ConAgra Foods, Inc. has announced that it will sponsor the 24th annual National Grocers Association Best Bagger Championship to be held Feb. 11, 2010, at the Paris Las Vegas Hotel in Las Vegas.
The Best Bagger Championship is a year-long, nationwide program in which the best-of-the-best grocery baggers in the country compete for cash prizes and the title of America’s Best Bagger. Contestants are judged on speed, bag-building technique, weight distribution between bags, style, attitude and appearance.
With ConAgra Foods’ sponsorship, N.G.A. has increased the prize money for contestants. This year, the winning bagger will receive a grand prize of $10,000, the second place contestant will earn $5,000 and third through fifth place winners will receive $1,000 each.