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Kids compete to be king of the mud at American festival

Thousands of kids compete to be crowned "King of the Mud" at an American mud festival in Michigan.
Mud fest visitor Karen decided to model a muddy mohican hair style! Wonder if Lady Gaga will be following her trend...
Karen playing at the annual Mud Day in Michigan
All hail Queen Mud! She might not look too happy about her muddy state, but Kathryn beat thousands of other kids to the mud festival crown.
Kathryn was crowned Queen of the Mud
Ever wanted to jump in a muddy puddle? Well these kids in America got to go a little bit further...
Thousands of people attend annual Mud Festival in America
Welcome to Mud Day! An annual festival in Michigan, America, to celebrate all things muddy.
A girl enjoying Mud Day in Michigan
Thousands of people travelled to the festival where kids compete to see who can get the messiest and muddiest!
Thousands of people travelled to the festival where kids compete to see who can get the messiest!
The organisers mix 200 tonnes of dirt with a whopping 100,000 litres of water to make the perfect mud. It looks like these guys are loving the mud bath!
Thousands of people travelled to the festival where kids compete to see who can get the messiest!
Eleven-year-old Sydney enjoyed a lie down in the brown goo. We reckon she's thinking of the perfect mud pie recipe!
Thousands of people travelled to the festival where kids compete to see who can get the messiest!
The mucky festival goers don't have to worry about having a good scrub when they get home; the organisers hose them all off before they leave to make sure they're squeaky clean!
Thousands of people travelled to the festival where kids compete to see who can get the messiest!