Pie Eating Contest 

2023 Urbandale 4th of July Pie Eating Contest

Do you want to inhale a pie and be crowned the 2023 4th of July Pie Eating Contest Champion (and perhaps win a little money too)? Well then we have the event for you!

Complete the sign-up form below to enter the contest. The contest is limited to the first 15 participants and will be given on a first come first served basis. The deadline for entry is July 1.

The event begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, July 3 in the entertainment garden area on the north side of Lion’s Park.

WHERE: Lion’s Park, Urbandale
WHEN: July 3, 2023 at 6:00 PM


The pie eating contest will consist of fifteen (15) participants. Participants entries will be on a first come first serve basis. Contestants will win by either consuming the pie in its entirety per the judges ruling of completion or by the participant who consumes the most amount of pie in ten (10) minutes, whichever occurs first. Contestants will be required to stand during the event and not be able to use their hands to consume the pie. Use of hands is permissible to take a drink of a beverage. A bottle of water will be provided, but any non-alcoholic beverage may be consumed. Contestants must be 18 years of age to participate.

Participants will be charged a $20 entrance fee for participating. See below for prize details.


Winners receive half of the proceeds from the entrance fees. Additionally, the winner will have their name added to the Urbandale 4th of July Celebration yearly Eating Contest Trophy.

The other half of the entrance fee will be donated to the Urbandale Food Pantry.

Waiver and Entrance Fee:

All participants will be expected to sign a waiver form before participating in the contest. The waiver will be available online with the online registration form or available the day of the contest. Entrance fee payments must be received either via online submission or by cash the day of the contest.


If you have further questions, please email urbandale4thofjuly@gmail.com.