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IN OMG! ON 19 May, 2015
Humans have the urge to compete on every little thing. You will never believe, but there is a championship where people compete to make the ugliest face! These strange competitions have been created only because of the need to be the best in almost everything. Have a look at the weirdest competitions that are held all over the world.
The championship of grunting is held in England during the Crab Fair. I bet you are trying to make an ugly face now!
This absolutely crazy festival is known as El Colacho in Spain and is called 'the baby jumping festival' worldwide. These men dress as devils in their yellow and red jumpsuits and jump over 10 babies at a time.
In this competition, ugly dogs compete against each other. This is a picture of Pabst competing in the World's Ugliest Dog Contest at Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, Calif.
This is totally epic! Here the competitors have to throw old phones over their shoulder and they are marked for the way they make the throw. The events are sponsored by recycling companies.
This contest is held in Tokyo every spring. The sumo wrestlers try to make their assigned baby cry first by making faces and noises. It is believed to be a good luck for babies.
This is absolutely hilarious. It involves male competitors to run 253 m course while carrying their wives on their back. They have to run through a dry land as well as through water surfaces. The sport is held annually in Finland in early July and the wives get to enjoy a lot.
These competitions are held at various places in the world. It may seem like winning is random, but people dig out a number of clues just by looking at the opponent's face.
You are already a winner if you are the master of both mind and body because ultimately chess boxing tests your overall performance. The sport was invented in a comic book by Enki Bilal, a French artist. But in reality, it started in 2003. The games are alternately played after a checkmate or a knockout. There are eleven rounds in all with a four-minute chess round followed by two minutes of boxing.
It was invented in Spain in 2004. The man who developed this concept is Filip Eyckmans. The game is quite similar to volleyball but has elements of football, capoeira and gymnastics. Also, there are trampolines on each side of the net and it is totally played on the inflated court. The game includes 3 to 5 players.
This competition is held in China every year. The winner is judged by the maximum weight of the bees. This is seriously frightening!
They are held every two years in Brighton, England. The best beard wins.
It is held every May in Stilton, England. Here a team of four have to roll down the High Street to become Stilton champions.
It started in 1974 by some guys at a local pub. It is now held annually in England and at Bentley Brook Inn.
The sport has been inspired by The House at Pooh Corner, a Winnie-the-Pooh book by A. A. Milne. It is played by dropping the stick on the upstream side of the bridge and the one whose stick first appears on the downstream side is the winner. The annual World Pooh sticks Championships have been held at Day's Lock on the River Thames in the UK, since 1984.
The people who participate are called ironists and take photos on extreme altitudes while ironing their clothes.