Ticino Stone Throwing Championship


After the great success of last year, this year's edition of the Ticino Stone Throwing Championship ("Unspunnen") will take place again in Ascona.

The participants can compete as individuals. The men’s stone weight is 22,140 kg, whereas the women’s one is 7,050 kg.

Minimum age: 18 years. 

The award ceremony will take place at 18.00.


The event will be accompanied by local music, food and entertainment.


In case of bad weather conditions, the competition will be postponed on Sunday 12th.
Free registration on site.

Additional information: GISA Club Ascona, tel. +41 76 276 00 20.



Piazza Elvezia
Lungolago Ascona, 6612 Ascona


+41 76 276 00 20


11 August


  • Saturday: 14.00-18.00

Downloadable brochures:

Lancio del sasso Ascona 2018.pdf (PDF)

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