Pie-Eating Championships are nigh!

The 2017 World Pie-Eating Championships take place at 'Pie Noon' this Wednesday at Harry's Bar, Wallgate, Wigan.

Monday, 18th December 2017, 2:24 pm
Updated Monday, 18th December 2017, 4:30 pm
Reigning champ Martin Appleton-Clare

Tony Callaghan, organiser and Piemaster, said they would be on the look-out for anyone trying to get an unfair advantage.

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He added: “We’re aware of some umpire intimidation and sledging in recent weeks - including nicking crisps, crushing pork scratching, pint-nudging and nailing of B&Q brick-effect laminate wallboard across one official’s front door.

"This gives us no option but to bring in extra security for the officials this year!”

Reigning champ is Martin Appleton-Clare who downed his pie in just 45.5 seconds last year to lift the Bradley Piggins Trophy.