Yes! This furious race to crunch and inhale 7 boxes of Pocky faster than anyone in town- is back by popular demand! (Brought to you by Nishimoto Trading Co.)
This year, the Pocky Eating Champion will take home 365 boxes of Pocky – that is one for everyday of the year! The 2nd and 3rd place and all participants will also take home some share of Japan’s favorite “chocolate dipped pretzel sticks.”
How to Join the Race:
1: Show up at Pagoda Stage, Peace Plaza, Japantown on 7/28 (Sun) 11am – 2:15pm
2: Check-in at the Entrance to the Backstage Area. (There will be a sheet for you to sign in.)
3: Please sign up and be hungry and available to compete*!
*Up to the first 8 people who check-in will compete on stage
*Participants under 16 will need parental accompaniment at check-in to approve sign up.
7/28 (Sun) 11am – 2:15pm
*Each participants will be provided with bottles of water to allow the chewed Pocky bits to be washed down smoothly.
*Photo: Pocky Contest Winner from 2010 Brandon Gregory and MC Foxxee celebrating his incredible accomplishment and victory.