Ready, set, go! There will be three speed contests on Saturday, August 8, at the Winding Stairs "Tailgating on Second Street" Festival.
Wheel Chair Races sponsored by Covenant Clinic, Traer, and Traer United Methodist Church will begin at noon at Mill and Second Streets. Teams consisting of one adult and one child (10-13 years of age) will start racing at noon. Following this, teams consisting of one adult and one child (14-17 years of age) will race. Start building up those muscles now to become the fastest wheel chair racing team.
Texting Contest sponsored by Whannel's Hardware will be on the Main Stage from 3:30pm to 5:00pm. Whannel's and the Winding Stairs Festival will not be responsible for any texting charges that may apply. Contestants may pre-register at Whannel's Hardware. Start practicing now to become the fastest cell phone texter in Traer.
Hot Dog Eating Contest sponsored by Traer Super Market will be on the Main Stage at 7:00pm. Must be 18 years of age or older to enter. Pre-register by calling 319-478-8234 evenings only. Save your appetite so you can eat lots, and lots, and lots of hot dogs.