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Ramp Fest Shines

By Staff | Apr 12, 2017

Photos by Sharon Thomas, Wetzel County Chamber of Commerce Several vendors were in attendance to sell their goods at the fourth annual Shortline Ramp Festival.

The fourth annual Shortline Ramp Festival is in the books, and according to organizers, the 2017 Shortline Ramp Festival was the “best we’ve had.” It was estimated that several hundred were in attendance.

For more photos and news of the event, check out “Shortline Ramp Festival” on Facebook.

Contest winners are as follows:

Ramp Eating Contest: Dallas Preatt, 27 ramps in one minute.

Ramp Cook Off: Topsy’s Catering (business winner), Shortline Lions Club (non-profit winner)

The winner of the 9-12 age group in the Kids Box Car Race, Charity Bates.

5K Run Winners: Emma Eckleberry, first; Veronica Eckleberry, second; and Winter Higgins, third

5K Walk Winners: Trace Freed, Tammy Martin, and Levaun West

Kids Box Car Race: Trace, age 2-4 group; Kaidance, age 5-8 group; Charity Bates, age 9-12 group; Rachel Bates, age 13-18 group; and Sonny Conley, 19 and over group

Pictured is winner of the 9-12 age group in the Kids Box Car Race, Charity Bates.

Pictured are Little Mr. Ramp and Little Miss Ramp, Trace and Mia.

Pictured is the winner of the Ramp Eating Contest, Dallas Preat. Preatt bravely consumed 27 ramps!