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Oysters are the new hot dogs in this eating competition

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We have all heard about hot dog eating contests, but how about this one...an oyster eating competition.

It was held at Anthony's in Richland where 6 people battled it out for fastest oyster eater. The winner slurped up eight of the little gems in only five seconds!

He says this annual event beats out any other type of eating contest.  

"Oysters are so much more classy, so much more fun and it takes a certain type of person to eat the oysters. I mean, everybody eats hot dogs," John Hasson from Richland said.

The championship contest is next Friday at 6p.m.. Four people will be competing.

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