March 18, 2016 - 4:06 PM
KELOWNA – Students of UBC Okanagan’s Engineering Department are holding their fourth annual Trebuchet Competition this weekend.
A trebuchet is a middle age siege weapon that uses a counterweight to fling an object at a target. Members of the Engineering Society will host 14 teams Saturday and Sunday.
The event starts Saturday at 9 a.m. behind the Engineering, Management and Education building at the UBCO campus.
Teams spend Saturday assembling and testing their devices, with competitions and a barbeque on Sunday.
All proceeds raised by the event go to the Canadian Diabetes Association.
For more information visit the competition Facebook page.
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