Norfolk’s World Snail Racing Championships, staged annually in Congham, is a regional finalist in VisitEngland’s Where else but England? award 2011. The snail racing is up against 23 of England’s most quirky events and needs the help of Norfolk’s residents, friends and supporters to reach the national finals and have a chance of taking the Where else but England? crown.
Vote now for the World Snail Racing Championships at www.whereelsebutengland.co.uk or at the Where else but England? page on Facebook. Ten events will go forward to the final poll and the winner will be revealed on April 9.
The 2011 World Snail Racing Championships will be staged on the cricket field at Congham on Saturday, July 16. For more information see www.scase.co.uk/snailracing.
Lydia Smith, Director Norfolk Tourism said: “I urge all friends of Norfolk to back the World Snail Racing Championships. It is well-established fun event that deserves the national recognition of the Where else but England? title.”