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Mattituck Lions Club World Strawberry Shortcake Eating Championship

Location: Mattituck, NY
Date: 06-15-2024

Who do you think will win? Tell us!

Dive Into Sweetness: The Legendary Strawberry Shortcake Eating Contest Returns!

Summer in Mattituck means one thing: it's time for the annual Strawberry Shortcake Eating Championship, presented by the Mattituck Lions Club! This beloved event, nestled within the festivities of the Mattituck Strawberry Festival, is not just a contest but a celebration of community spirit and gastronomic gusto. Ready to join the excitement?

A Feast for the Senses

As competitors gear up to consume heaping portions of strawberry shortcake in just eight minutes, the stakes are high. The standing record is an impressive 22 pounds by Carmen Cincotti in 2018. Last year, we saw Geoff Esper come tantalizingly close with 21 pounds. Who will step up this year to challenge the record in this sweet showdown?

This championship is steeped in tradition, growing bigger and better every year. What began as a fun, local competition has transformed into a highlight event that attracts top competitive eaters and captivates audiences. Each year, we witness incredible feats of endurance and skill, contributing rich chapters to the event’s storied history.

A Legacy of Service

Behind this thrilling event is the Mattituck Lions Club, a cornerstone of the community with over a century of service. The Lions Club has always been about more than just community service; it's about making a positive impact that resonates through generations. This event is a testament to their dedication—celebrating community ties and fostering a spirit of generous competition.

Join Us for a Day to Remember

Whether you’re a competitive eater ready to challenge the record, a fan of spirited contests, or someone looking to enjoy a day filled with fun and community, the Mattituck Strawberry Festival is the place to be.

$5,000 Total Prize Purse 1st - $2,500 2nd - $1,200 3rd - $650 4th - $400 5th - $250

The contest will take place at 5:00PM EST on Saturday, June 15th 2024, at Mattituck Strawberry Festival, 1105 North Rd, Mattituck, NY!

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*All applicants must be 18 years of age or older and fully acknowledge and understand the inherent dangers and risks associated with participating in an eating contest. The applicant further acknowledges and understands that the MLE/IFOCE coordinates with event sponsor(s) to select and approve eligible participants, and that the MLE/IFOCE shall decide, at its sole discretion, whether an applicant is eligible to participate in any eating event, and/or related activities. The MLE/IFOCE may revoke an applicant's eligibility to participate in the eating contest, or related activities, at any time, for any reason, at its sole discretion. The MLE/IFOCE and the event sponsors reserve the right, at any time, to change any and all details concerning the event, including, e.g., time, duration, location and prize structure.

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