Here is where we post the results from all the events and contests that we’ve taken part in. It’s fun to see how the ACME Catapult has improved over the years!

2008 Event Results

Morton Punkin Chuckin Contest: Took first place in Unlimited Catapult with a best throw of 1935 feet.

Mauston WI Pumpkin Bash: Saturday and Sunday. Hurled over 100 pumpkins at several target cars to help raise money for the local 4H Club. The kids had a great time!

Motorola Tundra Cell Phone Test: (December 2008) Hurled 15 pound watermelons with ”Tundra” cell phones duct taped to them to promote how tough this phone really is.

2007 Event Results

Fall Ball Fling in Nekoosa WI: Took first place for the event after throwing appliances and hitting the target truck on Saturday and hurling a bowling ball about 1850 feet on Sunday.

Morton Punkin Chuckin Contest: Won first place in the Unlimited Catapult Division.

Mauston WI Pumpkin Bash: Lobbed over 100 pumpkins at the target car with a few direct hits.

2006 Event Results

Morton’s Punkin Chuckin Contest: Awarded first place for unlimited catapult.

Mauston WI First Annual Pumpkin Bash: Hurled over 150 pumpkins on Saturday and Sunday, hitting target haybales for the crowd.

2005 Event Results

Newell Open House, Champaign Illinois: Threw big orange pumpkins in the parking lot.  Left a big mess and they loved it!

Punkin Chunkin Contest, Green Acres Farm, Morton Illinois: First place in Catapult division and new Morton record of 2066 feet

Country Corner, Alpha Illinois: World record attempt foiled by broken cable and headwinds.  Best shot on Sunday of 1920 feet

“My Kind of Town” TV Show taping, Mt Horeb Wisconsin: (August 2005) Hurled a 120 lb clothes dryer.  Hurled garden tools, baskets full of clothes, other misc. stuff.  Hurled a 200 lb riding lawn mower.

2004 Event Results

Punkin Chunkin Event, Morton Pumpkin Festival, Morton Illinois: First Place and World Record toss of 1860 feet

First Annual Watermelon Wars Event, Mt Vernon Illinois: (August 2004) First Place, no official measurement (melon went beyond field)

2003 Event Results

World Championship Punkin Chunkin Event, Sussex County Delaware: Second Place and tied World Record toss of 1752.81 feet

Punkin Chunkin Event, Morton Pumpkin Festival, Morton Illinois: First Place toss of 1652 feet

“The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”, Hollywood California: (October 9, 2003)  Hurled a 200 lb washing machine 300 feet.  Hurled a 200 lb refrigerator 300 feet.  Dolly Parton helped us hurl 200 lbs of melons 300 feet.  Hurled a 200 lb dishwasher 300 feet.

2002 Event Results

World Championship Punkin Chunkin Event, Sussex County Delaware: Second Place toss of 1710.4 feet

Punkin Chunkin Event, Morton Pumpkin Festival, Morton Illinois: First Place toss of 1603 feet

2001 Event Results

Punkin Chunkin Event, Morton Pumpkin Festival, Morton Illinois: First Place toss of 1748 feet

2000 Event Results

World Championship Punkin Chunkin Event, Sussex County Delaware: First Place and World Record toss of 1603 feet

1999 Event Results

Punkin Chunkin Event, Morton Pumpkin Festival, Morton Illinois: First Place toss of 1405 feet

1998 Event Results

Punkin Chunkin Event, Morton Pumpkin Festival, Morton Illinois: First Place toss of 1008 feet

1997 Event Results

Punkin Chunkin Event, Morton Pumpkin Festival, Morton Illinois: Second Place toss of 840 feet

1996 Event Results

Punkin Chunkin Event, Morton Pumpkin Festival, Morton Illinois: First Place toss of 386 feet