- Poultry Days
Poultry Days is a festival in
Versailles, Ohiothat celebrates the heritage of the poultry producing industry of Versailles that dates back to the early 1900s. The 3-day festival plays host to one of the world’s largest Ultimate (sport)Tournaments. Dale Wilker and his friends started the tournament with just two teams and it has now grown to more than 70 teams however only 45 teams are accepted in, becoming one of the top 3 largest co-ed Ultimate tournaments in the world. People from all over come to play in the tournament and enjoy the “World Famous Poultry Days Barbecue Chicken Dinners”. Every year the Village of Versailles holds the festival at Versailles High Schoolwhere a giant “Social Tent” is erected on one of the main arteries into the village. Rides, parades and contests are held. The most popular contest being the “Miss Chick” contest held for high school age young ladies. The last 20 years has seen a “Little Miss Poultry Days” contest for girls ages 4-6.
Poultry Days Documentary: http://one.revver.com/watch/113384
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