Question: Did You Know St. Mary’s County is Home to the U.S. Oyster Shucking Contest?
It’s true! The U.S. Oyster Shucking Contest takes place at the
St. Mary’s Oyster Festival every October. The Festival will celebrate 50 years this October. Defending 2014 U.S. National Oyster Shucking Champion, Duke Landry, won his second consecutive Championship in 2015 with a composite score of 2:16.76. He holds a special award from the Carolina Shuckers and the Championship plaque.
Source: Visit St. Mary’s website