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Men admiring motorcycle at the 1999 Soybean Festival
Scene from the Soybean Festival, Martin, Tennessee, September 7-12, 1999 Photo: Dieter C. Ullrich

Soybean Festival

The Tennessee Soybean Festival celebrates benefits of soybeans and the community of Martin, home of the University of Tennessee, with a wide range of activities.

Held for four days in September, the Soybean Festival features a soybean pancake tournament, a golf tournament, a street fair, a bicycle rodeo, a car show, a senior citizens shuffleboard tournament, a mini quilt show, a barbecue, a kids' day, and a high school rodeo challenge.

Festival documentation includes photographs.

Originally submitted by: John S. Tanner, Representative (8th District).

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