2017 Chunkin' Events

Discuss any hurling events here, such as the World Championships of Punkin' Chunkin' (WCPC). Have an event in your area you want us to know about? Post it here!

2017 Chunkin' Events

Postby madmattd » Sat Mar 11, 2017 9:35 pm

For the last 2 years I have endeavored to catalog a listing of the various hurling events (not limited to pumpkin-throwing, though that does seem to be the vast majority) that are occurring and open to the public to enter. As you hear of other ones with confirmed dates, and preferably a website link too, let me know and I'll add them here to make them easy to find!

Last year's thread

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September 2017

September 24
Vermont Pumpkin Chuckin' Festival
Location: Stowe, VT
Website: http://vtpumpkinchuckin.blogspot.com/

September 30
Chamberlain-Oacoma
Location : Oacoma, SD
Website: http://www.chamberlainsd.com/2017-fall-festival-2/
Contact me (madmattd) via PM if you would like to talk directly with the event organizers about joining. This is a smaller event but potentially up to 1/2-mile of range.

September 30
Burlington Pumpkin Pitch
Location: Burlington, WA
Website: https://burlington-chamber.com/community-events/harvest-festival/

September 30
Pumpkin Blast
Location: Meridianville, AL
Website: http://www.pumpkinblast.com/

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October 2017

October 7-8
Punkin Chunkin Colorado
Location : Aurora, CO
Website : https://www.auroragov.org/things_to_do/events/punkin_chunkin_colorado

October 14-15
Extreme Chunkin
Location : Loudon, NH
Website: http://www.extremechunkin.com/

October 20
Last Fling Pumpkin Sling
Location : Picatinny Arsenal, NJ
Website : http://www.pumpkinsling.com/index.html (It should be noted that this looks to be a schools-only competition?)

October 21
1000 Islands Punkin Chunkin
Location : Clayton, NY
Website : http://www.1000islands-clayton.com/punkinchunkinclayton/

October 21
Howard County Punkin Chunkin Fall Festival
Location : Howard, PA
Website : http://www.howardfire.com/punkin--chunkin--fall-festival.html?fref=gc

October 21-22
Great Pumpkin Chuckin Fest
Location : Union Grove, WI
Website : http://www.uniongrovechamber.org/great-pumpkin-chuckin-fest

October 21-22
Clay County Punkin Chunkin
Location : Brasstown, NC
Website : http://www.claychambernc.com/punkin-chunkin/

October 27
Pumpkin Chuck Dayton
Location: Riverside, OH (National Museum of the USAF)
Website: http://www.miamivalleycfc.org/_root/index.php?content_id=5127 and on Facebook
This event is not confirmed on dates on any online source I have been able to locate, but rumor is the date is the one shown here. I will update as appropriate.

October 28
Route 66 Punkin Chunkin
Location : Vinita, OK
Website : https://vinitaareachamberofcommerce.wildapricot.org/event-2515718

October 29
Shelburne Museum’s Mini Pumpkin Chuckin'
Location: Shelburne, VT
Website: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/shelburne-museums-first-annual-mini-pumpkin-chuckin-at-haunted-happenings-tickets-37131083069?utm_term=eventurl_text
A very mini trebuchet-only event. See link for details.

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November 2017

November 3-5
World Championships of Punkin Chunkin (WCPC)
Location : Bridgeville, DE
Website : https://www.punkinchunkin.com/
(Update Aug-23-2017: Event Cancelled for 2017)

November 4
Cal-State Fullerton Pumpkin Launch
Location : California State University, Fullerton, CA
Website : http://oc.discoverycube.org/exhibits/pumpkin-launch/
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Re: 2017 Chunkin' Events

Postby TommyL » Sun Jul 02, 2017 5:07 pm

Let's do this!
If my wife only knew how much money I have spent to throw fruit in a field...
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Re: 2017 Chunkin' Events

Postby madmattd » Tue Jul 04, 2017 10:07 am

TommyL wrote:Let's do this!

Yee-haw!

(Side note, yeay, someone else posted here!)
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Re: 2017 Chunkin' Events

Postby captonager » Sat Aug 26, 2017 8:23 am

Good on ya, Matt!

Now how can we get this list out to other chunkers?
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Re: 2017 Chunkin' Events

Postby madmattd » Sat Aug 26, 2017 12:50 pm

captonager wrote:Now how can we get this list out to other chunkers?


Share away! That's the best I can do is posting it a bunch. The WCPCA knows about this list too (Mark, Frank, etc).
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