Things are a lot more slicker in Montgomery County thanks to a local boy, hair gel. and his trendy hair-do. Six year old Rory Ehrlich took home first place in the 2023 National Mullet Championship in the children’s sector.
Rory Ehrlich, of West Pottsgrove Township, was a contestant in the kid’s division of the competition and beat out hundreds of contestants.
Every contestant in the competition is asked to name their mullet. Rory calls his “Cheeder Wiz” after his favorite way to order his cheesesteak.
Cheddar Wiz first came to life about a year ago when Rory asked his mother for the stylish, vintage cut while in the barbershop.
Since then, he has continued to don his now prize-winning mullet.
As the winner of the competition, Rory receives the USA Mullet Championship trophy, title, and a $5,00 cash prize! With that kind of money, Rory tells 6ABC he plans to “buy my sister an alpaca and go to wing night again, and save a little money for Wounded Warriors.”
Talk about business-in-the back, party-in-the-front. Go Rory & Cheddar Wiz!
The National Mullet Contest is organized by Mullet Champs. Per their website, Mullet Champs is all about celebrating the bold and outrageous hairstyle that is the mullet. With the annual mullet champion contest, they travel across the country searching for the wildest mullets around.
The contest categories include children, teens, adults, and adults over age 55.
A Contest With A Cause
The funds raised from the contest support former NFL star Jared Allen’s Homes For Wounded Warriors, an organization that helps build accessible, and mortgage-free homes for critically injured U.S. Military Veterans.
Rory raised over $1000 through all the support and votes.
Indeed, the cause behind the contest hits close to home for Rory and his family because his father is a retired Air Force Veteran.