Annually in the town Witcham, Кебриджшир, England, is the world championship on shooting peas. The participants of the competition try to get into the pre-defined target, blowing a pea through a tube.
The world championship on shooting peas held in Кембриджшире annually since 1971. Originally the competition was conceived as a fundraising event for Rural club Director of a village school, John Tyson (1925-2002). In 2003 the village administration has established the Board of honour of the name of Tyson on which write down the names of Champions. The main prize of the championship Cup as peas and oral irrigator each participant.
Mostly take part in a competition locals, however, there are participants from other British settlements and even distant countries. In particular, here you can meet Americans. As a rule, in the championship, tied into the struggle between the representatives of the nearby U.S. bases and the British air force. In addition to competition in the day of the championship hosts a variety of entertainment, are deployed in the rows of food stalls and are all kinds of competitions.