EE Pumpkin Carving Contest

image of EE pumpkin carving contest team, 2013
Pumpkin Carving Contest! Registration required.
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Packard Patio
Abstract / Description: 

The Pumpkin Carving Contest unites EE students, postdocs, staff, and faculty in a friendly competition of technical artistry during the Halloween season. Teams of up to four members are provided with large pumpkins, basic carving tools, and a specified time limit to carve their masterpiece. A judging team comprised of faculty, staff, and students determine the winners based on originality, completeness, and technical skill. Participants and observers are encouraged to come in costume!

Sign-Up Link:

Sign-Up Deadline: Friday, October 24

Participation is limited to the first 24 teams that sign up!


Contest Rules:

  • 3-4 members per team, at least two (2) members must be in the EE department
  • Teams will have 45 minutes to complete their pumpkin
  • A team of judges will determine the winners based on originality/creativity, completeness, and technical skill
  • Extra points will be awarded to teams that show up in costume!
  • We'll provide the pumpkins, basic carving tools, and plastic aprons. You're welcome to bring additional carving tools and decorations for your pumpkin.