For the past 20 years, Italy has hosted the Miss Chubby Pageant. The only requirement is that you weigh more than 200 lbs. This years champ, Angela, weighed in at 340 lbs. Afterwords, she said she felt like she'd, "won the lottery." Yes boys, there is a talent competition - a sort of anything goes free-for-all where some of the girls actually perform a striptease.
There's no real prize for first place if you can believe it. According to the Associate Foreign press,
There was no big prize for the winner, just a huge cake to share around, and perhaps for all the contestants a boost in self-esteem.