Fanny Bay Oysters Shucking Competition

Saturday June 24, 2023

Proudly sponsored by Fanny Bay Oysters, British Columbia’s top shuckers compete at this growing competition held during the Shucked! Oyster Bar Happy Hour event at the BC Seafood Festival!

All pre-registered and confirmed shuckers will receive

  • Two complimentary tickets for their friends and family to attend Shucked! to watch them compete and are expected to shuck at an oyster producer station during the Shucked!
  • Local travel expenses for ferry and gas (lower mainland / Vancouver Island)
  • One or two nights accommodation at the Vancouver Island Mountain Sports Centre
  • Meals (while on site)
  • A participation gift, courtesy of Fanny Bay Oysters

National and International shuckers are welcome to apply and request additional travel expense consideration.

Help us showcase your participation by completing this form.


  • 1st Place: $1,500
  • 2nd Place: $750
  • 3rd Place: $250

Competition is subject to change or cancellation.

Click here to view past competition rules. The final 2023 rules will be provided to registered shuckers.



2022 BC Seafood Festival – Fanny Bay Oysters Shucking Competition Winner

Winner – Jonathan Merrill (left), Salt & Earth Catering Co
Second Place – Mike Osborne (centre), Harbour Oyster + Bar
Third Place – Hannah Hang (right)