- Best Beard Contest
- Freestyle Burnout
- Show ‘n’ Shine
- Rat Bike Contest
- Tattoo Competition
Best Beard Contest
- Best Moustache - STEPHEN PALMER
- Best Long Beard - NELSON SMITH
- Best Short Beard - RANDY
- Best Goatee - TOM MACDONALD
- Best Santa Impression - DANA WILDES
The prize packages are sure to be good. Even if you don't want to enter the contest, stop by their booth to check out the beard oil!
This year's burnout contest was Sunday, September 3rd on Shreve Street starting at 6pm and was set up in a chock on the back of a flatbed trailer. Thank you to Keith Weagle and Weagle Construction for hosting this contest.
The winner and the runner up each received a replacement back tire.
Congratulations to Mike Smith and Samantha King on wowing the crowd to winning cheers!
Show ‘n’ Shine
A perennial favourite, the Show ‘n’ Shine is back this year on Saturday afternoon. This year's contest was sponsored by Slinger Cycles - thank you, Mike!
- Best Custom - Shane MacDougall
- Best Cruiser - Sheldon MacKnight
- Best Chopper - Brenda Wood
- Best Paint - Denise Higgins
- Best Vintage - Mike Podger
- Farthest Away - Joe Osga
A People's Choice award will also be presented with the winner's name added to the trophy at Headquarters, won by Bill Forrester.
Rat Bike Contest
Once again, we'd like to thank NSCC Akerley campus for providing the Rat Bike Contest trophies. It's always wonderful to receive the community support!
The MacGyver Award recognizes an element or item of the motorcycle that recycles or reuses an item in a manner that MacGyver would have. Winner: Peter Vidito.
The Pure Genius Award identifies and idea that is unique or inspirational. Winner: Marco Page.
The Now... That's a Rat Award is the choice for the all-around concept of a true rat bike. Winner: Jeremy Wilson.
The overall award, resulting in his name being added to the Headquarters trophy is Peter Vidito, for the 4th year in a row!
The Nova Scotia Armwrestling Association will be hosting an amateur competition during the Wharf Rat Rally on Saturday, September 3rd (Rally waterfront stage). This is open to all amateur and novice armwrestlers. There will be both men's and ladies' classes. The men's right hand classes are 154, 176, 198 and over 198lbs. The left hand classes are 176 and over 176lbs. The ladies will be open in both the right and left hand classes.
There will also be several challenge matches that will pit the best armwrestlers in Nova Scotia against the best from the other Maritime provinces.You will see several Canadian Champions fighting it out against one another in the Battle of the Atlantic, now an annual event.
Weigh-ins are at 12pm on Saturday and the competition will be at 1pm. For more information check out our website: www.NovaScotiaArmWrestling.com or contact Rick Pinkney at 902-489-9008.
The 2017 Tattoo Contest will be held on Sunday on the outside stage at the Sunset Pub in Conway during the Twisted Throttle event.
This year’s competition include the following categories:
- Best large black & gray
- Best small black & gray
- Best large colour
- Best small colour
- Best sleeve
- Best back
- Best overall
Each winner will receive a plaque for themselves, and a trophy for their artist.
Entry fee: $10 per category. Participants will register at the Sunset Pub.