Special Events

Celebrity Crawfish Eating Contest

Sponsored by Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers / Thursday, May 25 at Noon

Join us at the NBC 6 Madness Stage
at noon on Thursday, May 25, to cheer on your favorite local celebrity.

Men’s Crawfish Eating Contest

Sponsored by Miller Lite / Saturday, May 27 at 1 pm

  • NBC 6 Madness Stage
  • $20.00 fee
  • Must be 21 or older
  • 15 person maximum
  • Contestants sign up with Special Event Chairman at the stage one hour prior to event – No Sooner
  • No early entries will be accepted
  • 1st entrant to finish a 15 lb tray of crawfish is the winner
  • Judges will ensure that all crawfish meat is eaten prior to calling winner
  • Uneaten crawfish will be put back in contestant’s tray
  • Three placements awarded – 1st, 2nd & 3rd
  • Each contestant will have a judge overseeing their trays
  • Special Events Coordinator will deem winner if any discrepancies
  • Ties will result in competitors eating for another 5 minutes and whoever eats the most deemed winner

Crawfish Calling Contest

Sponsored by AEP/Swepco / Saturday, May 27 at 4:15 pm

  • NBC 6 Madness Stage
  • No Fee
  • No age limit
  • 20 person maximum
  • Contestants sign up with Special Event Chairman at the stage one hour prior to event – No Sooner
  • One winner – selected by Audience

Women’s Crawfish Eating Contest

Sponsored by Bud Light, 98 ROCKS, & OLDIES 95.7 / Sunday, May 28 at 2:30 pm

  • NBC 6 Madness Stage
  • $10 entry fee
  • Must be 21 or older
  • 15 person maximum
  • Contestants sign up with Special Event Chairman at the stage one hour prior to event – No Sooner
  • No early entries will be accepted
  • 1st entrant to finish a 5 lb tray of crawfish is the winner
  • Judges will ensure that all crawfish meat is eaten prior to calling winner
  • Uneaten crawfish will be put back in contestant’s tray
  • Three placements awarded – 1st, 2nd & 3rd
  • Each contestant will have a judge overseeing their trays
  • Special Events Coordinator will deem winner if any discrepancies
  • Ties will result in competitors eating for another 5 minutes and whoever eats the most deemed winner

Children’s Crawfish Eating Contest

Sponsored by AEP/Swepco, 98 ROCKS, & OLDIES 95.7 / Sunday, May 28 at 1:30 pm

  • NBC 6 Madness Stage
  • $5 entry fee
  • Age Limit – 5-12
  • 15 person maximum
  • Contestants sign up with Special Event Chairman at the stage one hour prior to event – No Sooner
  • No early entries will be accepted
  • 1st entrant to finish a 3 lb tray of crawfish is the winner
  • Judges will ensure that all crawfish meat is eaten prior to calling winner
  • Uneaten crawfish will be put back in contestant’s tray
  • Three placements awarded – 1st, 2nd & 3rd
  • Each contestant will have a judge overseeing their trays
  • Special Events Coordinator will deem winner if any discrepancies
  • Ties will result in competitors eating for another 5 minutes and whoever eats the most deemed winner

SportSpectrum Mudbug Madness 5K Race

Sponsored by Holiday Lanes / Thursday, May 25 at 6:45 pm

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Race starts and finishes at the corner of Lake Street and Clyde Fant Parkway. Course certified by SportSpectrum Race Management and Atomic Racing Systems.

Mudbug Madness 5K
6970 Fern Ave
Shreveport, LA 71105
(318) 798-1241