25 Crazy And Outrageous Competitions

Humans, by nature, are competitive. If something can be turned into a competition then it probably has. We’re sure that you’re familiar with the Olympics, the Little League World Series, and the Ironman Triathlon but have you ever heard of the World Toe Wrestling Championship? Or how about the International Bed Jumping Competition? For those of you that haven’t, read on because these are 25 crazy and outrageous competitions you probably never heard of.

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Art Space Competition

art space competition

It basically involves drawing the craziest sci fi panorama you can think of. Only the nerdiest of nerds are allowed entry.


Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest

Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Competition

This hotdog eating contest takes place every year. The record so far is 66 hotdogs in 12 minutes.


World Black Pudding Throwing Competition

Black pudding

Legend has it that years ago when Lancaster and York met on the battlefield, as soon as they ran out of ammunition they started throwing food. To this day the battle is commemorated by the throwing of Lancastrian (black) pudding at a target of Yorkshire pudding.


Virtual Cooking Competitions

virtual cooking competitions

This is how you know technology has gone too far.


Spud Gun Contest

spud gun contest

Also known as a potato cannon contest, these competitions can attract some big time competitors. The amount of money and technology that some people put into launching potatoes can be a bit unbelievable.

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