin-orange draw more spectators than the foliage.
Nick Helms says he can't imagine a hobby more enjoyable than 'Pumpkin Chuckin'. "I mean, what's more fun than building something and then watching the success of it flying through the air," he said, "it's just indescribable." ...