River Fest, Presented by Case's Pork Roll, Set For Saturday September 29 at ARM & HAMMER Park

May 18, 2018 3:37 PM


River Fest, presented by Case's Pork Roll, will take place on Saturday September 29 at ARM & HAMMER Park.

The team's annual postseason event featuring the Case's Pork Roll Eating Championship where Major League Eating stars compete to eat as many pork roll sandwiches as possible in ten minutes. At last year's event, the Garden State's #1-ranked eater, Carmen Cincotti, ate 40 quarter-pound Case's Pork Roll Sandwiches in 10 minutesto take first, earning $2,000 and the respect of New Jerseyans from Rockleigh to Cape May. The world record in this discipline is held by one Joey Chestnut, who ate 43 Case's Pork Roll Sandwiches in 10 minutes at the 2016 Championship.

On Saturday, September 29 from 12-5pm, fans can attend the event to enjoy a festival-style atmosphere of food, beverage, entertainment and competitive eating. All tickets to the event are General Admission and may be purchased for $5 beginning May 18 at 5:00pm. TICKETS 

Tonight at ARM & HAMMER Park, when the Thunder host the Bowie Baysox, all fans can purchase $1 pork roll sandwiches as part of the team's Pork Roll Celebration night in which the team re-brands to become the Thunder Pork Roll. As well, fans can purchase tickets to River Fest, presented by Case's Pork Roll, for just $3 at Fan Services.

River Fest will feature an array of "pork roll-inspired" food selections at the concession stands including many of the favorites currently served at the Case's Pork Roll stand at ARM & HAMMER Park. Beer sales will include Fall pumpkin selections from various breweries during the fourth annual event.

A variety of kid-friendly outdoor games, including inflatables, and bounce houses will be part of the day's activities, free of charge. 

The Eating Championship will take place at approximately 3:00pm featuring 12 eaters. This Major League Eating sanctioned event will be a 10-minute battle of humans vs Case's Pork Roll sandwiches vs themselves vs each other. The total prize purse is $4,000 with the following payout:

1st: $2,000
2nd: $1,000
3rd: $600
4th: $300
5th: $100 

Fans can get the latest information on River Fest by visiting www.RiverfestNJ.com

Your Thunder, presented by NJM Insurance, are in the midst of their 25th season in franchise history. For the latest information on Thunder baseball or to purchase tickets, visit www.TrentonThunder.com or call 609-394-3300.

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