Shortcake eating champion awarded at Florida Strawberry Festival
The Florida Strawberry Festival announced the winner of its annual Strawberry Shortcake Eating Contest that took place March 7, at 2pm on the festival grounds.
Ten competitors were drawn at random to participate in the event and were each served a four pound shortcake with whip cream, strawberries and toppers. The first six minutes of the competition the competitors could use a spoon to eat the sweet desserts. From there on out it was hands only.
James Arch from Davenport, Florida was declared the winner of the contest by eating a four pound strawberry shortcake more quickly than any of his competitors.