Fort Morgan Oyster Fest Oyster Shuckin’ Competition

Attention Oyster Aficionados!

If you think you’re a pretty sweet shucker, enter the first-ever 2023 Fort Morgan Oyster Fest Oyster Shucking Competition. We’ll be handing out more than $1,000 in prizes to the best shuckers on the beach!

Anyone with shucking experience is invited to join in the competition! There will be two preliminary heats prior to the festival with a final runoff on February 25 at the Fort Morgan Oyster Fest. The winner of the contest will be named the Alabama Oyster Shucking Champion!

Pre-Festival Qualifiers

First-, second-, and third-place winners in these two heats will receive invitations to compete in the main contest on February 25.

February 1, 2023 2 PM Sassy Bass Amazin’ Grill

February 2, 2023 2 PM The Beach Club’s Village Hideaway

All interested oyster-shucking aficionados can express their interest by filling out the form below. Contest entry is $25, to be paid on-site.

By completing this form, you agree to all rules and procedures listed here.

Shuckin’ Good Prizes!

The Main Event

First Place $500

Second Place $300

Third Place $100

Qualifier Prizes

First Place $100

First-, second-, and third-place pre-festival qualifier winners also receive free admission to the festival and free entry into the Oyster Shucking Contest.