Monday, November 30, 2015

How many buckets of fries can Dad eat?

A one-pound bucket of Curley’s fries can feed a couple hungry people on the boardwalk in Wildwood.

How many buckets of fries can Dad eat?

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A one-pound bucket of Curley’s fries can feed a couple hungry people on the boardwalk in Wildwood.

What if you're really hungry, and there's money at stake?

Try putting away about 4½ pounds of fries in five minutes.

That's the record for the annual Curley's Fry Eating Contest.

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This year's contest will be held midday June 15, Father's Day, at Joe's Fish Co. at 25th St and the Boardwalk. 

There will be two competitions - the first for amateur contestants, and the second for professional eaters. The grand prize winner for the amateur division will receive $500 and first place in the professional division will receive $1,000. All participants will receive a complimentary ride and water park wristband and one additional wristband for a guest.

The fry-eating contest is open to anyone ages 18 and older; to pre-register contact Tyler Jacobs at On-site registration and check-in begin at 11 a.m.

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