Saturday, May 24, 2014

Winning the Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest at the Watermelon Thump in Luling Texas

Luling is a town located in the southern end of the Texas Prairie & Lakes Region. Luling is widely known as the town where the annual Watermelon Thump takes place.

The Watermelon Thump is a four day festival which takes place the last full weekend in June, which would make the dates for the 2014 Watermelon Thump Thursday June 26, Friday June 27, Saturday June 28 and Sunday June 29.

The Watermelon Thump is a big event drawing crowds from out of town, as well as Luling's locals.

Admission is free for the opening day. Some time periods are free on Friday and Saturday, with Sunday featuring free full access.

You can get admission fee details and who is performing, and when and where, along with other Thump information, by visiting the official Luling Watermelon Thump website.

One of the most popular events taking place during the Thump is the watermelon seed spitting contest. There is also a watermelon eating contest.

We have been practicing watermelon seed spitting, with 8 feet 3 inches the current best spit....

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