PieTacular Pie Eating Contest

Date: Sunday, June 4, 2017

Location: Ella Sharp Park -Contest Area

Contest Registration Time: 2pm – 2:45pm – or Online pre-registration is encouraged

Start time: 3:00 p.m.

Who can participate?

Anyone within these age categories:

  • Category A- 6 to 10 years old
  • Category B – 11 to 14 years old
  • Category C- 15 to 19 years old
  • Category D – 20 + years old

How do you participate?

Pre-Register online

Register on the day of the event during the registration time frame listed above.  Registration will be taken on a first come basis. Once contest spots are filled no additional registrations will be taken. Those who sign up to participate in the contest are acknowledging they or their parent, if under the age of 18, have read and understand the participation waiver listed on the Jackson County Rose Festival website and posted on the premise where the games are held. One contest registration per person.

Cost to Participate

It is FREE to participate.

Number of Participants

10 participants in each Category

Contest Description and Rules

  1. In the pie eating contest you sit with your hands behind your back and eat with just your mouth.
  2. Each contest will have up to the maximum number of participants in each category
  3. Participants will sit behind a table with one pie.
  4. Participants will be given the go signal and have three (3) minutes to eat the entire pie.
  5. First participant to eat the pie in three (3) minutes or less, wins.

Areas that could cause disqualification:

  • No touching of another participant
  • Drinking anything but the bottle water provided to the participants by staff
  • No Talking to other contestant while eating the pies
  • Hands must not reach above the table or touch the pie
  • Any diversion causing a distractions to other participants
  • No Profanity- Profanity is 100 percent not accepted at any time


A gift card will be given out to winners of each category. Each participant will receive a t-shirt to wear during the event. It will be theirs to take home at the end of the contest.  Winners will also have their picture taken with our 2016
Miss Jackson County RoseQueen USA Ashley Sierminski and Miss Jackson County Teen Ellery Hill.

  • PieTacular Pie Eating Contest Rules and Registration

    A Jackson County Rose Festival Picnic in the Park Event

    The Pie Eating Contest will take place at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 4, 2017 at Ella Sharp Park.

    There is no registration fee for this event. Each contestant will receive a t-shirt.

    Registration will be limited to 10 participants per session. First come, first entered! Pre-registration online is encouraged. Gift Cards valued at $25.00 will be awarded for first place in each age category.

    Contest Rules:

     No hands can be used.

     The first person to finish his/her whole pie and stand up will be declared the winner!

     In the event of a tie – more than one first place winner will be selected.

     Any visible signs of sickness will cause disqualification.

     A completed registration form with acknowledgement of the waiver must be signed

    by all contestants prior to the start of each contest. Children under 18 must also

    have a parent or guardian present, and must also have a parent or guardian’s signature on

    their registration form.

    RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY AGREEMENT. By signing this form, you agree not to hold Jackson County Rose Festival and/or any of their volunteers responsible for lost, damaged or stolen articles before, during, or after the event. You fully understand the nature of the Event and you are qualified, in good health, and able to participate in the Event. You also agree not to hold Jackson County Rose Festival and/or any of their volunteers responsible for any incidents or accidents that should occur as a result of participating. Entrants agree that Jackson County Rose Festival has the right to use pictures of the entries and entrants on their website or publications.

Print Registration form and turn in with signature at the start of the contest.