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19th Annual BEF Waiter’s Race

July 18, 2014


The residents of Birmingham invite you to the “Unofficial Opening” of the Birmingham Ethnic Festival with the 19th Annual Waiter’s Race!

When: Friday, August 15 – 7PM
Where: Consaul Street with Start/Finish line at VFW 4906

A relay team consisting of 4 members will carry a tray with a pitcher of beer and 2 glasses. Exchanges will occur throughout the course down Consaul Street. The team to finish first AND with the most beer remaining in the glasses and pitcher wins the race. Points are awarded for order of finish and amount of beer remaining.

The Cakewalkin’ Jazz Band will provide entertainment. Once the race is over, stick around for the fun at VFW 4906, where there will be hamburgers and chips for sale.

Waiter’s Race past champions

1996 – Rumpus Room

1997  – Knights of Columbus

1998 – Tony Packo’s Restaurant

1999 – Rumpus Room/East Side Raiders

2000 – Consaul Tavern

2001 – Rumpus Room/East Side Raiders

2002 – Rumpus Room/East Side Raiders

2003 – Rumpus Room/East Side Raiders

2004 – Rumpus Room/East Side Raiders

2005 – Hungarian Club

2006 – Hungarian Club

2007 – Hungarian Club

2008 – Hungarian Club

2009 – Hungarian Club

2010 – Hungarian Club

2011 – Steelworkers

2012 – Hungarian Club

2013 – Hungarian Club

Please join us on Consaul Street on Friday, August 15 for an event that has only gained in popularity over the years and, with your help, will only get better!

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