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Who Will Save the Redneck Games? Toilet Seat Toss Might be Forgotten Without Sponsor

No mud-pit belly flop contests, no toilet-seat throws. Georgia's Summer Redneck Games have been canceled because they lack a sponsor.

Screen grab from YouTube video
Screen grab from YouTube video

By Deb Belt

East Dublin, Georgia – Rednecks with money are needed to resurrect the annual Summer Redneck Games, say organizers.

For the second straight year, the event’s organizers say there will be no mud-flopping, no toilet-seat tossing, no pigs-feet bobbing in Laurens County this summer.

Organizers of the annual Redneck Games say they'll take the year off, reports WMAZ TV.

The games started in 1996 as a parody of the Atlanta Olympics, drawing visitors from all over and lots of media attention.

But Larry Drew of the East Dublin Lions club said the games suffered from the poor economy in recent years, and was a lot of work for the small club.

The Redneck Games could be back in 2015, if new sponsors can be found to help finance the event.

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Harry Callahan March 06, 2014 at 11:29 AM
@Bernard do you know in reality that when you call someone a Redneck its like calling a black the N-word so what do you have to say about that????
Beth Wyatt March 06, 2014 at 11:33 AM
This seems like an obvious sponsorship opportunity for Charmin.
Ben Vitale March 06, 2014 at 04:21 PM
I have friends down South that always outwardly proclaim to be “Rednecks,” and also "Crackers." They proclaim this from the rooftops. A few of my “Readneck” friends swim with alligators; I wouldn’t do this! I’m Italian, if you gave me a Gondola, I would be fine cruising with Alligators. LOL! OK… My Redneck friends are different in many ways. They are funny, but most of all are “genuine “people. They have converted me; I now call myself an Italian Redneck! LOL. Bernard, your comment represents your own personal opinion; I certainly do not agree with you.
M. Manzano March 07, 2014 at 10:30 AM
Wow. Lots of bigotry and discrimination against Southerners with these comments. The very same hypocrites will become shrill at any criticism of Obama as "racist". You people are geniuses. Keep focused on your televisions. Your minds will only progress. Perhaps that is what "progressive" really means.

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