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Orange County area restaurants' eating challenges and eating contests

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$100 2018 May 29 Wing Eating Contest Wingnuts Costa Mesa, CA
$1,000 2018 Jul 4 Cinammon Roll Eating Contest Pauls Pantry Mission Viejo, CA
$1,350 2018 Jul 4 Cinnamon Roll Eating Contest Pauls Pantry Mission Viejo, CA
5 lb. burritoCFive Pound Burrito 195 Bar Anaheim, CA
2.5 lb. bbq sandwichC The Beast Blake's Place Anaheim, CA
2-3 foot burritoC2-3 Foot Burrito Casa 7 mares Anaheim, CA
big pizzaCGiant Pizza Giant Manhattan Pizza Anaheim, CA
6 lb. burgerCBadder Asser Burger JT Schmid's Anaheim, CA also a Tustin location, only available on nights when there is a Honda Center event & holidays
5 lb. burritoCKing Ranch Burrito La Casa Garcia Anaheim, CA
4 lb. burgerCOMG Burger The Catch Anaheim, CA includes 2 lb. fries
$500 8 lb. burgerCDouble OMG Burger The Catch Anaheim, CA includes 2 lb. fries, eating fries is not required, award not available to professional eaters
3 lb. hot dogC3 Pound Hound The Catch Anaheim, CA
Chunk burgerCThe Chunk Challenge The Iron Press Anaheim, CA includes Irish Nachos & dessert waffle
58 oz steakC58 Ounce Ribeye The Ranch Anaheim, CA no prize listed for finishing
big burgerCBurger Challenge World Famous Grill Anaheim Anaheim, CA
8 lb. pizzaCThe Behemoth First Class Pizza Fountain Valley, CA
big spicy burgerCThe El Diablo Bourbon Street Fullerton, CA
6 pancakesCPancake Challenge Heroes Bar & Grill Fullerton, CA available Sunday morning
big omeletCKitchen Sink Omelet HopScotch Fullerton, CA incldues whatever the staff wants to put in, no take backs
18 in sausageCPolish Sausage Challenge Joe's Fullerton, CA
9 musubisCTriple Threat Challenge Ola Hawaiian BBQ Fullerton, CA 3 spam musubis, 3 BBQ Beef musubis, 3 chicken musubis & 3 scoops macaroni salad
7+ lb. musubiCStan-Musubi Ola Hawaiian BBQ Fullerton, CA 4 layers of rice, layer of Spam, layer of BBQ Beef, layer of BBQ Chicken wrapped in 3 sheets of seaweed
2 lb. burgerCHeart Attack on a Bun Tuscany Club Fullerton, CA
14 cupcake cakeCMan Up Challenge Pinky's Cupcakerie Garden Grove, CA
platesCSushi House Record - men Sushilicious Irvine, CA
platesCSushi House Record - women Sushilicious Irvine, CA
3 big pancakesCTriple Stack Pancake Challenge Corky's Ladera Ranch, CA
30 in pizzaC30 Inch Pizza Mandy's Pizza Ladera Ranch, CA
6 lb. enchiladaCChupacabra Challenge Taco Lezama Mission Viejo, CA
$300 3 2.5 lb. burritosC Big Ed Burrito Challenge - defunct Green Burrito multiple southern Cal sites, CA challenge has not been available since Carl's Jr. acquired Green Burrito
bbq sandwichCPigskin Challenge Rudy's Pub & Grill Newport Beach, CA also a Foothill Ranch location
35 wingsCWing King Challenge Tap Shack Newport Beach, CA
2.8 lb. steakCTomahawk Steak The Butchery Newport Coast, CA
2 lb. burgerCTwo Pound Burger Watson's Soda Fountain & Cafe Orange, CA includes 1 lb. fries
9 slidersCBig Box Challenge The Burnt Truck Orange County, CA 3 cheeseburger, 3 fried chicken, and 3 sliders of your choice and a box of tater tots
20 slidersCYokozuna Challenge The Burnt Truck Orange County, CA
20 tacosCTaco Challenge El Cantarito Restaurant Placentia, CA available Tuesdays
$100 extra large pizzaC Man (or Woman) vs. Food Challenge BallPark Pizza Rancho Santa Margarita, CA for 2 man or 3 woman team
4 lb. phoCPho Challenge D'Lite Pho Lee Rowland Heights, CA
6 lb. enchiladaCChupacabra Challenge Taqueros Mexican Restaurant San Juan Capistrano, CA
big BBQ sandwichCThe Boss Hogg Beach Pit BBQ Tustin, CA other Orange County locations, not clear if challenge is offered there
12 egg omeletCTBC Touchdown Breakfast Challenge Tustin Brewery Tustin, CA only available Sunday mornings during football season, includes 1 lb. potatoes & 4 pieces toast
spicy seafood mealC Burning Butt Bucket Challenge The Seafood Shack Westminster, CA 3 lb. super spicy shrimp, 2 lb spicy crawfish, also includes spicy potatoes, corns, & sausages
tacosCTaco Record The Auld Irisher Orange, CO
2.75 lb. burritoCSuper Monster Burrito Freebirds 24 Texas locations, TX also an Orange County, CA location
2018 May 12Choco Pie Eating Contest Irvine Korean Festival Irvine, CA
2018 Apr 24Wing Eating Contest Wingnuts Costa Mesa, CA Raina Huang did not defend her title
$4,000 2018 Apr 22I John's Incredible Pizza World Pizza-Eating Championship Westmister Mall Westminster, CA
2018 Apr 15Hot Dog Eating Contest Wienerschnitzel at 1401 W. MacArthur Blvd. Santa Ana, CA
2018 Apr 7Gringo Bandito Taco Eating Contest Doheny State Beach Dana Point, CA
2018 Mar 27Wing Eating Contest Wingnuts Costa Mesa, CA
$100 2018 Mar 6Taco Eating Contest Sharkeez Huntington Beach, CA
($100)2018 Feb 27 Wing Eating Contest Wingnuts Costa Mesa, CA
2018 Feb 18Pho Eating Contest UVSA Tet Festival Anaheim, CA
2018 Feb 17Pho Eating Contest UVSA Tet Festival Anaheim, CA
$50 2018 Feb 17Hột Vịt Lộn (Balut/Duck Egg) Eating Contest at Tet Festival 2018 OC Fair & Event Center Costa Mesa, CA
2018 Feb 16Pho Eating Contest UVSA Tet Festival Anaheim, CA
($350)2018 Feb 13 Crawfish Eating Contest Hot N Juicy Crawfish Orange County Fountain Valley, CA
2018 Jan 20Oyster Eating Challenge - first responders Ways & Means Huntington Beach, CA
2018 Jan 14Eating Competition Asian American Expo Pomona, CA 4 rounds
2018 Jan 13Shrimp Taco Eating Contest Poke-Ria Anaheim Hills Anaheim Hills, CA
2018 Jan 13Eating Competition Asian American Expo Pomona, CA 4 rounds
2017 Nov 26Churro Eating Contest La Habra Tamale Festival La Habra, CA
($35)2017 Nov 1 Ruby's Snack Attack Ruby's Irvine, CA
2017 Oct 28Sausage Eating Finals The Phoenix Club Anaheim, CA finals October 28
2017 Oct 27Sausage Eating Contest The Phoenix Club Anaheim, CA finals October 28
2017 Oct 26Pie Eating Contest Pumpkin Patch Costa Mesa, CA
2017 Oct 22Sausage Eating Contest The Phoenix Club Anaheim, CA finals October 28
2017 Oct 21Sausage Eating Contest The Phoenix Club Anaheim, CA finals October 28
2017 Oct 20Sausage Eating Contest The Phoenix Club Anaheim, CA finals October 28
2017 Oct 15Sausage Eating Contest The Phoenix Club Anaheim, CA finals October 28
2017 Oct 15Pie Eating Contest Apple Festival @ Palomar Mountain State Park Palomar, CA
2017 Oct 14Sausage Eating Contest The Phoenix Club Anaheim, CA finals October 28
2017 Oct 14Grilled Cheese Sandwich Eating Contest Oozefest Santa Ana, CA
2017 Oct 14PBR Pizza Eating Contest Oozefest Santa Ana, CA
2017 Oct 13Sausage Eating Contest The Phoenix Club Anaheim, CA finals October 28
2017 Oct 7Sausage Eating Contest The Phoenix Club Anaheim, CA finals October 28
2017 Oct 7Sauerkraut Eating Contest - men Dana Point Oktoberfest Dana Point, CA
2017 Oct 7Sauerkraut Eating Contest - women Dana Point Oktoberfest Dana Point, CA
2017 Oct 6Sausage Eating Contest The Phoenix Club Anaheim, CA finals October 28
($35)2017 Oct 4 Ruby's Snack Attack Ruby's Laguna Hills, CA
2017 Oct 1Sausage Eating Contest The Phoenix Club Anaheim, CA finals October 28
2017 Sep 30Sausage Eating Contest The Phoenix Club Anaheim, CA finals October 28
2017 Sep 29Sausage Eating Contest The Phoenix Club Anaheim, CA finals October 28
($35)2017 Sep 27 Ruby's Snack Attack Ruby's Yorba Linda, CA
2017 Sep 24Sausage Eating Contest The Phoenix Club Anaheim, CA finals October 28
2017 Sep 24Pie Eating Contest Balboa Island Carnival & Taste of the Island Newport Beach, CA
2017 Sep 23Sausage Eating Contest The Phoenix Club Anaheim, CA finals October 28
($35)2017 Sep 20 Ruby's Snack Attack Ruby's - South Coast Plaza Costa Mesa, CA
($35)2017 Sep 14 Ruby's Snack Attack Ruby's Irvine, CA
2017 Aug 13Pie Eating Contest San Clemente Fiesta Music Festival San Clemente, CA
2017 Aug 5Corn Eating Contest La Habra Corn Festival La Habra, CA Charles was winner
2017 Aug 4Watermelon Eating Contest Orange County Fair Costa Mesa, CA
2017 Aug 2Pie Eating Contest Orange County Fair Costa Mesa, CA
2017 Jul 29Rib Eating Contest Ribfest @ Grasslands Anaheim, CA
2017 Jul 25July 2017 Wing Eating Contest! Wingnuts Costa Mesa, CA
2017 Jul 21Milk & Cookies Eating Contest Orange County Fair Costa Mesa, CA
2017 Jul 4Cinammon Roll Eating Contest Pauls Pantry Mission Viejo, CA
$100 2017 Jul 4Hot Dog Eating Contest Two Felons Skate Shop Whitter, CA
2017 Jul 1Hot Dog Eating Contest The Balcony Placentia, CA
2017 Jun 30Pie Eating Contest Independence Weekend Kick Off Costa Mesa, CA
2017 Jun 4Jalapeno Eating Contest Tustin Street Fair & Chili Cook-Off Tustin, CA
2017 Jun 4Watermelon Eating Contest Tustin Street Fair & Chili Cook-Off Tustin, CA
2017 Jun 4Pie Eating Contest Tustin Street Fair & Chili Cook-Off Tustin, CA
($150)2017 May 29 Hot Dog Eating Contest Gallagher's Pub & Grill Huntington Beach, CA
$6,500 2017 Apr 8 Gringo Bandito Taco Eating Contest Doheny State Beach Dana Point, CA European taco champ Jesse Pynnönen, from Heinola, Finland to compete
2017 Feb 11Fire Ramen Eating Contest Yoshiharu Ramen Buena Park, CA
$50 2017 Feb 11SPICY NOODLE EATING CONTEST W/ LQ KIWIN'S Mile Square Regional Park Fountain Valley, CA
2017 Jan 29Pho Eating Contest USVA Tet Festival Costa Mesa, CA must drink all broth
2017 Jan 28Pho Eating Contest USVA Tet Festival Costa Mesa, CA must drink all broth
2017 Jan 27Pho Eating Contest USVA Tet Festival Costa Mesa, CA must drink all broth
2016 Dec 17Pie Eating Contest The Ranch at LB Laguna Beach, CA
2016 Nov 27Churro Eating Contest Tamale Festival La Habra, CA
2016 Sep 25Sausage Eating Contest The Phoenix Club Anaheim, CA
2016 Sep 24Sausage Eating Contest The Phoenix Club Anaheim, CA
2016 Sep 23Sausage Eating Contest The Phoenix Club Anaheim, CA
2016 Aug 24Taco Eating Contest Gonzo's Tacos Fullerton, CA
2016 Aug 14Pie Eating Contest San Clemente Fiesta Music Festival San Clemente, CA
2016 Aug 14Ice Cream Eating Contest San Clemente Fiesta Music Festival San Clemente, CA
2016 Aug 7Corn Eating Contest La Habra Corn Festival La Habra, CA
2016 Aug 6Corn Eating Contest La Habra Corn Festival La Habra, CA
2016 Jul 31Pie Eating Contest Orange County Fair Costa Mesa, CA
2016 Jul 29Wing Eating Contest The Slidebar Fullerton, CA $500 in cash and prizes
2016 Jul 4Cinammon Roll Eating Contest Pauls Pantry Mission Viejo, CA
2016 Jun 5Jalapeno Eating Contest Tustin Street Fair & Chili Cook-Off Tustin, CA
2016 Jun 5Watermelon Eating Contest Tustin Street Fair and Chili Cookoff Tustin, CA
2016 May 14Choco Pie Eating Contest Irvine Korean Festival Irvine, CA
2016 Mar 20Ice Cream Eating Contest Purim Carinva @ Temple Bat Yahm Newport Beach, CA
$3,950 2016 Mar 19I The Knott's Boysenberry Festival World Pie Eating Championship Knott's Berry Farm Buena Park, CA
2016 Feb 14Pho Eating Contest USVA Tet Festival Costa Mesa, CA must drink all broth
($2,850)2016 Feb 14 Banh Mi Eating Contest USVA Tet Festival Costa Mesa, CA
2016 Feb 14Balut Eating Contest USVA Tet Festival Costa Mesa, CA
2016 Feb 13Pho Eating Contest USVA Tet Festival Costa Mesa, CA must drink all broth
2016 Feb 12Pho Eating Contest USVA Tet Festival Costa Mesa, CA must drink all broth
($350)2016 Feb 9 Crawfish Eating Contest Hot N Juicy Crawfish Fountain Valley, CA 5 entrants chosen at random
2016 Feb 9Cake Eating Contest Fred's Mexcian Cafe Huntington Beach, CA
2016 Feb 7Annual Hot Wing Challenge JP23 BBQ & Smokehouse Fullerton, CA
($400)2016 Jan 29 Oyster Eating Challenge - first responders Ways & Means Huntington Beach, CA
2015 Nov 14Wing Eating Contest Balboa Craft Beer Festival Newport Beach, CA
2015 Oct 24Pie Eating Contest Seal Beach 100 Seal Beach, CA
2015 Oct 17Hot Dog Eating Contest Oktoberfest Anaheim Hills, CA
2015 Oct 17Cupcake Eating Contest Cake Expo Costa Mesa, CA
2015 Oct 14Cookie Eating Contest National Dessert Day Celebration Huntington Beach, CA
2015 Oct 10Pretzel Eating Contest Crossroads at House of Blues Anaheim, CA
2015 Oct 10Sauerkraut Eating Contest Dana Point Oktoberfest Dana Point, CA
2015 Oct 10Grilled Cheese Sandwich Eating Contest Oozefest Santa Ana, CA
2015 Aug 30King of Sundaes Ice Cream Eating Contest Elvisfest @ OC Market Place Costa Mesa, CA
2015 Aug 9Corn Eating Contest - high school La Habra Corn Festival La Habra, CA contests for cheerleaders & football players - Sonora HS won both contests
2015 Aug 9Pie Eating Contest San Clemente Fiesta Music Festival San Clemente, CA
2015 Aug 9Pickle Eating Contest San Clemente Fiesta Music Festival San Clemente, CA
2015 Aug 9Baskin Robbins Brain Freeze Ice Cream Eating Contest San Clemente Fiesta Music Festival San Clemente, CA
2015 Aug 8"Super Hero" Corn Eating Contest La Habra Corn Festival La Habra, CA
$750 2015 Jul 19 Splendiferously Superific Summer Spectacular Ice Cream Eating Challenge - pros Farrell's Brea, CA need to eat Pig's Trough June 19 - July 12 to qualify, weight of sundae was 8 pounds
2015 Jul 19Splendiferously Superific Summer Spectacular Ice Cream Eating Challenge - amateur men Farrell's Brea, CA need to eat 3 scoop sundae June 19 - July 12 to qualify
2015 Jul 19Splendiferously Superific Summer Spectacular Ice Cream Eating Challenge - amateur women Farrell's Brea, CA need to eat 3 scoop sundae June 19 - July 12 to qualify
2015 Jul 19Splendiferously Superific Summer Spectacular Ice Cream Eating Challenge - teams Farrell's Brea, CA need to eat 3 scoop sundae June 19- July 12 to qualify
2015 May 24Pho Eating Contest Asian Pacific Festival Newport Beach, CA
2015 May 23Pho Eating Contest Asian Pacific Festival Newport Beach, CA
2015 May 16Choco Pie Eating Contest Irvine Korean Festival Irvine, CA
$4,000 2015 Mar 28I The Knott's Boysenberry Festival World Pie Eating Championship Knott's Berry Farm Buena Park, CA
2015 Feb 22Pho Eating Contest USVA Tet Festival Costa Mesa, CA must drink all broth
2015 Feb 21Pho Eating Contest USVA Tet Festival Costa Mesa, CA must drink all broth
2015 Feb 20Pho Eating Contest USVA Tet Festival Costa Mesa, CA must drink all broth
2015 Feb 1Super Spicy Wing Challenge Panama Joe's Huntington Beach, CA $500 in cash & prizes
($50)2014 Nov 27 Shin Sen Gumi's Extra Noodle Challenge Shin Gen Gumi Ramen Los Angeles, CA at 5 Southern California locations
$20 2014 Nov 7Hot Dog Eating Contest Cruise Night Santa Ana, CA
($50)2014 Oct 18 Hot Dog Eating Contest Oktoberfest Anaheim, CA
($50)2014 Aug 24 The King of Sundaes Ice Cream Eating Contest Elvis Festival @ Orange County Marketplace Costa Mesa, CA
2014 Aug 10Pie Eating Contest San Clemente Fiesta Music Festival San Clemente, CA
2014 Aug 10Pickle Eating Contest San Clemente Fiesta Music Festival San Clemente, CA
2014 Aug 10Ice Cream Eating Contest San Clemente Fiesta Music Festival San Clemente, CA
2014 Aug 2Corn Eating Contest La Habra Corn Festival La Habra, CA
$100 2014 Aug 2Pizza Eating Contest Kilson Street Santa Ana, CA
2014 Jul 20Splendiferously Superific Summer Spectacular Ice Cream Eating Challenge - pros Farrell's Brea, CA need to eat Pig's Trough June 20 - July 13 to qualify, Damien was winner
2014 Jul 20Splendiferously Superific Summer Spectacular Ice Cream Eating Challenge - amateur men Farrell's Brea, CA need to eat 3 scoop sundae June 20 - July 13 to qualify
2014 Jul 20Splendiferously Superific Summer Spectacular Ice Cream Eating Challenge - amateur women Farrell's Brea, CA need to eat 3 scoop sundae June 20 - July 13 to qualify
2014 Jul 20Splendiferously Superific Summer Spectacular Ice Cream Eating Challenge - teams Farrell's Brea, CA need to eat 3 scoop sundae June 20 - July 13 to qualify
($100)2014 Jul 4 Cinnamon Rolls Eating Contest Paul's Pantry Mission Viejo, CA
2014 Jun 28Pie Eating Contest TAPS Fish House & Brewery Brea, CA
($50)2014 Jun 24 Extra Noodle Challenge Hakata Ramen Fountain Valley, CA
($50)2014 Jun 23 Extra Noodle Challenge Hakata Ramen Fountain Valley, CA
2014 Jun 1Pepper Eating Contest Tustin Street Fair and Chili Cookoff Tustin, CA
2014 Jun 1Watermelon Eating Contest Tustin Street Fair and Chili Cookoff Tustin, CA
2014 May 17Choco Pie Eating Contest Irvine Korean Cultural Festival Irvine, CA
2014 Apr 4Burger Eating Contest Farmer Boys Orange, CA
2014 Mar 19Pizza Eating Contest Tdl Studios Santa Ana, CA
($200)2014 Mar 4 Crawfish Eating Contest Hot N Juicy Crawfish Fountain Valley, CA 5 entrants chosen at random
2014 Feb 9Pho Noodle Eating Finals Tet Festival Costa Mesa, CA
2014 Feb 8Pho Noodle Eating Contest Tet Festival Costa Mesa, CA
2014 Feb 7Pho Noodle Eating Contest Tet Festival Costa Mesa, CA
($50)2014 Feb 2 Boneless Wing Eating Contest OC Sports Grill Orange, CA
2013 Nov 24Burger Eating Contest Burger Parlor Fullerton, CA
2013 Oct 4Wing Eating Contest OC International Auto Show Anaheim, CA
($250)2013 Sep 19 Rock the Tot Bar Louie Anaheim, CA Top winners to compete in finals in Cleveland on October 5
2013 Aug 25Pie Eating Contest Center Street Anaheim, CA
2013 Aug 25King of Sundaes Ice Cream Eating Contest The Orange County Market Place Costa Mesa, CA
2013 Aug 18Watermelon Eating Contest Ribs, Pigs & Watermelons Huntington Beach, CA
2013 Aug 18Rib Eating Contest Ribs, Pigs & Watermelons Huntington Beach, CA
2013 Aug 17Hot Wing Eating Contest Dana Point Chili Cookoff Dana Point, CA
2013 Aug 17Watermelon Eating Contest Ribs, Pigs & Watermelons Huntington Beach, CA
2013 Aug 17Rib Eating Contest Ribs, Pigs & Watermelons Huntington Beach, CA
2013 Aug 16Watermelon Eating Contest Ribs, Pigs & Watermelons Huntington Beach, CA
2013 Aug 4Hot Dog Eating Contest Foodbeast Summer Classic Fullerton, CA
2013 Aug 4Corn Eating Contest - high schools La Habra Corn Festival La Habra, CA
2013 Aug 3Corn Eating Contest La Habra Corn Festival La Habra, CA
2013 Jul 21Splendiferously Superific Summer Spectacular Ice Cream Eating Challenge - male amateurs Farrell's Brea, CA need to qualify by eating 3 scoop sundae
2013 Jul 21Splendiferously Superific Summer Spectacular Ice Cream Eating Challenge - female amateurs Farrell's Brea, CA need to qualify by eating 3 scoop sundae
2013 Jul 21Splendiferously Superific Summer Spectacular Ice Cream Eating Challenge - team Farrell's Brea, CA need to qualify
$600 2013 Jul 21 Splendiferously Superific Summer Spectacular Ice Cream Eating Challenge - professionals Farrell's Brea, CA need to qualify by eating 6 scoop sundae
$6,800 2013 Jul 21 Gringo Bandito Taco Challenge US Open of Surfing Huntington Beach, CA
2013 Jul 12Burger Eating Contest Farmer Boys Buena Park, CA
2013 Jul 10Wing Eating Contest Two Guys Grilling San Clemente, CA
2013 Jul 4All American Food Eating Contest Newport Dunes Newport Beach, CA meal consists of 3 burgers, 2 baskets of frings and shake
$316 ($58)2013 Jul 4 Baby Burger Eating Contest Rudy's Pub and Grill Newport Beach, CA
2013 Jun 2Watermelon Eating Contest Tustin Street Fair & Chili Cook-Off Tustin, CA
2013 Jun 2Pepper Eating Contest Tustin Street Fair & Chili Cook-Off Tustin, CA
$1,000 2013 Apr 27 30 Inch Pizza Eating Contest Surfside Pizza San Clemente, CA
2013 Apr 20Sweet and Sour Eating Challenge Citrus Fair La Habra, CA
2013 Apr 20Taco Eating Contest Baja Sharkeez Newport Beach, CA $500 in prizes
($775)2013 Apr 7 Sushi Showdown RA Sushi Tustin, CA contest will have multiple rounds
($775)2013 Apr 7 Sushi Showdown RA Sushi Huntington Beach, CA contest will have multiple rounds
2013 Mar 12"El Diablo" Taco Eating Contest La Taverna Anaheim, CA
($300)2013 Feb 12 Crawfish Eating Contest Hot N Juicy Crawfish Fountain Valley, CA
2013 Feb 5Hot Pepper Eating Contest Surf City Nights Huntington Beach, CA
2013 Feb 3Hot Wing Eating Contest The District Lounge Orange, CA
2013 Jan 12Sausage Eating Contest SoCal Baseball Expo Anaheim, CA
2013 Jan 8Jelly Donut Eating Contest Fred's Mexican Cafe Huntington Beach, CA
($100)2012 Nov 25 Hot Dog Eating Contest On the Rocks Bar & Grill Garden Grove, CA
2012 Nov 10Pie Eating Contest Coco's Bakery Restaurant Brea, CA
2012 Nov 10Pie Eating Contest Coco's Bakery Restaurant Tustin, CA
2012 Nov 3Pie Eating Contest Coco's Bakery Restaurant Laguna Hills, CA
2012 Oct 20Hot Dog Eating Contest Oktoberfest Anaheim Hills, CA
2012 Oct 6Hooters Wing Eating Contest Orange County Auto Show Anaheim, CA
2012 Oct 6Spaghetti Eating Contest La Dolce Vita Festival Laguna Niguel, CA
2012 Sep 30Bratwurst Eating Contest Pooch Parade @ Enderle Center Tustin, CA
2012 Sep 29OC Rock N Roll Chef's 3rd Annual VFW Hot Wing Eating Championship KCBS State BBQ Championship Dana Point, CA
2012 Sep 3West Coast Hot Dog Eating Championship - postponed Derby Deli Mission Viejo, CA
($50)2012 Aug 26 King of Sundaes Eating Contest Orange County Market Place Costa Mesa, CA
2012 Aug 26Weenie Eating Contest Boscoe's Sports Grill Lake Forest, CA
2012 Aug 25West Coast Hot Dog Eating Qualifier - postponed Derby Deli Mission Viejo, CA top 5 advance to finals
2012 Aug 18Wing Eating Contest VW Jamboree Silverado, CA
$6,850 2012 Aug 11 Gringo Bandito Taco Challenge Chronic Taco Huntington Beach, CA
2012 Aug 11West Coast Hot Dog Eating Qualifier - postponed Derby Deli Mission Viejo, CA top 5 advance to finals
2012 Aug 11Gluttons and Glory The Playground Santa Ana, CA includes 1 lb fries, salad & flask root beer
2012 Aug 4"Aw Shucks" Corn Eating Contest La Habra Corn Festival La Habra, CA
2012 Aug 2Dogzilla Hot Dog Eating Contest Orange County Fair Costa Mesa, CA
2012 Jul 15Splendiferously Superiffic Summer Spectacular Ice Cream Eating Challenge - male amateurs Farrell's Brea, CA men's, women's & team categories, qualify June 18 - July 8
$500 2012 Jul 15 Splendiferously Superiffic Summer Spectacular Ice Cream Eating Challenge - pros Farrell's Brea, CA qualify June 18 - July 8
2012 Jul 15Splendiferously Superiffic Summer Spectacular Ice Cream Eating Challenge - female amateurs Farrell's Brea, CA men's, women's & team categories, qualify June 18 - July 8
($50)2012 Jun 26 Hakata Ramen Eating Contest Shin Sen Gumi Fountain Valley, CA
2012 Jun 26Taco Eating Contest Chronic Tacos Huntington Beach, CA
2012 Jun 10Taco Eating Contest Summerfest Fountain Valley, CA
2012 Jun 10Rib Eating Contest Orange County BBQ & Music Festival Costa Mesa, OC
($250)2012 Jun 7 Rock the Tot Bar Louie Anaheim, CA will also have 4 person relay contest
2012 Apr 27Hooters Wing Eating Contest Wings for Heroes @ Flightdeck Anaheim, CA
2012 Feb 18Nugget Eating Contest - men Chick-fil-A La Habra, CA
2012 Feb 18Nugget Eating Contest - women Chick-fil-A La Habra, CA
2012 Feb 11Wingstop Wing Eating Contest Wingstop Irvine, CA
2012 Jan 29Stupid Hot Wing Challenge Clancy's Clubhouse Anaheim, CA
2012 Jan 29Hot Dog Eating Contest Car Show & Rubber Ducky Derby Tustin, CA
($50)2011 Nov 19 Nugget Eating Contest Chick-fil-A La Habra, CA
($150)2011 Nov 10 Veggie Taco Eating Contest Johnny's Saloon Huntington Beach, CA hands free
2011 Nov 9Rib Eating Contest Florentine's Grill Fullerton, CA
$100 2011 Oct 27 Pie Eating Contest Pumpkin Patch 2011 Costa Mesa, CA
($150)2011 Oct 27 Taco Eating Contest - men Johnny's Saloon Huntington Beach, CA
2011 Oct 27Taco Eating Contest - women Johnny's Saloon Huntington Beach, CA
2011 Oct 20Taco Eating Contest Johnny's Saloon Huntington Beach, CA
2011 Sep 24Hooters Wing Eating Contest Orange County International Auto Show Anaheim, CA
2011 Sep 9Momster Burrito Mestizo's Fresh Mexican Grill Fullerton, CA available only on specific days
$10,000 2011 Sep 5 West Coast Hot Dog Eating Championship Derby Deli Mission Viejo, CA
2011 Aug 286 Pound Burrito Challenge OC Foodie Fest Anaheim, CA
$100 2011 Aug 27 Cheesesteak Eating Contest Philly's Best San Dimas, CA
2011 Aug 25Pizza Eating Contest Oggi's Huntington Beach, CA
2011 Aug 14Pizza Eating Contest San Clemente Festival San Clemente, CA will also have pickle & pie eating contests
2011 Aug 13West Coast Hot Dog Eating Qualifier Derby Deli Mission Viejo, CA
2011 Aug 11Dogzilla Hot Dog Eating Contest Orange County Fair Costa Mesa, CA
2011 Aug 6Corn Eating Contest La Habra Corn Festival La Habra, CA
2011 Aug 4The Burnt Truck Slider Eating Contest Orange County Fair Costa Mesa, CA
$6,750 2011 Aug 3 Gringo Bandito Hot Sauce Taco Challenge Fred's Mexican Cafe Huntington Beach, CA Takeru Kobayashi to compete
2011 Jul 28Bacomania Eating Contest Orange County Fair Costa Mesa, CA
2011 Jul 23Nugget Eating Contest Chick-fil-A La Habra, CA $10 entry fee
2011 Jul 23The Big Burrito Challenge Mi Ranchito La Verne, CA
2011 Jul 21Boo Yah Eating Contest Orange County Fair Costa Mesa, CA
2011 Jul 17Splendiferously Superiffic Summer Spectacular Ice Cream Eating Challenge - women Farrell's Mission Viejo, CA will have men's, women's & 4 person team contests, qualify by eating sundae June 22 - July 10
2011 Jul 17Splendiferously Superiffic Summer Spectacular Ice Cream Eating Challenge - men Farrell's Mission Viejo, CA will have men's, women's & 4 person team contests, qualify by eating sundae June 22 - July 10
2011 Jul 16Munchathon Oak Canyon Park Silverado, CA 5K run with stops for eating
2011 Jul 9West Coast Hot Dog Eating Qualifier Derby Deli Mission Viejo, CA
2011 Jun 12Taco Eating Contest Summerfest Fountain Valley, CA for four person teams
$250 2011 Jun 11 Rib Eating Contest The Orange County BBQ Festival Costa Mesa, CA
2011 May 28West Coast Hot Dog Eating Qualifier Derby Deli Mission Viejo, CA
2011 May 19Boo-Yah eating contest Chunk-n-Chip Truck Fullerton, CA Boo-Yahs consist of 2 oven-warm Chunk-n-Chip Cookies packed with all-natural/fresh ice cream in the middle, 5 entrants chosen randomly
($350)2011 May 6 Taco Eating Contest Tacos and Company Irvine, CA
2011 May 5Spicy Burrito Eating Contest Sharkeez Newport Beach, CA will also be held at Hermosa Beach & Santa Barbara locations
2011 Apr 30West Coast Hot Dog Eating Qualifier Derby Deli Mission Viejo, CA
$100 2011 Apr 20 Taco Eating Contest Baja Sharkeez Newport Beach, CA purse $1000 in cash & prizes
2011 Apr 17Jalapeno Eating Contest Harley Davidson of Fullerton Fullerton, CA
2011 Mar 27Maki Madness RA Sushi Huntington Beach, CA $10 entry fee
2011 Mar 20Maki Madness RA Sushi Tustin, CA $10 entry fee
2011 Mar 12Pancake Eating Contest H-D of Anaheim-Fullerton Fullerton, CA
2011 Feb 26Nugget Eating Contest Chick-fil-A at The La Habra Marketplace La Habra, CA original date Feb 12
$100 2011 Feb 6Battle Bone Sharkeez Los Angeles, CA 6 southern California locations
$500 2011 Jan 30 Pastrami Eating Finals Tommy Pastrami Huntington Beach, CA qualifiers held at 6 SoCal locations, top 2 advance to Jan 30 finals
2011 Jan 14Pastrami Eating Qualifier Tommy Pastrami 6 SoCal locations, CA qualifiers held at 6 SoCal locations, top 2 advance to Jan 30 finals
$50 2010 Nov 25AYCE Ramen Challenge Shin-Sen-Gumi Fountain City, CA
2010 Nov 2Nutella Eating Contest Sycamore & Civic Center Drive Santa Ana, CA $5 entry fee
2010 Oct 23Sandwich Eating Contest SubwayFountain Valley, CA
$5,000 2010 Sep 6 West Coast Hot Dog Eating Finals The Derby Deli & Dueling Pianos Mission Viejo, CA
2010 Sep 4West Coast Hot Dog Eating Semifinals The Derby Deli & Dueling Pianos Mission Viejo, CA
2010 Sep 3West Coast Hot Dog Eating Semifinals The Derby Deli & Dueling Pianos Mission Viejo, CA
2010 Aug 8Corn Eating Contest La Habra Corn Festival La Habra, CA
2010 Aug 1Cupcake Eating Contest Cupcake Camp OC Irvine Park, CA
2010 Jul 1Hot Dog Eating Contest Sharkeez Newport Beach, CA
2010 Jun 13Team Taco Eating Contest SummerfestFountain Valley, CA for four person teams
$250 2010 Jun 12 Rib Eating Contest Orange County's BBQ Festival Costa Mesa, CA $25 entry fee
2010 Apr 22Rock the Tot Bar Louie Anaheim, CA
2010 Apr 20Taco Eating Contest Sharkeez Newport Beach, CA purse is $1000
2010 Mar 21Maki Madness RA Sushi Huntington Beach, CA $10 entry fee
2010 Feb 28Hot Dog Eating Contest Pink’s Hot Dogs at Knott’s Berry Farm’s Marketplace Buena Park, CA
2010 Feb 5Frosty, Heidi and Frank Wing Bowl Hooters Lake Forest, CA
2009 Oct 25West Coast Hot Dog Eating Championship The Derby Deli & Dueling Piano Bar Mission Viejo, CA $25 registration fee, 2 rounds top 3 from each round will go to finals
$25 2009 Aug 9Corn Eating Contest La Habra Corn Festival La Habra, CA
2009 Aug 8Corn Eating Contest La Habra Corn Festival La Habra, CA
2009 Aug 6Burger Eating Contest 25 Degrees Huntington Beach, CA contest is at 11:30 am
$700 2009 Jun 17 Gulliver's Prime Rib Eating Contest Gulliver's Irvine, CA $29 entry fee
2009 May 16Beef Bowl Eating Contest YoshinoyaOrange, CA
2009 Feb 21Sausage Sandwich Eating Contest Jody Maroni's Sausage KingdomChino Hills, CA
$300 2008 Jul 17 Taco Eating Contest Great Mex RestaurantBalboa, CA
($150)2008 Apr 7 Taco Eating Contest Tacos & Co. Irvine, CA for college students
2008 Mar 15Pancake Eating Contest Harley Davidson of Anaheim-Fullerton Fullerton, CA
$3,000 2007 Aug 8I Peanut Butter & Jelly Eating Championship Knott's Berry Farm Buena Park, CA
$500 2004 Jul 10I Winchell's World Donut-Eating Championship Qualifier Orange County FairCosta Mesa, CA top 3 make finals