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September 27, 2012

Contest abound at 23rd annual WCF

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. — From youth to adults, there's a little something for everyone to compete in during the World Chicken Festival.

Check out some of this year's egg-citing contests:

Clucking, Crowing & Strutting

Noon Saturday

Sanders Court Stage

Sponsored by Cumberland

Valley National Bank — $100 prize

Survival Egg Drop Contest

Friday 10 a.m. is drop time. Eggs must be entered between 8:30 and 9:30 a.m. Event will take place in front of CVNB on Main Street.

Sponsored by Cumberland Valley National Bank and United Way. Area students can test their skills and try to be the successful one at dropping an egg without breaking it!  $1,000 in prizes. 

Hot Wings Eating Contest

The Beef O’Brady’s Hot Wing Eating Contest will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday at Sander’s Court Stage. Pre-registration is required and will start at 1 p.m.

Sponsored by Golden Corral


Friday, 6 p.m. at London-Laurel County Rescue Squad.

Sponsored by Sentinel-Echo and Laurel County Kiwanis. For children ages 4-7.

Compete for prizes in four events: Egg Hunt, Spoon Race, Egg Toss, and Chicken Scratch for money — In 600 pounds of flour! Win a girls and boys bicycle.

London KY Olympics

Times and events may vary

Saturday 3 to 4:30 p.m.

Sanders Court Stage

· Watermelon/Pumpkin seed spitting (for distance and accuracy)

· Spam eating (time trials and consumption)

·  Toilet Lid Horseshoes

· Redneck Joke Competition (audience participation)

· Armpit Serenade (song recognition)

·  Burping Contest (length of burp and song content)

· Corn Shucking Contest (timed event)

Register on site. No Entry Fee.

Prizes and Bragging Rights.

“Run For The Roost”

The Pepsi/Gatorade 5K Run/Walk

Saturday, Sept. 25, at London Elementary School

Various Sponsors. Non-cash prizes.

Family fun run (1 mile) and

5,000 meters 7 to 8:45 a.m. Race Day Registration: Fee $15.  

Awards to overall top 3 males  and females, and to the top 3 finishers in each age group. 

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