Lobster Roll Eating Competition

Eight lucky contestants were chosen to compete in this ten-minute eating frenzy. All lobster rolls for this event are supplied by McGuirk’s Ocean View, the well-known restaurant & pub on Hampton Beach. On the line is $1,000! The top winner of the lobster roll eating competition will go home with $600, second place taking home $250, and third place leaving with $150.

Arrive at the Seashell Stage to get your seat early because this is a great show! Count along and cheer on your favorite as competitors battle for the coveted Lobster Roll Champion Belt.

If you would like to sign up for the 2019 contest please fill in the form below. All entries must be received by July 19, 2019. Must be 18 years or older to enter.


By Signing up for the Hampton Beach Seafood Festival, I agree to the following terms and conditions:

Waiver, Release of Liability, Hold Harmless and Indemnification Agreement

In consideration of being allowed to participate in the 2019 Hampton Area Chamber of Commerce “Lobster Roll Eating Contest” and “Hot Dog Eating Contests” (hereinafter individually and collectively referred to as “Food Eating Contests”) and any related events and activities, I, the undersigned, for myself, my personal representatives,  my heirs, successors and assigns, acknowledge and agree to the following:

  1.  I am age eighteen (18) or older and that  immediately prior to the Food Eating Contests, that I will provide an agent of the Hampton Area Chamber of Commerce with the original of my driver’s license or the original of another official form of identification.  I hereby authorize that the information thereon may be maintained in the files of the Hampton Area Chamber of Commerce.

  1. I  hereby acknowledge and fully understand that Food Eating Contests are hazardous activities and by participating in such that I will be engaging in activities that involve risk of damage or serious physical and bodily injury, including, but not limited to, choking, vomiting, nausea, dizziness and/or death which might result,  not only from my own actions, inactions or negligence,  but also from the actions, inactions, or negligence of other parties, including but not limited to, the Hampton Area Chamber of Commerce, its Directors, officers, employees, agents ,contractors, vendors, suppliers, sponsors, and advertisers, the owners, lessors and lessees of the premises where the Food Eating Contests take place and the other participants of the Food Eating Contests (hereinafter collectively,  the “Releasees”).

  1.  I assume all of the risks identified in Clause 2 herein and I accept full personal responsibility for any all losses and expenses, medical  or otherwise, caused by such damages, injury, disability or death.

  1. I  hereby release, waive, discharge, covenant not to sue, indemnify, save and hold harmless the Releasees from any and all demands, claims and causes of action brought by me or by any other third parties on behalf of the beneficiaries of my estate or the beneficiaries of any other of my estate planning documents, my heirs at law and any other parties, for any and all claims, demands, losses, expenses and damages that I or any third party suffers as a result of my participation in the Food Eating Contests and, as a consequence thereof, including but not limited to physical injuries that I sustain, my death and damages to real property or personal property,  caused or alleged to be caused in whole or in part by the negligence of the Releasees  or otherwise.  I further agree that if a third party makes any claims or demands  against any or all of the Releasees as a result of my participation in the Food Eating Contests and any damages or injuries that I sustain thereby, whether caused by my action or inaction or the action or inaction of any of the Releasees, that I will indemnify, save, and hold harmless each of the Releases from all demands, causes of action and claims that are brought by the third party for the expenses, attorney fees, losses, liabilities, damages and costs which any of the Releasees may incur as a result of such demands, causes of action or claims.

  1. This Waiver, Release of Liability, Hold Harmless and Indemnification Agreement may not be modified in any way.  If part of this Waiver, Release of Liability, Hold Harmless and Indemnification Agreement is determined to be invalid by law, all other parts of this waiver shall remain valid and enforceable.

  1. The terms and provisions of this Waiver, Release of Liability, Hold Harmless and Indemnification Agreement shall be exclusively construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New Hampshire.  Any and all disputes that arise between that arise hereunder shall be exclusively adjudicated by a court of competent jurisdiction situated in the State of New Hampshire.

  1. The provisions of this Waiver, Release of Liability, Hold Harmless and Indemnification Agreement shall be binding upon my heirs at law, the executors or administrators of my estate, all of my successors in interest and me and shall inure to the benefit of the Releasees and Releasees’ successors and assigns. 

I have read and fully understand the terms registering for the Hampton Beach Seafood Festival Food Eating Contests and of this Waiver, Release of Liability, Hold Harmless and Indemnification Agreement and I acknowledge that I am giving up substantial legal and equitable rights that I now have or that I may in the future and that I am signing up and in Agreement freely and voluntarily.

Application for Entry

To be considered for the Lobster Roll Eating Competition for 2019, please fill out the form below. By filling out the form below you will be considered for entry into the competition but you must be accepted by event staff. Please wait for confirmation of entry.

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