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Model Pumpkin Boat Competition

October 5

Saturday, October 5
$5 registration fee
Penobscot Marine Museum Crescent
PMM Visitors Center, 40 E. Main Street, Searsport

In the second year of this event, we challenge you to make a model boat out of a Pumpkin! Bring your model pumpkin boat to the Penobscot Marine Museum on Saturday October 5th to compete. PMM staff will judge entries using a point system based on size, composition, creative use of pumpkin, overall look, ability to float, and speed. The winner will receive 50% of the proceeds and the other 50% will go to the Penobscot Marine Museum to help support programming like this!

Rules & Regulations

  • A member of the gourd family (pumpkin, squash, cucumber, zucchini, melon, etc.) must be a key component of the model boat
  • Must float
  • Must be able to move from A to B without human contact (all boats will be timed to travel across our small pool)
  • Must be under 12” tall by 12” wide by 12” deep
  • All boats must arrive before 1pm on Saturday, October 5th. Judging begins at 1pm.

To register, call 207-548-2529 or email jganskop@pmm-maine.org.

Details

Date:
October 5
Event Category:

Venue

PMM Visitors Center
40 E. Main St.
Searsport, ME 04974 United States
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Phone:
207-548-2529
Website:
penobscotmarinemuseum.org

Organizer

Penobscot Marine Museum
Phone:
207-548-2529
Email:
jganskop@pmm-maine.org
Website:
https://penobscotmarinemuseum.org