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Paper Tower Challenge

February 25 & 26
10am - 4pm


Will you accept the challenge? Put your innovation skills to the test by building a newspaper structure that holds up a baseball. 

  • Build a structure to elevate a baseball as high into the air as possible

  • Structure must be free standing 

  • Only building materials are newspaper and tape 

Can you build the sturdiest structure with a material as delicate as newspaper? All supplies will be provided. The Paper Tower Challenge is for kids, 18 years of age and under, although adult guidance is always welcomed. 

The top tower will be awarded a prize! 

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