Ever caught a catfish with your bare hands? Give it a go at the 19th annual, world-famous Okie Noodling Tournament in Pauls Valley on Friday, June 15 and Saturday, June 16.
The festival is free and open to the public. Okie Noodling also offers front stage passes for Friday night’s concert. Passes are $20 and allow you into the gated area directly in front of the stage. There are a limited number of passes, which can be purchased starting at noon Saturday at the merchandise booth.
Lawn chairs are allowed, and coolers are only allowed with a $10 ice chest/cooler permit sticker.
If you’re interested in participating in the tournament, you can register here.
Friday, June 16
Okie Noodling Eve Concert featuring Stoney Larue and Judson Cold Band
Saturday, June 17
10 AM — Vendors open
11 AM — Okie Cornhole Registration Begins
12 PM to 6 PM — Live noodling demos and tournament weigh-in
12 PM — Washita Casino’s Noodle Eating Competition
1 PM — Pauls Valley Chamber of Commerce Watermelon Crawl
2 PM — CTS River Relay Team Competition
3 PM — Treasure Valley Casino’s Men’s Only Wet T-shirt Contest
4 PM — Pauls Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Kid’s Catfish Eating Competition
5:30 PM — Jet Stream Casino’s 2018 Okie Noodling Queen Competition
6 PM — Tournament weigh-in deadline
6:30 PM — Okie Cornhole finals
7:30 PM — Tournament winner announced
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