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Pallet Challenge

We’ve enjoyed four amazing Pallet Challenge events since 2015 and hope that they have inspired your creativity and sustainability. This event will no longer be offered, but we still hope to see you at GreenFest, 9-1pm on October 5, 2019!

Congratulations to our 2018 Pallet Challenge Winners!

We had some beautiful and very creative entries this year- congratulations to all who entered! View photos of most of the entries hereThe winners were as follows:

  • 1st Bryan Neal- trestle table
  • 2nd Pete Sessa & Elizabeth Rasnick- Dry Marsh- coffee table and ladder
  • 3rd Kyle Herman and Kenny Rettinger- Team Work- pallet chair
  • People’s Choice Bryan Neal -trestle table


  • 1st ‘Blima’- students of Elizabeth Eubanks at Jenkins High School- recycling bins
  • 2nd Martin Dale/Rushing- Rylee and Finn Rushing- chess board
  • 3rd ‘Your Pallet’- Nathan Ryan, Terry Alexander & Brandon Barefield, students of Elizabeth Eubanks- desk and accessories
  • People’s Choice ‘Pallet Predator’ Emory D’Arcangelo- bowl and vase

Congratulations to our 2017 Pallet Challenge Winners!

  • 1st Place and People’s Choice – Chris Little – Pallet Cooler
  • 2nd Place Team Dry Marsh – Pete Sessa
  • 3rd Place Team JALT (Jonathan Altman and Lucas Tulloch) – Pallet Garden Wall – Richmond Hill Middle School
    (brought to you by CfS, i2STEMe and BIG and sponsored by Pallet One).

2016 Winners

  • 1st Place: Dry Marsh – Fishing Bench with Carved Fish from Pallets
  • 2nd Place: Brent Tharp – Decorative Planters & Garden Items
  • 3rd Place: Wood Made Statesboro – Gardening Table
  • People’s Choice: D’Arcangelo Dominators – Motorized Pallet Car
Pallet Challenge projects

Below are some of the fantastic entries from our 2015 competition

2015 Winners
1st place- Recycling Bin and Can Crusher- 2 Smashing Guys
2nd place- Worm Compost Bin- Raised Basic
3rd place- Hanging Chair- The D’Arcangelo Dominators
2015 Honorable Mentions
Loft bed and Desk with Coffee Can Light– F Squared
Picnic table/Bench- Tyler Paris
Tables and picture frames- Rash
Peoples Choice Award Winner
Loft bed and Desk with Coffee Can Light F squared

Avonlea Pye
Coffee Rack

Jamie Kirkland, Deven Pierce, Kevin Simerson, Paul Beasley, David Knight, Chris Thorpe
Picnic Table

F squared
Emory and Frank D’Arcangelo Loft bed and Desk with Coffee Can Light

Raised Basics
Jawon Jones
Worm Compost Bins

Matthew Rash
Tables and picture frames

Sigma Alpha Epsilon
Angelo Dodys, Greg Carter, Kate Rakoczy, Dylan Carter, Garret Darsey, Patricia Cater
Pallet Medallions

Team Dakota
Dakota Gravine, Matt Gay, Shawn Griffin, Alex Coleman, Jordan Pollick, Elizabeth Ewbank

Dodge Ball Catapult

Team Georgia Southern University ASME
Stephen Johnson, Jennifer Shaffer, Joel DeMeritt, Jalil Bush, Brian Vlcek
Vertical Planter

Team Seven
Hemaliben Patel, James Hazzard, Parker Bass, Quyen Vo, Arianna Jones, Elizabeth EwbankPallet Couch

Team Wild Card
T’Ammari Grant, Brandon Batey, Sarah Redmond, Sanya Dudani, Jacqueline Cason, Elizabeth Ewbank
Coffee Table

The D’Arcangelo Dominators
Micah and Frank D’Arcangelo
Hanging chair 

Tyler Paris
Picnic Table/Bench

Last updated: 2/4/2021