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EGG DROP AT PAYETTE BREWING

april 19, 2019 // 5:30 - 8:00 pm

Kick off Easter weekend with us! Are you ready to get your creative juices flowing at Payette? Have you ever wanted to be an engineer for the day and see how your creation holds up? Together, lets experience this blast from the past! Bring your egg and design a container to protect it! The eggs and their vessels will be dropped off the roof of Payette facing the beer garden. Make it the first round and you’ll move on to the second round from a higher spot. Prizes will be awarded to the first, second and third place eggs!


40 PEOPLE MAX CAN COMPETE // SIGN UP AHEAD OF TIME TO GUARANTEE YOUR SPOT TO WIN AWESOME PRIZES!

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INAUGURAL EGG DROP RULES

The Problem:

You are to design and construct a container for an egg, which will be dropped from the roof of Payette Brewing facing the beer garden at TWO different heights. First height is roughly 11 ft. and the second height is roughly 22 ft. The container should keep the egg from breaking upon impact with the ground.

Possible Materials:

Cushing materials such as cotton balls, balloons, paper towels, cardboard, tape, glue, straws, paper, parachutes, etc. Get creative!

Procedure:

  • The design must allow easy opening and closing for egg inspection. The design will be weighed upon arrival to the egg drop site. Designs with a lower mass receive a higher score.

  • You are REQUIRED to bring your own egg.

Restrictions:

  • Boiling an egg = immediate disqualification!

  • Balloons or balloon type devices may only be inflated by human breath. (No helium!)

  • Styrofoam is not allowed in any form!

  • No glass, chemical containers, thick wood (such as 2x4), and metal (except for conjunction items such as screws, staples, paperclips, etc.)!

  • Liquids are not allowed!

Scoring:

  • All unbroken eggs beat all cracked or broken eggs

  • All cracked eggs beat all broken eggs

  • If the egg is unbroken and not cracked: 10 egg pts

  • If the egg (shell) is cracked: 5 egg pts

  • If the egg is broken: 0 egg pts

  • Score = (2000/mass of container) x egg pts

Awards:

Prizes given to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners as well as the Humpty Dumpty Award: The device with the egg that breaks in the most spectacular fashion

All PARTICIPANTS are responsible to clean up after themselves. We look forward to seeing what you come up with!

Questions? Email Patricia@payettebrewing.com