Contests: Rules and Instructions

1. Stein Holding Contest - Friday 7:15 PM, Saturday 4:45 PM & Sunday 1 PM
Jump up on stage and raise your stein! Participants will line up on stage facing the crowd and hold steins full of beer in their hands. The person who can hold up the stein longest wins. Contestants try to hold a filled beer stein with one arm stretched out as long as they can. Arm must be at 45 degree angle, anyone outside this angle will be disqualified.
 
Official Rules:
1.      No contest entry fee applies.
2.      Must be 21 or older to participate.
3.      Prize will be awarded.
4.      Sign up for the contest at the MWR tent at the main stage.
5.      Participant who remains standing last while holding stein in the air is the winner.
6.      Must sign up 30 minutes prior to contest time.

2. Kids Apple Pie Eating Contest - Saturday 1 PM & Sunday 3:20 PM
Try to win by being the first to finish your apple pie!   This will be a timed event - to see who can eat the most apple pie.  

Official Rules:
1.    No contest entry fee applies.
2.    Prize will be awarded.
3.    Sign up for the Contest at the MWR tent by the stage.
4.    Must sign up 30 minutes prior to contest time.
5.    Participant who finishes their apple first without it falling is the winner.
6.    Participants may not use their hands during the contest.

3. Keg Toss - Saturday 7:15 PM & Sunday 3:30 PM
Flex those muscles! Toss the keg the furthest and win a prize.
 
Official Rules:
1.      No contest entry fee applies.
2.      Must not step over the starting line.
3.      Prize will be awarded.
4.      Sign up for the Contest at the MWR tent at the main stage.
5.      Must be 18 or older.
6.      Must sign up 30 minutes prior to contest time, and be ready at the MWR tent 5 minutes prior to contest time.
 
4. Wife Carrying Contest  - Saturday 3:30 PM
Come relive the days of carrying your wife across the threshold here at Oktoberfest! Show off your muscles and skills and carry your wife the furthest and fastest.
 
Official Rules:
1.      No contest entry fee applies.
2.      Must not step over the starting line.
3.      Prize will be awarded.
4.      Sign up for the Contest at the MWR tent by the main stage.
5.      Must be 18 or older.
6.      Must sign up 30 minutes prior to contest time.

5. Hot Dog Eating Contest - Saturday at 2:15 PM
This is a well-known contest with big bragging rights! This will be a timed event and we’ll see who can consume (and keep down) the most hot dogs. Come on out and show off your skills with us!
 
Official Rules:
1.      No contest entry fee applies.
2.      Prize will be awarded.
3.      Sign up for the Contest at the MWR tent by the main stage.
4.      Additional rules will be given for disqualifications.
5.      Must sign up 30 minutes prior to contest time.

6. Sauerkraut Eating Contest - Saturday 6 PM
Gather ‘round all you sauerkraut lovers! The perfect opportunity to get your fill, show us how quickly you can consume this tasty side dish and be awarded the bragging rights to this competition. Every contestant will be given an amount and will be timed to see who finishes first.
 
Official Rules:
1.      No contest entry fee applies.
2.      Prize will be awarded.
3.      Sign up for the Contest at the MWR tent by the main stage.
4.      Additional rules will be given for disqualifications.
5.      Must sign up 30 minutes prior to contest time.

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