Annual “husband calling contest” held in Illinois

Posted at 7:21 AM, Aug 13, 2012
and last updated 2012-08-13 07:21:51-04

It was an all-out, shout out for husbands at the Illinois State Fair- as the Annual Husband Calling Contest got underway.

One by one, women took center stage and bellowed for their beaus as the crowd cheered them on.

Contestants use their voices, props, and anything else they want to draw husbands to the stage.

Judges factored in volume, appeal, assurance, and originality when picking a winner.

The winner took home a prize of $250.