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Sign up for our contests at the fair, at the Pepsi Contest Central Stage. We have limited spots per contest so sign up quick! 

All our contests are below! Check them out!

Got game? Bring it when you come to the Fair! The tradition of friendly, comical and even sometimes ridiculous contests is alive and kicking at the Michigan State Fair. Visit Contest Central and watch or enter contests such as the Diaper Derby, Watermelon Seed Spitting, Hot dog, Corn-on-the-cob and Pie eating contests, just to name a few.


Contest Central at the Michigan State Fair is a place to have silly fun and make memories…Who doesn’t want to be related to the Pie Eating Champion of the State Fair or any of our other contest winners?



Time | Game

12:00 PM - Marshmallow Toss

1:00 PM - Frozen T-shirt

2:00 PM – Hot Dog Eating

3:00 PM – Hula Hoop

4:00 PM – Look Alike Contest

5:00 PM – Face the Cookie

6:00 PM – Pie Eating



Time | Game

12:00 PM – Bicep Egg Cracking

1:00 PM – Carrot Drop

2:00 PM – Bubblegum Blowing

3:00 PM – Pasta Eating

4:00 PM – Face the Cookie

5:00 PM – Twins. Triplets. Oh My

6:00 PM – Tug of War

7:00 PM – Ice Cream Contest



Time | Game

12:00 PM – Donut on A String

1:00 PM – That’s A Wrap

2:00 PM – Junk in The Trunk

3:00 PM – Oreo Stacking

4:00 PM – Water Balloon Toss

5:00 PM -Cotton Ball Pick Up

6:00 PM – Corn on The Cob

7:00 PM – Milk Mustache



Time | Game

12:00 PM – Watermelon Seed Spitting 

1:00 PM – Bubble Gum Blowing

2:00 PM – Hot Dog Eating

3:00 PM – Face the Cookie

4:00 PM – Pasta Eating

5:00 PM – Twins. Triplets. Oh My

6:00 PM - Like Mother, Like Father Look alike 

7:00 PM - Frozen T-shirt


Time | Game

12:00 PM - That's A Wrap

1:00 PM – Watermelon Seed Spitting 

2:00 PM – Milk Mustache

3:00 PM – Oreo Stacking

4:00 PM – Pasta Eating

5:00 PM – Tug of War

 Contests subject to change up until event date, check back for the most up to date schedule.


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