Gum Drop Tower

Gum Drop Tower Logo

Date: February 8, 2008

Challenge Name: Gum Tower

Location: Twinnies Café

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Problem Statement:

Make a tower capable of supporting a Hershey bar. Tallest tower wins.


• 1 container of toothpicks

• 1 bag of gum drops

Fine Print: Your height will be measured once your structure has been deemed “stable” by the judges. You may continue to build after you have had a measurement taken. The height to the highest point of the Hershey bar will be taken.

The team of Profs
The team of professors begin their build


Can it hold a beer

It can hold a Hershey bar, but can it hold a beer?


The Winners

The Winners!