Messy melons on the 4th

| July 7, 2020 9:31 PM

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(Photo by DYLAN GREENE) A youngster bites into a watermelon during the Clark Fork Fourth of July celebration.

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(Photo by DYLAN GREENE) A young boy raises his arm in the air to claim victory in the Clark Fork watermelon eating contest.

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(Photo by DYLAN GREENE) A man raises his arm to claim the adult title in the watermelon eating contest.

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(Photo by DYLAN GREENE) A girl stares down her competition during the watermelon eating contest.

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(Photo by DYLAN GREENE) Volunteers cut up watermelon for the Clark Fork watermelon eating contest.

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(Photo by DYLAN GREENE) A young girl chips away at her watermelon.

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(Photo by DYLAN GREENE) A youngster looks at how much watermelon she has left to eat.

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(Photo by DYLAN GREENE) A young boy celebrates finishing his watermelon.

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(Photo by DYLAN GREENE) A young girl raises her watermelon slice in the air.

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(Photo by DYLAN GREENE) A young girl releases a smile while trying to hold back from throwing up her watermelon.

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(Photo by DYLAN GREENE) A young girl takes it all in while eating her watermelon.

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(Photo by DYLAN GREENE) Watermelon juice runs down the arm of this young boy who is doing everything he can to beat his competitors.

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(Photo by DYLAN GREENE) Youngsters chow down on some watermelon.

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(Photo by DYLAN GREENE) A young boy holds up his watermelon rind to claim victory.

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(Photo by DYLAN GREENE) A teenager bites into a slice of watermelon on Saturday.

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(Photo by DYLAN GREENE) A teenager takes a big bite out of her watermelon slice.

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(Photo by DYLAN GREENE) A pair of teenagers compete to see who can finish their watermelon slice first.

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(Photo by DYLAN GREENE) A young boy set his eyes on his target — a slice of watermelon.

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(Photo by DYLAN GREENE) A youngster takes a short break before continuing to mow down on watermelon.

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(Photo by DYLAN GREENE) A youngster holds watermelon in one hand and a cracker in the other.