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New Orleans area restaurants' eating challenges and eating contests

Blog Category: /regions/usa/la/new-orleans
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1.5 lb. burgerCWall of Fame Burger Times Grill 4 LA & 3 FL sites, LA
10 tacosCTen Taco Challenge Munchies Chalmette, LA
big burritoCMegamunch Challenge Munchies Chalmette, LA
3 lb hot dogCBig Band Challenge Robs Rockin Dogs Covington, LA
2 lb. burgerCBig John Challenge Burger Gretna Depot Cafe & Spirits Gretna, LA
big burgerCTriple Big Ben Ben's Burgers Metairie, LA
7 patty burgerCThe Cannon Burger Challenge Bobby Hebert's Cajun Cannon Metairie, LA
3 big pancakesCBig Country Breakfast City Diner Metairie, LA includes 2 eggs, bacon, sausage, ham, grits or hashbrowns
dozen oystersC15 Dozen Club Acme Oyster House New Orleans, LA
4 lb. burgerC5th Quarter Challenge Bayou Burger New Orleans, LA includes 2 lbs. debris fries
10 hot wingsCBeast Challenge Bayou Hot Wings New Orleans, LA
big sandwichCBMF Bienvenue Bar & Grill New Orleans, LA
16 in pancakeCPancake Eating Challenge City Diner @ Tulane University New Orleans, LA
ultimate dogCDatzilla Challenge Dat Dog New Orleans, LA contains 3 sausages, trash fries, includes 32 oz beer
5 lb. burgerCJuicy-fa-latta Juicy Lucy's New Orleans, LA includes 1 lb. fries available Thursday at 7 pm
big burgerCJuicyFalotta Burger Challenge Juicy Lucy's New Orleans, LA available Thursdays, includes 1 lb. fries
pancakesCPancake Challenge Oceana Grill New Orleans, LA
big bowlCPho Challenge Pho Cam Ly New Orleans, LA
4 lb. burgerCCK's Fat Madam Burger Challenge Saints and Sinners New Orleans, LA includes 2 lbs of Cheese Kurtz and a large fountain drink
8 scoop sundaeCTchoupitoulas Challenge The Creole Creamery New Orleans, LA
2 ft. seafood sandwichC Final 4 Challenge Walk Ons New Orleans, LA sandwich contains fried shrimp, crawfish, oysters & catfish includes full order of cheese fries, sundae & 32 oz. diet coke
4 lb. breakfastCAircraft Carrier Boat Sunrise on Second Street Slidell, LA contains vegetables, bacon, sausage, ham, hashbrowns, and eggs
5 lb. burritoCBurrito La Palma La Palma Mexican Restaurant Thibodaux, LA
$600 2017 Oct 14 Andouille Eating Contest Andouille Festival La Place, LA
2017 Oct 14Donut Eating Contest Old Arabi Sugar Fest New Orleans, LA
$100 2017 Oct 1Battle of the Balls Gretna Heritage Festival Gretna, LA winner ate 20 meatballs
2017 Sep 23Chicken Finger Eating Contest New Orleans Fried Chicken Festival New Orleans, LA
2017 Sep 11Wing Eating Contest Olde Towne Tavern Slidell, LA
2017 Sep 9Seasonal Pie Eating Contest Farm & Table Jamboree New Orleans, LA
2017 Aug 19Watermelon Eating Contest Sidney's Saloon New Orleans, LA
2017 Jul 22Pie Eating Contest County Fair @ Sidney's Saloon New Orleans, LA
2017 Jul 4Watermelon Eating Contest Farm to Fourth New Orleans, LA
2017 Jun 18Big Daddy Donut Eating Contest Bakers Dozen Jefferson, LA
2017 Jun 17Harbor Burger Eating Contest Harbor Bar and Grill Metairie, LA might be June 16
2017 Jun 11Creole Tomato Eating Contest French Market (New Orleans) New Orleans, LA might be June 14
2017 Jun 10Creole Tomato Eating Contest French Market (New Orleans) New Orleans, LA might be June 14
$1,750 2017 Jun 4I Acme World Oyster-Eating Championship New Orleans Oyster Festival New Orleans, LA registration closed due to capacity
$1,000 2017 May 13 World Crawfish Eating Contest Crawfish Mambo New Orleans, LA no longer MLE contest, $1000 to be awarded
($500)2017 Apr 23 Crawfish Eating Contest Pinchapalooza @ Deanie's New Orleans, LA
2017 Apr 9Strawberry Eating Contest Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival Ponchatoula, LA Rick was winner
2017 Feb 11Scotch Bonnet Eating Contest NOLA Jerk Chicken Festival New Orleans, LA
$600 2016 Oct 15 Andouille Eating Contest Andouille Festival La Place, LA
2016 Oct 8Donut Eating Contest Old Arabi Sugar Fest New Orleans, LA
2016 Sep 25Chicken Finger Eating Contest New Orleans Fried Chicken Festival New Orleans, LA
2016 Aug 7Heavy Melon Eating Contest! The Barley Oak Mandeville, LA
2016 Jul 13Watermelon Eating Contest French Market NOLA New Orleans, LA
2016 Jul 3Hot Dog Eating Contest St. Bernard Salutes America Chalmette, LA
2016 Jul 3Pie Eating Contest Madisonville 4th of July Madisonville, LA
$5,000 2016 Jul 2 Mugshot Eating Finals Mugshots Grill and Bar Covington, LA
2016 Jun 19Dad's Donut Eating Contest Bakers Dozen Donuts Jefferson, LA 5 fathers chosen to compete
2016 Jun 18Harbor Burger Eating Contest Harbor Bar and Grill Metairie, LA might be June 17
2016 Jun 12Creole Tomato Eating Contest French Market (New Orleans) New Orleans, LA might be June 14
2016 Jun 11Sausage Eating Contest Ferris Bueller's Day Off Pub Crawl New Orleans, LA
2016 Jun 11Creole Tomato Eating Contest French Market (New Orleans) New Orleans, LA might be June 14
$1,750 2016 Jun 5I Acme World Oyster-Eating Championship New Orleans Oyster Festival New Orleans, LA
2016 Jun 4Crawfish Eating Contest St. Charles Crawfish Cookoff Fest Destrehan, LA
$2,000 2016 May 7I World Crawfish Eating Contest Crawfish Mambo New Orleans, LA
2016 May 5Hot Pepper Eating Contest Sudz Sports Bar Belle Chasse, LA
$250 2016 Apr 30 Jalapeno Eating Contest Fiesta on the Bayou Cut Off, LA
($500)2016 Apr 17 Crawfish Eating Contest Pinchapalooza @ Deanie's New Orleans, LA
2016 Apr 10Crawfish Eating Contest Sings and Strings Festival Garyville, LA
2016 Apr 10Strawberry Eating Contest Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival Ponchatoula, LA
2016 Apr 9Strawberry Eating Contest Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival Ponchatoula, LA
2016 Apr 3Beignet Eating Contest - police vs fire NOLA FoodFest New Orleans, LA
2016 Apr 3Beignet Eating Contest NOLA FoodFest New Orleans, LA
2015 Dec 10Rib Eating Contest Black Label Icehouse New Orleans, LA
$4,900 2015 Nov 7I World Record Gumbo Eating Championship Larose Civic Center Larose, LA
2015 Oct 24Gumbo Eating Contest French Food Fest Larose, LA
2015 Oct 18Jaffa Cake Eating Contest The Irish House Pub New Orleans, LA
$600 2015 Oct 17 Andouille Eating Contest Andouille Festival La Place, LA
2015 Oct 10Donut Eating Contest Old Arabi Sugar Fest New Orleans, LA
2015 Sep 23Bratwurst Eating Contest Gordon Biersch NOLA New Orleans, LA
2015 Jul 4Hot Dog Eating Contest St. Bernard Salutes America Chalmette, LA
2015 Jul 4Burrito Eating Contest Brandito's Burritos New Orleans, LA
2015 Jul 4Eating Contest The Rusty Nail New Orleans, LA
($50)2015 Jul 2 NOLA Brewing's Inaugural Hotdog Eating Contest! NOLA Brewing Tap Room New Orleans, LA
2015 Jun 21Donut Eating Contest Bakers Dozen Jefferson, LA Five fathers chosen randomly
2015 Jun 13Creole Tomato Eating Contest French Market (New Orleans) New Orleans, LA might be June 14
2015 Jun 13Tomato Eating Contest French Market Creole Tomato Festival New Orleans, LA might be June 14
$1,750 2015 May 31I Acme World Oyster-Eating Championship New Orleans Oyster Festival New Orleans, LA
2015 May 17Crawfish Eating Contest Crawfish Cook-Off Fest Destrehan, LA
$150 2015 May 5Hot Pepper Eating Contest Sudz Sports Bar Belle Chasse, LA
2015 Apr 19Crawfish Eating Contest Pinchapalooza @ Deanie's New Orleans, LA
$2,000 2015 Apr 11I Rouses World Crawfish Eating Championship French Quarter Festival New Orleans, LA
2015 Apr 11Mouth of the South Crawfish Eating Contest French Quarter Festival New Orleans, LA Louisiana vs. Mississippi vs. Alabama
2015 Apr 11Rouses World Crawfish Eating Championship - media French Quarter Festival New Orleans, LA
2015 Apr 11Rouses World Crawfish Eating Championship - Customers French Quarter Festival New Orleans, LA
2015 Apr 11Berry Eating Contest Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival Ponchatoula, LA might be April 10 or April 12
2015 Mar 29Eating Contest Beefsteak New Orleans New Orleans, LA
2015 Mar 29Beignet Eating Contest NOLA FoodFest New Orleans, LA
2015 Mar 29Beignet Eating Contest - police vs fire NOLA FoodFest New Orleans, LA
2015 Mar 22Wing Eating Contest Wingmania @ Blue Oak BBQ New Orleans, LA
2015 Feb 28Wing Eating Contest Newcomb Quad @ Tulane New Orleans, LA
2014 Nov 22Taco Eating Contest Tacos & Beer Slidell, LA
$600 2014 Oct 18 Andouille Eating Contest Andouille Festival La Place, LA
2014 Oct 11Donut Eating Contest Old Arabi Sugar Fest New Orleans, LA
2014 Aug 3Watermelon Eating Contest The Irish House Pub New Orleans, LA
2014 Jul 4Hot Dog Eating Contest St. Bernard Salutes America Chalmette, LA
2014 Jul 4Jello Eating Contest America the Party @ Rusty Nail New Orleans, LA
2014 Jun 8Creole Tomato Eating Contest Creole Tomato Festival New Orleans, LA
$1,750 2014 Jun 1I Acme World Oyster-Eating Championship New Orleans Oyster Festival New Orleans, LA
$100 2014 May 25 Yogurt Eating Contest RPM FroYo New Orleans, LA
2014 Apr 13Strawberry Eating Contest Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival Ponchatoula, LA
$1,900 2014 Apr 12I Rouses World Crawfish Eating Championship French Quarter Festival New Orleans, LA
2014 Apr 12Crawfish Eating Contest - amateur French Quarter Festival New Orleans, LA
2014 Apr 12Crawfish Eating Contest - media French Quarter Festival New Orleans, LA
($15)2014 Apr 12 Kupcake Factory Cupcake Eating Contest MDA Muscle Walk @ Zephyr Field New Orleans, LA
2014 Apr 12Strawberry Eating Contest Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival Ponchatoula, LA
2014 Apr 11Strawberry Eating Contest Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival Ponchatoula, LA
2014 Apr 6Crawfish Eating Contest Pinch A Palooza New Orleans, LA top performers in heats will face off in championship round
2014 Mar 30Beignet Eating Contest New Orleans Roadfood Festival New Orleans, LA
2014 Feb 22Hot Dog Eating Contest Tailgatiing Pawty Slidell, LA might be for dogs
$600 2013 Oct 19 Andouille Eating Contest Andouille Fest LaPlace, LA willl also have contest for 4 person teams
2013 Sep 29Wing Eating Contest Chile Pepper Extravaganza New Orleans, LA
2013 Sep 29Jalapeno Eating Contest Chile Pepper Extravaganza New Orleans, LA
2013 Sep 29Donut Eating Contest Old Arabi Sugar Festival New Orleans, LA
$100 2013 Aug 31 Frozen Yogurt Eating Contest RPM Fro Yo New Orleans, LA
($200)2013 Jul 18 Dog Bite Eating Challenge Fox & Hound New Orleans, LA top 6 to compete in Chicago September 5
2013 Jul 4Hot Dog Eating Contest St. Bernard Salutes America Chalmette, LA
2013 Jul 4Pie Eating Contest The Rusty Nail New Orleans, LA
2013 Jun 5Wing Eating Finals Columbia Street Tap Room Covington, LA
$1,750 2013 Jun 2I Acme World Oyster-Eating Championship New Orleans Oyster Festival New Orleans, LA oysters reportedly larger
2013 May 1Wing Eating Qualifier Columbia Street Tap Room Covington, LA
2013 Apr 30Five Pound Burrito Eating Contest La Palma Thibodaux, LA
2013 Apr 21Pinch-A-Palooza Festival & Crawfish Eating Contest Deanie's Metairie, LA
2013 Apr 14Strawberry Eating Contest Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival Ponchatoula, LA
$2,000 2013 Apr 13I Rouses World Crawfish Eating Championship French Quarter Festival New Orleans, LA
2013 Apr 13Strawberry Eating Contest Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival Ponchatoula, LA
2013 Apr 12Strawberry Eating Contest Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival Ponchatoula, LA
2013 Apr 3Wing Eating Qualifier Columbia Street Tap Room Covington, LA
2013 Mar 24Beignet Eating Contest New Orleans Roadfood Festival New Orleans, LA
($15)2013 Mar 9 Cupcake Eating Contest The Kupcake Factory Kenner, LA
2013 Feb 11King Cake Cupcake Eating Contest Lundi Gras @ French Market New Orleans, LA
2013 Feb 2Hot Beaver Oyster Eating Contest Grand Isle New Orleans, LA
2013 Jan 30Muffaletta Eating Contest Arabi Food Store and Cafe New Orleans, LA
2012 Oct 21Pie Eating Contest French Market New Orleans, LA
2012 Oct 14Donut Eating Contest Sugar Fest New Orleans, LA
2012 Jul 4Snowball Eating Contest Shiver Shack Snowballs Mandeville, LA
2012 Jun 10Tomato Eating Contest Creole Tomato Festival New Orleans, LA
$1,750 2012 Jun 3I Acme World Oyster-Eating Championship New Orleans Oyster Festival New Orleans, LA
2012 Apr 22Pinch-A-Palooza Crawfish Eating Contest Deanie's Metairie, LA
$2,000 2012 Apr 14I Rouses World Crawfish Eating Championship French Quarter Festival New Orleans, LA
2012 Apr 14Media Crawfish Eating Contest French Quarter Festival New Orleans, LA
2012 Apr 7Ice Cream Eating Contest Clearview Mall Food Court Metairie, LA
2012 Mar 25Beignet Eating Contest New Orleans Roadfood Festival New Orleans, LA
2012 Mar 3Cupcake Eating Contest "Krewe of MDA" Muscle Walk New Orleans, LA
$100 2012 Feb 27 Burrito La Palma Eating Contest La Palma Thibodeaux, LA
2011 Jun 12Tomato Eating Contest Creole Tomato Festival New Orleans, LA
$1,750 2011 Jun 5I Acme World Oyster-Eating Championship New Orleans Oyster Festival New Orleans, LA
2011 May 5Hot Pepper Eating Contest Nacho Mama's - Gentilly New Orleans, LA
2011 Apr 10Strawberry Eating Contest Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival Ponchatoula, LA
$2,000 2011 Apr 9I Rouses World Crawfish Eating Championship French Quarter Festival New Orleans, LA to be held at Louisiana State's Museums's Old US Mint
2011 Apr 9Rouses World Crawfish Eating Championship - media French Quarter Festival New Orleans, LA to be held at Louisiana State's Museums's Old US Mint
2011 Apr 9Rouses World Crawfish Eating Championship - amateurs French Quarter Festival New Orleans, LA to be held at Louisiana State's Museums's Old US Mint
2011 Apr 9Strawberry Eating Contest Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival Ponchatoula, LA
2011 Mar 27Beignet Eating Contest New Orleans Roadfood Festival New Orleans, LA
2011 Mar 17Potato Eating Contest Finn McCool's New Orleans, LA
2010 Oct 23Burrito Eating Contest Izzo's Illegal BurritoCovington, LA
2010 Oct 23Taco Eating Contest Tacos & Beer Slidell, LA
$1,750 2010 Jun 6I Acme World Oyster-Eating Championship New Orleans Oyster Festival New Orleans, LA prizes not listed, 2011 prizes assumed
($75)2010 May 26 Crawfish Eating Contest Grand Isle New Orleans, LA for oil spill recovery
$1,750 2010 Apr 10I Rouses World Crawfish Eating Championship French Quarter Festival New Orleans, LA to be held at Louisiana State's Museums's Old US Mint
2009 Oct 2Dumpling Eating Contest Oktoberfest New Orleans, LA
$2,250 2009 Apr 18I Acme World Oyster-Eating Championship Acme Oyster House New Orleans, LA registration opens March 3
2009 Apr 4Strawberry Eating Contest Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival Ponchatoula, LA
2009 Jan 28TVMan vs. Food The Travel Channel New Orleans, LA starts at 10 pm eastern
2009 Jan 10Wing Eating Contest New Orleans Boat Show New Orleans, LA listen to 98.1 FM for details
2008 Nov 29Kielbasa-eating contest Bacchanal Fine Wine & SpiritsNew Orleans, LA entrants must wear blue & white clothing
2008 Jun 7INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier Sam's ClubNew Orleans, LA
$1,625 2008 Apr 12I Acme World Oyster-Eating Championship Acme Oyster House New Orleans, LA
2008 Apr 12Strawberry Eating Contest Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival Ponchatoula, LA
2007 Apr 14Strawberry Eating Contest Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival Ponchatoula, LA
2006 Nov 16IWOW Wingman Amateur Wing Eating Competition WOW Café and Wingery Covington, LA Crazy Legs Conti to appear
2005 Apr 13IWorld Strawberry Jubilee Eating Championship Southeast Louisiana UniversityHammond, LA
$1,750 2005 Mar 20I Acme World Oyster-Eating Championship Acme Oyster HouseMetarie, LA
$1,750 2004 Apr 17I Acme World Oyster-Eating Championship Acme Oyster HouseMetarie, LA
$1,750 2003 Apr 12I Acme World Oyster-Eating Championship Acme Oyster HouseNew Orleans, LA
2002 Apr 13IAcme World Oyster-Eating Championship Acme Oyster HouseNew Orleans, LA