Bring out your competitive side at Oktoberfest

September 13, 2013 

Make this year’s Oktoberfest extra fun by entering one of the two contests that will take place at the 2013 Oktoberfest, held Sept. 27-28 in downtown Lee’s Summit.

Think you have the cutest baby around? Then grab your little one and enter the Oktoberfest Baby Contest, presented by Child Abuse Prevention Association, Sept. 28. Registration will begin at 10 a.m. at the Main Stage with the contest beginning at 11 a.m. Categories include; Girls: 0-12 months, 12-24 months and 24-36 months; Boys: 0-12 months, 12-24 months and 24-36 months; and Twins: 0-36 months. Winners will be selected for each group and prizes will be awarded. Interested parties should register online at lsoktoberfest.com and review the complete list of rules and regulations. Registration is limited. Early-bird registration (due by Sept. 26) is $5 per baby; day-of registration (if available) will be $10 per baby.

For the sixth year in a row Oktoberfest will feature its extremely popular and highly anticipated Wiener Dog Contest. The contest, presented by Brookside Barkery and Bath, will begin at 1 p.m. on Sept. 28 at the Main Stage. Everyone is invited to join the fun and bring your wiener dog or just enjoy the entertainment of the parade. Interested parties should register online at lsoktoberfest.com and review the complete list of rules and regulations. Early-bird registration (due by Sept. 26) is $5 per dog; day-of registration will begin at noon, and the cost is $10 per dog. Prizes, provided by Brookside Barkery & Bath, will be awarded to the best in each category. Categories include: best costume, best trick and best owner/pet look-a-like.

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