5K Run for the Roost

The Pepsi / Gatorade 5K Run / Walk

Awards (non-cash prizes) to overall top 3 males and females, and to the top 3 finishers in each age group. Age Divisions: Male / Female. 12 and under, 13-15, 16-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65+

FAMILY FUN RUN (1 mile) and 5,000 meters.

7:00 am Registration (at London Elementary School)
8:00 am Race Time

Race Day Registration: Fee $20.00

Pre-Registration Information

Download the Entry Form (PDF)

$15.00 Pre-Registration Fee due Saturday before the event.

Checks Payable to:
South Laurel Boys Basketball
c/o Jeff Davis
201 South Laurel Rd
London, KY 40744.

Contact Jeff Davis at (606) 862-4727 with questions.

Barnyard Games

SAM 103.9 / 97.6 KOOL Gold Presents...

Barnyard Games (close  cousin to the Redneck Games) takes place on Saturday at 4:00PM at the Sander’s Stage. 

Pre-Registration is required and begins at 3:00 PM at the Sander’s Stage

Register on site.  No Entry Fee. Prizes and Bragging Rights!

Games Include

  • Watermelon/Pumpkin seed spitting (for distance and accuracy)
  • Spam Eating (time trials and consumption)
  • Toilet Lid Horseshoe
  • Redneck Joke Competition (Audience participation)
  • Armpit Serenade (Song recognition)
  • Burping Contest (Length of burp and song content)
  • Corn Shucking Contest (Timed event)


Laurel County 4H Council Presents...

Join us on Friday, September 23, at 5:30pm for the annual Chick-A-Lympics!

This event takes place in the field beside the rescue squad. For children ages 4-7. Children will compete for prizes in a variety of fun events! Registration will begin at 5:30pm and games will begin at 6pm. Come early because Chick-A-Lympics is limited to the first 40 contestants.

Sponsored by:

Laurel County 4H Council

Hot Wing Eating Contest

SAM 103.9 / 96.7 KOOL Gold Presents...

The Sam 103.9, 96.7 Kool Gold Hot Wing Eating Contest will take place on
Saturday, September 24th at 2:00PM at the SANDERS  STAGE.

Pre-Registration is required and will start at 1:00 PM at the Sander’s Stage. Registration is limited to the first 20 contestants ages 18+ so make sure you arrive early.

1st place $100

2nd place $50

3rd place $25

Sponsored by Sam 109.9, 96.7 Kool Gold.

Karaoke Contest

SAM 103.9 / 96.7 KOOL Gold Presents...

The SAM 103.9  and Kool GoldKaraoke Contest will take place on Friday, September 23th at 7:00 PM on the SANDERS STAGE

Pre-Registration is required and will begin at 6:00 pm at the Sanders Stage. Registration is limited to the first 25 contestants ages 16 Enter and win great prizes! Come watch this very entertaining contest and enjoy the talented singers!

6pm | SAM 103.9, 96.7 Kool Gold Karaoke Registration

7pm | SAM 103.9, 96.7 Kool Gold Karaoke Contest

1st place $100 sponsored by Exterior Supply

2nd place $75 sponsored by Forcht Bank

3rd place $50 sponsored by London Laurel County Tourism

Brought to you by SAM 103.9 and Kool Gold 96.7

Rooster Crowing, Clucking & Strutting Contest

SANDERS COURT STAGE- Saturday, September 24, at 12:00PM.

Registration at 11:30AM

Participants must be 16 years old or older. Contest is limited to 20 Contestants. Props are allowed

Registration will be opened 30 minutes prior to contest time if field is not full. Each contestant has one minute to Crow, Cluck and Strut

Sponsored by:

London Laurel County Tourist Commission

$100.00 prize

World Chicken Festival Pageant

“Where Personality is Equal to Beauty”

The Miss World Chicken Festival Pageant is held at the

Prizes include: savings bonds, 4′ Trophies, beautiful WCF crowns, jewelry, toys and more!

Entry forms will be available on the website.

We are looking for entertainment (singing, dance teams, etc for intermission times).

Contact us for more information.

Phone Number: (859) 626-8882


Survival Egg Drop Contest

Friday September 23 at 10:00AM at Cumberland Valley National Bank
Registration is from 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM

Area students can test their skills and try to be the successful one at dropping an egg without breaking it!  This event takes place on Main Street in front of Cumberland Valley National Bank.

Sponsored by:

Cumberland Valley National Bank
& United Way of Laurel County

$100.00 prize