Water Carnival to Feature First Frozen Custard Eating Competition
(Batesville, AR)— The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC) and Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers of Batesville are proud to announce the addition of the frozen custard eating competition to this year’s festival.

The competition will occur on September 7th at 6:30 PM at Riverside Park on the Main Stage There will be a limit of 12 competitors for each division. Competitors will be chosen by lottery and contacted on September 5th, 2019. The winner from each division will receive a gift certificate to Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers.

Divisions include: Children (8-under), Teen/Tween (9-15), and Adult (16+).

“We are thrilled to partner with one of Batesville’s favorite restaurants to bring this competition to life. Frozen treats are a staple of summer and we want to celebrate that!” said Tourism Director Kyle Christopher.

To register please visit www.whiteriverwatercarnival.com or stop by the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce. For more information please call 870-793-2378 or email tourism@batesvilleareachamber.com.

About the White River Water Carnival:
The White River Water Carnival is a free, family event that features entertainment, food vendors, craft and commercial vendors, a parade, and kids’ activities. Kids’ activities and the Patriot Slide require the purchase of an admission band and are sponsored by Bank of Cave City, Littlefield Oil, Pepsi, Southern Bank, Tooth Be Told, UAMS North Central, and Walmart. The River City Cruiser’s Car Show is sponsored by Wood Family Dealerships. The parade is sponsored by Citizen’s Bank. Other carnival sponsors include ARCare, Bad Boy Mowers, City of Batesville, Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers, Home Depot, Life Plus, Mark Martin Ford & Kia, Merchants & Planters Bank, Ozark Mountain Poultry, Sherwood Urgent Care, Sonic Drive-In, Southern Charm, UPS Store, and White River Now. For more information, please contact Kyle Christopher at (870) 793-2378 or tourism@batesvilleareachamber.com.