Fanny Bay Oysters Shucking Competition

Winner – Mike Osborne, Harbour Oyster + Bar
Second Place – Johnathan Merrill, Salt & Earth Catering Co
Third Place – Calvin Shiu, Fanny Bay Oyster Bar

The BC Seafood Festival and Fanny Bay Oysters are pleased to announce a shuckingly significant new prize structure for the 2019 competition.

Registration is now closed.

Join some of British Columbia’s top shuckers at this growing competition, held during the BC Seafood Festival Signature Weekend, June 14-16, 2019 (the West Coast’s largest seafood event), sponsored by the biggest shellfish producer in BC, Fanny Bay Oysters.

View invitation here.

All Pre-Registered Approved Shuckers will receive:

  • 2 tickets to attend Shucked! Oyster Bar Happy Hour on June 14;
  • and a chance to win the following prizes during the competition (June 15, 2019):


  • 1st Place: $2500, plus a brag-worthy trophy, AND an automatic bye to compete in the Raspberry Point International Oyster Shucking Championship (including return air fare per diem, 3 nights’ accommodation in PEI, and a $750 stipend). To learn more about the PEI International Shellfish Festival, the largest seafood event in CANADA, click here!
  • 2nd Place – $1000
  • 3rd Place – $500
  • Cleanest Plate – wins the coveted Fanny Bay Oysters Shucking Plate

Click here to view the competition rules.


Scotty Bordignon

Big Shucker Travelling Raw Bar - Vancouver, BC

Ronald Nand

Locals Restaurant - Courtenay, BC

Johnathan Merrill

Salt & Earth Catering Co. - Vancouver, BC

Andrew Seymour

Wayfarer Oyster House - Whitehorse, Yukon

Kevin Phelan

Rodney’s Oyster House - Vancouver, BC

Eddie Rideout

The Wayfarer Oyster House - Whitehorse, Yukon

Calvin Shiu

Fanny Bay Oyster Bar - Vancouver, BC

Michael Ostry

Chewies Oyster Bar - Vancouver, BC

Dee Ellis

The Roost - North Saanich, BC

Jeff Knight

Portside Pub - Vancouver, BC

Mike Osborne

Harbour Oyster + Bar


Shucker Paddy aka Patrick McMurray

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