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pre-2000 eating contests

1967 Jun 30Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Coney IslandBrooklyn, NY
1969 Dec 31Coney Eating Challenge American Coney IslandDetroit, MI
1969 Dec 31Wing Eating Contest Family Festival by the Sea Hempstead, NY
1969 Dec 31Bunny Dog Eating Contest Old Man River Tonawanda, NY
1972 May 27INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Coney IslandBrooklyn, NY
1972 Sep 2INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Coney IslandBrooklyn, NY
1973 May 20Pizza Eating Contest Arni's Market Square West Lafayette, IN
1973 Jul 4INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Coney IslandBrooklyn, NY
1973 Sep 1INathan's Famous Corn on the Cob Eating Contest Coney IslandBrooklyn, NY
1974 Apr 7INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Coney IslandBrooklyn, NY
1974 Jul 4INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Coney IslandBrooklyn, NY
1974 Jul 31INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Nathan's Famous Boardwalk standAtlantic City, NJ
1977 Mar 26Philadelphia Steak Eating Contest Jim's Steaks - South Street Philadelphia, PA
1978 May 29INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Coney IslandBrooklyn, NY
1979 Jul 4INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Coney IslandBrooklyn, NY
1980 Jul 4INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Coney IslandBrooklyn, NY
1981 Jul 4INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Coney IslandBrooklyn, NY
1982  Chili Dog Champions showdown Rockford Corner Bar Rockford, MI
1982 Jul 4INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Coney IslandBrooklyn, NY
1983 Jul 4INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Coney IslandBrooklyn, NY
1984 Jul 4INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Coney IslandBrooklyn, NY
1985 Jul 4INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Coney IslandBrooklyn, NY
1986 Feb 12INathan's Famous Hot Dog US / Japan title match Coney IslandBrooklyn, NY
1986 Jul 4INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Coney IslandBrooklyn, NY
1987 Jul 4INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Coney IslandBrooklyn, NY
1988 Jul 4INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Coney IslandBrooklyn, NY
1989 Jul 4INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Coney IslandBrooklyn, NY
1990 Jul 4INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Coney IslandBrooklyn, NY
1991 Jul 4INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Coney IslandBrooklyn, NY
1992 Jul 4INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Coney IslandBrooklyn, NY
1993 Jan 29Wing Bowl 1 Wyndham Franklin Plaza Hotel Philadelphia, PA
1993 May 5INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier Tokyo, Japan
1993 Jun 26INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier Newport CentreJersey City, NJ
1993 Jul 4INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Coney IslandBrooklyn, NY
1993 Jul 28IDeVito vs. Sliwa hot dog contest Newport CentreJersey City, NJ
1993 Nov INathan's Famous Hot Dog US / Japan title match Brooklyn BridgeBrooklyn, NY
1994  INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier Newport CentreJersey City, NJ
1994 Jan 28Wing Bowl 2 The Main Event Philadelphia, PA
1994 Jul 4INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Coney IslandBrooklyn, NY
1995 Jan 27Wing Bowl 3 Club Egypt Philadelphia, PA
1995 Jun 24INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier Newport CentreJersey City, NJ
1995 Jul 4INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Coney IslandBrooklyn, NY
1996 Jan 25Wing Bowl 4 The Electric Factory Philadelphia, PA
1996 Jun 22INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier Newport CentreJersey City, NJ
1996 Jul 4INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Coney IslandBrooklyn, NY
1996 Dec 4INathan's Famous Hot Dog US / Japan title match Central ParkManhattan, NY
1997 Jan 24Wing Bowl 5 The Electric Factory Philadelphia, PA
1997 May 24INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier Nathan's Famous restaurantBoca Raton, FL
1997 May 31INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier Paramus ParkParamus, NJ
1997 Jun 4INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier Manhattan, NY
1997 Jun 14INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier Home DepotPhiladelphia, PA
1997 Jul 4INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Coney IslandBrooklyn, NY
1998 Jan 23Wing Bowl 6 The Spectrum Philadelphia, PA
1998 May 30INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier Philadelphia, PA
1998 Jun 6INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier Menlo Park MallEdison, NJ
1998 Jun 25INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier Windows on the World - World Trade Center Manhattan, NY
1998 Jun 28INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier Las Vegas, NV
1998 Jul 4INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Coney IslandBrooklyn, NY
1998 Oct 22Oyster Slurp O Rama finals Shaw's Crab House Royster with the Oyster Chicago, IL
1999 Jan 29Wing Bowl 7 The Spectrum Philadelphia, PA
1999 Jun 24INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier Windows on the World - World Trade Center Manhattan, NY
1999 Jul 4INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Coney IslandBrooklyn, NY
1999 Oct 21Oyster Slurp O Rama finals Shaw's Crab House Royster with the Oyster Chicago, IL