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64 Crazy Races, Competitions and Contests

— September 13, 2008 — Lifestyle
Humans are a competitive bunch. We innately rally against each other in constant battles for supremacy, as you'll see in this cluster.

From the inspiring disabled Bodies in Motion modeling contest, to the very bizarre household item races and innovative skyscraper competition, there are no shortage of ways to compete in something.

Some competitions and contests serve a discrete function--designing a company's logo, for example, or helping to create a new soundtrack. Others, however, are more for laughs than relevance, like the Paris Hilton obituary contest for children.
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Inviting Customers to Report on Fashion
Inviting Customers to Report on Fashion
H & M's Tokyo Next Contest
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WINNERS: TrendHunter.com Sex & The City Contest
WINNERS: TrendHunter.com Sex & The City Contest
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Social Contest Site with Celebrity Flair
Social Contest Site with Celebrity Flair
ibeatyou.com
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User Generated Soundtracks
User Generated Soundtracks
Samsung F400 Ad Contest
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Student Ad Contests
Student Ad Contests
Commercial Pitch Offers $15,000 Prize
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Increase in Young Geeky Girls
Increase in Young Geeky Girls
All Siemens Contest Winners Female
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Contests to Redesign Currencies
Contests to Redesign Currencies
British Pound Gets A New Face
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Miss Landmine Contest
Miss Landmine Contest
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Text Messaging Competitions
Text Messaging Competitions
13 Year-Old Wins LG Championship
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C4DCafe Speaker Design Contest
C4DCafe Speaker Design Contest
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Eco Bounty Hunters
Eco Bounty Hunters
Cell Phone Recycling Contest
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Big Mac Marketing Blow Up
Big Mac Marketing Blow Up
McDonald's Robber is a Jingle Contest Finalist
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Salt and Pepper Shakers of 2015
Salt and Pepper Shakers of 2015
Fragile
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City Facelift Competitions
City Facelift Competitions
Carbon Neutral Liverpool Observatory
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Radio Marketing by Listeners
Radio Marketing by Listeners
Xfm Free Marketeer Competition
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Design Google's Logo
Design Google's Logo
Doodle 4 Google Competition
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Race Against a Million Others
Race Against a Million Others
Nike+ Human Race (With Free Apple Music)
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Creative Concert Contests
Creative Concert Contests
Write a Poem to See Madonna Live
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Bird Dance-Offs
Bird Dance-Offs
World's First Avian Dance Competition
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Mailable Art
Mailable Art
New Competition Requires Art to Be Posted
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Battle of Springfields
Battle of Springfields
Sixteen Towns Compete For Simpson's Movie Premiere
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ArtVertising II
ArtVertising II
'HUGO Create' Contest
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Online Karaoke Contest
Online Karaoke Contest
TalentRun
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NYC Helps Man Find Love at First Site
NYC Helps Man Find Love at First Site
Spurs Intern Dating Contest
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Incredibly Bizarre Competitions
Incredibly Bizarre Competitions
Power Tools and Household Item Racing
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Energetic Brand Interaction
Energetic Brand Interaction
Red Bull Tall Story Contest
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Disgusting Nutrition Facts
Disgusting Nutrition Facts
Nathan's 4th of July Hot Dog Eating Contest
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World's First Internet Balloon Race
World's First Internet Balloon Race
Orange Pay As You Go Campaign
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Edible Boat Races
Edible Boat Races
Chocolate Tart is Champion
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Trash Races
Trash Races
24 Hours of LeMons Race for Clunkers
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High-Energy Art Contests
High-Energy Art Contests
Red Bull Art of Can (UPDATE)
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Paris Hilton Obituary Competition for Children
Paris Hilton Obituary Competition for Children
The World is Messed Up
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Chewing Gum to Get Free Underwear
Chewing Gum to Get Free Underwear
Xylish Chewing Gum Contest
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EMMY Award Contest
EMMY Award Contest
Compete with Jeff Probst on your Wireless Phone
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Giant Urban Artvertising Contest
Giant Urban Artvertising Contest
Diesel Wall
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Cooking on The Run
Cooking on The Run
Heinz Cooking Contest
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Backyard Arenas
Backyard Arenas
Outdoor Hockey Rink Design Contest
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Red Bull Illume
Red Bull Illume
Extreme Sports Photography Competition
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Post-Disaster Design Competition
Post-Disaster Design Competition
"What if New York City. . ."
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Air Drumming Competitions
Air Drumming Competitions
The "Adventures of Power"
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Virtual Cooking Competitions
Virtual Cooking Competitions
Iron Chef America for Nintendo Wii
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Cali Dog Surfing Competition
Cali Dog Surfing Competition
Pets Get Gnarly For A Cause
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Leading Car Designers Creating Toys
Leading Car Designers Creating Toys
Honda Wins Hot Wheels Design Competition
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Fashion Face Off 2.0
Fashion Face Off 2.0
Street Clash Global Street Style Competition
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All-Star Show Design Contest
All-Star Show Design Contest
Converse Chuck Taylor MyChucks Competition
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Designer Glass Competitions
Designer Glass Competitions
Pick the Best Martini Glass
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Concept Car Contest on Facebook
Concept Car Contest on Facebook
Mazda Design Challenge
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Citroen Design Competition
Citroen Design Competition
Citroen Sledge Wins C-Design Contest
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Design a Doc
Design a Doc
Dr Martens FREEDM Contest
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World of the Future
World of the Future
NVArt: Art Space Competition
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Holy Pageants
Holy Pageants
"Miss Sister 2008" Catholic Beauty Contest
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Potato Gun Contests
Potato Gun Contests
Spud-Launching Science
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Coffee Makers of the Future
Coffee Makers of the Future
Nespresso Design Contest Winners
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Skyscraper Competition
Skyscraper Competition
eVolo Symbiotic Interlock Vertically Interconnected City
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Top 15 Creative Cakes + Instructables Contest
Top 15 Creative Cakes + Instructables Contest
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Monster Sailboats
Monster Sailboats
PUMA's 'Il Monstro' for the Volvo Ocean Race
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Competitive Lunch Box Creations
Competitive Lunch Box Creations
Star Wars Art in the Bento Challenge
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Controversial Photoshopping
Controversial Photoshopping
Modified Tom Cruise Contest
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Milk Packaging Design Contests
Milk Packaging Design Contests
Future Milk
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Modeling for the Disabled
Modeling for the Disabled
Beauties in Motion Competitions
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Competitive Bed Jumping
Competitive Bed Jumping
SuiteJump Contest
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Digital Dress Up
Digital Dress Up
Celebrity Photoshopping Contest
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