NC Oyster Festival Events
North Carolina Oyster Shucking Championship
Each year, amateur and professional shuckers gather to the Oyster Festival to compete.
2013 Contest information Coming Soon!
Professional shuckers are competing for the title of North Carolina Oyster Shucking Champion and a trip to the National Oyster Shucking Championship in Maryland.
The Oyster Festival hosts the only North Carolina Oyster Shucking Championships and is known for sending champion shuckers to the National competition. North Carolina has even produced shuckers that have gone on to compete in the World Oyster Shucking Championships in Galway, Ireland.