Held every year in Austria, they take their body painting very seriously
All you need for this intense international competition is one very dexterous toe.
Future Milk Contest:
Have you ever wondered what milk containers will look like in the future? Yea, neither have we…but apparently there are people out there that have and they are willing to compete over their ideas.
Art Space Competition:
It basically involves drawing the craziest sci fi panorama you can think of. Sounds coool.
World Beard And Mustache Championship:
Held in different locations around the globe, this competition is the ultimate display of facial manliness.
Competitive Bed Jumping:
Yes, it really exists. Simple as that.
Bird Dance Offs:
Apparently some proud bird owner out there are happy to show off their talented birds best dance moves. Don’t even ask.
You’ve probably heard of chess and you’ve probably heard of boxing, but have you heard of chess boxing? By alternating rounds in the ring and then at the chessboard this is the ultimate brains and brawn competition.
Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest:
We’ve all heard of this one. This contest takes place every year and so far the record is 66 hotdogs in 12 minutes.
Bubble Gum Blowing Contest:
With numerous competition all over the globe Chad Fell is the current world record holder with his bubble of 20 inches in diameter.
World’s Ugliest Dog Competition:
The picture says it all.
World Conker Championships:
Armed with little more than 12 inches of string with a nut attached to the end competitors take turns swinging their conkers at the other’s until the man with the last conker standing wins.
Edible Boat Races:
The only rule is that the boats have to be made from 100% edible material.
It’s basically the act of ironing under the most extreme circumstances possible
Midget Tossing Contest:
All you need for this competition is a consenting midget and the ability to throw him relatively far distances.
Paris Hilton Obituary Writing Contest for Children:
Although she certainly has her share of detractors, something like this is just downright morbid.
World Sauna Championships:
Taking place every August in Finland the winner of this contest has to sit in the 110 degree heat for the longest.
Dead Possum Costume Contest:
Held as a fundraiser by a school in Australia, the kids had to dress up dead possums in various outfits. Emotional scarring aside, they did manage to raise $6000 dollars.
Power Tool Racing:
It’s power tools with wheels racing around a track. This has to be the manliest competition in the world.
World Black Pudding Throwing Competition:
Legend has it that years ago when Lancaster and York met on the battlefield, as soon as they ran out of ammunition they started throwing food. To this day the battle is commemorated by the throwing of Lancastrian (black) pudding at a target of Yorkshire pudding.
The Summer Redneck Games:
With everything from mud pit belly flopping to toilet seat throwing the summer redneck games are possibly the greatest celebration of hillbilliness in the world.
Spud Gun Contest:
Also known as a potato cannon contest, these competitions can attract some big time competitors. The amount of money and technology that some people put into launching potatoes can be a bit unbelievable.
Cooper’s Hill Cheese Rolling:
Imagine 30 grown men running down a hill trying to catch a rolling cheese. Every year this is exactly what happens on Cooper’s Hill in England.
Virtual Cooking Competitions:
This is how you know technology has gone too far.
Every year contestants gather to “charm” worms out of the ground by yelling, poking, and prodding. Right now the world record is held by teenager Tom Shufflebotham who collected 551 worms in 30 minutes.