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1, 2, 3, Eat Pho!

  • Rules, Prizes, and Payment Info:
    What: Pho Eating Competition Where: The Plaza at Tysons Corner Center, 1961 Chain Bridge Rd, 2nd Fl, McLean, VA When: Aug 13, 2016 at 2:15 PM & 5:00pm, Aug 14, 2016 at 2:00 PM (may change based on sign-ups) To Enter: $10 registration fee on day of festival. RULES: ●Contestants must be at least 18 years old at time of competition. ●Contestant under the age of 18 must have the waiver signed by a legal parent or guardian in the presence of VietFest staff. ●The round will begin when a minimum of 5 contestants are present. ●The quickest 5 contestants from all rounds will advance to the finals. ●Contestants cannot begin to eat until starting signal is given. ●Hoisin sauce and Sriracha sauce will be available and may be added only. Adding water to the broth will not be allow. ●Contestant may drink from the bowl but excess broth running down the chin will get a disqualification. ●The whole bowl must be finish down to the last drop. ●Visible symptoms of illness will disqualify contestant. ●VietFest has the sole, complete and final discretion regarding all contest related matters including basis for disqualifications and victory. The contestant who consumes the pho in the quickest amount of time in the final round shall be deemed the winner. Winner shall receive a $100 gift card to the sponsoring restaurant and the admiration and adoration of the Vietnamese and American people everywhere.

DC Crawfish Eating Championship

  • Rules, Prizes, and Payment Info:
    What: Crawfish Eating Competition Where: The Plaza at Tysons Corner Center, 1961 Chain Bridge Rd, 2nd Fl, McLean, VA When: Aug 13, 2016 at 2:35 PM & Aug 14, 2016 at 2:35 PM (may change based on signups) To Enter: $10 registration fee and a completed form must be submitted by deadline and only the first 15 contestants will compete. RULES: ●Contestants must be at least 18 years old at time of competition. ●Contestant under the age of 18 must have the waiver signed by a legal parent or guardian in the presence of VietFest staff. ●Contestants cannot begin to eat until starting signal is given. ●The whole crawfish tail meat must be eaten. ●Crawfish seasoning will be Hot & Juicy style! ●Visible symptoms of illness will disqualify contestant. ●VietFest has the sole, complete and final discretion regarding all contest related matters including basis for disqualifications and victory. The contestant who consumes crawfish the fastest shall be deemed the winner. Winner shall receive a $100 gift card to Hot N' Juicy Crawfish and the admiration and adoration of the Vietnamese and American people everywhere.

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