Pumpkin chuckers launched far and wide at this year’s Vermont Pumpkin Chuckin’ Festival, which took place Sunday, Sept. 29, at the Stoweflake Resort. The event raised money for the Clarina Howard Nichols Center, which helps victims of domestic and sexual violence and their children.

Pumpkin chucker Theresa Tipper, with dad Adam, gets ready to launch (her fifth year in the competition).

Chuck Walker of the Texas Flingers high-fives teammates after a solid effort.

Steve and Lisa Noyes enjoy a bit of pumpkin chuckin’ fun at the photo booth.

Pumpkin chuckers launch!

Mike, Megan and Ann-Marie Sullivan enjoy a bit of pumpkin chuckin’ fun at the photo booth.

Pumpkin chucker Nick Helms gets ready to launch (his tenth year in the competition).