Fry Pan Toss

Ladies 3rd Annual Fry Pan Toss

Saturday, August 17th, 2pm 

Proudly sponsored for the second year in a row by the Valley Shore Women’s Club

The Hamburg Fair is sponsoring its 3rd Annual Ladies Fry Pan Throwing competition! Ladies will compete to see who throws a cast iron fry pan the straightest and furthest. The event is open to all women 18 years old and up. Husbands, boyfriends, significant others, family members and friends are allowed in the “Cheering Section” outside the ring and are encouraged to cheer you on. Costumes are encouraged to enhance and liven up the competition!

There are five age classes to enter; Ladies from 18-29, 30-49, 50-69, 70-80 and 90+.  Winners from each age group will win a prize from Lodge Cast Iron Company and will move on to compete for the Grand Supreme Fry Pan Queen Title and $250 Cash Prize.

Online registration only  All contestants MUST be present in the Ring by 2:00 PM on Saturday to compete. Sorry, no last-minute walk in’s will be allowed after the competition begins.


The Hamburg Fair will be providing the Lodge 8-inch, 3.2 pound cast iron fy pan for the events.  All throws will be underhand throws only.  No overhand or Discus type throwing allowed.  Contestants of each class will be allowed one throw, no practice throw will be allowed.  Ladies, we suggest you practice in your own backyard!!  The throw must be as straight as possible on the course.  Distance thrown off center of the course will be deducted from the total distance thrown.  Contestants crossing the throw foul line will be disqualified.  Top three ladies in each class will complete in a second round of elimination to determine the winner of each class.  The elimination round will allow ladies to have two throws and the best distance of the two will be taken.  The top winners of each class will go on to compete for the $250.00 cash prize.  All contestants must sign a release waiver.  DECISION OF THE JUDGES WILL BE FINAL!  Contestants must be present until the end of the contest for awards to be given.