The “Annual McLean’s Town Conch Cracking Championship & Festival” will be held on Oct 13 2006.
This contest started in 1972 when the principal of the McLean’s Town All Age School, Mr. Jeffrey David Morgan, a British national, organized the first contest to raise funds for the school and the community.
The numerous organized activities, for the enjoyment of both locals and visitors alike, will include:
- Primary School Conch Debate
- High School Conch Debate
- Conch-style Comedy
- High School Culinary Competition featuring Conch
- Conch Cracking Demonstrations before the competition – visitors will be encouraged to participate.
- Conch Cracking Competition – there will be categories for Males, Females, Businesses, Local Constituencies, Media, Hoteliers and Visitors
- Rake-n-Scrape Music Performance
- Junkanoo Rush-out
- Live Entertainment throughout the day
- Plus, many, many free prizes
There will be free transportation to the Festival from all major hotels.