What is a pumpkin chuckin?
Pumpkin chucking, or for rhyming purposes Pumpkin Chuckin, is the sport of hurling or ‘chucking’ a pumpkin solely by mechanical means for distance. The devices used include slingshots, catapults, trebuchets.

2017 Chuckin Teams (10/3/17)

Jr. Division 

  • Cougar Pack – St. John’s Lutheran School

Intermediate Division

(build in progress)

  • Norris Might Chuckers – Norris School District
  • Union Grove High School
  • Wilmot High School
  • Lakeview Tech



  • Lazy Bums – Scott Gagnon
  • Trinity Lutheran – Pastor Don Frelitz

Who can enter?

Anyone can enter!  Middle Schools, High Schools, Colleges, Companies, Church Groups, Clubs,
  • Jr. Division (ages 14 and under)
  • Intermediate Division (ages 14 – 18)
  • Advanced Division (ages 18 and up)


ACME Catapult will be launching on the field before and after our competition a hurls! The Acme Catapult is the tandem axle monster pumpkin catapult machine capable of hurling refrigerators and lawn tractors high into the air, or throwing a ten-pound pumpkin over 2,000 feet! The ACME Catapult has been seen on national television hurling large appliances on NBC’s “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” and also throwing lawn equipment high into the air on ABC’s “My Kind of Town”.  You may have also seen the Acme Catapult tossing pumpkins on the TLC Special “Punkin Chunkin”, which was filmed at the 2002 World Championship Punkin Chunkin competition in Delaware.