Ox Roast fun: Everything from eating contests to cornhole

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(Posted Aug. 31, 2021)

The West Jefferson Ox Roast festival, set for Sept. 4-6, offers a wide variety of interactive activities, including several contests. Check out the following details about the queen contests, Oxy Tot contest, and baby contest.

Eating Contests–There is no cost to enter any of the following eating contests.
– Pie–4 p.m. Sept. 4 on the Mike’s Trucking Stage.
-Watermelon–7 p.m. Sept. 4 on the Mike’s Trucking Stage.
- Donut holes–2 p.m. Sept. 5
– Hot dogs–5 p.m. Sept. 5 in the sandwich serving tent behind the Mike’s Trucking Stage.
– Ice Cream–1:30 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Mike’s Trucking Stage.

Oxy Tot Contest
Girls ages 25 months old to 4 years old are eligible to participate in the Oxy Tot contest. The contestant that receives the most points will be the winner. Points are 10 cents each.

Entrants must decorate a container in any manner they desire and place it in an establishment of their choice. A festival representative will keep tally on the number of points received. Containers must be turned in at the Ox Box on the festival grounds by 6 p.m. Sept. 4. The contest began Aug. 1 and runs through Sept. 5.

Each participant receives a certificate and a bag of goodies. The winner receives a crown, trophy, flowers and sash. The winner will be announced following the Sweetheart Contest on Sept. 6. For details, contact Donna Warner at (614) 580-7031.

Baby Contest
The annual Oxy Baby King and Baby Queen contest is set for 11 a.m. Sept. 6 at the Mike’s Trucking Stage on the festival grounds.

There are separate categories for girls and boys. The age groups are: 0-6 months old, 7-12 months old, 13-18 months old, and 19-24 months old.

The entry fee is $10. A copy of a hospital record or birth certificate is required. Each participant receives a certificate. Winners receive prizes.

The deadline to enter is Sept. 5. Entry forms are available at: Flyer’s Pizza, 121 W. Main St., West Jefferson; West Jefferson Hardware, 228 E. Main St., West Jefferson; www.westjeffoxroast.org; or by calling or texting Donna Warner at (614) 580-7031.

Cornhole Tournaments–West Jefferson Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7005 is organizing cornhole tournaments from 4 to 9 p.m. Sept. 4-5. The cost to enter is $20 per two-person team.

Kiddie Tractor Pull–3:30 p.m. Sept. 5 in the sandwich serving area behind the Mike’s Trucking Stage.

Parade
The West Jefferson Ox Roast parade will take place on Sept. 4. The parade will line up at 11 a.m. and step off at noon. This year’s theme is “The Roaring ‘20s.” Anyone who wants to participate is asked to fill out a parade form, which can be found online at westjeffoxroast.org. For details, call Sandy Boucher at (614) 879-9662.

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