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Splat! Players get a piece of the pie at world custard throwing champs02:50

Splat! Players get a piece of the pie at world custard throwing champs

United Kingdom, Coxheath
June 2, 2019 at 06:53 GMT -00:00 · Published

The 52nd World Custard Pie Championship was held in the village of Coxheath in the English county of Kent on Saturday. The Charlie-Chaplin inspired tournament has been held in the village since 1967 and attracts teams from around the globe.

"The world is a bit serious at times but today in sunny Kent, gives us the opportunity just to be ourselves. And we had a fantastic day so thank you to everyone," said a contestant from the winning team.

Teams of four score points by throwing pies at members of the opposing team. Only left hand throwing is permitted. Points are awarded by a group of judges.

Splat! Players get a piece of the pie at world custard throwing champs02:50
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The 52nd World Custard Pie Championship was held in the village of Coxheath in the English county of Kent on Saturday. The Charlie-Chaplin inspired tournament has been held in the village since 1967 and attracts teams from around the globe.

"The world is a bit serious at times but today in sunny Kent, gives us the opportunity just to be ourselves. And we had a fantastic day so thank you to everyone," said a contestant from the winning team.

Teams of four score points by throwing pies at members of the opposing team. Only left hand throwing is permitted. Points are awarded by a group of judges.

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