The 8th B-1 GrandPrix , a contest to choose popular grade-B dishs from various parts of Japan was held in Toyokawa City Aichi pref. this Nov.9-10. (http://toyokawa.b-1grandprix.com/)
64 groups related to activities of promotions of local culture or commerce joind the event and 581000 people visited there. The award winners are as follows;
●Gold Grand Prix: Namieyakisobataikoku(/浪江焼麺太国（なみえやきそばたいこく）, Fried noodles of Namie-cho Fukushima Pref.)
●Silver Grand Prix: Towadabarayakiseminar(/十和田バラ焼きゼミナール（とわだばらやきぜみなーる）, Grilled racks of Towada City Aomori Pref.)
●Bronze Grand Prix: Nekketsu-Katsuura-tantanmen Sendan (/熱血！！勝浦タンタンメン船団（ねっけつかつうらたんたんめんせんだん）,hot blood Katsuura chinese noodles of Katsuura City Chiba Pref. ) and other were also given to several contentants.