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Idaho State University Society of Physics Students to host punk-n chuck, egg launch Oct. 22

Posted October 18, 2011

The Idaho State University Society of Physics Students will host a Punk'n Chuck and Egg Launch competition on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at the Idaho Accelerator Center Airport Facility.

The facility is located on West Fortress Road, just south of the Pocatello Airport, and north of I-86, just a few hundred yards northwest of Exit 56. 

Teams from elementary through high school from Pocatello, Blackfoot, Sun Valley and Idaho Falls, as well as teams from BYU-Idaho and Idaho State University will compete for trophies and bragging rights using the catapults they have built.

Elementary and middle school teams will fling eggs, and high school and university teams will fling pumpkins. Spectators are welcome. 

For more information, Contact Dr. Steve Shropshire at 282-2212 or