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Hartford area restaurants' eating challenges and eating contests

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1 lb. burgerCBig Daddy Burger - defunct Chevy's Drive In Bristol, CT no longer offered
6 patty burgerCTed's Burger Challenge Ted's Restaurant of Cromwell Cromwell, CT includes large fries
22 in. stuffed pizzaC The Challenger Randy's Wooster St. Pizza Shop Enfield, CT for teams of 2 people
72 oz. steakCBig 72 Challenge The Country Diner Enfield, CT finshers at end of year will be entered into a drawing for $500 cash & $500 gift certificate
11 lb. pizzaCAll America Heavyweight Challenger Pizza Giovanni's Glastonbury, CT
4 lb. sirloinCThe Grizzly - defunct Bubba's Sportsmen Cafe Kensington, CT restaurant closed
2 lb. burgerCThe Yukayeke Challenge Taino Smokehouse Middletown, CT
4 pattie burgerCHall of Famer Slider's Sports Bar & Grill New Britain (3 locations), CT topped with bacon, chili, pulled pork, onion rings, 3 different cheeses with lettuce , tomato, onions & pickles
2 ft. long hot dogC 2 Foot Long Hot Dog Doogie's Newington, CT
4 lb. burgerCWacky Burger Challenge Doogie's Newington, CT also called Zaino Burger
10 chili dogsCBig Dog Challenge Goldburger's Newington, CT
4 lb. burgerCThe 4 Pounder Scooter's Grill Plainville, CT
30 in pizzaC30 Inch Pizza Formaggio Apizza Ristorante Southington, CT starts March 1, 2016
large Mack's House PizzaC Mack's Challenge Mack's On West Pizza Restaurant Southington, CT Sunday through Thursday only
50 oz. porterhouseC 50 oz. Porterhouse Challenge Black Rock Tavern & Restaurant Thomaston, CT
16 in pancakeCBreakfast Challenge That Breakfast Place Willimantic, CT includes 12 eggs, 1/2 lb. home fries, 2 orders toast
$500 big bbq sandwichC The Bearwich Bear's Smokehouse Windsor, CT $500 if Jamie McDonald's time broken, $100 if amateur record broken
big breakfastCRailway Challenge Whistle Stop Cafe Windsor, CT available Sunday 1-3 pm, consists of 4 lbs. hash browns, 8 eggs, 8 slices of toast & 3 pancakes
12 in pancake sandwichC Giant Pancake Sandwich Challenge Winsted Diner Winsted, CT 7 scrambled eggs, 8 pieces of American cheese, 1/2 cup diced ham, 6 sausage patties & 6 slices of bacon between 2 12 inch pancakes
28 in pizzaCGoliath Pizza Five Guys Flippin' Pies Wolcott, CT
2018 Sep 16Pie Eating Contest Four Town Fair Somers, CT hands-free
2018 Sep 2Pie Eating Contest Coventry Farmers' Market Coventry, CT hands-free
2018 Aug 18Watermelon Eating Contest Hamburg Fair Lyme, CT
($150)2018 Aug 4 Hot Dog Eating Contest Berkshire Country Store Norfolk, CT
2018 Jul 28Meatball Eating Contest Italian-American Festival Southington, CT
2018 Jul 21Taco Eating Contest Red Rock Tavern Hartford, CT
2018 Jun 30Hot Dog Eating Contest CoventryFest Coventry, CT
2018 May 26Hot Dog Eating Contest Lake Compounce Bristol, CT
2018 May 5Taco Eating Contest Monterrey Bristol, CT
2018 Apr 29Paczki Eating Contest Little Poland Festival New Britain, CT original prize $100
($25)2017 Dec 18 Latke Eating Contest The Crown Market West Hartford, CT
2017 Nov 11Pie Eating Contest Family Pie Day @ Imagine Nation Museum Bristol, CT
2017 Oct 15Pie Eating Contest Riverton Fair Riverton, CT
2017 Oct 142nd Annual Pie Eating Contest! Stew Leonard's Newington, CT
2017 Oct 7Pizza Eating Contest Fall Festival Enfield, CT
2017 Oct 7Apple Pie Eating Contest Apple Harvest Festival Southington, CT
2017 Oct 7Apple Fritter Eating Contest Apple Harvest Festival Southington, CT
2017 Sep 30Apple Pie Eating Contest Apple Harvest Festival Southington, CT
2017 Sep 30Apple Fritter Eating Contest Apple Harvest Festival Southington, CT
2017 Sep 9Pie Eating Contest Hebron Harvest Fair Hebron, CT
2017 Sep 9Watermelon Eating Contest Hebron Harvest Fair Hebron, CT
2017 Sep 4Apple Fritter Eating Contest Goshen Fair Goshen, CT
2017 Sep 3Pie Eating Contest Goshen Fair Goshen, CT
2017 Aug 24Hot Dog Eating Contest Goldburgers on Capitol Hartford, CT
2017 Aug 19Pie Eating Contest Rockwell Festival Bristol, CT
2017 Aug 19Hot Dog Eating Contest Canton Volunteer Fire & Ems Collinsville, CT
2017 Aug 19Watermelon Eating Contest Hamburg Fair Lyme, CT
2017 Jul 6Pie Eating Contest w/ Granny's Pie Factory Wethersfield Farmers' Market Wethersfield, CT
2017 Jun 17Pie Eating Contest Strawberry Fest @ Lyman Orchards Middlefield, CT
2017 May 27Hot Dog Eating Contest Lake Compounce Bristol, CT Marty from Hamden won
2017 May 20Pie Eating Contest Shad Derby Windsor, CT
($100)2017 May 5 Taco Eating Contest Lucky Taco Manchester, CT
$50 2017 Apr 30Paczki Eating Contest Little Poland Festival New Britain, CT original prize $100
$250 2017 Jan 29 King of the Wing Central Cafe Downtown Plainville Plainville, CT
2017 Jan 14Hot Wing Eating Contest Pasquale's Deli Terryville, CT
2016 Oct 22Pie Eating Contest Plainville Pumpkin Fest Plainville, CT
2016 Oct 8Apple Pie Eating Contest Apple Harvest Festival Southington, CT
2016 Oct 8Apple Fritter Eating Contest Apple Harvest Festival Southington, CT
2016 Oct 1Apple Pie Eating Contest Apple Harvest Festival Southington, CT
2016 Oct 1Apple Fritter Eating Contest Apple Harvest Festival Southington, CT
2016 Sep 18Corn Eating Contest Four Town Fair Somers, CT
2016 Sep 18Pie Eating Contest Four Town Fair Somers, CT
2016 Aug 13Pie Eating Contest Corn Fest @ Lyman Orchards Middlefield, CT
2016 Aug 13Corn Eating Contest Corn Fest @ Lyman Orchards Middlefield, CT
2016 Jul 30Pie Eating Contest Taino Smokehouse Middletown, CT
2016 Jul 30Meatball Eating Contest Italian-American Festival Southington, CT
2016 Jul 10Spaghetti Eating Contest Enfield Celebration Enfield, CT
2016 Jul 9Pie Eating Contest Enfield Celebration Enfield, CT
2016 Jul 4Hot Dog Eating Contest Brownstone Exploration and Discovery Park Portland, CT
($250)2016 May 29 The Spin Busters' Gut-Busting Hot Dog Eating Contest Dave & Buster's Manchester, CT
2016 May 281st Annual Hotdog Eating Contest Bear Creek Campground at Lake Compounce Bristol, CT
2016 May 5Taco Eating Contest Lucky Taco Manchester, CT
2016 Apr 24Paczki Eating Contest Little Poland Festival New Britain, CT
2016 Mar 19Ice Cream Eating Contest Hebron Maple Festival Hebron, CT
2016 Feb 4Cherry Pie Eating Contest PigsEyePub, Hartford Hartford, CT
2016 Jan 31King of the Wing Wing Eating Contest Central Cafe Plainville, CT
2015 Oct 24Pie Eating Contest Plainville Pumpkin Fest Plainville, CT
2015 Oct 10Pie Eating Contest South Windsor Farmers Market South Windsor, CT
2015 Oct 10Apple Fritter Eating Contest Apple Harvest Festival Southington, CT
2015 Oct 10Apple Pie Eating Contest Apple Harvest Festival Southington, CT
2015 Oct 3Apple Fritter Eating Contest Apple Harvest Festival Southington, CT
2015 Oct 3Apple Pie Eating Contest Apple Harvest Festival Southington, CT
2015 Sep 20Hot Wing Eating Contest Zombie Bike Chilifest Bristol, CT
2015 Sep 12Hot Dog Eating Contest Reno's Drive In Canton, CT must obtain $25 in pledges
2015 Aug 29Bacon Eating Contest America Loves Bacon Hartford, CT
2015 Aug 15Pie Eating Contest Lyman Orchards Middlefield, CT
2015 Jun 27Hot Dog Eating Contest CoventryFest Coventry, CT
2015 Jun 13Pie Eating Contest Lyman Orchards Middlefield, CT
2015 May 5Taco Eating Contest Lucky Taco Manchester, CT
2015 Apr 26Paczki Eating Contest Little Poland Festival New Britain, CT
2015 Apr 25Sgt. Peps BIG PIE EATING CONTEST Sgt. Pepperoni Uconn Storrs, CT
2015 Mar 14Ice Cream Eating Contest Hebron Maple Festival Hebron, CT
2015 Mar 4Jalapeno Eating Contest Fiesta Purim Ole @ Beth David Synagogue West Hartford, CT
2015 Mar 1Donut Hole Eating Contest Winterfest @ Lyman Orchards Middlefield, CT
2015 Feb 28Donut Hole Eating Contest Winterfest @ Lyman Orchards Middlefield, CT
2015 Feb 4Wing Eating Contest Bear's Smokehouse BBQ Windsor, CT
$1,000 2014 Dec 6 Mac & Cheese Eating Contest Bear's Smokehouse Windsor, CT
2014 Dec 5Chocolate Eating Contest Ted's Bar Storrs, CT
$300 2014 Nov 14 Taco Eating Contest La Boca Mexican Restaurant Middletown, CT remained tied after 90 second eat off
($50)2014 Oct 17 Wing Eating Contest Black Bear Hartford, CT
2014 Oct 11Apple Fritter Eating Contest Apple Harvest Festival Southington, CT
2014 Oct 11Apple Pie Eating Contest Apple Harvest Festival Southington, CT
2014 Oct 4Apple Pie Eating Contest Apple Harvest Festival Southington, CT
2014 Oct 4Apple Fritter Eating Contest Apple Harvest Festival Southington, CT
($100)2014 Sep 13 Hot Dog Eating Contest Oktoberfest New Britain, CT
$800 2014 Sep 7Mac & Cheese Eating Contest Bear's Smokehouse Hartford, CT
2014 Jul 20Hot Dog Eating Contest Summer Sundae Avon, CT
2014 Jul 20Yogurt Eating Contest Summer Sundae Avon, CT
2014 Jul 17Pie Eating Contest First Act Bakery Torrington, CT
2014 Jul 12Pie Eating Contest Berry Fest @ Lyman Orchards Middlefield, CT
2014 Jul 5Hot Dog Eating Contest Brownstone Park Portland, CT
2014 Jun 28Wing Eating Contest Taino Smokehouse Middletown, CT
2014 Jun 14Pie Eating Contest Strawberry Fest @ Lyman Orchards Middlefield, CT
$100 ($25)2014 Apr 6 Pancake Eating Contest Gramma's Comfort Foods Mansfield Center, CT
2014 Mar 8Ice Cream Eating Contest Hebron Maple Festival Hebron, CT
2014 Feb 2Hot Wing Eating Contest The Tavern Downtown Hartford, CT
$250 2014 Jan 26 King of the Wing Wing Eating Contest Central Cafe Plainville, CT
2013 Dec 21Hot Dog Eating Contest The Hartford Room at East Coast Dog Hartford, CT
$200 2013 Nov 20 Taco Eating Contest La Boca Middletown, CT
2013 Oct 19Pie Eating Contest Apple Harvest Festival Glastonbury, CT
2013 Oct 14Hot Wing Eating Contest Taino Smokehouse Middletown, CT 10 year old girl reportedly ate 36+ wings
2013 Oct 5Hot Wing Eating Contest Taqueria Tavern West Hartford, CT
2013 Oct 5Wing Eating Contest Taqueria Tavern West Hartford, CT
2013 Sep 15Corn Eating Contest Four Town Fair Somers, CT
$1,500 2013 Sep 7 New England Fried Dough Eating Competition Bethlehem Fair Bethlehem, CT original prize breakdown was $1000/$300/$200
2013 Aug 24The Whole Donut Eating Contest Terryville Fair Terryville, CT
2013 Aug 22Wings for Wishes Championship J. TImothy's Taverne Plainville, CT no professional eaters
2013 Aug 15Wings for Wishes Playoff J. TImothy's Taverne Plainville, CT no professional eaters
2013 Aug 14Wings for Wishes Playoff J. TImothy's Taverne Plainville, CT no professional eaters
2013 Aug 8Wings for Wishes Playoff J. TImothy's Taverne Plainville, CT no professional eaters
2013 Jul 6Hot Dog Eating Contest Brownstone Exploration and Discovery Park Portland, CT
$350 2013 Jun 8Macaroni and Cheese Eating Contest Bear's Smokehouse Windsor, CT
2013 Jun 1Ice Cream Eating Contest Coventry Corner Store Coventry, CT
2013 May 4DEFCON Wing Eating Contest New England Regional Chili Cook Off Somers, CT
2013 Mar 24Wing Eating Contest Taino Smokehouse Middleton, CT
2013 Mar 24Hot Wing Eating Competition Taino Smokehouse Middletown, CT
2012 Nov 17XMan vs. Bear - Chili Dogs for a Cause Bart's Drive-In Windsor, CT teams of up to 3 amateurs allowed, for Hurricane Sandy relief
$200 2012 Nov 16 Taco Eating Finals La Boca Middletown, CT
2012 Nov 14Taco Eating Qualifier La Boca Middletown, CT
($60)2012 Oct 6 Apple Fritter Eating Contest Apple Harvest Festival Southington, CT
($60)2012 Oct 6 Apple Pie Eating Contest Apple Harvest Festival Southington, CT
2012 Sep 29Pie Eating Contest Avon Day Avon, CT
2012 Sep 29Insanely Spicy Onyx Moonshine Chicken Wing Eating Contest Taqueria Tavern West Hartford, CT
$1,500 2012 Sep 8 New England Fried Dough Eating Contest Bethlehem Fair Bethlehem, CT
2012 Sep 8Wings for Wishes Finals J. Timothy's Taverne Plainville, CT
2012 Aug 30Final Wings for Wishes Playoff Round J. Timothy's Taverne Plainville, CT
2012 Aug 25Yogurt Eating Contest TCBY Avon Marketplace Simsbury, CT
2012 Aug 25Hot Dog Eating Contest TCBY Avon Marketplace Simsbury, CT
2012 Aug 23Second Wings for Wishes Playoff Round J. Timothy's Taverne Plainville, CT
2012 Aug 16First Wings for Wishes Playoff Round J. Timothy's Taverne Plainville, CT
2012 Apr 28DefCon Hot Wing Eatin Contest New England Regional Chili Cook Off Somers, CT
2012 Apr 21Big Pie Eating Competition Sgt. Pepperoni Uconn Storrs, CT
2012 Apr 14Hot Dog & Asparagus Eating Contest Cobalt Flea Market Cobalt, CT
2012 Apr 2Munch Madness finals Wood n Tap Hartford, CT relay for 2, 3 or 4 person teams
2012 Mar 26Munch Madness qualifier Wood n Tap Farmington, CT relay for 2, 3 or 4 person teams
2012 Mar 21Munch Madness qualifier Wood n Tap Hartford, CT relay for 2, 3 or 4 person teams
2012 Mar 19Munch Madness qualifier Wood n Tap Rocky Hill, CT relay for 2, 3 or 4 person teams
2011 Oct 15Pie Eating Contest Apple Harvest Festival Glastonbury, CT
2011 Sep 23Wing Eating Contest Black Bear Hartford, CT
($100)2011 Aug 13 Burrito Eating Contest Husk - New American Tacos Collinsville, CT
2011 Aug 12Gigantic Burger Eating Contest The Final Score East Hartford, CT
2011 Aug 5Chowdown Showdown qualifier Jake's Wayback Burgers Torrington, CT
($75)2011 Jul 9 Hot Dog Eating Contest Chef's Dog House Newington, CT
2011 Jun 15Hot Wing Eating Contest Northeast Helicopters Flight Training Ellington, CT
($475)2011 Apr 4 Munch Madness Finals Wood n Tap Hartford, CT for 2, 3 & 4 person teams
2011 Mar 31Wing Eating Contest Wing Masters Middletown, CT
2011 Feb 5Coaches Challenge Coaches Subs Granby, CT
$250 ($75)2011 Jan 30 King of the Wing Central Cafe Plainville, CT $20 entry fee
2010 May 15INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier Putnam Bridge PlazaEast Hartford, CT
2010 May 1Wing Eating Contest New England Regional Chili Cook Off Somers, CT
2010 Apr 5Munch Madness Bar Bite Eating Contest Finals Wood-n-Tap Bar & Grill Hartford, CT 2, 3, or 4 person relay, $20 entry fee
2010 Mar 31Munch Madness Bar Bite Eating Contest Qualifier Wood-n-Tap Bar & Grill Southington, CT 2, 3, or 4 person relay, $20 entry fee
2010 Mar 30Munch Madness Bar Bite Eating Contest Qualifier Wood-n-Tap Bar & Grill Farmington, CT 2, 3, or 4 person relay, $20 entry fee
2010 Mar 29Munch Madness Bar Bite Eating Contest Qualifier Wood-n-Tap Bar & Grill Vernon, CT 2, 3, or 4 person relay, $20 entry fee
2010 Mar 24Munch Madness Bar Bite Eating Contest Qualifier Wood-n-Tap Bar & Grill Hartford, CT 2, 3, or 4 person relay, $20 entry fee
2010 Mar 23Munch Madness Bar Bite Eating Contest Qualifier Wood-n-Tap Bar & Grill Rocky Hill, CT 2, 3, or 4 person relay, $20 entry fee
2009 Aug 15Peach Pie Eating Contest Lyman Orchards Middlefield, CT
2009 May 16INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier Putnam Bridge PlazaEast Hartford, CT
2009 Apr 6Munch Madness Bar Bite Eating Contest Finals Wood-n-Tap Bar & Grill Hartford, CT 2, 3, or 4 person relay, $20 entry fee
2009 Apr 1Munch Madness Bar Bite Eating Contest Qualifier Wood-n-Tap Bar & Grill Southington, CT 2, 3, or 4 person relay, $20 entry fee
2009 Mar 31Munch Madness Bar Bite Eating Contest Qualifier Wood-n-Tap Bar & Grill Farmington, CT 2, 3, or 4 person relay, $20 entry fee
2009 Mar 30Munch Madness Bar Bite Eating Contest Qualifier Wood-n-Tap Bar & Grill Vernon, CT 2, 3, or 4 person relay, $20 entry fee
2009 Mar 25Munch Madness Bar Bite Eating Contest Qualifier Wood-n-Tap Bar & Grill Hartford, CT 2, 3, or 4 person relay, $20 entry fee
2009 Mar 24Munch Madness Bar Bite Eating Contest Qualifier Wood-n-Tap Bar & Grill Rocky Hill, CT 2, 3, or 4 person relay, $20 entry fee
2008 Oct 18Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest Connecticut Renaissance FaireHebron, CT prize is a 2009 CT ren faire season pass
2008 May 17INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier Putnam Bridge PlazaEast Hartford, CT
2008 May 1IFeast on the First ESPNBristol, CT
2008 Apr 2Munch Madness Bar Bite Eating Contest Finals Wood-n-Tap Bar & Grill Hartford, CT 2, 3, or 4 person relay, $20 entry fee
2008 Mar 26Munch Madness Bar Bite Eating Contest Qualifier Wood-n-Tap Bar & Grill Southington, CT 2, 3, or 4 person relay, $20 entry fee
2008 Mar 25Munch Madness Bar Bite Eating Contest Qualifier Wood-n-Tap Bar & Grill Rocky Hill, CT 2, 3, or 4 person relay, $20 entry fee
2008 Mar 19Munch Madness Bar Bite Eating Contest Qualifier Wood-n-Tap Bar & Grill Farmington, CT 2, 3, or 4 person relay, $20 entry fee
2008 Mar 18Munch Madness Bar Bite Eating Contest Qualifier Wood-n-Tap Bar & Grill Hartford, CT 2, 3, or 4 person relay, $20 entry fee
2008 Jan 17Eat the Meat II qualifier Buffalo Wild WingsWestfield, CT top 4 eaters advance to finals
2008 Jan 10Eat the Meat II qualifier Buffalo Wild WingsWestfield, CT top 4 eaters advance to finals
2007 May 19INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier Putnam Bridge PlazaEast Hartford, CT held indoors due to rain
2007 Mar 29Munch Madness Bar Bite Eating Contest Finals Wood-n-Tap Bar & Grill Southington, CT 2, 3, or 4 person relay, $15 entry fee
2006 May 20INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier Putnam Bridge PlazaEast Hartford, CT
2005 May 28INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier Putnam Bridge PlazaEast Hartford, CT
2004 May 22INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier Putnam Bridge PlazaEast Hartford, CT