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Volunteer logo Saturday, October 29
Monroe County Fairgrounds, 5700 W. Airport Rd.
Gates open and activities begin at 11 a.m. Launching begins at noon.

Download and print the launcher builder info and registration to post at your work or place of business. (PDF 600.01 KB)

Spectator admission: $10/vehicle

Pumpkin Launcher 2007 Watch pumpkins being launched over the fairgrounds!Fall has arrived and pumpkins are flying in the skies over the Monroe County Fairgrounds! Launcher teams send pumpkins soaring through the air in competitions for both accuracy and distance, so get a team together to build and enter a pumpkin launching device.

Not a builder? Not to worry! There is plenty to do and see at the Pumpkin Launch, including a children's area with a variety of activities, live music, food vendors, and the festive feel of fall.

Bring a lawn chair and be amazed by launch device ingenuity!

Launcher Categories

Launcher team registration deadline is October 21.
Cannons and chemically powered launchers are NOT permitted.
Laucher fee: $25 per team (max. six people per launching team)

For more information about the Pumpkin Launch, contact Bill Ream at 812-349-3748 or via e-mail at

Pumpkin Launch is sponsored by: MedExpress Urgent Care
Rundell Ernstberger Associates