Contests

Fairy House Competition

Fill out the Fairy House Competition registration form here!


Mural Competition

Fill out the Mural Competition registration form here!


Passport to the World – September 2nd, 3rd & 4th

Hula Hoop Competition – Daily at 10:45am

Belly Dance Competition – Daily at 12:45pm

Costume Contest – Daily at 1:15 pm

Jumbo Polish Sausage Eating Competition – Daily at 2:45pm

Fantasy Mask Competition- Daily at 3:00pm


Highland Fling – September 9th & 10th

Highland Games Championship – All Day

Kid’s Shamrock Scramble – Daily at 10:45am

Hula Hoop Contest – Daily at 12:45pm

Costume Contest – Daily at 1:15pm

Haggis Eating Competition – Daily at 2:45pm

Potato Sack Races – Daily at 3:00pm

Best Kilt Competition – Daily at 5:00pm


Ales & Tails – September 16th & 17th

Longbow Archery Championships – Daily at 10:00am

Steady, aim, fire! Put your shot to the test in our annual Longbow Competition. Held outside of the festival’s front gate

For pre-registration information see the form below:

Longbow Competition Registration Form

Tallest and Smallest Dog – Held at 10:45am

TBA – Daily at 12:45pm

Costume Contest – Daily at 1:15pm

Hot “Dog” Eating Competition – Daily at 2:45pm

Best Dog Trick Competition – Daily at 3:00pm

Corgi Race – Daily at 4:00pm

Watch the corgis test their legs and speed as they race on the Joust Track to win fun prizes!
Corgi Registration Form

Sit Means Sit Competition – Daily at 5:00pm


Shamrocks & Shenanigans – September 23rd & 24th

Annual Fencing Competition – Registration at 10:30am in the Children’s Realm. Tournament begins daily at 11:00am in the Royal Glade.

Kid’s Shamrock Scramble – Daily at 10:45am

Root Beer Chug – Daily at 12:45pm

Steampunk Costume Contest – Daily at 1:15pm

Irish Stout Sausage Eating Competition – Daily at 2:45pm

Potato Sack Races – Daily at 3:00pm

Keg Toss – Daily at 4:00pm

Best Kilt Competition – Daily at 5:10pm


Wine & Romance Delight – September 30th & October 1st

Wedding of the Century – Saturday, October 1st

Exchange or renew your vows with your loved one at the Kansas City Renaissance Festival.
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Three Legged Race – Daily at 10:45am

Wedding of the Century – Saturday at 12:00pm on the Joust Track.

Couple Water Balloon Toss – Daily at 12:45pm

Costume Contest – Daily at 1:15pm

Red Wine Sausage Eating Competition – Daily at 2:45pm

Newlywed Game – Daily at 3:00pm

Mr. Renaissance – Daily at 4:00pm

Longest Kiss – Daily at 5:00pm


Buccaneer Beer Fest – October 7th & 8th

Hula Hoop Competition – Held at 10:45am

Tattoo Competition – Daily at 12:45pm

Contest Categories:
  • Most Unusual/Unique
  • Best Arm/Leg Sleeve
  • Best Portrait
  • Best Fantasy/Medieval
  • People’s Choice

Costume Contest – Daily at 1:15pm

Pale Ale Beer Sausage Eating Competition – Daily at 2:45pm

Best Beard Competition – Daily at 3:00pm

Patrons proud of their finely trimmed and manicured beards can enter into the new Beard Competition! The most appealing beards will win win prizes for the following categories:
  • Longest Beard
  • Grizzliest (Fullest) Beard
  • Best Mustache
  • Best Design/Style

Hold the Plank – Daily at 4:00pm

Pegged Leg Contest – Daily at 5:00pm


Harvest Huzzah – October 9th

Hula Hoop Competition • Held at 10:45am

Costume Contest • Held at 1:15pm

Root Beer Chug • Held at 5:00pm


Witches & Wizards – October 14th & 15th

Hula Hoop Competition – Daily at 12:45pm

Final Costume Contest – Daily at 1:15pm

Eating Competition – Daily at 2:45pm

Fairy House Auction – Daily at 4:00pm