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Jagapalooza

To help kick-off the 2017 Jagapalooza celebration, Chartwells is hosting an eating contest for the IUPUI community. Below is some additional information, as well as the application to participate!

Location: The eating contest will take place in the Campus Center at the Edutainment Stage (Citizens Commons Food Court).
When: The event takes place Tuesday, April 25, 2017 starting at 7:00pm. Check in for the contestants begins at 6:30pm.
Why: This event is to help raise food for Paw's Pantry! Chartwells will be matching the amount of food eaten (measured by weight) and donating that amount of food to the pantry. Please help in this donation by bringing any non-perishable food items that can be added to the donation to Paw's Food Pantry, whether you are a participant or a spectator!
Who: Any currently registered IUPUI student 18 years of age or older can participate!

To Enter:

Carefully read the Official Rules and Entry Form, including the eligibility requirements and waiver of liability provisions. Thirty (30) contestants will be selected on a first come, first served basis. All contestants must complete and sign a Waiver of Liability and Publicity to participate. The deadline to register is Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at noon (12:00 pm). Click here to enter!

Rules and Regulations:

1. All applicants must be a registered student of IUPUI and be 18 years of age or older as well as fully acknowledge and understand the inherent dangers and risks associated with participating in an eating contest.
2. Each contestant acknowledges he or she is voluntarily entering the contest.
3. The contest will have two rounds. Each round will have its own guidelines and prize. Contestants may only enter 1 round.
4. In the event that the minimum number of contestants is not reached on any round, the round will be cancelled and they will NOT be eligible for the prize.
5. For each round, each contestant will be given a glass of water to drink with the food.
6. Be respectful of others and stay within your own “eating area.” Anyone being disrespectful will be disqualified.
7. If you are feeling sick, slow down or stop!
8. If you are going to “reverse,” step away and get out of everyone’s view.
9. If you “reverse,” you are automatically disqualified.
10. Ultimately, this is a friendly competition to raise funds and food for Paw's Pantry. Please have fun, enjoy yourself and be safe!

The Food

  • Round One: Ice Cream

    The first round must have a minimum of 5 contestants and will have a maximum of 10 contestants. Each contestant will be given a bowl of vanilla ice cream (pre-weighed). Contestants will be timed, and whomever finishes the entire bowl the fastest will be awarded the prize. Contestants may drink water (provided) during the contest but may not add the ice cream to water before consuming. Contestants must not touch the ice cream until the starting signal. Anyone violating these rules will be disqualified. Anyone suffering a vomiting incident will also be disqualified.

    (If no one finishes after 5 minutes, then the round will end and the ice cream will be weighed, the winner would be whomever has eaten the most.) If more than 8 people enter the contest, they will be split up into 2 heats. The winner will be whomever had the quickest time between both heats.

  • Round Two: Baked Beans

    The second round must have a minimum of 5 contestants and will have a maximum of 10 contestants. Each contestant will be given a bowl of baked beans (pre-weighed). Contestants will be timed, and whomever finishes the entire bowl the fastest will be awarded the prize. Contestants may drink water (provided) during the contest but may not add the beans to water before consuming. Contestants must not touch the beans until the starting signal. Anyone violating these rules will be disqualified. Anyone suffering a vomiting incident will also be disqualified. (If no one finishes after 5 minutes, then the round will end and the beans will be weighed, the winner would be whomever has eaten the most) If more than 8 people enter the contest, they will be split into 2 heats. The winner will be whomever had the quickest time between both heats.