Sunday, October 7, 2012

Get Ready To Hurl...

Today is the day. It's time to lock and load your pumpkins. The Vermont Pumpkin Chuckin' Festival is here!

Time to load your pumpkin in the trebuchet.
The Schedule:

Competitors may start setting up anytime after 8 am today. Remember BYOP.
  • Gates open at 11 am for spectators
  • 12 noon: National Anthem sung by Miss Vermont, Chelsea Ingram, followed by 1st round of trebuchet competition, and the music also begins
  • 1 pm: 2nd round
  • 2 pm: 3rd and final round with awards immediately following
Chelsea Ingram, Miss Vermont 2012, will sing anthem at VT Pumpkin Chuckin'
 Chelsea Ingram, Miss Vermont 2012, will sing the anthem at Fourth Annual Vermont Pumpkin Chuckin' Festival

Admission to the festival will cost $5 for anybody 4 years old or older (spectator or competitor), free for 3 and under, $20 (max) for an immediate family.


Music for this year's festival will be provided by Vermont performers Mike Dunn and Jenn & John, who will be performing periodically from noon to 4pm.


Served by the Cambridge Area Rotary Club

Other Activities:

The Lamoille Family Center of Morrisville will be running numerous activities for children at the Pumpkin Chuckin' Festival including – face painting, bean bag toss, ring toss, noodle necklaces, corn pool, costume characters, and more.

Great Prizes:

Exciting prizes for the competition winners have been donated by the festival sponsors. Prizes include: