July 20 (Sun) 3:15pm @ Pagoda Stage, Japantown
One of our favorite events POCKY EATING CONTEST will take place again under the grand Pagoda at J-POP SUMMIT 2014. This mess of a race to demolish and down 7 boxes of Pocky faster than your competitors will be all the rage on Sunday at the Pagoda Stage.
◉ Pocky brought to you by Nishimoto Trading Co.
This year, again, the Pocky Eating Champion will take home 365 boxes of Pocky – that is one for everyday of the year! The 2nd 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 July 20th (Sun) 11am – 2pm
2: Sign up at the entrance to the Backstage Area. (There will be a sheet for you to sign up.) Up to the first 8 people who check-in will compete on stage.
3: Please sign up and be hungry and available to compete*!
*Participants under 16 will need parental accompaniment at check-in to approve sign up.
*Each participants will be provided with bottles of water to allow the chewed Pocky bits to be washed down smoothly.
★ Check-In Time: :
July 20th (Sun) 11am – 2pm (first 8 sign ups)
▼ Map: Please gather Checkpoint 2 for sign up (where ★ is) by 2:00pm
Photograph by Dave Golden