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         How many hot dogs can you eat in 8 minutes? Enter our hot dog eating contest and find out! Not only will you find out how many hot dogs you can eat in 8 minutes, but you’ll also earn a chance to win $50 cash and a USS KIDD T-Shirt. 

-Contest open to only the first 10 people to register  

-Contestants must be registered and checked in no later than 2 PM on the day of the event

 -Must be 16 years or older (entry form must be signed by guardian for participants under the age of 16) to compete

Find more details and the entry form HERE

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If you think you make the best pie ever, then here’s your chance to prove it. We have several different categories for both professional bakers and home bakers to prove their delicious pies to the world. The best pie of each category will be awarded to the professional and home bakers. An overall winner will be rewarded with a pie from among all of the best pie winners (professional & home bakers). Winners will be announced at the USS KIDD July 4th Spectacular Celebration at 4:45 PM at the River Levee Stage. Check out the entry form below for further details.

Find more details and the entry form HERE.


Further questions can be answered by calling (225)281-7733 OR by emailing