This week is the 94th anniversary of The National Marbles Tournament, in Wildwood!

A mibster is someone who plays or collects marbles, by the way.

The first tournament was held in 1922, and each year at the national competition in Wildwood, over 1,200 games are played during the week-long event.

This video posted by CriticalPast on YouTube is the National Marbles Tournament in Wildwood from 1941...

 

 

 

...And this video is a little more recent...

 

 

This video was posted on YouTube by CBS Sunday Morning

 

You can keep up with the National Marbles Tournament here on their Facebook page. The tournament is FREE to watch and open to the public, from 8 am - 12 noon.

 

 

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