Hayward Musky Festival Makes The Top Three

Cenex, the energy brand of CHS Inc., announced that the Hayward Musky Festival is among the top three in the Hometown Throwdown. The other two festival finalists are Norborne Soybean Festival in Norborne, Missouri and Roseau Fall Harvest Festival in Roseau, Minnesota.

Individuals can vote for their favorite festival now through May 15 at https://cenexhometownthrowdown.com/ to determine the $100,000 grand prize winner. 

Hometown Throwdown is a social media contest that Cenex launched this past fall, which encouraged local pride by asking individuals and organizations to share what makes their hometown festival unique. Over 500 festival submissions were received during the entry period from Oct. 3 through Dec. 15, 2023.

The $100,000 grand prize festival winner will be picked after voting closes. The winner will be announced on May 24. The remaining two finalists will receive $25,000 each.

“Each of these unique festivals represent the vibrant spirit and essence of what makes hometown festivals so special,” says Akhtar Hussain, director of refined fuels marketing at CHS Inc. “We encourage everyone to cast their vote and help us decide which festival will receive the $100,000 grand prize.”