• Best Beard Contest
  • Burnout Contest
  • Show ‘n’ Shine
  • Rat Bike Contest
  • Arm Wrestling
  • Tattoo Competition

Best Beard Contest

Saturday at 6:45pm, this year on the main Digby Centre Stage.

Hosted  and sponsored by The Artful Dodger, the categories in this contest are:Artful Dodger

  • Best Moustache
  • Best Long Beard
  • Best Short Beard
  • Best Goatee
  • Best Santa Impression

The prize packages are sure to be good. Even if you don't want to enter the contest, stop by their booth to check out the beard oil!

Burnout Contest

This year's burnout contest will be Sunday, September 2nd on Shreve Street starting at 6pm and will be set up in a chock on the back of a flatbed trailer. Thank you to Keith Weagle and Weagle Construction for hosting this contest.

This is a People's Choice award, so bring your friends to cheer you on.

The winner and the runner up will again each receive a replacement back tire.

Congratulations to Mike Smith and Samantha King on wowing the crowd to winning cheers in 2017!

 

Show ‘n’ Shine

A perennial favourite, the Show ‘n’ Shine is back this year on Saturday afternoon. This year's contest is being sponsored by Slinger Cycles - thank you, Mike!

  • Best Custom
  • Best Cruiser
  • Best Chopper
  • Best Paint
  • Best Vintage
  • Farthest Away

A People's Choice award will also be presented with the winner's name added to the trophy at Headquarters.

 

Rat Bike Contest

Once again, we'd like to thank NSCC Akerley campus for providing the Rat Bike Contest trophies. It's always wonderful to receive the community support!

The MacGyver Award recognizes an element or item of the motorcycle that recycles or reuses an item in a manner that MacGyver would have.

The Pure Genius Award identifies and idea that is unique or inspirational.

The Now... That's a Rat Award is the choice for the all-around concept of a true rat bike.

The overall award has his or her name added to the Headquarters trophy.

 

Armwrestling Competition

The Nova Scotia Armwrestling Association will be hosting an amateur competition during the Wharf Rat Rally on Saturday, September 2nd (Rally waterfront stage). This is open to all amateur and novice armwrestlers. There will be both men's and ladies' classes. The men's right hand classes are 154, 176, 198 and over 198lbs. The left hand classes are 176 and over 176lbs. The ladies will be open in both the right and left hand classes.

There will also be several challenge matches that will pit the best armwrestlers in Nova Scotia against the best from the other Maritime provinces.You will see several Canadian Champions fighting it out against one another in the Battle of the Atlantic, now an annual event.

Weigh-ins are at 12pm on Saturday and the competition will be at 1pm. For more information check out our website: www.NovaScotiaArmWrestling.com or contact Rick Pinkney at 902-489-9008.

 

Tattoo Contest

The 2018 Tattoo Contest will be held on Sunday on the outside stage at the Sunset Pub in Conway during the Twisted Throttle event.

This year’s competition include the following categories:           sunset logo x 150

  • Best large black & gray
  • Best small black & gray
  • Best large colour
  • Best small colour
  • Best sleeve
  • Best back
  • Best overall

Each winner will receive a plaque for themselves, and a trophy for their artist. 

Entry fee: $10 per category. Participants will register at the Sunset Pub.

 

 

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