1) All contestants should be present 30 minutes before the start time.
2) 1 contestant to a table.
3) No one, including family is allowed on or in the contest area at ANYTIME. Only Picker and Officials will be allowed on blacktop area.
4) Absolutely NO BAGS allowed. No food, drink, or personal belongings. You may only bring your knife. Nothing brought to tables except your knife. NO EXCEPTIONS. There is no area provided to keep your personal items safe. Let someone hold them for you.
5) Everything you will need will be provided.
6) You are allowed 15 minutes.
7) When time is up, picker must put knife down and stand up behind their chair. Each picker will be escorted to the scales for weigh in.
8) If you are injured, or knife breaks you are automatically eliminated.
9) Prizes for most amount of crab meat picked by weight:
1st Place - $500.00
2nd Place - $250.00
3rd Place - $150.00