Eating Contests category

Maya New York Pizza in Mesa, AZ has a 32 inch pizza challenge available on Wednesdays that awards $400 if finished by a 2 person team.
Sugar Taco in Los Angeles will hold a ghost taco eating contest on October 30 awarding $1000 to the winner.
Mohammed Hamoud won the first prize of $2500 in yesterday's Bacci Pizza Jumbo Slice eating contest in Chicago.
Dan Kennedy annouced he ate 20 burgers to win the first prize of $1000 in yesterday's eating contest at Lumpy's Burgers in Antioch, CA. Edward Chin was the runner up and Scott Rubin was 3rd. Previous winners were not allowed to received the first prize money, which prevented Molly Schuyler from defending her title.
Munchy's Pizza in Boca Raton, FL will start a 28 inch pizza challenge next week awarding $200 if completed. The challenge can be attempted individually (60 minute limit) or by a pair (30 minutes).
Taste Pho in Gainesville, FL will hold a pho eating contest on October 19 awarding $300 to the winner. Entrants need to qualify.
Eater.com has a youtube video titled "How the Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Became an ESPN Icon". The video contains a demonstration contest won by Badlands Booker in which George Shea catches Crazy Legs Conti cheating. (Eater.com blog entry)
A press release gives the expected entrants for the moke’s Poutinerie World Poutine Eating Championship (WPEC) in Toronto October 19: Joey Chestnut, Geoff Esper, Matt Stonie, Darron Breeden, Miki Sudo, Nick Wehry, Michelle Lesco, George Chiger, Adam "Beard Meats Food" Moran, Ronnie Hartman, Eric "Badlands" Booker and Darrien Thomas. The final paragraph says that in 2020, the WPEC will be replaced with the "SMOKE-A-PALOOZA! The Rock N’ Roll Psycho Circus", so this might be the final MLE Smoke's Poutinerie competition.
Hofbräu Bierhaus NYC will hold a bratwurst eating contest October 26 awarding $750/$500/$250.
The Blossburg, PA Fall Festival will hold a hot dog eating contest on October 13 awarding $200 to the winner.
On Friday, Raina Huang won the dumpling eating contest at the Dumpling and Beer Festival in San Gabriel, CA for the third year in a row. Taran Eckel was runner up.
Pete Davekos ate 9 1/4 lb. hot dogs in 7 minutes to win the first prize of $201 in yesterday's hot dog eating contest in Topsfield, MA.
El Chingon in San Diego will hold a five pound burrito eating contest awarding $250 to the winner on October 13.
Birch in Hoboken, NJ will hold a wing eating contest October 6 awarding $300 to the winner.
The Heritage of Flight Festival in New Carlisle, OH will hold a wing eating contest October 5 awarding $150 to the winner and $100 to the runner up.

2019 Pacific Park tacos

Que Pasa in Bowling Green, KY will hold a taco eating contest on October 4 awarding $300/$200/$100.
A hot dog eating contest will be held in Corona, NY on October 19 awarding a 4K TV to the winner.
The For Bend (TX) County Fair will hold a corn dog eating contest on October 2 awarding $250 to the winner.
The Topsfield (MA) Fair will hold a hot dog eating contest October 5 awarding $201 to the winner.

2019 Lewisville tamales

update Oct 2 Katie Prettyman video

Full results (without full names) | Full results with full names
Steve “The Rabbit” video

1st 95 Geoffrey Esper 10 minute contest record
2nd 78.5 Darron Breeden
3rd 59 Steve “The Rabbit” Hammond
4th 51 George Chiger
5th 48 Adrian “The Rabbit” Morgan
6th 46 Michelle “Cardboard Shell” Lesco
6th 46 Darrien “Cheesecurd” Thomas
8th 44 Brett “The Branimal” Healey
9th 30 “Nasty” Nathan Biller
10th 29 Francisco Galicia
11th 27.5 John Gebhard
12th 20 Katie Prettyman
13th 15 Jocelyn Walker
14th 10 Mark Poland
DQ ? Greg “The Savage” Wilson

https://www.instagram.com/beyondseattleeats/ has a live video of the contest.

Previous contest winners
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Molly Schuyler sets Great Pumpkin Farm pie record

update WGRZ article | Molly Schuyler video

Buffalo News article

The top 5 from today’s pie eating contest at the Great Pumpkin Farm in Clarence, NY via Brandon Clark’s video

1) Molly Schuyler 50 slices, new record
2) Joel Hansen 41
3) Dan Kennedy 39
4) Andy Puhl 34 won eat-off
5) Brandon Clark 34 lost eat-off

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Qin in Irvine, CA will hold a spicy noodle eating contest tomorrow awarding $200 to the winner.
Steelstacks in Bethlehem, PA will hold bratwurst eating contests on October 5 and 12. Both competitions will award $250 to the winner.
Geoff Esper, Darron Breeden, Adrian Morgan, George Chiger, Brett Healey, Darrien Thomas, Katie Prettyman, Nate Biller and Steve "The Rabbit" Hammond are expected to compete in the tamale eating contest at Western Days in Lewisville, TX Saturday. Joey Chestnut said he might be able to compete.
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