Piscataquis Valley Fair

Annual Frog Jumping Contest
Saturday, August 26th at 1:00 PM
Clayton Burton 997-9671, Gary Sudsbury 876-1037, Jackie Brammer 564-0029

The first Calaveras County, California Frog Jumping Contest, made world famous by renowned author Mark Twain, was held on May 19, 1928. It is still held every year and is the oldest event of its kind in the United States.

Our Frog Jump will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday at the ball field. Registration starts at 12 noon.


There are no rules (Almost)
Just pretend you are twelve again and have fun (except for those under twelve who already know how).
Bring you own frog or use one of our specially selected and bred jumpers.
Trophies will be awarded in the following age groups:
  • 8 and under
  • 9 to 13
  • 14 to 18
  • Parents
Ages 8 & UNDER (13 entries) Shortest 1. Janna Mellott 2. Avery Greco
  Longest 1. Anna Morin 2. Michael Lander
Ages 9 - 13 (13 entries) Shortest 1. Sara Blake 2. William Blake
  Longest 1. Myra Webb 2. Tess Lambert
Ages 14 - 18 (2 entries) Shortest 1. Darius Shaffer  
  Longest 1. Julia Shaffer  
Over the Hill (10 entries) Shortest 1. Tim Goodine 2. Butch Coffin
  Longest 1. Clayton Burton, Jr. 2. Clayton Burton, Sr.

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