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"They're Sweet!"
Monday, 02 May 2011

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May 2--  The World Famous Vidalia Onion Eating Contest attracted a strong field in two of three categories Saturday at the 34th Annual Vidalia Onion Festival.  The contest is sponsored by the Vidalia Lions Club.

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A student at Sally Meadows Elementary School in Vidalia, Laila Tye (second from left) won the 11 years and under category.

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Jessee Conley gulped down four-and-a-half Sweet Vidalias in three minutes to take first place in the 12 to 16 age category.  Competition was light in this group with only four competitors.

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James Fussell entered the contest to set the example for his kids who also entered.  He won the 17 and above age category by gobbling up 13 Sweet Vidalia Onions.

 

 

 

 

 
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