1) TOE WRESTLING:
This interesting tournament was held in the UK, and it started in 1976. Some British people founded this contest because they wanted a contest where only British people could win, but no one else. During this contest, the contestants lock their toes against each other and try to take down the foot of the opponent. The winner will be the one who can achieve to take down the foot. This championship is still held annually in the UK, although the 2020 and 2021 editions were cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The last winner of the championship was Paul “Toeminator” Beech, who won the men’s title in 2019.
2) WORLD MOUSTACHE AND BEARD CHAMPIONSHIP:
This contest started in 1990. Since then, it has been organized every two years. The contestants come from different countries. The one with the most interesting beard and moustache will be the winner. The last edition of the championship was held in 2019 in Antwerp, Belgium.
3) MAGGOT-CATCHING CONTEST:
It first started in 1980. The contestants try to catch maggots in mud for 30 minutes, and whoever catches the most maggots wins. The record belongs to a 10-year-old girl who caught 567 maggots in 30 minutes.
4) BABY CRY CONTEST:
This contest is organized every year in Tokyo. Sumo wrestlers take the babies, and they try to make babies cry. The baby who cries with the loudest voice wins. Japanese people believe that the more babies cry, the healthier they will be.
5) WEARING BEE CONTEST:
This interesting contest is organized every year in China. The contestants only wear shorts, and they try to attract the most bees. The world record belongs to an American man, Mark Biancaniello, with 39.5 kg.
6) CHEESE ROLLING CONTEST:
Contestants chase cheese rolling down the slope. The first who can manage to cross the line wins. However, this contest was removed because most of the contestants were injured.
7) UNDERWATER RUBIK’S CUBE CHALLENGE:
Contestants dive underwater, and they try to solve a Rubik’s cube with sharks. Even an American man named Simon Shi solved a 17×17 Rubik’s cube underwater. He stayed for 4 hours underwater.
8) IRONING IN UNUSUAL PLACE CONTEST:
Phil Shaw founded this contest in 1997. One day he was late for work, and he had to iron. But he wanted to climb. So, he decided to do both. In this way, he founded this contest.