Step on it! Grape stomp applications due Oct. 4


Teams will be comprised of three people, who will be expected to stomp 50 pounds of grapes, barefoot, in 3 minutes flat.

Applications are being taken for Italian Heritage Association's annual competition grape stomp. The stomp will be noon Oct. 9 at the Walla Walla County Fairgrounds. Participants must be 16 or older. Those under age 18 must have a parent or guardian sign a release form.

Teams are of three persons, who will stomp 50 pounds of grapes, barefoot, in 3 minutes. The top three teams win cash prizes and all get a "Stomp 2011" T-shirt. The competition is limited to 12 teams.

The team sponsorship fee is $50. Teams are asked to recruit friends, families or businesses to contribute money for each inch of juice they crush. Proceeds are donated to Providence St. Mary Cancer Center.

Applications must be turned in by Oct. 4. For an application, call Michelle at 522-1029 or Carmy at 529-1509.


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