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2019 sweetcorn competition at Skylark
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Skylark Maize Maze and Funyard will once again be hosting for the 7th Annual Fenland Sweetcorn Eating Competition on Sunday 11th September.

Competitors will be attending from around the region to see if they can chomp more cobbs than their fellow contestants.

There will be two heats for children and adults, the winners of each the heats will go through to the final where the adults can win £100 cash and the children a supersoaker water squirter.

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In each heat the participants will be asked to eat as many corn-on-the-cobbs as they can in three minutes! In the event of a tie, the finalists will be asked to eat a cobb as quick as they can but remember the judge’s decision is final.

Visitors can enter the competition online when purchasing discounted day tickets through their dedicated website www.skylark-events.co.uk.

Says Edward Gowler owner of Skylark, said: “The sweetcorn competition is the highlight of the summer season for me and the staff, it’s great fun for all the families who take part….and it’s a wonderful way to celebrate an excellent local fenland crop”

Fun for everyone assured at Skylark on Sunday

The maize maze and funyard will be open selected weekends in September including the 10th and 11th September.

When: 11th September (Time approx. Midday)

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Where: Skylark Garden Centre, Manea Road, Wimblington, March, Cambs, PE15 0PE

What: Families taking part in the sweetcorn eating competition.

Editor’s Notes

Skylark Maize Maze and Funyard is open daily from 10am – 5pm (last entry 4pm) for selected weekends in September.

As well as the Maize Maze there are also a range of activities including the Pesky Pigeons tractor trailer ride, King’s Coop Castle with three mega slides, pig racing, pedal go-karts, jumping pillow and WaterWars.

Admission Prices: Adults £12, Children (3-15) £14, Family (2+2 or 1+3) £50.00, Children under 3 Free. Free parking. Discounted tickets bought online at www.skylark-events.co.uk

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