Trebuchet Competition

Trebuchet Competition February 14, 2015
Summerall Field at The Citadel
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Hoplite Division (Grades K-5)

This division challenged teams to build a functional trebuchet from a provided kit. This trebuchet must have been able to safely and accurately launch a small rubber ball to accurately hit a target set 10-25 feet away. This year the target was placed 12 feet away. The competition is designed to inspire and invigorate the true nature of the Engineering spirit!




Hoplite Division Results


Spirit Awards

1st - Faith Christian School
2nd - Hunley Park Elementary
3rd - Mitchell Math & Science Elementary

Design Awards

1st - Charles Pinckney Elementary Warriors
2nd - Laurel Hill Primary Loggerheads
3rd - Sedgefield Intermediate Pink Dolphins

Accuracy Awards

1st - Hunley Park Elementary Trembling Trebuchet Bees
2nd - Murray-Lasaine Elementary Stinger Two
3rd - Faith Christian Crusaders

Centurion Division(Grades 6-12, College/Org/Military)

The Centurion division challenged teams to design and build a trebuchet within design specifications. This trebuchet must have been able to safely and accurately launch a standard lacrosse ball in a manner that would accurately hit a target set anywhere between 50-200 feet away. This year the target was placed 112 feet away.




Stratford Siege Team

Centurion Division Results


Middle Division

Design Awards

1st - Dubose Middle Gru Cru
2nd - Palmetto Scholars Academy Phoenix Fire
3rd - Daniel Island School Osprey Engineers

Accuracy Awards

1st - Sangaree Middle Slingers
2nd - Daniel Island School Osprey Engineers
3rd - Boy Scout Troop Time 759

High Division

Design Awards

1st - West Ashley High Trebu-Tronix/div>
2nd - Berkeley High Staguchet

Accuracy Awards

1st - Stratford High Siege Team
2nd - West Ashley High Trebu-Tronix
3rd - Charleston County School of the Arts, Sticks & Stones

College/Org/Military Division

Accuracy Award

The Citadel Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Thunder Ducks

Division Overall Awards

Distance Award

SPAWARriors

Accuracy Award

The Citadel Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Thunder Ducks

Spirit Awards

1st - Stratford High
2nd - Charleston County School of the Arts
3rd - Wando High

Barbarian Division(Invitation Only)

Barbarian teams are comprised of skilled individuals who design and build a trebuchet that can safely and accurately launch a 10-pound ballistic in a manner that will accurately hit a target set anywhere between 300-400 feet away. The competition is designed to inspire and invigorate the true nature of the Barbarian-Engineering spirit ("Barbariangineering").




Thank you to:

Google's LOL Catapultz team

The SPAWARriors

for the entertaining BARBARIAN Demonstrations!


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