Apple Peeling Contest



Sponsored by: TBA

Chaired by: TBA

Sharpen-up your favorite paring knife and let the duels begin!! The Murphysboro Apple Festival International Apple Peeling Contest is a true test of speed and agility. Whether you go for the most apples peeled or the longest peel; it's always fun.



  1. Contest is TBA
  2. Contest is open to all adults 18 years of age and older.
  3. Entry fee is TBA
  4. Each participant will bring his or her own paring knife. No special knives allowed.
  5. Apple Peeling Contest is a team event. Each team consists of 2 members.
  6. Winning team will be determined by the longest amount of apple peelings in inches, peeled in three minutes.
  7. No peelings less than six inches will be counted.
  8. An additional award will be given to the individual with the longest continuous peel.
  9. Judging will be conducted by TBA. The judges’ decisions will be final.
  10. The winning team will receive $30 and a trophy.
  11. The individual with the longest continuous peel will receive $50 and the Jack Brundage trophy.
  12. Teams must consist of 2 individuals.

2015 Results

Team Award

Brian & Rebecca Clover - 413.7 Inches


Jack Brundage Longest Peel Award

Tracy Cano - 34.5 Inches

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