The Illinois State Fair is adding a game show type atmosphere this year. They're also offering a competition that is literally too much for some people to stomach, competitive eating. State Agriculture spokeswoman Rebecca Clark.
Competitive eating events will take place each full day of the fair at 3pm at on the new Rising Star Stage, near the Lincoln Stage. . Some of the foods include watermelon, corn dogs, mini doughnuts, sweet corn and funnel cake.