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Stinky winner - Iris Galfas
Age 13 from Lilburn, GA Wins The Odor-Eaters® Rotten Sneaker Contest® 

Competitors ranging in age from 5 -15 years, went toe-to-toe in Georgia’s Odor-Eaters Rotten Sneaker Contest®, held on Saturday  September 23, 2013 at the North Georgia State Fair Rotten Sneaker Contest. The sneaker with the most offensive odors, worn-out soles, frayed

Iris Galfas Age 13 from Lilburn, GA Wins The Odor-Eaters® Rotten Sneaker Contest® laces and torn toes belonged to 13 year old Iris Galfas.  Iris won $200, the golden sneaker trophy, and Odor-Eaters products to help her kick out stinky odor and wetness. 

Iris will now be eligible to compete in the 39th annual National Odor-Eaters Rotten Sneaker Contest, to be held on March 25, 2014 in New York.   Iris is looking forward to competing in the national contest because she is eligible to win $2,500, tickets to see a Broadway show, a year’s supply of Odor-Eaters products, and finally having her winning sneakers displayed in the Odor-Eaters Hall of Fumes.

History of the National Rotten Sneaker Contest
The contest began 39 years ago as a promotion created by a Montpelier Vermont sporting goods owner who wanted to advertise a new line of athletic shoes.  At the Montpelier Department of Recreation, the owner discovered a perfect pair of superbly rotten sneakers that would look great in the store ad.  The recreation director seized the moment and created a new contest…the search for the worst rotten sneakers!  The makers of Odor-Eaters products caught a “whiff” of this grand event, and became the official sponsor in 1988.  Odor-Eaters manufacturer a full line of products including insoles, sprays and powders to help protect feet from excessive foot odor and wetness.  Visit (click on Rotten Sneaker Contest tab) for more information about the contest.