Contests

Where: Parking Garage Date: Saturday, September 24, 2022 Registration 12:00pm Start 1:00pm Bags will be flying at the World Chicken Festival Cornhole Tournament. The tournament will be Doubles with a blind draw double elimination.  Fee is $10 per person. Winner cash payouts 100% pay out to Top 3 Teams. Registration...

Date: Friday, September 23, 2022 Time: 1:00pm Location: Sanders Stage Do you think you know everything about chickens? Take on the challenge and compete in our Chicken Trickin' Trivia contest and learn fun facts about chickens. Questions will be multiple choice. Open to all ages. Prizes: 1st ($100), 2nd...

It's a new spin on tailgating, getting pumped for the World Chicken Festival with Wildcat Harley Davison dealership in London, Kentucky. Put on your best Colonel Sanders attire and join them for a ride to the Sanders Cafe & Museum. Anyone who dresses up like...

What: Pickleball Tournament Where: Whitley Branch Veterans Park When: September 23-25, 2022 The Inaugural Pickleball Tournament will kick off at Whitley Branch Veterans Park.  3 days of round robin tournament for Singles, Doubles, and Mixed Doubles. ...

Date: Friday, September 23, 2022 Registration: 3:30pm Time: 4:00pm Location: Sanders Stage Can you compete with a chicken's wattle and beard? Open to all ages as you show off your long facial hair. The panel of judges will be from Somerset Community College Cosmetology School. Judging Criteria Score  (Wattle) Beard Division 1st...

When: Thursday, September 22, 2022 Time: 6:00pm Location: London-Laurel Fire Department behind Farmer's Market Chick-A-Lympics is a FREE 4-H event for kids ages 5-7 hosted by the Laurel County 4-H Poultry Club at the World Chicken Festival. It’s a chance for kids to play games and win prizes....

Date: Friday,  September 23, 2022 Registration 10:30am Time: 11:00am Location: Sanders Stage A reality cooking competition is being served up at the World Chicken Festival! Somerset Community College Culinary Arts Program presents the Culinary Chicken Cook-off Challenge at the Sanders Stage! Three lucky contestants will be selected to have 45...

Date: Friday, September 23 Time: 2:00pm Location: Sanders Stage Have you been told "You look just like ________." The family flock contest is for YOU. Grab your family Look-Alike and head to the Sanders Stage. Prizes: 1st x2 ($100), 2nd x 2 ($75), 3rd x2 ($50) Judging Criteria: Physical Appearance, Speech,...

Date: Saturday, September 24, 2022 Walk Up Registration 7AM Start Time: 8:00AM Location: 725 North Main Street London, KY US 40741 Come run/walk at the Run for the Roost 5K . The event is hosted by the Boondoggle Events, you can expect an amazing course in London, KY, proceeds will...

Thursday, September 23, 2022 5pm-9pm Friday, September 24, 2022 12pm-9pm Saturday, September 25, 2022 12pm-9pm Sunday, September 26, 2022 1pm-4pm Location: Laurel County Courthouse In the spirit of The World Chicken Festival, “84 Lumber Chicken Invasion” will be displaying painted wooden chickens at the Laurel County Courthouse from local businesses,...

Date: Thursday, September 22, 2022 Time: 5:30pm Location: Sanders Stage If you have a white suit, black glasses and a bucket of chicken you could be the next contestant. The Colonel Harland Sanders Look-a-Like Contest will be turning heads this year celebrating the history and heritage of the...

Date: Sunday, September 18, 2022 Time: Registration 3pm and Pageant Starts 4pm Location: London Laurel County Optimist Club   The Miss World Chicken Festival Pageant  All ages including Babies, Miss, Mrs., Modern and New Event Star Division (Special Needs) Boys to 11 years old Open to all counties Contact Dianne Turner Kentucky...

Date: Thursday, September 22, 2022 Registration: 7:00pm Time: 7:30pm Location: Sanders Stage Do you have a favorite song you rock out driving the car or sing in the shower? Bring your talent to the Chicken Festival at the Karaoke Contest. You can choose your song from our list provided...

Date: Saturday, September 25 Registration: 12:00pm Time: 1:00pm Location: Sanders Stage The Hot Wing Eating Contest has been a long tradition at the World Chicken Festival. Who will be crowned champion this year? Contestants are limited to the first 20 contestants ages 18+ so make sure you arrive early. Presented...

The World Chicken Festival Grand Parade is a favorite tradition on Saturday at 10:00am during the festival. The 2022 Grand Parade Theme is "Saluting Those That Serve Our Flock". Grand Parade contestants are judged and awarded in the following categories: business; non-profit; and school. Winners...

Date: Friday, September 23, 2022 Time: 10:00am Location: Cumberland Valley National Bank on Main Street 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...

Date: Saturday, September 24, 2022 Registration: 1:30pm Time: 2:00pm Location: Sanders Stage Show off your chicken impersonation skills on the Sanders Stage with your best imitation of a chicken by strutin', cluckin'' and crowin'! The crowd will vote for their favorite contestant. Prizes: 1st ($100), 2nd ($75), 3rd ($50) Presented by...