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  • Competitions
    • The 11th Annual Humonga Cucamonga Challenge
    • 1982 Worldwide Video Arcade Championships
      • Pixels 2015 Film
        • Contest where Sam Brenner loses to Eddie "Fireblaster" Plant in Donkey Kong.
    • 1990 Galaxy Camp Rocket Engine Competition
      • Eureka 2006 TV Series
        • Contest both Fargo and Isaac Parrish (Wil Wheaton) competed in when they were kids, seen in flashback (Season 4 episode This One Time at Space Camp…)
    • 1998 Belch-a-Thon
      • NewsRadio 1995 TV Series
        • Joke Lisa makes about the behavior of the guys in the office one day when she's the only female there. "Join you for what? Is it the 1998 Belch-a-thon? Or maybe it's a symposium on crotch grabbing? Perhaps just a regular, old garden-variety circle—" (Season 4 episode Jackass Junior High)
    • The 2015 UTL Teacher Draft
      • Key & Peele 2012 TV Series
        • Annual high school teacher draft from Radio City Music Hall. Teaching Center sketch (Season 5 episode Severed Head Showcase)
    • 7th Annual Elvis Impersonators Contest
    • The Alcoholics Anonymous Talent Show
      • Anger Management 2012 TV Series
        • Talent show where Jordan and Patrick perform her original song "Jose Mi Amor" (Episode Charlie and Sean Fight Over a Girl)
    • The Amity Island Regatta
    • Annual Police Combat Pistol Competition
    • The Annual Ro-boxcar Grand Prix
      • Eureka 2006 TV Series
        • Annual contest at the local high school in Eureka (Season 2 Sight Unseen)
    • Banker of the Year Contest
      • The Beverly Hillbillies 1962 TV Series
        • Episode: Elly Becomes a Secretary. Jed Clampett takes over Milburn Drysdale's job for one afternoon and wins for him the title of 'Banker of the Year.'
    • Battle Rap
      • Key & Peele 2012 TV Series
        • Rap contest with host Big Peep-Paroo: "Yo, yo, yo, what up, what up, what up? Welcome to Battle Rap, where we're gonna battle rap every day in the month of February, y'all." (Season 3 episode Les Mis)
    • Berlin String Competition
      • Wings 1990 TV Series
        • Music contest mentioned in Season 2 episode Duet for Cello and Plane
    • Birthday Booze-a-thon
      • Workaholics 2011 TV Series
        • The guys' annual Olympic event birthday tradition for Der's, featuring various events, including the Tour de Franzia. (Season 2 episode Old Man Ders)
    • Career Aptitude Normalizing Test
      • The Simpsons 1989 Animated Series
        • a.k.a. CANT. Test given to the students of Springfield Elementary that determines their future careers. Bart = policeman, Lisa = homemaker. (Season 3 episode Separate Vocations)
    • Carrousel
      • Logan's Run 1976 Film
        • Mandatory rite for all residents of the domed city when they reach the age of 30, during which they are vaporized.
    • Children's Nuclear Design Contest
      • The Simpsons 1989 Animated Series
        • Children's model-building contest. "Design your own power plant" Homer's new enemy Frank Grimes tricks Homer into entering a children's contest sponsored by Mr. Burns, which he wins. (Season 8 episode Homer's Enemy)
    • Corporate Charity Talent Show
      • NewsRadio 1995 TV Series
        • Talent show where Matthew demonstrates his sub-par ventriloquist talent but wins by pity vote (Season 4 episode Stupid Holiday Charity Talent Show)
    • The Dark Passenger's Clearinghouse Sweepstakes
    • Eureka Rocket Daze 2010
      • Eureka 2006 TV Series
        • Space Week contest, an annual 24-hour race to the Moon and back. (Season 4 episode The Story of O2)
    • Eureka Science Fair
    • Father Of The Year Contest
      • The Munsters 1964 TV Series
        • Episode: Perhistoric Munster. Herman has his ego flattered twice by his family. First, Eddie wants to enter him in the Father of the Year Contest.
    • Federal Riverbed Preservation Grant
    • Field Of Fire 2046 : Chino Hills Tournament
      • Dimension 404 2017 TV Series
        • Video game tournament in Chino Hills. Val skips a job interview in order to qualify, and drinks a mysterious energy drink called Impulse 9 in order to win. (Season 1 episode Impulse)
    • First Annual Space Force Games
    • First Annual Tricks With Digits Exhibition
      • Cheers 1982 TV Series
        • Contest the guys at the bar come up with - and Lilith wins by sticking her entire fist in her mouth (Season 9 episode 18 I'm Getting My Act Together and Sticking It in Your Face)
    • Frasier Crane's Humongous Ass Contest
      • Frasier 1993 TV Series
        • Contest for photos of Frasier's butt that the guys from the new morning show Carlos and the Chicken create (Season 7 episode Radio Wars)
    • Games Of The 1st Dunder Mufflin Olympiad
      • The Office 2005 TV Series
        • The official name for the office olympics competition. (Season 2 episode Office Olympics)
    • Guitarmaggedon
      • They Might Be Giants 1982 Music
        • Fake TMBG cover band member Stormy Black was recruited for after winning a competition called Guitarmaggedon, at least according to what was said at the 4/28/03 show in San Francisco. Stormy's name is evidently a parody of Snowy White, a guitarist known for his work with Thin Lizzy and Pink Floyd.
    • Hallman House 80s Trivia Night
    • Haven Lighthouse Fund 10k
    • Hay King
      • The Office 2005 TV Series
        • Dwight's Uncle Eldred's amusement park made of hay bales. When Dwight was young, his Uncle Eldred used to build a maze out of hay bales for the kids to play in, and then, at the end of the day he would crown one lucky boy Hay King. (Season 7 WUPHF.com)
    • Holiday Sweepstakes
      • The Simpsons 1989 Animated Series
        • The Simpsons version of Publishers Clearing House - Homer gets a later in the mail telling him he may have already won. (Season 3 episode Mr. Lisa Goes to Washington)
    • The Hunger Deans
      • Community 2009 TV Series
        • The contest the dean comes up with to assign seats to the History of Ice Cream class in season 4 episode 1
    • Ice Sculpture Contest
    • Indiana Breast Cancer Awareness Triathlon 2009
      • Parks And Recreation 2009 TV Series
        • The reason that Chris has a pink swimming cap in his bathroom. He came in 4th. (Season 3 episode Indianapolis)(Season 3 episode Indianapolis)
    • The Jay Sherman Look Alike Contest
      • The Critic 1994 Animated Series
        • The winner calls Jay and tells him he's the winner, or at least one of his heads is, or something like that (Season 1 episode Every Doris Has Her Day)
    • Junior Mr. & Mrs. Bluth 1982
      • Arrested Development 2003 TV Series
        • Also referred to as the Mr. Bluth Talent Pageant. Contest George Sr. and Lucille Bluth force their kids to endure, as seen in flashback sequences. (Season 5 episodes The Untethered Sole, Saving for Arraignment Day)
    • The Lexington Thanksgiving Day Dog Show
      • Brooklyn Nine-Nine 2013 TV Series
        • Nationally televised dog show that Captain Holt and Adrian watch at Amy's apartment - and Adrian gambles on. (Season 4 episode Mr. Santiago)
    • The McCormack-Wesley Tester
      • I, Robot 1950 Literature
        • Robot testing device that Powell mentions. "Robots can't knowingly lie, you fool. Now if we had the McCormack-Wesley tester, we could check each individual item in his body within twenty-four to forty-eight hours, but the only two M-W testers existing are on Earth, and they weigh ten tons, are on concrete foundations and can't be moved. Isn't that peachy?" (Story: Catch that Rabbit)
    • Mega Lotto Jackpot
      • Lost 2004 TV Series
        • Hurley wins the jackpot using the numbers 4-8-15-16-23 & Mega number 42. (Season 1 episode Numbers)
    • The Most Evil Invention In The World Contest
      • Saturday Night Live 1975 TV Series
        • Contest held by the International mad scientist society from 5/20/2017 episode with The Rock/Katy Perry. The Rock builds a child molesting robot.
    • National Grammar Rodeo
      • The Simpsons 1989 Animated Series
        • Air-tight and utterly plausible alibi that that Bart creates for him and his friends for use on their parents when they drive across the country, supposedly held at the Sheraton Hotel in Canada. (Season 7 episode Bart on the Road) Lisa was named Head Buckaroo, highlighter in Retrospectives, the Springfield Elementary School yearbook. (Season 7 episode Summer of 4 Ft. 2)
    • National Spelling Competition
      • Frasier 1993 TV Series
        • Frasier's son Frederick wins the national spelling bee, then loses the trophy when Frasier is caught mouthing the letters on video, but gets it back after an unofficial "sudden death" contest out in the alley (Season 9 episode War of the words)
    • The Ordeals Of Himiko
      • Tomb Raider 2018 Film
        • The ancient Nihongi Chronicles state that: "Within the tomb, one must face ‘the Ordeals of Himiko', cross the chasm of souls, pray to survive the faces of Himiko, behold her army of 10,000 handmaidens, descend upon Himiko's final resting place, unleashing her scourge."
    • Patriots Of Tomorrow Essay Contest
    • The Pie-Mary
      • Parks And Recreation 2009 TV Series
        • The Pie Mary is a Southern Indiana tradition, where Congressional candidates' wives face off in a pie-baking contest. (Season 7 episode Pie-Mary)
    • The Platform Classic
      • Star Wars Resistance 2018 Animated Series
        • Annual race through an obstacle course on Castilon. Yeager comes out of retirement to challenge his brother Marcus Speedstar. (Season 1 episode The Platform Classic)
    • The Process
      • 3% 2016 TV Series
        • The name of the program used to determine who qualifies to go to The Offshore
    • The Race Of The Century
    • Ritman High School Talent Show Fundraiser
      • Black Mirror 2011 TV Series
        • After dance lessons from Ashley Too, Rachel competes in her high school talent show. (Season 5 episode Rachel, Jack and Ashley Too)
    • Rock The Slope
      • BoJack Horseman 2014 Animated Series
        • Mr. Peanutbutter proposes challenges the governor to a ski race down Devil's Mountain for the top seat in the government of the state of California. (Season 4 episode See Mr. Peanutbutter Run)
    • S.C.A.T.
      • Eureka 2006 TV Series
        • Student Career Assessment Test, designed to point students in the right direction. (Season 3 episode Have an Ice Day)
    • SFIT Showcase
      • Big Hero 6 2014 Animated Film
        • San Fransokyo Institute of Technology's annual convention at its Exposition Hall, where up-and-coming geniuses showcase new creations to receive acceptance into the university.
    • The Starfleet Bridge Tournament
      • Star Trek: Generations 1994 Film
        • Jean-Luc Picard won The Silver Spade Award for The Starfleet Bridge Tournament on Riza. (From the Picard family album)
    • Super Barto Jackpot Drawing
    • Tactona 420
      • Workaholics 2011 TV Series
        • Remote control car race at TelAmeriCorp. Winner gets an entire folder of leads to themselves and the windfall of commissions that come with it. (Season 7 episode Tactona 420)
    • Tactona 69
      • Workaholics 2011 TV Series
        • Qualifying race for the Tactona 420, the remote control car race at TelAmeriCorp. (Season 7 episode Tactona 420)
    • Tasty Pastry Contest
      • The Flintstones 1960 Animated Series
        • When Wilma and Betty enter the Tasty Pastry Contest, but the measles keep them going to the bake-off. Fred and Barney use Brand B Flour to make the cake while impersonating Betty and Wilma.
    • The TelAmerican Office Basketball Tournament Game
      • Workaholics 2011 TV Series
        • Alice organizes a 3-on-3 basketball tournament, winner gets to drive the company car, a Dodge Dart, for a two-day one-night stay at one of the T.A.C. timeshares in Reno. (Season 4 episode The One Where the Guys Play Basketball and Do the Friends)
    • Tesla School Biotech Dive
      • Eureka 2006 TV Series
        • Diving contest in which novice divers controlled by neural-muscle remote. (Season 3 What Goes Around, Comes Around)
    • THC
      • How High 2001 Film
        • College exam. Stands for: Testing for Higher Credentials - a parody of the SAT. THC for Tetrahydrocannabinol.
    • The Project Prometheus Training Center
      • Prometheus 2012 Film
        • As part of Weyland Corp's application process, applicants are observed by Andrea Bishop as they must unlock 5 tests to be recruited in Project Prometheus. The tests can be taken multiple times to increase the applicant's score advantage. (from the online HTML5 game featured on the official Prometheus website)
    • United Nations School Talent Show
      • The Critic 1994 Animated Series
        • Jay's son Marty's school talent show. "Sheer torture" - Amnesty international (Season 1 episode A Day at the Races and a Night at the Opera).
    • Weyerhammer Paper Paper Airplane Contest
      • The Office 2005 TV Series
        • Contest sponsored by Weyerhammer Paper in an effort to get them to sell more of their new product. (Season 9 episode Paper Airplane)
    • The World Famous Jack Rabbit Slim's Twist Contest
      • Pulp Fiction 1994 Film
        • Mia Wallace: I do believe Marsellus Wallace, my husband, your boss, told you to take me out and do whatever I wanted. Now I wanna dance, I wanna win. I want that trophy, so dance good.


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