Eating Contests category

Carseldine Markets in North Brisbane, QLD, Australia will hold a hot cross bun eating contest on March 24 awarding $1000 to the winner.
Cooper's Alehouse in Seattle will hold a Peeps eating contest on March 31 awarding $250 to the winner.
Brandon "Da Garbage Disposal" Clark ate 10 tacos in 53 seconds to win a Jack Daniel's electric guitar at Leinenkugel's in Kansas City.
Joe Menchetti won the first prize of $500 in Saturday's wing eating contest at Arooga's at the Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, CT.
All Pro Eating announced that The Hwy 55 Burgers, Shakes & Fries World Hamburger Eating Championship will return to Crabtree Valley Mall in Raleigh, NC on June 2. The contest format has been changed to a fixed time of 5:55 and the purse will be $2500/$1250/$500/$250. Beard Meats Food reported that Leah Shutkever had received an invitation in a recent podcast with Wayne Algenio an Darron Breeden. (around 19 minute mark)
Top Dog in Town in Wangara, WA, Australia will hold a Megadog eating contest on April 8 awarding $1000 to the winner.
Leinenkugel's in Kansas City will hold a taco eating contest on March 20 awarding a Jack Daniels electric guitar.
Chronic Tacos will hold a taco eating contest in Raleigh, NC on March 24 as part of its grand opening celebration. "Wee Man" of Jackass is expected to attend. (I have not seen anything about the return of the Gringo Bandito Chronic Tacos Challenge in 2018; the Sabroso Taco Fest website has no mention of an eating contest.)
Nathan Figueroa has uploaded a video of his victory of in the amateur division of Sunday's eating contest at Carnaval Miami where he ate 25 croquetas to win the first prize of $500.
Irish 31 in Tampa will hold a "Guinness Car Bomb Wing Eating Contest" on March 17 awarding $250 to the winner.

2018 Miami Croquetazo

update Mar 20 Darron Breeden has a video

update Rise Miami News has a contest video


1st 154 Geoffrey Esper falls short of Carmen Cincottis record of 158 by 4
2nd 141 Darron Breeden
3rd 116 Gideon Oji 4 croqueta deduction
4th 80 Eric “Badlands” Booker
5th 38 Darrien “Cheesecurd” Thomas
6th 34 Jia Lee
7th 26 Alex “Moose” Perez
DQ ? Victor Aldrich

The contest can be viewed on Facebook Live

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The Festival of the Kite at the Redondo (CA) Beach Pier will hold a hot dog on a stick eating contest tomorrow awarding $200 to the winner.
10 Tavern in Washington, DC will hold a 4 round wing eating contest starting tomorrow. The final round on March 31 will award a viewing party for the NCAA Championship basketball game on April 2.
Arooga's at the Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, CT will hold a wing eating contest on March 10 awarding a $150 Visa gift card. The second round on March 17 will award a $500 Visa gift card. Other Arooga's locations will also hold contests; the total amount of prizes on the circuit is listed as $1,300.
George Shea did an interview on the Hochman and Crowder show in CBS Miami this afternoon and announced Geoff Esper, Darron Breeden and Badlands Booker as expected entrants in Sunday's World Championship Croqueta Eating Contest on Sunday.

Current 2018 MLE schedule

Meatstock will hold sausage eating contests in Melbourne on March 18 and Sydney on May 6 awarding $2000 in cash and prizes.
Denio's in Roseville, CA will hold a corn dog eating contest on March 24 awarding $200/$100/$50 to the top 3 finishers.
Niji Sushi in Sydney, Australia will hold a sushi eating contest on March 19 awarding $500 to the winner and $200 to the runner up. The victor will also receive a flight to Japan if the time of 1:42 is broken for the 1.5 kg meal.
That Meetball Place will hold meatball eating contests in Patchogue, NY and Farmingdale, NY on March 9 awarding $1000 to the winner.
The Fulton, TX Oysterfest will hold an oyster eating contest for men on March 3 and a competition for females on March 4. Both events will award $200/$100/$50 to the top 3.
Jesse "Food Coma" Freeman ate a metre long pizza in under 9 minutes to win the first prize of $1000 Tuesday at Arrivederci Pizza in Brisbane.
The Atlantic City Boat Show will hold a wing eating contest on March 3 awarding a 42 inch TV to the winner. has a casting call for Australia's best eater. The winner will receive $1,000 and tour the country doing challenges at Menulog restaurants. The competition closes March 5 and entrants must be Australian residents. Menulog has a FAQ about the project.
The New York City Hot Sauce Expo will hold 7 spicy eating contests over April 21 and 22. $1000 will be awarded if the Guinness record for eating Carolina Reaper peppers is broken.
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