Howard County High Schools Compete to See Whose Pumpkin Flies the Farthest

Pumpkin Chucking Contest to be held on Sunday, November 13

The Columbia Association (CA) Teen Advisory Committee is sponsoring a Pumpkin Chucking Contest on Sunday, November 13 at the Columbia SportsPark. Four high school MESA (Mathematics, Engineering and Science Association) clubs from Glenelg Country School, Howard High School, Long Reach High School and Marriotts Ridge High School will build pumpkin-launching catapults. The school whose pumpkin is catapulted the farthest will win a cash prize.

The event will be held from noon to 3 p.m. on the field behind the Columbia SportsPark, located at 5453 Harper’s Farm Road.  A rain date has been set for Sunday, November 20. For more information or to sign up a team to compete in the contest, please call 410-715-5523.

CA’s Teen Advisory Committee is made up of dedicated local high school students who bring new and exciting opportunities to the teen community in Howard County. The committee was chartered by the CA Board seven years ago and continues to sponsor programs, activities and fundraising opportunities for teens in Howard County. For more information on the Teen Advisory Committee, please call 410-715-5523.

For media inquiries, contact:

Shelia L. Green
General Manager of Communications & Community Relations


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