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Catapult Chaos

Science Central's annual Catapult Chaos catapult competition on Thursday, July 18, in Fort Wayne, Ind., drew four teams utilizing their trebuchets to fling bags of flour, cantaloupes, pineapples and even watermelons. Journal Gazette video by Chad Ryan.

Catapults flinging flour

Photos by Chad Ryan | The Journal Gazette
A bag of flour explodes as it hits the ground near one of the targets set up for the catapult competition, which was part of the Fort Wayne Newspapers Three Rivers Festival.
Nick Griffith rigs the sling for his team, the Haphazard Builders, as he gets the trebuchet to catapult a bag of flour during Science Central’s Catapult Chaos competition Thursday.