Archive for Thursday, September 27, 2007

Sesquicentennial contest entry forms available

September 27, 2007

The Eudora Sesquicentennial Committee will offer several contests including "Longest Beard" and "Longest Hair," baking contest, picture of Eudora, treasure hunt, punt, pass and kick, nail driving, cake walk and water balloon toss Oct. 5 and 6 during the EudoraFest/sesquicentennial celebration.

There are no entry fees, with the exception of the photo contest, and cash prizes will be awarded. A separate entry form is required for the photo contest.

Pies, either closed-in apple or open-faced chocolate cream, need to be delivered to Eudora City Hall by 2 p.m. Oct. 5.

Photos need to be delivered to Mateo Chiropractic by 5 p.m. Oct. 4.

Judging will take place at about 7 p.m. Oct. 5 for the longest beard and about 7:30 p.m. for the longest hair.

Registration for the treasure hunt will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 6 and the contest begins at 1 p.m. The punt, pass and kick contest will take place at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 6 at Kerr Field and the nail driving contest will be at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 6 at the CPA Park.

The cake walk will be at 1:15 p.m. Oct. 6 at the CPA Park gazebo followed by the water balloon toss at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 6 at CPA Park.

Registration forms can be downloaded from The Eudora News Web site sesquicentennial link at and mailed to: Doug Mateo, P.O. Box 530, Eudora 66025, or dropped off at Mateo Chiropractic, 707 Main St., Eudora.

Entry forms also will be available the day of each contest at Mateo Chiropractic, 707 Main St. Participants are asked to submit registrations 30 minutes prior to the contests at the chiropractic office in downtown Eudora.

For more information, call Doug Mateo at (785) 542-5400.

Download the Eudora Sesquicentennial contest entry form.

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