Wright Brand launches nationwide search for Mayor of Bacon City

Coveted title comes with a lifetime supply of free bacon.

July 20, 2022

1 Min Read
Tyson Foods

Every town needs a mayor and Wright Brand is searching for a mayor with a unique set of qualifications. In honor of 100 years of "Bacon the Wright Way," Vernon, Texas is renaming its hometown Bacon City, USA for the weekend of Sept. 16-17. Wright Brand is launching a nationwide search to find the country's biggest bacon fan and bestow them with the prestigious title of Mayor of Bacon City, USA. Added perks include a lifetime supply of Wright Brand bacon.

The winning applicant and one guest will receive a two-night trip to the 100th anniversary celebration and mayoral induction in Bacon City, USA.

To apply for the job of Mayor of Bacon City, USA, applicants are asked to submit a one-minute video about their unique qualifications and why they deserve the coveted title. Applicants could consider submitting a bacon ballad, a sizzling dance, a bacon-wrapped rap or a poem or another performance that captures their love for bacon. The more creative the video, the greater the chance of securing the title. See official rules for more details. Applications will be accepted now through July 31.

The Mayor of Bacon City, USA will receive VIP access to the festival which celebrates the brand's rich history in Vernon and all things bacon. The one-day event on Sept. 16 will feature a food truck competition and other activities across town. To close out the celebration, the beloved Texas-based country group, The Randy Rogers Band, will perform live.

Source: Tyson Foods, which is solely responsible for the information provided, and wholly owns the information. Informa Business Media and all its subsidiaries are not responsible for any of the content contained in this information asset.

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