Frog Jumping Contest

Monday, September 5, 2016 - contest starts at 3:00 P.M.

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Hosted by tbd

Registration at 2:30 p.m.

Located: Indoor Arena

Directors in Charge: Keith Chapman and Cheryl Carr

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  • Make entries at 2:30 p.m.
  • NO entry fee
  • Two hundred fifty dollars ($250) will be paid to the person whose frog breaks the world record jump.
  • World Record is 32 ft., 3 in. made at Cape Town, South Africa on January 16, 1954.
  • The Great Geauga County Fair Record is 14 ft., 8 in.
  • First place, $30.00, will be paid to the person whose frog jumps the farthest at The Great Geauga Fair.
  • Second place, $20.00
  • Third place, $10.00.
  • One dollar ($1.00) will be awarded each contestant who enters a frog in the contest.

RULES

  • Frogs to be entered in the contest should be transported and held until jumping time in a suitable closed container (properly bedded down on wet grass or other suitable material).
  • One frog per person.
  • Contestants must be 18 years of age and under.
  • Frog can compete one time.
  • Frogs will start their jumps from a designated starting circle.
  • The distance each frog jumps will be measured on a straight line from the starting point on the pad to the point the frog lands on the 3rd jump.
  • Decisions of the judge will be final.
  • Owners may nudge frog to start first jump. He may not touch frog at any time thereafter until jumping is completed.
  • Warning: Any frog found to have been artificially stimulated will be positively disqualified.
  • Area Frogs Only. No Imported Varieties.