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Currituck County Planes and Plows Contest Information

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There will be a variety of games and contests throughout the day.

  1. If you are the fastest through your dessert at the Thanksgiving table, you might consider joining us for the Pie Eating Contest at 1 p.m.
  2. Before automation, all that feed corn had to be shelled by hand. Test your abilities at the Corn Shelling Contest at 1:30 p.m.
  3. Getting that hay from the field into the truck or on the trailer takes real strength. See if you have what it takes at the Hay Bale Throw scheduled for 2 p.m.
  4. The crowd favorite, Skillet Toss Competition will take place at 2:30 p.m. Come on out and challenge the reining champions!

The Homegrown & Handmade Contest and the Cornbread Bake Off Contest will be on display throughout the day. These events require free pre-registration. See details below.Homegrown and Handmade contest blue ribbon with a cherry pie

Did you create, bake, grow, or preserve something extraordinary this year? Show it off at our Homegrown and Handmade contest, held during the Currituck County Planes and Plows event from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Oct. 7, 2023. Contest entries are being accepted for adults (18+) and three youth age groups (5-8, 9-13, & 14-18) in four categories: Arts and Crafts, Canning, Baked Goods, and Homegrown items. Entry is FREE and “Best in Show” awards will be provided to the winners of each category. Winners will be announced and showcased on the main stage at Currituck County Planes and Plows!
Cornbread Bakeoff pan of cornbread on a gingham napkinDo you bake the best cornbread in Currituck? Well, let’s find out! Enter your cornbread in the Cornbread Bake Off held during Currituck County’s Planes and Plows from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Oct. 7, 2023. Contest entries are being accepted for adults (18+) and three youth age groups (5-8, 9-13, & 14-18). And the best news of all, entry is FREE! Grand and Reserve will be awarded in each age group.

For more details and entry information see our event page.