Robert Clark from Vermont cheers as the cannons fire. Punkin Chunkin was held this weekend near Bridgeville as thousands descended on the field off Chaplins Chapel Road to view the display of "Chunkin Devices", and to have fun and bragging rights.
Special to the News Journal/CHUCK SNYDER
IF YOU GOPunkin’ Chunkin
When: Gates open 7:30 a.m. Sunday, with a practice session at 8 a.m., opening ceremonies at 10 a.m. and competition slated to start at 10:30. The 2008 world champion will be announced at 5 p.m.
Where: The Chunk is in its second year at a new site, at the Wheatley farm near Bridgeville. From U.S. 113, take Del. 40 (Redden Road) west to Chaplain's Chapel Road. Turn left, and the site is straight ahead on the right. Directions from other areas at http://www.punkinchunkin.com/.
Cost: Admission is $9 per adult and $2 parking per vehicle. Children under 10 are free.
Web site: Directions, answers to frequently asked questions, a complete schedule, past world records and contest rules can be found at http://www.punkinchunkin.com/.
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