Riversmith's Eating Contest

Catfish & Cobbler Gobbler Categories
FREE entry
Prizes awarded for each category

July 4th, 5 PM - 7 PM
Adult categories for catfish & cobbler
12 & under cobbler gobbler contest

 Ever wonder how much catfish OR cobbler someone could eat in ten minutes? Want to find out? Come out and watch as people try to go for the gold or accept the challenge yourself by signing up below. Free entry, prizes awarded, limited space available - snag your spot by pre-registering today! 

Check in will begin at 4 PM outside of the Hugo Reed & Associates Caldwell Kids Kid's Stage. Waiver MUST be signed by contestants prior to contest
Map here

 

Pre Registration Closed - Register at the Kid's Stage/Eating tent at 4 pm

Kid's Cobbler Gobbler Contest

Rules & Guidelines

  • Ages 12 & under
  • Contestants may not use hands, only their face to eat their cobbler.
  • Each contestant will have one 12 ounce piece of cobbler to finish.
  • The first person to finish his/her cobbler and stand upright in under five minutes will end the contest and be the winner. Judges will decide if pie is actually finished before ending the contest.
  • Contestant must have a parent or guardian present with signed permission entry form. 
 

Adult Catfish Eating Contest

Rules & Guidelines

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Contestants may not touch catfish until the starting signal
  • Only entire catfish filets will be counted
  • Contestants have ten minutes to down all the fried catfish they can handle
  • Contestants may drink (non-alcoholic) beverage of their choice while eating. Water will be provided.
  • When the 10 minute time limit is up contestants may not put any additional catfish in their mouths. They will have 20 seconds to swallow what is in their mouths. Any contents remaining in contestant’s mouths at the end of 20 seconds will not be counted.
  • Visible signs of sickness will result in disqualification.·     
  • Ties will be decided by an "eat off".
  • *No preservatives or MSG in the fried catfish 

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Adult Cobbler Gobbler Contest

Rules & Guidelines

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Contestants may not touch cobbler until the starting signal
  • Contestants have 5 minutes to down all the cobbler they can handle
  • Contestants may drink (non-alcoholic) beverage of their choice while eating. Water will be provided.
  • When the 5 minute time limit is up contestants may not put any additional cobbler in their mouths. They will have 20 seconds to swallow what is in their mouths. Any contents remaining in contestant’s mouths at the end of 20 seconds will not be counted.
  • Visible signs of sickness will result in disqualification.·     
  • Each contestant's cobbler platter will be weighed at the end of the 5 minute time limit, the person who ate the most weight of cobbler will be the winner.