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Chicago area restaurants' eating challenges and eating contests

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2017 Jul 22Five Pound Burger Challenge Spears Chicago Wheeling, IL benefits Wounded Warriors
2017 Jul 29Pie Eating Contest Lake County Fair Grayslake, IL
2017 Jul 29Colonial Ice Cream Eating Contest Sugar Grove Corn Boil Sugar Grove, IL
2017 Jul 29Watermelon Eating Contest DuPage County Fair Wheaton, IL
2017 Jul 30Pie Eating Contest DuPage County Fair Wheaton, IL
$5,000 2017 Sep 2 Slice a Palooza Taste of Melrose Park Chicago, IL entrants need to eat two jumbo slices to qualify
1 lb. burgerCThe Whaler Thirsty Whale Bar Algonquin, IL 2 half pound patties w / strips of bacon
70 oz. steakCZeppelin Steak Allgauer's Restaurant Alsip, IL meal includes baked potato and salad
30 inch pizzaC30 Inch Pizza 30's Pizza Factory Arlington Heights, IL for three person teams, only available Tues/Wed/Thurs
40 oz. burgerC40 Ounce Burger Aurora Pancake House Aurora, IL also available at D'Bays Family Restaurant
4 lb. burgerCThe Gambler - defunct Sam Houston's Charhouse Bartlett, IL burger consists of 2 pounds of meat and 2 pounds of fixings- No longer available
7 lb. sandwichCThe Gladiator Tonini's Italian Market Berwyn, IL a pound each of Ham, Salami, Mortadella, Capicola, & Provolone on a 1 pound loaf of bread
60 oz. steakCThe Shiraz Great Steak Challenge Shiraz Bloomingdale, IL includes soup or salad, rolls and glass of house wine
18 scoop sundaeCThe Beast Lindy's Gertie's Restaurant Bridgeview, IL contains 6 bananas, 2 apples and 3 brownies - To date this challenge has not been completed.
triple cheeseburgerC Triple Double Challenge Bad Happy Poutine Chicago, IL includes 2 orders of poutine and birthday cake shake
16 patty burgerCThe Rudy Burger Billy Goat Tavern Chicago, IL
18 in breadCThe Brandeurysm Brand BBQ Market Chicago, IL 18 inch french break topped w/burnt ends and mac & cheese
2.33 lb. burgerCThe CEO (Chew Every Ounce) Burger Boss Chicago, IL total weight over 3 lb., includes 1 lb. French fries
40 ounce steakCBig Shoulders Carmichael's Chicago Steakhouse Chicago, IL
($100)8 Inferno wingsC Inferno Wings Centro Chicago, IL
5 lb. burgerCHome Run Burger Centro Chicago, IL
48 oz. steakC48 Ounce Prime T-Bone Centro Ristorante Chicago, IL
4 lb. sandwichC4 lb Grilled Cheese Sandwich Cheesies Chicago, IL
($100) 8 lb. sandwichC 8 lb Grilled Cheese Sandwich Cheesies Chicago, IL includes 1 lb fries
64 oz. porterhouseC 64 oz. Porterhouse Chicago Chop House Chicago, IL also have 48 ounce porterhouse
2 lb. burgerC2 lb. Burger Chicago Joe's Chicago, IL
12 scoop sundaeCBatting Helmet Sundae Chicago White Sox games Chicago, IL served in batting helmet, weight 3 lbs.
banana splitCKitchen Sink Colonial Cafe Chicago, IL served in small sink, has 6 scoops ice cream
breakfast melangeCThe Slinger Diner Grill Chicago, IL contains hash browns, grilled onions, two cheeseburger patties and two eggs topped with chili
3.5 lb. chimichangaC Big Mel Dos Diablos Chicago, IL
5 lb. burgerCBurger Challenge Fatso's Last Stand Chicago, IL
48 oz. steakC48 Ounce Porterhouse Gibson's Bar & Grill Chicago, IL
wingsCWing Record Great Sea Chinese Restaurant Chicago, IL record was 90 as of Aug 2012
ganpunggisCGanpunggi Record Great Seas Chinese Chicago, IL also have a wing eating wall of fame
big cake sliceCMeaning of Life Cake Hugo's Frog Bar Chicago, IL a quarter of a foot high, 15 inch diameter cake, reportedly has never been finished by a single diner
8 lb. burgerC8 lb. Monster Burger Jake Melnick's Corner Tap Chicago, IL
8 lb. burgerCXXX Hot Wings Jake Melnick's Corner Tap Chicago, IL
1 lb. burgerCOne Pound Burger & Fries Joey's Brickhouse Chicago, IL
1 lb. burgerCOne Pound Burger Joey's Brickhouse Chicago, IL burger stuffed with 4 cheeses and bacon
3 overstuffed sandwichesC Lucky's Wall of Fame Lucky's Sandwich Co. Chicago, IL
25 scoop sundaeCRoyal George Margie's Candies Chicago, IL
35 tacosCThe Taco Challenge Mercadito Chicago, IL
5 lb. meatCThe Bacon Bomb Paddy Long's Chicago, IL 5 pounds of meat encased in a bacon weave, includes large side of fries
spicy wingsCSuicide Wing Challenge Par Bar & Grille Chicago, IL
$1,000 6 lb. shrimp Po'BoyC Fatso's Po'Boy Challenge Phil's Last Stand Chicago, IL includes 1 lb. fries and 32 oz. drink
5 lb. burgerCFive Pound Burger Phil's Last Stand Chicago, IL
3 lb. burgerCThe Beast Burger Roadhouse 66 Chicago, IL consists of BBQ, Cajun & Beer Battered & chicken club sandwich, only person to finish is 110 lb. woman
10 half pound tacosC Friday Night Fight Rockin' Taco Chicago, IL
4 patty burgerCROCKStar Burger Challenge Rocks Chicago, IL Lincoln Park and Lakeview locations, includes a pound of fries, 4 lbs. total
2 lb. burgerCThe Rookies Burger Rookies Chicago, IL 2 grilled cheese sandwiches for buns
($100) 5.5 lb. burgerC Rudy's Famous Challenger Burger Rudy's Bar & Grill Chicago, IL
($100) 5 lb. burgerC Rudy’s Famous Challenger Burger Rudy's Bar & Grille Chicago, IL
foot long burritoCSuper Burrito Challenge Taco Place & Steak House Chicago, IL
spicy tacosCTaco Inferno Challenge Taco Place & Steak House Chicago, IL
50 menu itemsCThe Fifty/50 Ultimate Eating Challenge The Fifty / 50 Chicago, IL
36 oz. burgerCThe Four Horsemen Challenge The Squared Circle Chicago, IL
1 lb. burgerCBig Timmy Challenge Timothy O'Toole's Pub Chicago, IL also a Gurnee, IL location - burger has cheddar, jack, mozzarella, swiss, bacon, onion straws, BBQ sauce, served w/ fries & onion rings
1/2 lb. burgerCRon Swanson Burger Whisk Chicago, IL wrapped in pound of bacon
2 ft. hot dogCGiant Slugger White Sox Games Chicago, IL tweet #GiantSlugger to @WhiteSox for spot
2 lb. pretzelCThe Northside Twist Wrigley Field Chicago, IL served during Cubs games
64 oz. prime ribCBeef Eater Challenge - Prime Rib Jenny's Steak House Chicago Ridge, IL also a Mokena, IL location
32 oz. London broilC Beef Eater Challenge - London Broil Jenny's Steak House Chicago Ridge, IL includes 24 jumbo shrimp, also a Mokena, IL location
30 inch sausage pizzaC Jumbo Challenge Bacci Pizza Chicagoland (18 locations), IL Might only be available at Downers Grove location
3 lb. burgerCBig Daddy Burger Challenge At the Office Crestwood, IL includes fries and 24 oz drink
2 pizza slicesCGiant Slice Challenge Nonna's Pizza & New York Subs Crestwood, IL 2 slices make up half a 20 inch pizza, available Mondays
8 patty burgerCCheeseburger Challenge Crystal Lake Rib House Crystal Lake, IL must schedule ahead
2 lb. hot dogC22 Inch Hot Dog Cookers Red Hots Deerfield, IL hot dog originally created for White Sox club seats
3 lb. subC15 Inch Sandwich Rammy's Subs Dekalb, IL record is 16:17
5 lb. burritoCEl Jefe Burrito Taco Village Des Plaines, IL
2 lb. burgerCThe Ultimate Gnarly Burger Challenge Gnarly J's Downers Grove, IL incldues 1 lb. bacon & 1 lb. of tater tots & fries
1 lb. burgerCPrairie Rock Burger Challenge Prairie Rock Bar & Grill Elgin, IL includes fries pulled pork, onion rings and coleslaw
20 oz. burgerCThe Terminator Bat 17 Evanston, IL
2 20 oz. burgerCPat Fitzgerald Burger Merle's BBQ Evanston, IL
3 lb. burgerCTriple Undisputed Wiener and Still Champion Evanston, IL also have 2 lb. burger record is 9:47 - Qumar Zaman
21 scoops ice creamC The Trough Brown Cow Ice Cream Parlor Forest Park, IL almost 7 pounds of ice cream, topped with mounds of whipped cream, sprinkles, nuts and a cherry
3 lb. burritoCEl l Patron Gordo Burrito Fat Rosie's Taco and Tequila Bar Frankfort, IL
1 lb. burgerCThe Iron Gut Hawg's N Dog's Frankfort, IL
2 lb. burgerC2 Pound Burger Urban Grille Geneva, IL
big burgerCBig Boy Burger Challenge QBar & Grill Glendale Heights, IL
2 lb. burgerCQuadruple Bypass Burger - defunct WingTown Grill Glendale Heights, IL restaurant closed, burger includes a pound of fries and a pound of onion rings
ouncesCWall of Fame Eating Contest BerrySimple Yogurt Gurnee, IL
24 scoop sundaeCThe Kitchen Sink D. W. Anderson's Eatery & Ice Cream Parlor Gurnee, IL served in actual kitchen sink
20 oz. burgerCThe King Burger Challenge DW Anderson's Gurnee, IL
64 oz frozen yogurtC Big Joe's Challenge Suzy's Swirl Gurnee, IL includes 8 oz. toppings
50 wingsC50 Wing Challenge Time Out West Sports Pub Hanover Park, IL eat 10 wings with 5 different flavors
7 lb. bbq sandwichC Hungry Home-Wrecker Throwback Sandwich Real Urban Barbecue Highland Park, IL
7 lb. sandwichCHungry Home 'Recker Real Urban BBQ Highland Park, IL
72 oz. steakC72 Ounce Steak Bertucci's Italian Steakhouse Highwood, IL
42 scoop sundaeCThe Avalanche The Cooling Station Highwood, IL 15 inches high, finished by 2 junior girls from Lake Forest High School in 35 minutes in 2006
2 sandwichesCAporkalypse Challenge EPIC DELI Johnsburg, IL
super burritoCKing Burrito Challenge Burrito King Joliet, IL
2 lb. burgerCThe Beast Hollywood Stadium Joliet, IL includes 1 lb. fries
3 lb. burgerCThe Impossi-bull Burger Bull's on Broadway Kankakee, IL topped w/ half pound of cheese, a half pound of bacon, a half pound of toppings (pick two: lettuce, onion, tomato or pickle) comes with one pound of fries
3.5 pound steakCChar House Sirloin Al's Char House La Grange, IL
2 pizza slicesCDi Nico's Challenge Di Nico's Pizza La Grange, IL 2 slices make up half a 20 inch pizza, available Mondays
big burgerCBracket Buster Burger Challenge Scratch Kitchen Lake Forest, IL might just be during 2014 NCAA Tournament
30 in oval pizzaC30 Inch Football Pizza Galati Pizza Grill & Pub Lake Villa, IL
3 lb. burgerCSlammer Burger Challenge Slammers Pub & Grill Lemont, IL
30 oz. burgerCPete's Challenge Pete & Johnny's Lisle, IL burger has american, cheddar & colby jack cheeses
20 pancakesCPancake Challenge Honey Field Restaurant Lockport, IL available Monday - Friday
4 lb. burgerCThe Gambler The Snuggery McHenry, IL
12 egg omeletCIronman Breakfast Windhill Pancake Parlor McHenry, IL includes home fries & biscuits
hot dogsCHot Dog Eating Contest Street Fair for the Fur Kids Merrionette Park, IL
$500 3 ft. sandwichC Giant Meatball Sandwich Bartolini's Midlothian, IL 10 lb. sandwich contains five lb. of meat, 1.5 lb. cheese, 1.5 lb. of red gravy, 1 lb. peppers & 1 lb. bread - team options 4 persons w/ 15 minute limit, 2 persons w/ 45 minutes
pancakesCPancake Eating Record Lisa's Diner Midlothian, IL
4 lb. burgerCEthyl Burger R Place Restaurant Morris, IL
3 lb. burgerCXXX Challenge The Grumpy Bulldog Naperville, IL
big burgerCMotherlode Challenge The Claim Company of Northbrook Northbrook, IL
1.5 lb. burgerCUltimate Burger Challenge Tommy's Sports Bar and Eatery Oswego, IL includes 1/2 lb. fries
5 lb. burgerCBig Burger Challenge Trio Palos Heights, IL
1.5 lb. burgerCThe Dawg House Challenge The Dawg House Grill Park Ridge, IL includes 2 lb. fries, also mantain a burger pattie record
2 lb. burgerCThe Disaster Challenge Rocky Vander's Prospect Heights, IL
1 lb. burgerCMongo's Challenge Mongo McMichael's Romeoville, IL
35 oz. burgerCDa Big Hurt Challenge Shoeless Joes Ale House and Grille Rosemont, IL
big burgerCBig Bubba Challenge Kinfork at Woodfield Mall Schaumburg, IL available May 2017
2 lb. burgerCThe Gambler Mad Mark's Mystic Pizza Schaumburg, IL includes 2 lb. fixings
7 lb. nacho plateCNachorama Village Tavern & Grill Schaumburg, IL
14 in sandwichCFat Italian Challenge Galto's Hot Dogs Streamwood, IL includes 1 lb. fries and 32 oz. drink
5 lb. sandwichCDa Fat Italian Galto's Hot Dogs Streamwood, IL available once a month
35 oz. burgerCThe Big Challenge Ariel's Bar & Restaurant Tinley Park, IL
5 lb. burritoCFive Pound Burrito Asado Mexican Grill Tinley Park, IL
big calzoneCJalapestroni Calzone & Macaroni Co. Vernon Hills, IL
2 lb. burgerCBluto Burger Bulldogs Grill Wauconda, IL also a Grayslake, IL location, includes 1 lb. fries, total weight 4.5 pounds
10 spicy wingsCAsylum Wing Challenge Bulldogs Grill Wauconda, IL
6 lb. burritoCLa Bomba Pepe's Mexican Restaurant Waukegan, IL
7 layer sandwichCBelly Bubster Monster Sandwich Uncle Bub's Award Winning BBQ Westmont, IL total weight is 6 pounds
3 lb. burgerCMonster Burger Challenge Wildflames Grill Wheeling, IL includes big basket of fries
1 lb. burgerCThe Triple Niki Chuck Wagon Wilmette, IL topped with gyros
3 itemsCMound of Munch Munchies Yorkville, IL items are Chi-ro, burger, beef roll, large fry and large soda
9 slidersCSlider Slam Challenge Top Golf Dallas, TX also available at Allen, TX, Alexandria, VA & Wood Dale, IL
($150)2017 Jul 19 National Hot Dog Day - Hot Dog Eating Contest at Replay Replay Beer & Bourbon Chicago, IL
2017 Jul 16Ice Cream Eating Contest Windmill City Festival Batavia, IL hands free, ice cream served in trough
2017 Jul 15Pizza Eating Contest Tano's Chicago, IL Joe was winner
2017 Jul 10Trough Eating Contest The Brown Cow Forest Park, IL
2017 Jul 4Rib Eating Contest Frontier Days Arlington Heights, IL
2017 Jul 4Pie Eating Contest Frontier Days Arlington Heights, IL
2017 Jul 4Pie Eating Contest Aurora Historical Society Aurora, IL
2017 Jul 4Hot Dog Eating Contest Park and Field Chicago, IL
2017 Jul 4Hot Dog Eating Contest Parts and Labor Chicago, IL
2017 Jul 4Pie Eating Contest Americana Jubilee Elgin, IL
2017 Jul 4Pie Eating Contest Red White & Boom Lincolnshire, IL
2017 Jul 4Watermelon Eating Contest July 4th Celebration Westmont, IL
2017 Jul 3Hot Dog Eating Contest Mundelein Community Days Mundelein, IL
2017 Jul 2Hot Dog Eating Contest Crown Liquors Chicago, IL
2017 Jul 2Jalapeno Eating Contest Mundelein Community Days Mundelein, IL
2017 Jul 1Pie Eating Contest Northwest Fourth-Fest Hoffman Estates, IL
2017 Jul 1INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier - women Naperville Ribfest Naperville, IL a 2nd women competed according to Chicago Daily Herald
2017 Jul 1INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier - men Naperville Ribfest Naperville, IL
2017 Jul 1Corn Eating Contest Naperville Ribfest Naperville, IL
2017 Jul 1Watermelon Eating Contest Oak Fest Oak Forest, IL
2017 Jun 30Corn Eating Contest Naperville Ribfest Naperville, IL
$200 2017 Jun 28 Inferno Fest Eating Contest Inferno Fest Highwoods, IL
2017 Jun 25Hot Dog Eating Contest Annual Picnic Bolingbrook, IL
2017 Jun 25Strawberry Pie Eating Contest Strawberry Fest Long Grove, IL
2017 Jun 24Strawberry Pie Eating Contest Strawberry Fest Long Grove, IL
2017 Jun 23Ice Cream Eating Contest Kids Party in the Park Crystal Lake, IL
2017 Jun 21Xiao Long Bao Eating Contest Imperial Lamian Chicago, IL need to post picture to enter
2017 Jun 18Watermelon Eating Contest Libertyville Days Libertyville, IL
2017 Jun 17Pie Eating Contest Alsip Fun Fest Alsip, IL
2017 Jun 17Haggis Eating Contest Scottish Festival & Highland Games Itasca, IL hands-free
2017 Jun 17Jalapeno Eating Contest Libertyville Days Libertyville, IL
2017 Jun 17Hot Dog Eating Contest Libertyville Days Libertyville, IL
$4,000 2017 Jun 9I Ribfest Chicago's RIBMANIA Eating Championship Ribfest Chicago, IL
2017 Jun 9Brown Bag Friday "Hot Dog Eating Contest" Grundy Bank Morris, IL
2017 Jun 2Donut Eating Contest Blue Goose Market St. Charles, IL
2017 May 27Hot Dog Eating Contest BuckleDown Brewing Lyons, IL
2017 May 19Donut Eating Contest! Dunkin' Donuts Huntley, IL
2017 May 6QRF 22 Taco Eating Contest Pablo's Mexican Restaurant Crystal Lake, IL
($300)2017 May 2 Taco Eating Contest El Hefe Chicago Chicago, IL
2017 Apr 9Pizza Eating Contest Chicago Pizza Summit Chicago, IL entrants must submit video
2017 Mar 30Hot Dog Eating Contest Cubs Preseason Party! @ The Irish Oak Chicago, IL
2017 Mar 25Buffalo Wild Wings Wing Eating Contest Chamberfest and Expo Round Lake, IL
$500 2017 Mar 11 King's Bacon Eating Competition Myron Mixon's Smoke Show Barbecue Chicago, IL
2017 Mar 5Wing Eating Contest - women WingFest Chicago, IL
2017 Mar 5Wing Eating Contest - men WingFest Chicago, IL
2017 Mar 3Wing Eating Finals McQ's Bolingbrook, IL
($100)2017 Feb 28 Cactus Bar & Grill's 7th Annual Fat Tuesday Charity Crawfish Eating Contest Cactus Bar & Grill Chicago, IL
2017 Feb 28Nacho Eating Contest - men Fatpour Tapworks Chicago, IL
2017 Feb 28Nacho Eating Contest - women Fatpour Tapworks Chicago, IL
2017 Feb 25Paczki Eating Contest - Team Bennison's Bakery Evanston, IL
2017 Feb 19Cake Eating Contest Chicago Steel game Geneva, IL
2017 Feb 17Wing Eating Qualifier McQ's Bolingbrook, IL
2017 Feb 9Pizza Eating Contest Bottled Blonde Chicago, IL
2017 Feb 5Wing Eating Qualifier McQ's Bolingbrook, IL
2017 Feb 5Halftime Eating Contest Reggie's Chicago, IL
2017 Jan 28Wing Eating Contest Toons Bar & Grill Chicago, IL
2017 Jan 22Oyster Eating Contest Sink/Swim chi, IL 4 teams - closed entry
2016 Dec 10Tater Tot Eating Contest Ellyn's Tap & Grill Glen Ellyn, IL
2016 Nov 23Turkey Testicle Festival Timothy O'Tooles Chicago, IL
($25)2016 Nov 23 Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest Timothy O'Tooles Chicago, IL
2016 Nov 21Hoka Holiday Pie Eating Contest & Fun Run Pints Elmhurst Elmhurst, IL
$100 2016 Nov 5Jalapeno Eating Contest ExploreWheaton Wheaton, IL
2016 Nov 4Rib Eating Contest Pitchfork Chicago Chicago, IL
2016 Oct 30Annual Halloween Sushi Eating Contest - men Todoroki Evanston, IL
2016 Oct 30Annual Halloween Sushi Eating Contest - women Todoroki Evanston, IL
2016 Oct 22Bao Eating Contest Wow Bao Chicago, IL qualifiers Oct 17 - Oct 21
2016 Oct 9Polish Sausage Eating Contest Sword Fight: A Sausage Battle Royale @ Maria's Packaged Goods & Community Bar Chicago, IL
2016 Oct 9World Cereal Eating Competition TACO in A BAG Pop Up Brunch Part Deux @ Sidecar at LR Chicago, IL
$1,750 2016 Oct 8 Jumbo Slice Eating Contest Bacci Pizza Chicago, IL
$1,750 2016 Oct 8 Jumbo Slice Eating Contest Bacci Pizzeria Chicago, IL need to eat 2 jumbo slices to qualify
2016 Oct 8Wurst Eating Contest The Radler Chicago, IL
2016 Oct 8Pie Eating Contest The Great Highwood Pumpkin Festival Highwood, IL
2016 Oct 2Balut Eating Contest Kultura Festival Chicago, IL
2016 Oct 2Pie Eating Contest Devonshire County Fair Skokie, IL
2016 Oct 1Bacon Eating Contest Bacon and Beer Classic Chicago, IL
2016 Oct 1Pie Eating Contest The Great Pumpkin Party Orland Park, IL
2016 Sep 25Ice Cream Eating Contest Huntley Fall Festival Huntley, IL
2016 Sep 25Apple Pie Eating Contest Apple Festival Long Grove, IL
2016 Sep 24Wing Eating Contest Buffalo Wild Wings- Bradley Bourbonnais, IL
2016 Sep 24Sausage Eating Contest Noon Whistle Brewing Lombard, IL
2016 Sep 24Apple Pie Eating Contest Apple Festival Long Grove, IL
2016 Sep 18Watermelon Eating Contest Big Rock Plowing Match Big Rock, IL
2016 Sep 17Pie Eating Contest Cary Main Street Fest Cary, IL
2016 Sep 17Bratwurst Eating Contest Oktoberfest Downers Grove, IL
2016 Sep 11Auntie Em Pie Eating Contest Midwest Wizard of Oz Festival Tinley Park, IL
2016 Sep 10Auntie Em Pie Eating Contest Midwest Wizard of Oz Festival Tinley Park, IL
2016 Sep 10Meatball Eating Contest Good Old Days Winfield, IL
2016 Sep 4Cupcake Eating Contest Last Fling Naperville, IL
2016 Sep 4Ice Cream Eating Contest Last Fling Naperville, IL
2016 Sep 4Spaghetti Eating Contest Last Fling Naperville, IL
2016 Sep 4Pizza Eating Contest Rosati's Pizza Pub Yorkville, IL
2016 Sep 3Ice Cream Eating Contest Summer Sunset Fest Lake in the Hills, IL
2016 Aug 27Gyro Eating Contest Taste of Greektown Chicago, IL
2016 Aug 27Ice Cream Eating Contest Kaneville Fest Kaneville, IL
2016 Aug 27Watermelon Eating Contest Kaneville Fest Kaneville, IL
2016 Aug 22Shuck-A-Thon Sink Swim Chicago, IL
2016 Aug 21Pie Eating Contest Taste of the Towns Lake Zurich, IL
2016 Aug 21Krypto Jello Eating Contest Smallville Superfest Plano, IL
2016 Aug 21Pancake Eating Contest Smallville Superfest Plano, IL
2016 Aug 20Ice Cream Eating Contest Homewood's Block Party Homewood, IL
2016 Aug 13Rib Eating Contest Gurnee Days Gurnee, IL
2016 Aug 13Ice Cream Eating Contest Gurnee Days Gurnee, IL
2016 Aug 13Ice Cream Eating Contest Montgomery Fest Montgomery, IL
$60 2016 Aug 7Corn Eating Contest Kendall County Fair Yorkville, IL
2016 Aug 6Pizza Eating Contest LobsterFest @ Durbins of Manteno Manteno, IL
2016 Aug 6Hot Wing Eating Contest Crossroads Fest Shorewood, IL
2016 Aug 6Pie Eating Contest Crossroads Fest Shorewood, IL
2016 Aug 6Babe's Hot Dog Eating Contest Crossroads Fest Shorewood, IL
2016 Aug 5Hot Pepper Eating Contest Fiesta Friday Waukegan, IL
2016 Aug 4Watermelon Eating Contest Centennial Park Aquatic Center Orland Park, IL
2016 Jul 31Jelly Bean Eating Contest Adventure Realm Downers Grove, IL
2016 Jul 30Pie Eating Contest Lake County Fair Grayslake, IL
2016 Jul 29Wing Eating Contest Tap House Grill Chicago, IL 7 Chicago area locations
($500)2016 Jul 29 Wing Eating Finals Tap House Grill Palatine, IL 7 Chicago area locations
2016 Jul 28Five Pound Burger Eating Contest Spears Wheeling, IL
2016 Jul 16Pizza Eating Contest Tano's Pizzeria Chicago, IL
2016 Jul 11Trough Eating Contest The Brown Cow Forest Park, IL
2016 Jul 10Ice Cream Eating Contest Windmill City Festival Batavia, IL hands free, ice cream served in trough
$50 2016 Jul 10Hot Dog Eating Contest Friendship Festival Palos Hills, IL
2016 Jul 9Mashed Potato Eating Contest Irish American Heritage Festival @ Irish American Heritage Center Chicago, IL might be July 8 or 10
$50 2016 Jul 9Pie Eating Contest Friendship Festival Palos Hills, IL
($100)2016 Jul 4 Wing Eating Contest Village of Antioch Antioch, IL
2016 Jul 4Pie Eating Contest Frontier Days Arlington Heights, IL
2016 Jul 4Pie Eating Contest Aurora Historical Society Aurora, IL
2016 Jul 4Pie Eating Contest Americana Jubilee Elgin, IL
2016 Jul 4Watermelon Eating Contest Mundelein Community Days Mundelein, IL
2016 Jul 4Pie Eating Contest Mundelein Community Days Mundelein, IL
2016 Jul 4Corn Eating Contest Ribfest Naperville, IL
2016 Jul 4Watermelon Eating Contest 4th of July Oak Lawn, IL
2016 Jul 3Pie Eating Contest Northwest Fourth Fest Hoffman Estates, IL
2016 Jul 3Corn Eating Contest Ribfest Naperville, IL
2016 Jul 2Rib Eating Contest Frontier Days Arlington Heights, IL
2016 Jul 2Pie Eating Contest Independence Day Celebration Burbank, IL
2016 Jul 2Jalapeno Eating Contest Mundelein Community Days Mundelein, IL
2016 Jul 2Corn Eating Contest Ribfest Naperville, IL
2016 Jul 1Corn Eating Contest Ribfest Naperville, IL
2016 Jun 30Hot Dog Eating Contest - celebrities Wrigleyville Dogs Chicago, IL former Celtic Antoine Walker to judge
2016 Jun 24Wing Eating Contest Summer Bash @ Fox & Hound Arlington Heights, IL
2016 Jun 21Ice Cream Eating Contest Swedish Days Geneva, IL
2016 Jun 19Rib Eating Contest Porky's Ribfest Bridgeview, IL Illinois residents only
2016 Jun 18Haggis Eating Contest Scottish Festival & Highland Games Itasca, IL
2016 Jun 18Donut Eating Contest Donuts with Dad Plainfield, IL
2016 Jun 14Pie Eating Contest Woodie's Flat Chicago, IL
2016 Jun 11Rib Eating Contest Ribfest Lake Villa, IL
2016 Jun 10Pie Eating Contest Flamingo Fiesta @ Lincoln Park Zoo Chicago, IL
$4,000 2016 Jun 10I Ribfest Chicago's RIBMANIA Eating Championship Ribfest Chicago, IL
2016 Jun 9Amateur Rib Eating Qualifier Rocks Northcenter Chicago, IL
($25)2016 Jun 8 Burger Eating Contest Tracks in Cary Cary, IL
($250)2016 Jun 3 Brown Bag Friday "Hot Dog Eating Contest" Grundy Bank Morris, IL
2016 May 22Pie Eating Contest Long Grove Chocolate Festival @ The Shops of Long Grove Long Grove, IL
($100)2016 May 21 Wing Eating Contest Nando's PERi-PERi @ newcity mall Chicago, il
2016 Apr 3IFC/PHA Todoroki Sushi-Eating Contest 2016 Todoroki Evanston, IL
$50 2016 Mar 13Pie Eating Contest Bingo Brunch Sundays! Win your breakfast @ Dive Bar Chicago, IL
2016 Feb 28World Cereal Eating Championship Long Room Chicago, IL
2016 Feb 21Wing Eating Contest - men WingFest Chicago, IL
2016 Feb 21Wing Eating Contest - women WingFest Chicago, IL
($100)2016 Feb 9 Crawfish Eating Contest Cactus Bar & Grill Chicago, IL
($50)2016 Feb 7 Halftime Eating Contest - wings Reggie's Chicago, IL
($50)2016 Feb 7 Halftime Eating Contest - sloppy joes Reggie's Chicago, IL
2016 Feb 6Paczki Eating Contest - Team Bennison's Bakery Evanston, IL father & son pair won
2016 Jan 30Hot Wing Eating Contest Wing Fling @ Toons Bar & Grill Chicago, IL
$450 2016 Jan 28 Pizza Eating Contest Stanley's Ale House South Elgin, IL
2016 Jan 24Premier Sauces Scorpion Squared Hot Sauce Wing Eating Challenge Chicago Hot Sauce Expo Chicago, IL
2016 Jan 24Captain Catfish Mighty Moruga Muscadine (MMM) Wing Challenge Chicago Hot Sauce Expo Chicago, IL
2016 Jan 23Premier Sauces Scorpion Squared Hot Sauce Wing Eating Challenge Chicago Hot Sauce Expo Chicago, IL
2015 Dec 12Tater Tot Eating Contest Ellyn's Tap & Grill Glen Ellyn, IL
2015 Dec 9Pie Eating Contest Fish Bar Chicago, IL
2015 Nov 25Turkey Testicle Festival Timothy O'Tooles Chicago, IL
($25)2015 Nov 25 Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest Timothy O'Tooles Chicago, IL
2015 Nov 24Pie Eating Contest 600 West Chicago, IL Nick was winner
2015 Oct 31Sushi Eating Contest - men Todoroki Evanston, IL 10 entrants chosen at random
2015 Oct 31Sushi Eating Contest - women Todoroki Evanston, IL 10 entrants chosen at random
2015 Oct 24Pie Eating Contest Pumpkins in the Park 5k Chicago, IL
2015 Oct 24Bao Eating Contest Wow Bao Chicago, IL qualfiers start Oct 19
2015 Oct 17Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest Toyota Park Bridgeview, IL
($50)2015 Oct 17 Matzo Ball Eating Contest The Royal George Chicago, IL
2015 Oct 15Bao Eating Contest - media Wow Bao Chicago, IL qualfiers start Oct 19
2015 Oct 10Pie Eating Contest The Great Highwood Pumpkin Festival Highwood, IL
2015 Oct 10Pie Eating Contest St. Mary of Vernon's Family Faith Days Indian Creek, IL
2015 Oct 9Strudel Eating Contest Friendship Village of Schaumburg Schaumburg, IL
2015 Oct 4Taco Eating Finals Tokio Pub Chicago, IL
2015 Oct 3Taco Eating Qualifier Tokio Pub Chicago, IL
2015 Oct 3Pie Eating Contest Chain O'Lakes Brewery McHenry, IL
2015 Oct 3Pie Eating Contest Great Pumpkin Party Orland Park, IL
2015 Oct 2Taco Eating Qualifier Tokio Pub Chicago, IL
2015 Oct 1Taco Eating Qualifier Tokio Pub Chicago, IL
2015 Sep 30Taco Eating Qualifier Tokio Pub Chicago, IL
2015 Sep 27Ice Cream Eating Contest Huntley Fall Festival Huntley, IL
2015 Sep 27Apple Pie Eating Contest Apple Festival Long Grove, IL
$1,750 2015 Sep 26 Jumbo Slice Eating Contest Bacci Pizzeria Chicago, IL need to eat 2 slices in less than 20 minutes to qualify
2015 Sep 26Dumpling Eating Contest Moon Festival Chicago Chicago, IL
2015 Sep 26Ice Cream Eating Contest Huntley Fall Festival Huntley, IL
2015 Sep 26Apple Pie Eating Contest Apple Festival Long Grove, IL
2015 Sep 26Pie Eating Contest Fall Family Festival @ New Life Covenant Church Palatine, IL
2015 Sep 24Pig Out for Charity - police vs. fire 100 Club Chicago, IL
$7,000 2015 Sep 23 Kickapoo Joy Juice Taco Trough Takedown Taco in a Bag Chicago, IL
2015 Sep 20Watermelon Eating Contest Big Rock Plowing Match Big Rock, IL
$200 ($1,000)2015 Sep 20 Industry Twinkie Eating Contest Headquarters Chicago Chicago, IL
2015 Sep 19Pie Eating Contest Fall Fest @ History Center Des Plaines, IL
2015 Sep 12Apple Pie Eating Contest Fall AC Faire with Apple Fest Antioch, IL might be Sep 13
2015 Sep 12Bratwurst Eating Contest Oktoberfest Downers Grove, IL
2015 Sep 12Donut Eating Contest Oktoberfest Downers Grove, IL
2015 Sep 12Weiner Eating Contest Platzkonzert Hoffman Estates, IL
2015 Sep 12Auntie Em Pie Eating Contest Midwest Wizard of Oz Festival Tinley Park, IL might be Sept 11 or 13
2015 Sep 6Dinky Donuts Eating Contest North Coast Festival Chicago, IL
2015 Sep 6Cheesies Truck Food Eating Contest North Coast Festival Chicago, IL
2015 Sep 5Ice Cream Eating Contest Fox Valley Irish Festival Aurora, IL
2015 Sep 5Cheezborger Eating Contest North Coast Festival Chicago, IL
2015 Sep 5Simply Crispy Eating Contest North Coast Festival Chicago, IL
2015 Sep 5Wing Eating Contest Reggie's Chicago, IL
2015 Sep 5Wing Eating Contest - men Summer Wingfest Chicago, IL
2015 Sep 5Wing Eating Contest - women Summer Wingfest Chicago, IL
2015 Sep 5Ice Cream Eating Contest Last FLing Naperville, IL
2015 Sep 5Meatball Eating Contest Good Old Days Winfield, IL
2015 Aug 30Ghost Pepper Candy Eating Contest Chicago Hot Sauce Fest Chicago, IL
2015 Aug 30Carolina Reaper Pepper Eating Contest Chicago Hot Sauce Fest Chicago, IL
2015 Aug 30Spicy Pizza Eating Contest Chicago Hot Sauce Fest Chicago, IL
2015 Aug 29Ghost Pepper Candy Eating Contest Chicago Hot Sauce Fest Chicago, IL
2015 Aug 29Carolina Reaper Pepper Eating Contest Chicago Hot Sauce Fest Chicago, IL
2015 Aug 29Spicy Pizza Eating Contest Chicago Hot Sauce Fest Chicago, IL
2015 Aug 16Pierogi Eating Contest Taste of Pierogi Bridgeview, IL
2015 Aug 15Ice Cream Eating Contest Homewood Block Party Homewood, IL
2015 Aug 15Krypto Jello Eating Contest Smallville Superfest Plano, IL
2015 Aug 13Ice Cream Eating Contest Sound Bites Summer Concert Series Lake in the Hills, IL
2015 Aug 8Sausage Eating Contest Big Guys Berwyn, IL
2015 Aug 8Hot Pepper Eating Contest The Great Chicago Fiery Foods Fest Chicago, IL might be Aug 9
2015 Aug 8Gurnee Days Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Eating Contest Gurnee Days Gurnee, IL
2015 Aug 8Rib Eating Contest Gurnee Days Gurnee, IL
2015 Aug 8Old Fashioned Ice Cream Eating Contest Viking Park Gurnee, IL
2015 Aug 8Hot Wing Eating Contest Crossroads Fest Shorewood, IL
2015 Aug 8Pie Eating Contest Crossroads Fest Shorewood, IL
2015 Aug 8Babe's Hot Dog Eating Contest Crossroads Fest Shorewood, IL
2015 Aug 1Wing Eating Contest Wing Zone Oak Lawn, IL
$120 2015 Aug 1Ice Cream Eating Contest Kendall County Fair Yorkville, IL
2015 Jul 26Colonial Ice Cream Eating Contest Sugar Grove Corn Boil Sugar Grove, IL
2015 Jul 26Pie Eating Contest DuPage County Fair Wheaton, IL
2015 Jul 25Spicy Pizza Eating Contest - postponed ChicagoHotSauceFest Avondale, IL might be July 26
$500 ($100)2015 Jul 25 Pepe's Taco Eating Contest Balmoral Park Crete, IL
2015 Jul 25pic Niles Summer Fest Niles, IL
2015 Jul 25Ice Cream Eating Contest Streamwood Summer Celebration Streamwood, IL
2015 Jul 24Hail Skatin' Raffle & Burger-Eating Contest Kumas Too Chicago, IL
2015 Jul 23Hot Diggity Homewrecker Hot Dog Eating Contest Bull & Bear Central, IL
2015 Jul 17Ice Cream Eating Contest Main Beach Band Shell Crystal Lake, IL
($25)2015 Jul 15 Burger Eating Contest Cary Cruise Night Cary, IL
2015 Jul 13Trough Eating Contest The Brown Cow Forest Park, IL
2015 Jul 12Ice Cream Eating Contest Windmill City Festival Batavia, IL hands free, ice cream served in trough
2015 Jul 11Mashed Potato Eating Contest Irish American Heritage Festival @ Irish American Heritage Center Chicago, IL might be July 10 or 12
($100)2015 Jul 4 Hot Wing Eating Contest - cancelled Williams Park Antioch, IL cancelled due to low registration
2015 Jul 4Pie Eating Contest Aurora Historical Society Aurora, IL
2015 Jul 4Ice Cream Eating Contest Lakeside Festival Crystal Lake, IL
2015 Jul 4Pie Eating Contest Americana Jubilee Elgin, IL
2015 Jul 4Pie Eating Contest Northwest Fourth Fest Hoffman Estates, IL
2015 Jul 4Pie Eating Contest Red White & Boom Lincolnshire, IL
2015 Jul 4Jalapeno Eating Contest Mundelein Community Days Mundelein, IL
2015 Jul 4Watermelon Eating Contest Oak Fest Oak Forest, IL
2015 Jul 4Atomic Wings Eating Contest 4th of July Celebration South Holland, IL
2015 Jun 28Hot Dog Eating Contest Annual Picnic Bolingbrook, IL
2015 Jun 27Pie Eating Contest Independence Day Celebration Burbank, IL
2015 Jun 27Hot Dog Eating Contest O'Rourke's Office Chicago, IL Juan "More Bite" to MC contest
2015 Jun 27Strawberry Pie Eating Contest Strawberry Fest Long Grove, IL
$100 2015 Jun 27 Ice Cream Eating Contest - cancelled Capannari Ice Cream Mount Prospect, IL rescheduled from May 31
2015 Jun 23Ice Cream Eating Contest Swedish Days Geneva, IL
2015 Jun 20Watermelon Eating Contest OK BBQ Block Party Forest Park, IL
2015 Jun 20Pizza Eating Contest Horner Fest Irving Park, IL
2015 Jun 20Haggis Eating Contest Scottish Festival & Highland Games Itasca, IL
2015 Jun 20Jalapeno Eating Contest Libertyville Days Libertyville, IL
2015 Jun 14Hot Dog Eating Contest Chicago Kosher BBQ Competition and Festival Chicago, IL
2015 Jun 14Pickle Eating Contest Chicago Kosher BBQ Competition and Festival Chicago, IL
2015 Jun 13Chick Fil A Chicken Sandwich Eating Contest Riverfest St. Charles, IL
$4,000 2015 Jun 12I Ribfest Chicago's RIBMANIA Eating Championship Ribfest Chicago, IL
2015 Jun 12Baskin Robbins Ice Cream Eating Contest Movie in the Park Crystal Lake, IL
2015 Jun 12Ice Cream Eating Contest Riverfest St. Charles, IL
2015 Jun 11Amateur Rib Eating Contest Fountainhead Chicago, IL
2015 Jun 6Sausage Eating Contest Edelweiss Restaurant Norridge, IL
2015 Jun 5Charity Hot Dog Eating Contest Grundy Bank Morris, IL
2015 May 24Nacho Eating Contest Everyone Gets Lei's Rosemont, IL
2015 May 24Pretzel Eating Contest Everyone Gets Lei's Rosemont, IL
2015 May 23Power Pellet Eating Contest Pac-Man 35th Birthday Bash @ Level 257 Schaumburg, IL
2015 May 20Burrito Eating Contest ProFormance Physical Therapy Skokie, IL
2015 May 16Cookie Eating Competition Long Grove Chocolate Festival Long Grove, IL
2015 May 5Taco Eating Contest Stretch Bar & Grill Chicago, IL
2015 May 5Jalapeno Eating Contest Touche Chicago North Side, IL
2015 Apr 11Wing Eating Contest J's Sports Bar & Grill Ingleside, IL
2015 Mar 14Pie Eating Contest Pi Day @ Adler Planetarium Chicago, IL
$400 2015 Feb 25 Oyster Eating Contest Cy's King Crab Chicago, IL
2015 Feb 22Wing Eating Contest - men Chicago's Best Wingfest Chicago, IL
2015 Feb 22Wing Eating Contest - women Chicago's Best Wingfest Chicago, IL
2015 Feb 22Wing Eating Contest Eagle Brook Country Club Geneva, IL 8 levels of spicyness
2015 Feb 19Jello Eating Contest Americas Bar & Grill Hoffman Estates, IL $500 in cash and prizes
2015 Feb 17Crawfish Eating Contest Cactus Bar & Grill Chicago, IL
$300 2015 Feb 14 Paczki Eating Contest - Individual Bennison's Bakery Evanston, IL
2015 Feb 14Paczki Eating Contest - Team Bennison's Bakery Evanston, IL
($50)2015 Feb 7 Cannoli Eating Contest Franco's Cucina Streamwood, IL
2015 Feb 1Halftime Eating Contest Reggie's Chicago, IL
2015 Feb 1Burger Bowl Mullen's Bar and Grill Lisle, IL
2014 Dec 20Tater Tot Eating Contest Ellyn's Tap & Grill Glen Ellyn, IL
2014 Nov 26Turkey Testicle Festival Timothy O'Tooles Chicago, IL
($25)2014 Nov 26 Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest Timothy O'Tooles Chicago, IL
2014 Nov 23Turkey Balls Eating Contest Temple Bar Chicago, IL
2014 Nov 22Cake Eating Contest Martini Room Elgin, IL
2014 Nov 8Wing Eating Contest The Chubby Bullfrog West Dundee, IL
2014 Nov 8Inferno Wing Eating Contest The Chubby Bullfrog West Dundee, IL
2014 Nov 7Rib Eating Contest Pitchfork Chicago, IL
2014 Nov 1Wing Eating Contest Reggies Live Chicago, IL
($350)2014 Oct 31 Goldfish Eating Contest Fish Bar Chicago, IL
2014 Oct 25Pie Eating Contest Pumpkins in the Park 5K Chicago, IL
2014 Oct 12Wing Eating Contest Temple Bar Chicago, IL
2014 Oct 12Ice Cream Eating Contest Scarecrow Festival St. Charles, IL
2014 Oct 11Donut Eating Contest Scarecrow Festival St. Charles, IL
($250)2014 Oct 9 Rock the Tot Bar Louie Bolingbrook, IL Top winners to compete in finals in Cleveland on October 5
($250)2014 Oct 9 Rock the Tot Bar Louie - Dearborn Station Chicago, IL Top winners to compete in finals in Cleveland on October 5
($250)2014 Oct 9 Rock the Tot Bar Louie - Hyde Park Chicago, IL Top winners to compete in finals in Cleveland on October 5
($250)2014 Oct 9 Rock the Tot Bar Louie - O'Hare Chicago, IL Top winners to compete in finals in Cleveland on October 5
($250)2014 Oct 9 Rock the Tot Bar Louie - River North Chicago, IL Top winners to compete in finals in Cleveland on October 5
($250)2014 Oct 9 Rock the Tot Bar Louie Evanston, IL Top winners to compete in finals in Cleveland on October 5
($250)2014 Oct 9 Rock the Tot Bar Louie Matteson, IL Top winners to compete in finals in Cleveland on October 5
($250)2014 Oct 9 Rock the Tot Bar Louie Mt. Prospect, IL Top winners to compete in finals in Cleveland on October 5
($250)2014 Oct 9 Rock the Tot Bar Louie Naperville, IL Top winners to compete in finals in Cleveland on October 5
($250)2014 Oct 9 Rock the Tot Bar Louie Oak Park, IL Top winners to compete in finals in Cleveland on October 5
($250)2014 Oct 9 Rock the Tot Bar Louie Oakbrook, IL Top winners to compete in finals in Cleveland on October 5
($250)2014 Oct 9 Rock the Tot Bar Louie Skokie, IL Top winners to compete in finals in Cleveland on October 5
2014 Oct 4Pie Eating Contest Pumpkin Fest Hickory Hills, IL
2014 Oct 4Pie Eating Contest The Great Pumpkin Party Orland Park, IL
2014 Sep 27Pandesal Eating Contest Adobofest Chicago, IL
2014 Sep 27Pie Eating Contest Corn Festival Morris, IL
$1,750 2014 Sep 20 Jumbo Slice Eating Contest Bacci Pizza Chicago, IL Tom was 3rd (won eat-off), Izzy 4th (lost-eat of)
2014 Sep 20Colombian Hot Dog Eating Contest Rapidito Colombian Gourmet Bites Chicago, IL
2014 Sep 6Caliendo's Meatball Eating Contest Winfield Good Old Days Winfield, IL
2014 Aug 31Hot Dog Eating Contest Bangers & Lace Chicago, IL
2014 Aug 27Burger Eating Contest Cary Cruise Night Cary, IL
2014 Aug 23Taco Eating Contest Stout Barrel House & Galley Chicago, IL
2014 Aug 23Wow Bao Eating Contest Wao Bao Chicago, IL need to qualify August 18-22, Pat Bertoletti ate 30 after contest
2014 Aug 23Watermelon Eating Contest Kaneville Fest Kaneville, IL
2014 Aug 23Ice Cream Eating Contest Kaneville Fest Kaneville, IL
$100 2014 Aug 22 Taco Eating Finals Newport Bar and Grill Chicago, IL top 6 men and women advance to finals
2014 Aug 21Taco Eating Qualifier Newport Bar and Grill Chicago, IL top 6 men and women advance to finals
2014 Aug 17Meatball Eating Contest Festa Italiana Chicago, IL contests at 2pm & 4pm
2014 Aug 16Meatball Eating Contest Festa Italiana Chicago, IL contests at 2pm & 4pm
2014 Aug 16Ice Cream Eating Contest Dog Days of Summer Homewood, IL
2014 Aug 15Ice Cream Eating Contest Main Beach Crystal Lake, IL
2014 Aug 14Taco Eating Qualifier Newport Bar and Grill Chicago, IL top 6 men and women advance to finals
2014 Aug 9Sausage Eating Contest Big Guys Sausage Stand Berwyn, IL
2014 Aug 9Rib Eating Contest Gurnee Days Gurnee, IL
2014 Aug 9Ice Cream Eating Contest Gurnee Days Gurnee, IL
2014 Aug 9Pancake Eating Contest Smallville Superfest Plano, IL
2014 Aug 9Green Jello Eating Contest Smallville Superfest Plano, IL
2014 Aug 7Taco Eating Qualifier Newport Bar and Grill Chicago, IL top 6 men and women advance to finals
2014 Aug 2Ice Cream Eating Contest Fox Valley Irish Festival Aurora, IL
2014 Jul 31Taco Eating Qualifier Newport Bar and Grill Chicago, IL top 6 men and women advance to finals
2014 Jul 30Five Pound Burger Eating Contest Spears Wheeling, IL
2014 Jul 27Ice Cream Eating Contest Sugar Grove Corn Boil Sugar Grove, IL
2014 Jul 26Mitchell's Ice Cream Eating Contest Ed Debevic's Chicago, IL
$500 2014 Jul 26 Pepe's Taco Eating Contest Balmoral Park Crete, IL
2014 Jul 26Watermelon Eating Contest Rockin the Blocks Palatine, IL
2014 Jul 24Taco Eating Qualifier Newport Bar and Grill Chicago, IL top 6 men and women advance to finals
2014 Jul 23Burger Eating Contest Cary Cruise Night Cary, IL
$100 2014 Jul 23 Hot Dog Eating Contest Downtown Dogs Chicago, IL
2014 Jul 23Mini Burger Eating Competition West End Chicago, IL
$2,025 2014 Jul 20 Bartolini’s 9th Annual Meatball Eating Championship Midlothian Midlothian, IL amateur only, Kyle Hanner DQed for being "professional"
2014 Jul 20Donut Hole Eating Contest Drop In Skate Park New Lenox, IL
($100)2014 Jul 19 Meatball Eating Contest Angelo's Fresh Market Flossmoor, IL
2014 Jul 17Taco Eating Qualifier Newport Bar and Grill Chicago, IL top 6 men and women advance to finals
2014 Jul 14Trough Eating Contest Brown Cow Forest Park, IL
2014 Jul 13Ice Cream Eating Contest Windmill City Festival Batavia, IL hands-free
2014 Jul 13Hot Dog Eating Contest Park in Chicago Chicago, IL
2014 Jul 13Ice Cream Sandwich Eating Contest Park in Chicago Chicago, IL
2014 Jul 11Mashed Potato Eating Contest Irish Fest Chicago, IL
2014 Jul 10Taco Eating Qualifier Newport Bar and Grill Chicago, IL top 6 men and women advance to finals
2014 Jul 4Rib Eating Contest Frontier Days Arlington Heights, IL
2014 Jul 4Hot Dog Eating Contest Frank's Night Out Plainfield, IL need to bring assistant to serve & count
2014 Jul 2Burger Eating Contest Cary Cruise Night Cary, IL
$100 2014 Jun 29 Brain Freeze Ice Cream Eating Contest Capannari Ice Cream Mt. Prospect, IL postponded from June 8
2014 Jun 21Pizza Eating Contest Tano's Pizzeria Chicago, IL
2014 Jun 21Haggis Eating Contest Scottish Festival @ Highland Games Itasca, IL
2014 Jun 17Ice Cream Eating Contest Swedish Days Geneva, IL
2014 Jun 11Burger Eating Contest Cary Cruise Night Cary, IL
$4,000 2014 Jun 6I Ribfest Chicago's RIBMANIA Eating Championship Ribfest Chicago, IL
2014 Jun 6Colonial Ice Cream Eating Contest Riverfest St. Charles, IL
2014 Jun 5Chicago Ribfest Qualifier Black Rock Pub Chicago, IL
2014 Jun 1Pickle Eating Contest Chicago Kosher BBQ Festival Chicago, IL
2014 Jun 1Hot Dog Eating Contest Chicago Kosher BBQ Festival Chicago, IL
2014 May 31INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier - men Kmart Bloomingdale, IL
2014 May 31INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier - women Kmart Bloomingdale, IL
2014 May 31Cupcake Eating Contest Jolly Good Fellows Lake Forest, IL
2014 May 25Funnel Cake Eating Contest Six Flags Great America Gurnee, IL need to qualify before finals at 2pm
2014 May 25Giant Pretzel Eating Contest Disco Ball Crawl Rosemont, IL
2014 May 24Funnel Cake Eating Contest Six Flags Great America Gurnee, IL need to qualify before finals at 2pm
2014 Apr 6Sushi Eating Contest - men Todoroki Evanston, IL 10 entrants chosen at random
2014 Apr 6Sushi Eating Contest - women Todoroki Evanston, IL 10 entrants chosen at random
2014 Mar 15Lucky Charms Eating Contest Hard Rock Cafe Chicago, IL
$1,000 2014 Mar 15 CompEAT For A Cause Lucky's Wicker Park Chicago, IL amateur only, to benefit The Chicago Coalition for the Homeless
2014 Mar 15Buffalo Wild Wings Wing Eating Contest Chamberfest and Expo Round Lake, IL
($100)2014 Mar 4 Crawfish Eating Contest Cactus Bar and Grill Chicago, IL
2014 Mar 1Paczki Eating Contest - individual Bennison's Bakery Evanston, IL
2014 Mar 1Paczki Eating Contest - team Bennison's Bakery Evanston, IL
$200 2014 Feb 27 Taco Eating Contest Newport Bar & Grill Chicago, IL qualifiers on Thursday Jan 23-Feb 20
2014 Feb 24Hot Peppers / Sauce Eating Contest Plainfield Public Library District Plainfield, IL
2014 Feb 23Wing Eating Contest - men Chicago's Best Wingfest Chicago, IL
2014 Feb 23Wing Eating Contest - women Chicago's Best Wingfest Chicago, IL
2014 Feb 23Pancake Eating Contest McGee's Tavern Chicago, IL
2014 Feb 22Boot Camp for CompEAT For A Cause Lucky's Wicker Park Chicago, IL to be overseen by Pat Bertoletti & Tim Brown
2014 Feb 2Wing Eating Contest Tilted Kilt Aurora, IL
2014 Feb 2Super Bowl Halftime Challenge Lucky's - Wicker Park Chicago, IL must also eat wings & bowl of chili
2014 Feb 2Halftime Eating Contest Reggie's Chicago, IL
2014 Feb 2Burger Bowl Eating Contest Mullen's Lisle, IL
2014 Feb 2Bacon Eating Contest Tap In Pub & Carvery Naperville, IL includes 16 oz. bacon milkshake
($500)2014 Feb 1 Pancake Bowl IHOPChicago, IL Israel won w/25 pancakees
2014 Jan 25Rib Eating Contest Ribfest Lake Villa, IL
2014 Jan 23Taco Eating Contest Fire It Up Naperville, IL
2014 Jan 16Wing Eating Contest Buffalo Wild Wings Crystal Lake, IL
2013 Dec 28Wing Eating Contest Illinois vs. UIC game @ United Center Chicago, IL
2013 Dec 1Wing Eating Contest The Temple Bar Chicago, IL will have 2 categories, spicy & non-spicy
2013 Nov 27Turkey Testicle Eating Contest Timothy O'Toole's Chicago, IL
($25)2013 Nov 27 Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest Timothy O'Toole's Chicago, IL
2013 Nov 27Turkey Testicle Eating Contest Timothy O'Toole's Gurnee, IL
$50 2013 Nov 24The Four Horsemen Eating Contest The Squared Circle Chicago, IL
2013 Nov 9Wing Eating Contest Crosstown Pub & Grill Naperville, IL
2013 Nov 6Sushi Eating Competition Sushi + Rotary Sushi Bar Aurora, IL registration closes Oct 28
2013 Nov 4Hot Wing Eating Contest Calamity Jane's Sugar Grove, IL
2013 Nov 1Rib Eating Contest Pitchfork Chicago, IL
2013 Oct 24Pizza Eating Contest Rosati's Pizza Yorkville, IL
2013 Oct 19Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest Celebrate Highwood Highwood, IL hands-free
2013 Oct 18Da Super Fan Challenge Timothy O'Tooles Chicago, IL Half-Slab of Baby Back Ribs 10 Extra Spicy Chicken Wings Polish Sausage Sandwich Italian Beef Sandwich Two pounds of fries Jumbo Miller Lite (23 ounces)
2013 Oct 11Ice Cream Eating Contest Scarecrow Festival St. Charles, IL
($50)2013 Oct 10 Wing Eating Challenge Soldier Field Chicago, IL
2013 Oct 5Pie Eating Contest Great Pumpkin Party Orland Park, IL
2013 Oct 4Taco Eating Qualifier Tokio Pub Chicago, IL
2013 Oct 4Taco Eating Finals Tokio Pub Chicago, IL
2013 Oct 4Ice Cream Eating Contest Scarecrow Fest St Charles, IL
2013 Oct 3Taco Eating Qualifier Tokio Pub Chicago, IL
2013 Oct 2Taco Eating Qualifier Tokio Pub Chicago, IL
2013 Oct 1Taco Eating Qualifier Tokio Pub Chicago, IL
2013 Sep 29Wing Eating Contest Manteno Oktoberfest Manteno, IL
2013 Sep 29Ice Cream Eating Contest Indian Summer Festival Woodridge, IL
2013 Sep 28Ice Cream Eating Contest Huntley Fall Festival Huntley, IL
$2,500 2013 Sep 21 Amateur Pizza Eating Contest Bacci Pizza - Taylor Street Chicago, IL qualifying begins August 5
($250)2013 Sep 19 Rock the Tot Bar Louie Bolingbrook, IL Top winners to compete in finals in Cleveland on October 5
($250)2013 Sep 19 Rock the Tot Bar Louie - Dearborn Station Chicago, IL Top winners to compete in finals in Cleveland on October 5
($250)2013 Sep 19 Rock the Tot Bar Louie - Hyde Park Chicago, IL Top winners to compete in finals in Cleveland on October 5
($250)2013 Sep 19 Rock the Tot Bar Louie - O'Hare Chicago, IL Top winners to compete in finals in Cleveland on October 5
($250)2013 Sep 19 Rock the Tot Bar Louie - River North Chicago, IL Top winners to compete in finals in Cleveland on October 5
($250)2013 Sep 19 Rock the Tot Bar Louie Evanston, IL Top winners to compete in finals in Cleveland on October 5
($250)2013 Sep 19 Rock the Tot Bar Louie Matteson, IL Top winners to compete in finals in Cleveland on October 5
($250)2013 Sep 19 Rock the Tot Bar Louie Mt. Prospect, IL Top winners to compete in finals in Cleveland on October 5
($250)2013 Sep 19 Rock the Tot Bar Louie Naperville, IL Top winners to compete in finals in Cleveland on October 5
($250)2013 Sep 19 Rock the Tot Bar Louie Oak Park, IL Top winners to compete in finals in Cleveland on October 5
($250)2013 Sep 19 Rock the Tot Bar Louie Oakbrook, IL Top winners to compete in finals in Cleveland on October 5
($250)2013 Sep 19 Rock the Tot Bar Louie Skokie, IL Top winners to compete in finals in Cleveland on October 5
2013 Sep 17Wing Eating Contest McFadden's Chicago, IL
$150 ($40)2013 Sep 11 Hot Dog Eating Contest Day Go Dogs Algonquin, IL
2013 Sep 7Pie Eating Contest Festival on Prairie Avenue Chicago, IL
2013 Sep 7Wiener Eating Contest Platzkonzert Germanfest Hoffman Estates, IL
2013 Sep 7Meatball Eating Contest Caliendo's Restaurant & Bar Winfield, IL
($10)2013 Sep 7 Vanilla Sugar Bakery Cake Pop Eating Contest Winfield Good Old Days Winfield, IL
$500 2013 Sep 5Dog Bite Eating Finals Fox and Hound Schaumburg, IL
2013 Sep 2Hot Dog Eating Contest Bangers & Lace Chicago, IL
2013 Sep 1Braconi's Italian Restaurant Spaghetti Eating Contest Last Flilng Naperville, IL
2013 Sep 1Baker's Square Apple Pie Eating Contest Last Flilng Naperville, IL
2013 Sep 1Colonial Café & Ice Cream's Ice Cream Eating Contest Last Flilng Naperville, IL
2013 Sep 1Pizza Eating Contest Rosati's Yorkville, IL
2013 Aug 31Ice Cream Eating Contest Summer Sunset Fest Lake in the Hills, IL
2013 Aug 31Donut Eating Contest Centennial Beach Naperville, IL
2013 Aug 31Bakers Square Pie Eating Contest Centennial Beach Naperville, IL
2013 Aug 28Wow Bao Eating Contest Wao Bao - Water Tower Place Chicago, IL must qualify August 12-16 or August 19-23
2013 Aug 26Bao Eating Contest - media Wow Bao Chicago, IL
2013 Aug 25Meatball Slider Eating Contest Festa Italiana Chicago, IL
2013 Aug 24Meatball Slider Eating Contest Festa Italiana Chicago, IL
2013 Aug 24Ice Cream Eating Contest Kaneville Fest Kaneville, IL
2013 Aug 23Meatball Slider Eating Contest Festa Italiana Chicago, IL
2013 Aug 22Meatball Slider Eating Contest Festa Italiana Chicago, IL
2013 Aug 18Hot Dog Eating Contest Berkeley Fest Berkeley, IL
2013 Aug 17Ice Cream Eating Contest Elburns Lions Park Elburn, IL
$3,500 2013 Aug 11I The Chowdown in Korea Town World Kimchi Eating Championship Chicago Korean Festival Chicago, IL duration announced as 8 minutes
2013 Aug 11Ice Cream Eating Contest Scooter's Frozen Custard Chicago, IL
2013 Aug 11Wing Eating Contest Momence Gladiolus Festival Momence, IL
2013 Aug 10Hot Dog Eating Contest Big Guys Sausage Stand Berwyn, IL
2013 Aug 10Hot Dog Eating Contest Ed Debevic's Chicago, IL
2013 Aug 10Rib Eating Contest Gurnee Days Gurnee, IL
2013 Aug 10Ice Cream Eating Contest Gurnee Days Gurnee, IL
2013 Aug 10Ice Cream Eating Contest Montgomery Fest Montgomery, IL
2013 Aug 6Watermelon Eating Contest Picnic in the Park Bartlett, IL
$85 2013 Aug 4Corn Eating Contest Coon Creek Country Days Hampshire, IL
2013 Aug 4Gyro Eating Contest Wee-Dee's North Aurora, IL
2013 Aug 4Pie Eating Contest Crossroads Fest Shorewood, IL
2013 Aug 4Hot Dog Eating Contest Crossroads Fest Shorewood, IL
2013 Jul 28Ice Cream Eating Contest Cypress Coe Woodridge, IL
$500 ($100)2013 Jul 27 Pepe's Taco Eating Contest Balmoral Park Crete, IL
2013 Jul 27Pie Eating Contest Dupage County Fair Wheaton, IL
2013 Jul 25Watermelon Eating Contest Centennial Park Aquatic Center Orland Park, IL
$4,950 2013 Jul 21 Bartolini's Meatball Eating Championship - pros St. Christopher Church Annual Fiesta Midlothian, IL need to qualify by eating 12 meatballs
($1,075)2013 Jul 21 Bartolini's Meatball Eating Championship - amateurs St. Christopher Church Annual Fiesta Midlothian, IL need to qualify by eating 12 meatballs
2013 Jul 20Hungry Home 'Recker Eating Contest Real Urban BBQ Vernon Hills, IL Jamie McDonald to compete
2013 Jul 19Wing Eating Contest Band Shell Antioch, IL
2013 Jul 19Watermelon Eating Contest Millenium Park Flossmoor, IL
($200)2013 Jul 18 Dog Bite Eating Challenge Fox & Hound Arlington Heights, IL top 6 to compete in Chicago September 5
($200)2013 Jul 18 Dog Bite Eating Challenge Fox & Hound Bloomingdale, IL top 6 to compete in Chicago September 5
($200)2013 Jul 18 Dog Bite Eating Challenge Fox & Hound Schaumburg, IL top 6 to compete in Chicago September 5
($300)2013 Jul 17 Tamales Infernale Competition Inferno Fest Highwood, IL
2013 Jul 15Trough Eating Contest The Brown Cow Ice Cream Parlor Forest Park, IL
2013 Jul 14Ice Cream Eating Contest Windmill City Festival Batavia, IL
2013 Jul 14Atomic Wing Eating Contest WGCI 107.5 Radio Car and Bike Show Chicago, IL
2013 Jul 13Hot Wing Eating Contest BBQ Fest Kankakee, IL
2013 Jul 13BWW Wing Eating Contest BBQ Fest Kankakee, IL
2013 Jul 12Mashed Potato Eating Contest Irishfest Chicago, IL
2013 Jul 12Cherry Pie Eating Contest BBQ Fest Kankakee, IL
2013 Jul 6Pie Eating Contest Frontier Days Arlington Heights, IL
2013 Jul 6Hot Dog Eating Contest 4th of July Festival Barrington, IL
2013 Jul 4Rib Eating Contest Frontier Days Arlington Heights, IL
2013 Jul 4Pie Eating Contest Spring Lake Park Lincolnshire, IL
2013 Jun 30Hot Dog Eating Contest Village Picnic Bolingbrook, IL
$500 2013 Jun 29 Lucky's Triple Crown Lucky's Wicker Park Chicago, IL
2013 Jun 23Pie Eating Contest Strawberry Festival Long Grove, IL
($50)2013 Jun 22 Pizza Eating Contest Tano's Pizzeria Chicago, IL
2013 Jun 22Pie Eating Contest Strawberry Festival Long Grove, IL
2013 Jun 18Ice Cream Eating Contest Swedish Days Geneva, IL
2013 Jun 15Ice Cream Eating Contest Woodridge's 30th Annual Jubilee Woodridge, IL
$100 2013 Jun 9Ice Cream Eating Contest Capannaris Ice Cream Mt. Prospect, IL
$4,000 2013 Jun 7I Ribfest Chicago's RIBMANIA Eating Championship Ribfest Chicago, IL duration cut from 8 minutes, complete turnover from 2012 field
2013 Jun 7Ice Cream Eating Contest Riverfest @ Colonial Cafe St. Charles, IL
2013 Jun 6Amateur Rib Eating Contest Black Rock Pub & Kitchen Chicago, IL Juan "More Bite" Rodriguez judged
2013 May 30Five Pound Burrito Eating Contest Joliet Slammers game Joliet, IL
($200)2013 May 4 Pierogi Eating Contest Polish Fest Chicago, IL
($775)2013 Apr 7 Sushi Showdown RA Sushi Chicago, IL contest will have multiple rounds
($775)2013 Apr 7 Sushi Showdown RA Sushi Glenview, IL contest will have multiple rounds
($775)2013 Apr 7 Sushi Showdown RA Sushi Lombard, IL contest will have multiple rounds
($100)2013 Apr 5 Duck Wing Eating Contest Union Sushi Chicago, IL 4 entrants chosen randomly
2013 Apr 1Hot Dog Eating Contest Weather Mark Tavern Chicago, IL
($300)2013 Mar 28 Big Joe Super Challenge Suzy's Swirl Gurnee, IL contest will have 3 rounds
2013 Mar 19Oyster Eating Contest The Gage Restaurant Chicago, IL might award trip to Ireland
($75)2013 Mar 17 Lucky Charms Eating Contest BlackFinn American Grill Mt. Prospect, IL
2013 Mar 16Buffalo Wild Wings Eating Contest Chamberfest/Expo Round Lake Beach, IL
2013 Mar 3Wing Eating Contest Doyle's Pub Richmond, IL
2013 Feb 24Wing Eating Contest - women Wingfest Chicago, IL
2013 Feb 15Maid-Rite Sandwich Eating Contest Maid-Rite Diner Chicago, IL
2013 Feb 12Crawfish Eating Contest Cactus Bar & Grill Chicago, IL
$150 2013 Feb 9Paczki Eating Contest Bennison's Bakery Chicago, IL total first prize is $300
$100 2013 Feb 9Jalapeno Eating Contest Chili Cookoff Chicago, IL
($100)2013 Feb 3 Challenge Burger Eating Contest Rocks Lakeview Chicago, IL
2013 Feb 3Five Pound Burger Roadhouse Stone Park Melrose Park, IL
2013 Feb 3Wing Eating Contest Five Roses Pub Rosemont, IL
2013 Feb 2Tater Tot Eating Contest BEL 50 Chicago, IL
2013 Jan 29Froyo Eating Contest Yumz Gourmet Frozen Yogurt Bolingbrook, IL
2013 Jan 26Rib Eating Contest Ribfest Lake Villa, IL
2013 Jan 19Pizza Eating Contest Frasca Pizzeria and Wine Bar Chicago, IL
$200 2013 Jan 3Taco Eating Contest Newport Bar & Grill Chicago, IL
2012 Dec 19Tater Tot Eating Contest Ellyn's Tap & Grill Glen Ellyn, IL
2012 Nov 21Turkey Testicle Eating Competition DS Tequila Chicago, IL
2012 Nov 21Twinky Eating Competition DS Tequila Chicago, IL
($150)2012 Nov 21 Pretzel Eating Contest Prost Chicago, IL
2012 Nov 21Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest Timothy O'Tooles Chicago, IL
2012 Nov 21Turkey Testicle Eating Contest Timothy O'Tooles Chicago, IL
2012 Nov 2Rib Eating Contest Pitchfork Chicago, IL
2012 Oct 31Poutine Eating Contest Bad Happy Poutine Chicago, IL
2012 Oct 31Twinkie Eating Contest Roadhouse Sixtysix Chicago, IL
2012 Oct 27Sushi Eating Contest Todoroki Evanston, IL
($50)2012 Oct 27 Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest Lake Shore Harley-Davidson Libertyville, IL
2012 Oct 18Da Super Fan Challenge Timothy O'Toole's Chicago, IL consists of half slab of baby back ribs, ten extra spicy chicken wings, a Polish sausage sandwich, an Italian beef sandwich, two pounds of French fries and a 23-ounce "jumbo" Miller Lite
2012 Oct 18Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest Great Highwood Pumpkin Fest Highwood, IL hands-free
2012 Oct 12Wing Eating Contest Fado Irish Pub Chicago, IL
2012 Oct 7Atomic Wing Eating Contest Wingstop Lansing, IL
2012 Oct 5Pretzel Eating Contest Zante Lounge Palos Hills, IL
2012 Oct 1Wingstop Wing Eating Contest WGN Morning News Chicago, IL
2012 Sep 29Donut Eating Contest Apple Festival Long Grove, IL
2012 Sep 29Wing Eating Contest Oktoberfest Manteno, IL
2012 Sep 23Pickle Eating Contest Oktoberfest Rogers Park Chicago, IL
$2,500 2012 Sep 22 Bacci Pizza Jumbo Slice Eating Contest Bacci Pizza Chicago, IL
$300 2012 Sep 12 Taquitos Infernales Competition Inferno Fest Highwood, IL
2012 Sep 3Hot Dog Eating Contest Bangers & Lace Chicago, IL
2012 Sep 2Braconi's Italian Restaurant Spaghetti Eating Contest Last Fling Naperville, IL
2012 Sep 2Colonial Cafe & Ice Cream's Ice Cream Eating Contest Last Fling Naperville, IL
2012 Sep 2Baker's Square Apple Pie Eating Contest Last Fling Naperville, IL
2012 Sep 2Pizza Eating Contest Yorkville Hometown Days Yorkville, IL
2012 Aug 25Pizza Eating Finals Durbin's Midlothian, IL
$250 2012 Aug 19 Hot Dog Eating Contest Summerfest Chicago, IL Tim "Gravy" Brown served as MC
2012 Aug 18Taco Eating Contest Home Town Fest Round Lake, IL will have regular and spicy taco contests
2012 Aug 15Pizza Eating Qualifier Durbin's Evergreen Park, IL
2012 Aug 12Pierogi Eating Contest Southside Polish Fest Bridgeview, IL
$200 2012 Aug 12 Oyster Eating Contest Frontier Chicago, IL
2012 Aug 8Pizza Eating Qualifier Durbin's Tinley Park, IL
2012 Aug 4Wing Eating Contest Great Clips Bourbonnais, IL
2012 Aug 4Hot Dog Eating Contest Crossroads Fest Shorewood, IL
2012 Aug 1Pizza Eating Qualifier Durbin's Palos Hills, IL
$100 2012 Jul 29 Pig Wing Eating Finals Lake County Fair Grayslake, IL top 2 advance to finals July 29
$500 ($100)2012 Jul 28 Pepe's Taco Eating Contest Balmoral Park Crete, IL
2012 Jul 28Pig Wings Eating Qualifier Lake County Fair Grayslake, IL top 2 advance to finals July 29
2012 Jul 28Pie Eating Contest Lake County Fair Grayslake, IL
2012 Jul 28Hot Dog Eating Contest Rib Throwdown Waukegan, IL
2012 Jul 27Pig Wings Eating Qualifier Lake County Fair Grayslake, IL top 2 advance to finals July 29
2012 Jul 26Pig Wings Eating Qualifier Lake County Fair Grayslake, IL top 2 advance to finals July 29
2012 Jul 25Ice Cream Eating Contest The Daily Scoop Clarendon Hills, IL
2012 Jul 25Pig Wings Eating Qualifier Lake County Fair Grayslake, IL top 2 advance to finals July 29
2012 Jul 25Pizza Eating Qualifier Durbin's Midlothian, IL
$4,950 2012 Jul 22 Bartolini's Meatball Eating Championship - pros St. Christopher Church Annual Fiesta Midlothian, IL
($1,075)2012 Jul 22 Bartolini's Meatball Eating Championship - amateurs St. Christopher Church Annual Fiesta Midlothian, IL qualify by eating 12 meatballs, 20 fastest times to compete in finals
2012 Jul 15Hot Dog Eating Contest Berkely Festival Berkely, IL
$200 2012 Jul 14 Hot Dog Eating Contest Wienerville 3 Elgin, IL
2012 Jul 13Mashed Potato Eating Contest IrishFest Chicago, IL
($165)2012 Jul 9 Trough Eating Contest The Brown Cow Ice Cream Parlor Forest Park, IL
2012 Jul 8Pintxo Eating Contest Tavernita Chicago, IL
2012 Jul 4Giant Slugger Eating Contest White Sox Games Chicago, IL tweet #GiantSlugger to @WhiteSox for spot
2012 Jul 4Funnel Cake Eating Contest Six Flags Great America Gurnee, IL
($150)2012 Jul 3 Hot Dog Eating Contest The Pony Inn Chicago, IL
$750 2012 Jul 3Pop's Beef Hot Dog Eating Contest Palos Fest Palos Heights, IL
2012 Jul 1Wing Eating Contest McGee's Tavern Chicago, IL
2012 Jul 1Colonial Ice Cream Contest Eyes to the Sky Lisle, IL
2012 Jun 30Hot Dog Eating Contest The Hot Dog Joint Crestwood, IL
2012 Jun 30Wing Eating Contest Taste of Joliet Joliet, IL
2012 Jun 29King of the Wing Mundelein Community Days Mundelein, IL
2012 Jun 29Watermelon Eating Contest Mundelein Community Days Mundelein, IL
2012 Jun 24Hot Dog Eating Contest Village PicnicBolingbrook, IL
2012 Jun 24Strawberry Pie Eating Contest The Village of Long Grove Long Grove, IL
($200)2012 Jun 23 Strawberry Pie Eating Contest The Village of Long Grove Long Grove, IL
2012 Jun 23Hot Dog Eating Contest Old Campground Festival New Lenox, IL
2012 Jun 23"Dog Chow" Hot Dog Eating Contest Seneca Shipyard Days Seneca, IL
2012 Jun 19Ice Cream Eating Contest Swedish Days Fest Geneva, IL
2012 Jun 16Pizza Speed Eating Contest Chicago Pizza Fest Chicago, IL
2012 Jun 16Haggis Eating Contest Scottish Festival & Highland Games Itasca, Il
2012 Jun 13Double Down Burger Eating Contest Cary Cruise Night Cary, IL
2012 Jun 8IRibfest Chicago's RIBMANIA Eating Championship Ribfest Chicago, IL
($250)2012 Jun 7 Rock the Tot Bar Louie Bolingbrook, IL will also have 4 person relay contest
($250)2012 Jun 7 Rock the Tot Bar Louie - Dearborn Chicago, IL will also have 4 person relay contest
($250)2012 Jun 7 Rock the Tot Bar Louie - Hyde Park Chicago, IL will also have 4 person relay contest
($250)2012 Jun 7 Rock the Tot Bar Louie - Matteson Chicago, IL will also have 4 person relay contest
($250)2012 Jun 7 Rock the Tot Bar Louie - O'Hare Chicago, IL will also have 4 person relay contest
2012 Jun 7Rock the Tot Bar Louie - River North Chicago, IL will also have 4 person relay contest
2012 Jun 7Amateur Rib-Eating Contest Blackrock Pub & Kitchen Chicago, IL
($250)2012 Jun 7 Rock the Tot Bar Louie Evanston, IL will also have 4 person relay contest
($250)2012 Jun 7 Rock the Tot Bar Louie Naperville, IL will also have 4 person relay contest
($250)2012 Jun 7 Rock the Tot Bar Louie Oak Park, IL will also have 4 person relay contest
($250)2012 Jun 7 Rock the Tot Bar Louie Oakbrook Terrace, IL will also have 4 person relay contest
($250)2012 Jun 7 Rock the Tot Bar Louie Skokie, IL will also have 4 person relay contest
2012 Jun 2Beer Nugget Eating Contest Jimmy Sam's Sandwich, IL
2012 May 28Hot Dog Eating Contest Bangers & Lace Chicago, IL
$100 2012 May 55 Pound Burrito Eating Contest Vela's Tap Joliet, IL
2012 Apr 14Wing Eating Contest Wingstop South Holland, IL
2012 Apr 13Hot Dog Eating Contest Weather Mark Tavern Chicago, IL
2012 Mar 30Duck Wing Eating Contest Union Sushi + Barbecue Bar Chicago, IL 4 entrants chosen randomly
2012 Mar 22Hot Fried Chicken Eating Contest The Southern Chicago, IL
($50)2012 Mar 17 Lucky Charms Eating Contest Hard Rock Cafe Chicago, IL
2012 Mar 17Corned Beef Eating Contest Finn McCool's Schaumburg, IL
2012 Mar 8Kaner Con Queso Burrito Eating Contest Qdoba Chicago, IL
2012 Feb 26Lord of the Wings Eating Contest -men Wingfest Chicago, IL
2012 Feb 26Lord of the Wings Eating Contest - women Wingfest Chicago, IL
($175)2012 Feb 22 Samosa Eating Contest Curried Chicago, IL
($50)2012 Feb 21 Crawfish Eating Contest Cactus Bar & Grill Chicago, IL
2012 Feb 19Wing Eating Contest Doyle's Pub Richmond, IL
$300 ($250)2012 Feb 18 Paczki Eating Contest Bennison's Bakery Evanston, IL
2012 Feb 17Wing Eating Contest Timothy O'Toole's Pub Chicago, IL
2012 Feb 10Wing Eating Qualifier Timothy O'Toole's Pub Chicago, IL winner advances to finals Feb 17
2012 Feb 5King of the Wing Wing Eating Contest Ultimate Sports Bar Yorkville, IL
2012 Feb 3Wing Eating Qualifier Timothy O'Toole's Pub Chicago, IL winner advances to finals Feb 17
($50)2012 Jan 29 The Beast Burger Challenge Roadhouse 66 Chicago, IL
2012 Jan 28Rib Eating Contest Winter Ribfest Lake Villa, IL
2012 Jan 27Wing Eating Qualifier Timothy O'Toole's Pub Chicago, IL winner advances to finals Feb 17
2012 Jan 20Wing Eating Qualifier Timothy O'Toole's Pub Chicago, IL winner advances to finals Feb 17
2012 Jan 15Buffalo Wing Eating Contest Bandito Barney's Beach Club East Dundee, IL
$100 2012 Jan 13 Wing Eating Contest J'S Sports Bar Ingleside, IL
2011 Dec 30Wing Eating Contest Michael Diversey's Tavern Chicago, IL woll have men's & women's division
2011 Dec 18Latke Eating Contest Temple B'nai Israel Aurora, IL
2011 Dec 17Tater Tot Eating Contest Ellyn's Tap and Grill Glen Ellyn, IL
2011 Dec 11Hot Dog Eating Contest Bandito Barney's Beach Club East Dundee, IL
2011 Nov 23Turkey Testicle Eating Contest Timothy O'Tooles Chicago, IL
($25)2011 Nov 23 Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest Timothy O'Tooles Chicago, IL
$1,000 2011 Nov 6I Battle Of The Bhut XXX Wing Eating Championship Jake Melnick's Corner Tap Chicago, IL wings will have Bhut Jolokia pepper sauce
2011 Oct 29Burrito Challenge Burrito Grande Cary, IL
$200 2011 Oct 26 Wing Eating Contest McFadden's Chicago, IL
2011 Oct 21Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest Highwood Pumpkin Festival Deerfield, IL moved to OCt 21
2011 Oct 15Burger Eating Contest Hard Rock Cafe Chicago, IL
2011 Oct 9Hot Dog Eating Contest Scotty's Hot Dog Stand Round Lake Beach, IL
2011 Sep 25Wing Eating Contest Mr. D's Sports Bar @ Arlington Park Arlington Heights, IL
($300)2011 Sep 16 Lucky's Sandwich Eating Contest Flames Field Chicago, IL for amateurs
2011 Sep 11Hot Dog Eating Contest Bandito Barney's Beach Club East Dundee, IL
2011 Sep 11Hot Dog Eating Contest Bandito Barneys Beach Club East Dundee, IL $20 entry fee
2011 Sep 5Hot Dog Eating Contest Bangers & Lace Chicago, IL
2011 Sep 4Hot Dog Eating Contest Rebel Bar & Grill Chicago, IL
2011 Sep 4Pizza Eating Contest Rosati's Pizza Yorkville, IL
2011 Aug 27Taco Eating Contest Home Town Fest Round Lake, IL will have regular & spicy taco categories
2011 Aug 21Hot Dog Eating Contest North Side Summerfest Chicago, IL
($100)2011 Aug 21 Burger Eating Contest Zante Lounge Orland Hills, IL
2011 Aug 20BBQ Pork Slider Eating Competition Illinois Central Music Fest Chicago, IL
2011 Aug 17Garlic Ice Cream Eating Contest Garlic Fest Highwood, IL
2011 Aug 13Hot Dog Eating Contest Taste of Arlington Heights Arlington Heights, IL
2011 Aug 13Dumpling Eating Contest Taste of Arlington Heights Arlington Heights, IL
$1,500 2011 Aug 13 Slice Eating Contest Bacci Pizzeria Oak Lawn, IL
2011 Aug 7Peppo's Challenge Peppo's Dili-Deli Palos Heights, IL
$50 2011 Aug 6Hot Dog Eating Contest Morgan's Chicago Style EaterySeneca, IL
$500 2011 Jul 30 Pepe's Taco Eating Contest Balmoral Park Crete, IL
$550 ($250)2011 Jul 30 Hot Dog Eating Contest The Best Windy City Hot Dogs La Grange, IL $35 entry fee
$3,950 2011 Jul 17 Bartolini's Meatball Eating Championship - pros St. Christopher Church 64th Annual Fiesta Midlothian, IL qualify by eating 12 meatballs
($1,075)2011 Jul 17 Bartolini's Meatball Eating Championship - amateurs St. Christopher Church 64th Annual Fiesta Midlothian, IL qualify by eating 12 meatballs
2011 Jul 17Burger Eating Contest Zante of Palos Palos Hills, IL
2011 Jul 14Wing Eating Contest Taste of Summer Antioch, IL
2011 Jul 13Hot Dog Eating Contest The Franklin Tap Chicago, IL $25 entry fee, to benefiit Chicago Canine Rescue
2011 Jul 8Mashed Potato Eating Contest Irish Fest Chicago, IL
2011 Jul 3Brain Freeze Ice Cream Eating Contest Capannari Ice Cream Mt. Prospect, IL $10 entry fee
$500 2011 Jul 3Hot Dog Eating Contest Pop's Italian Beef & Sausage Palos Heights, IL
2011 Jun 25Hot Dog Eating Contest Blue Bayou Bar and Grill Chicago, IL billed as chance to challenge unnamed pro eaters
2011 Jun 25World Outdoor Taco Eating Championship Taco Village Des Plains, IL
2011 Jun 19Pierogi Eating Contest Southside Polish Fest Bridgeview, IL
$250 2011 Jun 15 Wing Eating Contest McFadden's Chicago, IL no water allowed
2011 Jun 12Wing Eating Contest Cravin' Chicago Wings Chicago, IL
$2,100 2011 Jun 10I Rib Eating Contest Chicago Ribfest Chicago, IL
2011 Jun 9Amateur Rib Eating Contest Black Rock Pub & Kitchen Chicago, IL winner advances to IFOCE rib contest on June 10
2011 Jun 5Chicken Wing Eating Contest Grillin for our Girls Willowbrook, IL
2011 Apr 30Hot Dog Eating Contest Galto's Hot Dogs Streamwood, IL
2011 Apr 30Meatball Eating Contest Galto's Hot Dogs Streamwood, IL
2011 Apr 15Atomic Taco Eating Contest - women Paradise Cantina Chicago, IL
2011 Mar 263 Foot Beef eating contest Max's Italian Beef Chicago, IL
2011 Mar 20Maki Madness RA Sushi Chicago, IL contests held at all three Chicagoland RA Sushis
2011 Mar 17Corned Beef Eating Contest NYC Bagel Deli Chicago, IL
($450)2011 Mar 12 Lucky Charms Eating Contest Hard Rock Cafe Chicago Chicago, IL
2011 Mar 8Crawfish Eating Contest Cactus Bar and Grill Chicago, IL $25 entry fee
2011 Mar 8Crawfish Eating Contest Fat Cat Chicago, IL
2011 Mar 4Paczki Eating Contest Bennison's Bakery Evanston, IL for 2 person teams, need to have entrants receive pledges from sponsors
2011 Feb 27Wingfest wing eating contest - women Bailey Auditorium Chicago, IL
2011 Feb 27Wingfest wing eating contest - men Bailey Auditorium Chicago, IL
2011 Feb 18Wing Eating Contest Timothy O'Toole's Chicago, IL
2011 Feb 13Eat Your Heart Out Donut Eating Contest Round Lake Park District's Sport Complex Round Lake Park, IL $15 entry fee, $25 after 2/7
2011 Feb 11Wing Eating Contest Timothy O'Toole's Chicago, IL
2011 Feb 6Wing Eating Contest Reggie's Music Joint Chicago, IL
2011 Feb 4Wing Eating Contest Timothy O'Toole's Chicago, IL
2011 Jan 28Wing Eating Contest Timothy O'Toole's Chicago, IL
2011 Jan 27Hot Wing Eating Contest Fatty's Pub & Grill DeKalb, IL
2011 Jan 22Wing Eating Contest Firkin & Pheasant Chicago, IL
2011 Jan 9Extreme Hot Wing Eating Contest The Dirty Sock Hickory Hills, IL
2011 Jan 8Mashed Potato Eating Contest Risque Cafe Chicago, IL
2010 Dec 18Tater Tot Eating Contest Ellyn's Tap & Grill Glen Ellyn, IL $20 entry fee ($15 with donation of new toy)
$50 2010 Nov 24Turkey Testicle Eating Contest Penny Road Pub Barrington, IL
2010 Nov 24Turkey Testicle Eating Contest Timothy O'Tooles Pub Chicago, IL
($50)2010 Nov 24 Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest Timothy O'Tooles Pub Chicago, IL
$1,000 2010 Nov 11I Battle Of The Bhut XXX Wing Eating Contest Jake Melnick's Corner Tap Chicago, IL wings will have Bhut Jolokia pepper sauce
$400 ($50)2010 Nov 6 Pizza Eating Contest Rocco Ranalli's Chicago, IL
$1,000 2010 Oct 15 Slurp-O-Rama National Championships Royster with the Oyster Chicago, IL hands-free, qualify Oct 11-14
2010 Sep 5Rosati's Pizza Eating Contest Hometown Days Yorkville, IL
$300 ($250)2010 Aug 28 Fatman's Inaugural Burger Challenge Fatman Pizza Pub and Sports Bar Gurnee, IL
2010 Aug 28Taco Eating Contest Home Town FestRound Lake, IL
2010 Aug 21Hot Dog Eating Contest Dog Days of Summer Homewood, IL not clear if contest is for dogs or humans
$350 2010 Aug 15 Hot Dog Eating Contest Wiener Ville III Elgin, IL $20 entry fee
($50)2010 Aug 7 Hot Dog Eating Contest Crossroads Festival Shorewood, IL
2010 Aug 6Rib Eating Contest Backlot Brewfest Libertyville, IL
2010 Aug 2Ice Cream Trough Eating Contest Brown Cow Ice Cream Parlour Forest Park, IL
$2,250 2010 Jul 31 Jumbo Slice Eating Contest Bacci Pizza Fest Chicago, IL qualify by eating 3 jumbo slices in under 20 minutes at a Bacci's location
$500 2010 Jul 31 Pepe's Soft Taco Eating Contest Balmoral Park Racetrack Crete, IL
2010 Jul 18Pizza Eating Finals Durbin's Restaurant and Lounge Burbank, IL
$1,750 2010 Jul 18A Bartolini’s Meatball Eating Championship - professionals St. Christopher Fiesta Midlothian, IL
($450)2010 Jul 18A Bartolini’s Meatball Eating Championship - amateur St. Christopher Fiesta Midlothian, IL
2010 Jul 17Devil Dawgs Hot Dog Eating Championship Devil Dawgs Chicago, IL
2010 Jul 17Vegan Cupcake Eating Contest Bleeding Heart Bakery Oak Park, IL
2010 Jul 10Ice Cream Eating Contest Windmill City Festival Batavia, IL contest will have a 100 foot gutter filled with ice cream
2010 Jul 9Mashed Potato Eating Contest Irish Fest Chicago, IL
2010 Jul 8Hot Dog Eating Contest Raging Waves Waterpark Yorkville, IL
2010 Jul 6Pizza Eating Qualifier Durbin's Restaurant and Lounge Midlothian, IL $5 entry fee
2010 Jul 3The Fifty/50 Ultimate Eating Challenge The Fifty / 50 Chicago, IL
$900 2010 Jul 3Hot Dog Eating Contest Palos Heights 4th of July Celebration Palos Heights, IL former Glen Kozlowski Hampton to MC
2010 Jun 29Pizza Eating Qualifier Durbin's Restaurant and Lounge Tinley Park, IL $5 entry fee
2010 Jun 22Pizza Eating Qualifier Durbin's Restaurant and Lounge Evergreen, IL $5 entry fee
2010 Jun 15Pizza Eating Qualifier Durbin's Restaurant and Lounge Palos Hills, IL $5 entry fee
$2,100 2010 Jun 11I Rib Eating Contest Chicago Ribfest Chicago, IL
2010 Jun 8Pizza Eating Qualifier Durbin's Restaurant and Lounge Burbank, IL $5 entry fee
2010 Jun 3Pancake Eating Contest Colonial Ice Cream Algonquin, IL
2010 May 20Hottest Pepper in the World Eating Contest The Lion Head Pub Chicago, IL peppers will get progressively spicier until Naga Jolokia (Ghost Pepper) used
2010 May 2Ice Cream Eating Contest Long Grove Chocolate Festival Long Grove, IL
2010 May 1Ice Cream Eating Contest Long Grove Chocolate Festival Long Grove, IL
2010 Apr 25One Pound Burger Contest Kasper's Food and Spirits Chicago Ridge, IL
2010 Apr 22Rock the Tot Bar Louie - Dearborn Chicago, IL
2010 Apr 22Rock the Tot Bar Louie - Hyde Park Chicago, IL
2010 Apr 22Rock the Tot Bar Louie - Wrigleyville Chicago, IL
2010 Apr 22Rock the Tot Bar Louie Evanston, IL
2010 Apr 22Rock the Tot Bar Louie Oak Park, IL
2010 Apr 19Wing Eating Contest Merle's #1 Barbecue Evanston, IL
$500 2010 Apr 5Wing Eating Finals Junior's SportsLounge Chicago, IL for teams of 2, $10 entry fee
2010 Apr 1Wing Eating Contest Junior's SportsLounge Chicago, IL for teams of 2, $10 entry fee
2010 Mar 25Wing Eating Contest Junior's SportsLounge Chicago, IL for teams of 2, $10 entry fee
2010 Mar 18Wing Eating Contest Junior's SportsLounge Chicago, IL for teams of 2, $10 entry fee
2010 Mar 17Corned Beef and Cabbage Slider Eating Contest Fifty/50 Chicago, IL
2010 Mar 13Lucky Charms Eating Contest Hard Rock Cafe Chicago, IL
2010 Feb 28Wingfest wing eating contest - women Bailey Auditorium Chicago, IL
2010 Feb 28Wingfest wing eating contest -men Bailey Auditorium Chicago, IL
($25)2010 Feb 26 Wing Eating Contest Timothy O'Toole's Chicago, IL
($25)2010 Feb 19 Wing Eating Contest Timothy O'Toole's Chicago, IL
2010 Feb 16Dirty Rice Eating Contest BlackFinn American Saloon Naperville, IL
2010 Feb 13Paczki Eating Contest Bennison's Bakery Evanston, IL for 2 person teams, need to have entrants receive pledges from sponsors
($25)2010 Feb 12 Wing Eating Contest Timothy O'Toole's Chicago, IL
($100)2010 Feb 7 Wing Eating Contest Reggie's Chicago, IL
($100)2010 Feb 7 Sloppy Joe Eating Contest Reggie's Chicago, IL
($25)2010 Feb 5 Wing Eating Contest Timothy O'Toole's Chicago, IL
($25)2010 Jan 29 Wing Eating Contest Timothy O'Toole's Chicago, IL
2009 Nov 5Battle of the Bhut Jake Melnick's Corner Tap Chicago, IL wings topped w/ bhut jolokia pepper suace
2009 Sep 23Sushi Eating Finals RA SushiChicago, IL
2009 Sep 17Sushi Eating Qualifier RA SushiGlenview, IL
2009 Sep 16Sushi Eating Qualifier RA SushiLombard, IL
2009 Sep 15Sushi Eating Qualifier RA SushiChicago, IL
$5,575 2009 Sep 13I La Costeña Jalapeño Eating Challenge Mi Tierra restaurantChicago, IL
$50 ($35)2009 Sep 6 Hot Wing Eating Contest Wing N' ItChicago Heights, IL
2009 Sep 6Macaroni & Cheese Eating Contest Last Fling Naperville, IL
2009 Sep 6Pizza Eating Contest Yorkville Hometown Days Yorkville, IL
2009 Sep 5Spaghetti Eating Contest Italian FestFarmington, IL
$350 2009 Aug 30 Hot Dog Eating Contest WienervilleElgin, IL
$1,500 2009 Aug 1I Pepe's Soft Taco Eating Contest Balmoral Park Racetrack Crete, IL
$200 2009 Jul 30 Ultimate Winger Lake County FairGrayslake, IL
$250 2009 Jul 25 Turkey Leg Eating Contest Risque Chicago Chicago, IL $25 entrance fee
2009 Jul 25XJimmy John's Freaky Fast Sandwich Making and Eating Contest Taste of Lincoln Avenue Chicago, IL
$50 2009 Jul 25Oskar's Hot Dog Eating Contest Rice PoolWheaton, IL for teams of 4, $40 team entry fee
2009 Jul 20Ice Cream Trough Eating Contest Brown Cow Ice Cream Parlour Forest Park, IL
$1,750 2009 Jul 19A Bartolini’s Meatball Eating Championship - professional Midlothian, IL $500 bonus to an amateur that wins the professional contest
($450)2009 Jul 19A Bartolini’s Meatball Eating Championship - amateur Midlothian, IL
($90)2009 Jul 17 Wing Eating Contest Timothy O'Toole's Pub Chicago Chicago, IL
$2,000 2009 Jul 11 Jumbo Slice Eating Contest Bacci Pizza Fest Chicago, IL qualify by eating 3 jumbo slices in under 20 minutes at a Bacci's location
2009 Jul 10Mashed Potato Eating Contest Irish Fest Chicago, IL
2009 Jul 9Sandwich Eating Contest The Fifty/50Chicago, IL winner will compete alongside 3 MLE eaters in Jimmy John's makers vs. eaters contest July 25
2009 Jul 5Jalapeno Eating Contest Plaza Garibaldi Chicago, IL starts at 3pm, winner to receive slot in September IFOCE jalapeno contest
2009 Jul 4Hot Dog Eating Contest Crossroads Public House Chicago, IL
2009 Jul 4Hot Dog Eating Contest Purgatory Chicago, IL $5 entry fee
$200 2009 Jun 27 Wing Eating Championship Taste of Joliet Joliet, IL
2009 Jun 23Wing Eating Qualifier Heroes West Sports Grill Joliet, IL
2009 Jun 22Wing Eating Qualifier Heroes West Sports Grill Joliet, IL
2009 Jun 18Wing Eating Qualifier Heroes West Sports Grill Joliet, IL
2009 Jun 15Wing Eating Qualifier Heroes West Sports Grill Joliet, IL
2009 May 23Hot Dog Eating Contest Barley House Restaurant Algonquin, IL
2009 May 16Hot Dog Eating Contest Taste of Glen Ellyn Glen Ellyn, IL
2009 Feb 22Wingfest wing eating contest - women Bailey Auditorium Chicago, IL
2009 Feb 22Wingfest wing eating contest - men Bailey Auditorium Chicago, IL
2009 Feb 21Crawfish Eating Contest Bif Fish Bar and Grille at Harborside Marina Wilmington, IL $50 first prize
2009 Jan 31Chili Eating Contest Super Chili Bowl Chicago, IL
2009 Jan 27Rock the Tot Tater Tot Eating Contest Tap House Grill Glen Ellyn, IL
2008 Dec 24TVMan vs. Food The Travel Channel Chicago, IL starts at 10 pm eastern
2008 Oct 26Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest Pumpkin Harvest FestivalWestmont, IL
2008 Oct 25Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest Pumpkin Harvest FestivalWestmont, IL
2008 Oct 23Ravioli Eating Contest Giovan's RestaurantCrest Hill, IL $40 entrance fee
$425 2008 Oct 18 Hot Dog Eating Contest Choppers Bar and BrillAntioch, IL $20 entry fee
$850 2008 Oct 6A Wakefield World Chicken Salad Sandwich Eating Championship National Association of Convenience Stores Show Chicago, IL
$5,000 2008 Sep 14I La Costeña Jalapeño Eating Challenge Fiestas PatriasChicago, IL
2008 Sep 6Donut Eating Contest Hometown CelebrationDyer, IL
2008 Aug 30Spaghetti Eating Contest Italian FestFarmington, IL
$500 2008 Aug 12A Wakefield National Sandwich Eating Championship CSP's Food Service Retail ExpoSchaumburg, IL
2008 Aug 8Dragon Noodle Eating Contest Ben PaoChicago, IL
$200 2008 Jul 27 Hot Dog Eating Contest Wiener VilleElgin, IL
2008 Jul 21The Trough Eating Contest Brown Cow Ice Cream Parlor Forest Park, IL $45 entrance fee, for teams of 3 people
$1,500 2008 Jul 19 Bacci World Pizza Eating Championship Bacci Pizzeria Chicago, IL
2008 Jul 19Wing Sling Competition Franks for the Memories Mundelein, IL $35 entrance fee
$4,500 2008 Jul 18A Bartolini’s Meatball Eating Championship St. Christopher's Parish 61st Annual Fiesta Midlothian, IL non professionals need to qualify by eating 12 meatballs prior to July 16th, 2008
2008 Jul 12Ice Cream Eating Contest Windmill City FestivalBatavia, IL contest will have a 100 foot gutter filled with ice cream
2008 Jul 11Mashed Potato Eating Contest Irish American Heritage Festival Chicago, IL
$150 2008 Jul 5Mini Corn Dog Eating Contest Crew Chicago, IL "Chicago's premier gay sports bar + gril"
2008 Jun 28Wing Eating Contest Taste of JolietJoliet, IL
$250 2008 Jun 22 Pizza Eating Contest PizzaFest Chicago, IL
2008 Jun 21Lingonberry Pie Eating Contest Swedish DaysGeneva, IL
2008 May 17INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier Sam's ClubMatteson, IL
2008 Feb 24Wingfest wing eating contest - women Bailey Auditorium Chicago, IL
2008 Feb 24Wingfest wing eating contest - men Bailey Auditorium Chicago, IL
$50 2007 Nov 10Hot Dog Eating Contest Byron's hot dogs Forest Park, IL
$5,000 2007 Sep 16I La Costeña Jalapeño Eating Challenge Fiestas PatriasChicago, IL contest was supposed to be 8 minutes, but was shortened due to lack of food
2007 Apr 29Dugout Dog Eating Contest The DugoutChicago, IL $10 entrance fee
$500 2007 Mar 31 4 person team wing eating contest Cans Bar and Canteen Chicago, IL $25 entrance fee, March 11 registration deadline, qualifiers throughout March, qualifiers also held at Junior's Sports Lounge
$500 2007 Mar 17A Bartolini’s Meatball Eating Championship Bartolini's Restaurant Midlothian, IL split into 5 minute qualifier & 2 minute finals
2007 Feb 25Wingfest wing eating contest - women Bailey Auditorium Chicago, IL
2007 Feb 25Wingfest wing eating contest - men Bailey Auditorium Chicago, IL
$2,500 2006 Jul 29 Bacci World Pizza Eating Championship Bacci Pizzeria, Melrose Park Chicago, IL
$275 2006 Jul 22 Frank's RedHot Battle to the Bone Buffalo Wing Eating Championship AVP Beach volleyball contest Chicago, IL
$875 2006 May 20A Bartolini’s Meatball Eating Championship Bartolini's Restaurant Midlothian, IL split into 5 & 2 minute rounds
$5,000 2006 Feb 13I GoldenPalace.net Valentine's Day Chocolate Massacre Chicago Chocolate Company Chicago, IL 7 minutes corresponds to 7 people killed in actual massacre
$275 2005 Sep 3Frank's RedHot Battle to the Bone Buffalo Wing Eating Championship AVP Beach volleyball contest Chicago, IL
$2,500 2005 Jul 9I Bacci World Pizza Eating Championship Bacci Pizzeria, Schiller Park Chicago, IL
$2,500 2004 Jun 19I Bacci World Pizza Eating Championship Bacci Pizzeria, Schiller Park Chicago, IL
2003 Oct 17Oyster Slurp O Rama finals Shaw's Crab House Royster with the Oyster Chicago, IL qualifiers held before finals on Friday, use of hands prohibited
$1,000 2003 Jun 22I Bacci World Pizza Eating Championship Bacci Pizzeria, Schiller Park Chicago, IL
2002 Oct 18Oyster Slurp O Rama finals Shaw's Crab House Royster with the Oyster Chicago, IL qualifiers held before finals on Friday, use of hands prohibited
2001 Oct 19Oyster Slurp O Rama finals Shaw's Crab House Royster with the Oyster Chicago, IL qualifiers held before finals on Friday, use of hands prohibited
2000 Oct 20Oyster Slurp O Rama finals Shaw's Crab House Royster with the Oyster Chicago, IL qualifiers held before finals on Friday, use of hands prohibited
1999 Oct 21Oyster Slurp O Rama finals Shaw's Crab House Royster with the Oyster Chicago, IL qualifiers held before finals on Friday, use of hands prohibited
1998 Oct 22Oyster Slurp O Rama finals Shaw's Crab House Royster with the Oyster Chicago, IL qualifiers held before finals on Friday, use of hands prohibited
5 lb. burritoBurrito Challenge Burrito Grande Cary, IL
4 patty burgerChallenge Burger Dino's Grill and Sports Lounge Glendale Heights, IL