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Mortimer Family Farms
12907 E. State Rte. 169
Calling All Pumpkin Chunkers!
Pumpkin Chunkin’ at Mortimer Family Farms Pumpkin Fest!
Build your Catapult, Trebuchet or Sling Shot Today – And Compete at Mortimer Family Farms on October 26th!
Dewey, Arizona: Arizona Families & Businesses put their engineering minds to work to build a noncombustible way to through a 6 pound pumpkin at a target! With 12 teams competing in 2012 it was the “Smash Hit” of the festival with pumpkins launching up to 300 yards to splatter on the target. Teams are judged for distance, accuracy and most original design. Prizes are awarded to winning participants while onlookers bring a chair to watch the competition live on Saturday October 26th at 11:00 & 1:00. Manzanita Metal Works has been invited to defend their 2012 Title.
Divisions include Youth & Business/Adult and prizes are sponsored by SWS Waste Services. High schools, Colleges, Businesses, Non Profit Organizations and Families are encouraged to get in on the fun by designing and constructing machines. Cost to enter is $20.00 per machine and requires pre-registration (Registration Forms found at www.MortimerFamilyFarms.com). Participants will also receive free entry to the Pumpkin Festival.