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Super Dog Mega Corn Dog Eating Contest

The Florida Strawberry Festival announced today the winner of its Super Dog Mega Corn Dog Eating Contest that took place this afternoon on the Festival grounds. Patrick Fogarty of the Bronx, N.Y. won the event where each contestant is given two “mega” 18 inch corn dogs. The first contestant to eat both corn dogs is declared the winner....

Adult Strawberry Stemming Contest Winner

The fastest strawberry stemmer on the festival grounds was found today at the annual event’s Adult Strawberry Stemming Contest. Dave Chapin was declared the winner of the contest where participants compete to determine who can most quickly remove the stems from 25 strawberries. The Adult Strawberry Stemming Contest is sponsored by Chocolate Strawberry Express....

Strawberry Spaghetti Eating Contest Winner

The Florida Strawberry Festival announced today the winner of its Annual Strawberry Spaghetti Eating Contest that took place yesterday afternoon on the festival grounds. Michael Nemeth was declared the winner of the contest where participants compete to determine who can most quickly eat a half-pound plate of spaghetti topped with strawberries. The Strawberry Spaghetti Eating Contest is sponsored by Spaghetti Eddie's....

Grand Parade Winners

The winning groups in the Florida Strawberry Festival’s Grand Parade were announced today. The Grand Parade, produced by Berry Fine Productions, stretches two miles and draws thousands of viewers from Plant City and the surrounding areas. Entries in the parade include marching bands, local businesses, royalty, church groups and more. In the best antique division, the Robert W. Wilford Train Museum won first place; Harley’s Heroes won second place, and the Hillsborough County Fair won third...

Dairy Show Winners

The winners in the Florida Strawberry Festival’s dairy shows were chosen yesterday at the Patterson Companies Livestock Arena in the Grimes Family Agricultural Center. In this competition sponsored by Grove Equipment Service, three competitions are held for dairy cattle and their exhibitors: showmanship, the dairy cattle show and costume ball. Sarah Carter exhibited the Ayrshire grand champion; Noah Bouchard exhibited the Brown Swiss grand champion; Austin Holcomb exhibited the Guernsey grand champion; Gracie Lee exhibited the...

Mosaic Poultry and Rabbit Show Winners

The grand champions at the Florida Strawberry Festival’s Mosaic Youth Poultry and Rabbit shows were announced today. In the youth poultry show, Randy Vazquez exhibited the grand champion, and Donavan Doyle exhibited the reserve grand champion. Samantha Williams won best opposite sex exhibition, and Hailey Vazquez won best opposite sex production. In the youth rabbit show, Addison Coleman won grand champion, and Gabriella Resto won reserve grand champion. Caleb Benitez won best opposite sex commercial, and...

Exhibit Contest Winners

The Florida Strawberry Festival announced today the winners of its annual exhibits contest. Each year, every exhibit including concessions, civic clubs, educational exhibits and others is judged on its decorations and overall presentation. “It’s important that every part of our festival be presented well for our guests,” said President Paul Davis, “and our vendors and concessionaires are a large part of that overall appeal.” In the arts and crafts category, Village Glass Blower won first place; Misty...

Baby Contest Winners

The Florida Strawberry Festival held its annual baby contest today in the Publix Showcase Tent on the Florida Strawberry Festival grounds. In this event, sponsored by South Florida Baptist Hospital, babies from the Hillsborough County area get dressed up to compete in three different segments of competition: the decorated diaper contest, features contests and the diaper derby, where the fastest crawling baby wins. Caiden Douglas Ferry won the Florida Strawberry Festival theme diaper category; Korbin Allen...

FFA Exhibit Winners

The Florida Strawberry Festival announced today the winners of the annual FFA exhibit competition. In this year’s contest, Mulrennan FFA won first place, Turkey Creek FFA won second place, Durant FFA won third place and Marshall FFA won fourth place. Plant City FFA, Tomlin FFA and Brandon FFA all won awards of distinction. Each year, seven FFA chapters from the local area design and construct a booth that is agriculturally educational and related to the festival’s...

Strawberry Youth Parade Winners

Strawberry Youth Parade winners announced The Florida Strawberry Festival announced today the winners in its annual Strawberry Youth Parade. The Florida Strawberry Festival hosts the youth parade each year that highlights youth groups, dance studios, school marching bands and other community youth organizations. Other than chaperones, all participants in the youth parade are 18 years of age and under. In the best group float category, J.S. Robinson Elementary School won first place, Camp Genesis Ministries won second...