Contestants try to fling fruitcake the farthest at Nebraska park's Winterfest
POSTED: Sunday, January 6, 2013 - 11:00am
UPDATED: Sunday, January 6, 2013 - 11:04am
NBC NATIONAL NEWS — Ever gotten fruit cake for Christmas? Did you think about tossing it away?
At Nebraska's Ponca State Park's Winterfest, people were not just tossing their fruit cakes, they turned it into a contest.
In fact rather than eat fruit cakes, people we found at the Ponca State Park event say they'd rather toss it, literally.
"It's one of those, everybody has fruit cakes and a lot of people don't like them, including myself, so I thought, let's do a fruit cake fling or something," Jeff Fields, Ponca State Park Superintendent said.
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