20 Unusual Competitions From Around The World

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6. Baby Crying Contest

This 400-year-old contest is held in Tokyo every spring. Student sumo wrestlers try to make their assigned baby cry first by making faces and noises.

It is said to bring good health to the baby.

7. Toe Wrestling

The World Toe Wrestling Championship is held annually in England at the Bentley Brook Inn. It was started in the 1974 by 4 guys at a local pub...shocking.

8. Lawn Mower Racing

It may not be quite as popular as Nascar, but there are multiple national organizations in the US. It is also popular in the UK and Australia.

9. Rock-Paper-Scissors

There are many different competitions held in various countries, and there was even a league sponsored by Bud Light.

Even though it seems like winning is random, contestants try to pick up on subtle clues given off by their opponent’s behaviors.

10. Gurning Championship

Gurning is making an ugly face, and the world championship is held every year in England during the Crab Fair.

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