Famous Dorset Knob Eating competition goes virtual

Famous Dorset Knob Eating competition goes virtual

Published by Maria Greenwood at 8:26am 1st May 2020.

The Dorset Knob Festival is back for 2020, but it's going virtual due to Covid-19.

The event as we known it was due to be held in May, but  has been cancelled due to coronavirus.

Instead, the Dorset Knob Festival will return as a virtual Dorset Knob eating contest.   

They are looking for 100 contestants to take part.

The challenge is to eat as many Dorset Knobs as you can in 1 minute.

The virtual event will take place on Sunday 10th May with 10 rounds of 10 contestants.

It will be Live streamed on the Dorset Teas Facebook page, raising money for Weldmar HospiceCare.

Dorset Knob Throwing

'Fancy entering the Dorset Knob Eating Competition?'

Potential contestants are asked to register through the Dorset Tea website and 100 names will be picked from a draw.


 Tea and Knobs will be sent to contestants in time for the contest.