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Nov 2nd, 2013
California State University, Fullerton (CSUF)
800 N State College Blvd
Fullerton, CA 92834

Join Discovery Science Center at Cal State Fullerton on Saturday November 2, 2013 from 10am to 2pm for our annual Pumpkin Launch event!

  • Participate in hands-on activities and challenges
  • Witness flying pumpkins launched by giant trebuchets
  • Bring a carved pumpkin for our pumpkin carving contest (must be pre-carved)
  • Enjoy food from your favorite gourmet food trucks


Bring your lawn chairs and witness history at this free event as teams compete to see who can launch a pumpkin at targets using giant trebuchets and other devices. Plus, kids can participate in hands-on activities throughout the day. Don’t miss this great family event!

California State University, Fullerton is a smoke free campus.

Schedule of Events:*

10:00am – 11:00am:  Hands-on Activities and Food Trucks

  • Marshmallow Mayhem
  • Archimedes Floating Lab
  • Catapult Shoot-Out
  • Reaction Rockets
  • Medieval Battle Camp
  • Da Vinci’s Flight School

10:15am – 12:00pm:  Test Firing of Devices

12:00pm– 12:30pm:  Stage Show

12:30pm:  Competition Begins

1:30pm:  Awards Ceremony

*Schedule and activities subject to change without notice. 


In Partnership With:

Media Sponsor: Local Sponsors:
 George Westrom & Family


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