Today (Mar. 6) through Sunday (Mar. 9), the 29th Annual Fulton Oysterfest is coming to the Texas town, and more than 30,000 attendees will feast on different types of oysters, and even build sculptures using oyster shells.
But its the famous oyster eating contest that has people fired up, where whoever swallows the most oysters in five minutes takes home the title.
Event coordinator Beverly Garis says, People just guzzle as many as they can, but then they have to sit there and hold them down. Ive never seen anyone actually throw up after, but I dont like to watch anyone eat them so I might have missed it.
With last years winner downing 250 oysters, competitors will have to bring a big appetite to win.
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