World Championship Punkin Chunkin Returns for 26th Year

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Creative pumpkin-launching event raises money for local organizations and scholarship programs. ResortQuest® by Wyndham Vacation Rentals offers privately owned vacation rentals in nearby Bethany Beach.

The World Championship Punkin Chunkin Association (WCPCA) once again hosts the wildly popular World Championship Punkin Chunkin affair in Bridgeville, Delaware. The 26th annual event that “inspires creativity, ingenuity, teamwork and passion” takes place Nov. 4-6, 2011.

ResortQuest Delaware offers privately owned vacation rentals in nearby Bethany Beach—ranging from oceanfront condos to secluded single-family vacation homes. ResortQuest is the Bethany Beach real estate and Bethany Beach vacation rental leader.

The WCPCA raises money for organizations and scholarship programs that benefit the local youth and community by bringing in crowds and local, regional and national media exposure. Organizations benefiting from WCPCA include St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, Autism Society of Delaware® and Childhelp®.

World Championship Punkin Chunkin has gained a massive following over its near-three decade run. Its imaginative and innovative pumpkin-launching devices provide a fun avenue for participants to show off their engineering skills.

A documentary on the event has become a big hit each Thanksgiving on the The Discovery Channel® and Science Channel®. The American Bus Association named it one of North America’s top 100 festivals for 2012, as the event brings nearly 100,000 visitors to southern Delaware.

Adult tickets cost $10 per day and include parking. Children under 10 are admitted free. Visit http://www.punkinchunkin.com for information on advance ticket ordering, as well as event schedule and details.

About ResortQuest® by Wyndham Vacation Rentals
Headquartered in Fort Walton Beach, Fla., ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals is a leading provider of professionally managed vacation condominiums and home rentals in the U.S., with a portfolio of approximately 6,000 vacation rental properties. For more than 20 years, ResortQuest has provided full-service vacation rentals in the most desirable beach, ski, golf and tennis resort destinations across North America. ResortQuest is part of Wyndham Vacation Rentals, the world's largest serviced vacation rentals business providing access to approximately 94,000 vacation properties in over 500 unique destinations worldwide, and one of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands. Visit our media center or resortquest.com for additional information.

About ResortQuest Delaware & Maryland
Since the early 1970s, ResortQuest Delaware has provided real estate sales, vacation rental and homeowner association management services to Sea Colony and other fine communities in Delaware's Quiet Resorts and the surrounding coastal areas. With offices in southern Delaware and Ocean City, Md., the company offers comprehensive vacation rental services to more than 840 vacation rental properties. ResortQuest is consistently the real estate market leader for listings, sales and listings sold in southeast Sussex County, according to the Sussex County Association of REALTORS® Multiple Listing Service. Its homeowner association management division represents the needs of more than 3,700 homeowners in 47 associations from Lewes to Fenwick Island, Delaware.

Punkin Chunkin is a trademark of Punkin Chunkin Association.
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is a registered trademark of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Inc.
Autism Society of Delaware is a registered trademark of The Autism Society of Delaware.
Childhelp is a registered trademark of Childhelp, Inc.
The Discovery Channel and Science Channel are registered trademarks of Discovery Communications, LLC.
ABA American Bus Association is a registered trademark of American Bus Association.

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