Hot Dog Eating Contest

Contact: Jill Nickerson
(570) 638-2005
toddleru [at]


Blossburg, Sept. 24 – Blossburg V.I.B.E. will host a hot dog eating contest at the Blossburg Fall Festival Sunday, Oct. 17. Registration begins at 1:00 p.m. with the contest starting at 1:30 p.m. at Riverside Plaza. A $5 registration fee includes a t-shirt and all the hot dogs a contestant can eat in five minutes. The winner will receive an award belt, the honor of being Blossburg’s Top Dog, and a chance to defend the title at the contest next year.

Bloss Holiday Market is donating hot dogs and buns. Shane Nickerson will provide bite-by-bite commentary for the audience. The competition is open to anyone age 16 or over.

Sponsored by Blossburg V.I.B.E., the Fall Festival will be held from noon to 5:00 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 17, at Riverside Plaza. The festival includes Keith Lindie’s special hay ride sponsored by William B. Wilson American Legion Post 572, food and craft vendors, local organizations, music, pumpkin painting, raffles, and more family fun.

Interested vendors and nonprofit organizations may visit for an application or contact Jackie Smith at 570-404-4632.

Created in 2004, Blossburg V.I.B.E. (Visions in Business & Entertainment) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that envisions, plans and implements projects to enhance the quality of life for those who live, work, play or attend school in Blossburg. Visit for more information.

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