Savour the flavour of summer and show off your eating skills in our watermelon eating contest. Be the fastest person to eat a half of a watermelon down to the rind. Hands free eating is required! Contestants must place their hands behind their backs while eating the watermelon. The winner will be the person who consumes the entire portion of watermelon in the shortest amount of time.
Contestants can sign up for the watermelon eating challenge at the Mississauga ITALFEST information booth. All contestants must sign a waiver form before participating in the contest. Waiver forms will be available at the information booth and must be submitted by 5:00pm.
Ten hungry contestants will take their seats at the table to test their skills at speed eating some of the festival’s finest pasta. The person who can eat the most pasta before the bell rings wins. Palma Pasta will be providing the competition pasta as well as a gift basket for the winner.
Contestants can sign up for the pasta challenge at the Palma Pasta booth located in our Vendor Alley. All contestants must sign a waiver form before participating in the contest. Waiver forms will be available at the Palma Pasta booth and must be submitted by 3:00pm.
Participants must be 16 years or older.