Contests

Date: Friday, September 23, 2022 Registration: 3:30pm Time: 4:00pm Location: Sanders Stage Can you compete like a chicken with a waddle 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. Winners will...

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 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 Stage of Stars! Three lucky contestants will be selected to have 45...

Date: Friday, September 23 Time: 2:00pm Location: Sanders Stage Bring the family to the "Family Flock" Look a Like Contest. We have expanded our contest divisions to include the entire family. Mother/Daughter Division Mother/Son Division Father/Daughter Division Father/Son Division Sibling Division (not identical twins) Presented by  ...

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: TBA 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 Festival Pageants 859-625-8490 https://www.facebook.com/amerifest 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: Friday, September 23, 2022 Time: 3:00pm Location: Sanders Stage Why did the chicken cross the road? To hear the funniest chicken jokes. Register your chicken themed joke and the judges will select the finalists for you to tell your joke on Sanders Stage. The top 3 finalists...

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...

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 will be for the top three...