Contests

Vote Here for your Favorite Mullet to make the Finals! Date: Friday, September 24 Time: 3:00pm-4:00pm Location: Sanders Stage Contest Registration Submission Deadline: Aug. 22, 2021 Business in the front, Party in the back! The mullet hair style is back...

Date: Friday, September 24 Time: 1:00pm-2:00pm Location: Across from the Chicken Coop at Somerset Community College Tent Meet and Greet Jason Smith, a TV/Celeb Chef and Entrepreneur and a native of Laurel County. Friday, September 24th 1pm-2pm at the Somerset Culinary Arts Tent across from the Chicken Coop. “Lord...

When: Thursday, September 23 Time: 6:00pm Location: Across from the 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...

Date: Friday September 24 Time: 11:00Am- 1:00pm 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 Stage of Stars! Three lucky contestants will be selected to have 45...

Date: Friday, September 24 Time: 10:00am - 11:00am Location: Sanders Stage Do you often get asked if you are sisters? If so, this Mother/Daughter Look A Like Contest is perfect for you. A panel of judges will rank the contestants. Division 1 will be for Mothers with Daughters 17...

Date: Saturday, September 25 Walk Up Registration 7AM Start Time: 8:00AM Location: 725 North Main Street London, KY US 40741 Come run/walk with us in London, KY for the Run for the Roost 5K which honors Colonel Harland Sanders.  The event is hosted by the Crusaders Baseball club and you...

Date and Voting Times: Thursday, September 23rd 5pm-10pm Friday, September 24th 12pm-10pm Saturday, September 25th 12pm-10pm Sunday, September 26th 1pm-4pm Location: Laurel County Courthouse In the spirit of The World Chicken Festival, we are accepting entries for the “84 Lumber Chicken Invasion”.  The chickens will be displayed on the Laurel County...

Date: Thursday, September 23 Registration: 5:30pm Contest Start Time: 6:00pm Location: Sanders Stage If you have a white suit, black glasses and a bucket of chicken you might be the next contestant. The Colonel Harland Sanders Look-a-Like Contest will be turning heads this year celebrating the history and heritage...

Date: Sunday, September 19 Time: TBA Location: London-Laurel Optimist Sports Complex The Miss World Chicken Festival Pageant All Ages including Babies, Mrs and Modern Boys to 11 years old Open to all counties Contact Dianne Turner Kentucky Festival Pageants 859-625-8490 amerifeststudios@gmail.com ...

Date: Thursday, September 23 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 during our...

Date: Saturday, September 25 Time: 11:00am Location: Sanders Stage Why did the chicken cross the road? To hear the funniest chicken jokes.  This contest will be a first come, first serve on joke submission to prevent repetitive jokes. Presented by Kinetic by Windstream  ...

Date: Saturday, September 25 Time: Registration 12pm-1:15pm Contest 1:30pm 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...

Date: Saturday, September 25 Time: Registration 11am and Contest 11:30am 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.  Registration for the contest will...