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Star Exponent has an interview with Darron Breeden about his victory in last Sunday's Acme Oyster eating contest in New Orleans. Darron started his competitive eating career three years ago in Japan where he taught English.

Darron Breeden wins 2018 Acme Oyster eating contest

update June 10 WGNO article | Nola article

The top 3 from Rich Shea. Tim “Eater X” Janus was at the contest, but I don’t know if he competed
1 Darron Breeden 40 dozen
2 Michelle Lesco 27
3 Adrian Morgan 26

update Nick Reimann reports that Darron Breeden won with a total of 480 oysters in 8 minutes.

Darron Breeden, Sonya Thomas, Michelle Lesco, Adrian Morgan and Crazy Legs Conti are expected to compete.

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Dan "Killer" Kennedy announced that he and Darron Breeden fiished the 25.5 pound burger challenge at Denny's Beer Barrel Pub in Clearfield, PA.

2018 Preakness Balloon Festival Nathan’s qualifier

update May 20 Darron Breeden has a video
update May 14 Videos: Frank Godfrey Jr. | K Womble introduction video

Darron Breeden practice session video

Official results

1st 46.5 Darron Breeden
2nd 33.5 Nick Wehry 3rd most so far in 2017-18 circuit
3rd 20 Kevin Liu
4th 13 Corey Yu-Yang Hsu
5th 12.75 William “Wild Bill” Myers
6th 7.5 Jonathan Koscianski
7th 6.5 Bryan Shepherd
8th 5.5 Chris Kilgalen
8th 5.5 Brett Shepherd
10th 5 Rich Henderson
1st 26 “The Lovely” Juliet Lee qualifies for 12th consecutive year

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Darron Breeden announces that he will compete in the Nathan's qualifier in West Friendship, MD on May 12.
Nate Figueroa produced a video of him attempting the Stack Attack burger challenge at Shula Burger in Delray Beach, FL with Juan Neave and Darron Breeden, whose attempt at setting the house record was impeded by choking during the meal.
Palm Beach Happening has an interview with Darron Breeden, who will be competing in tomorrow's eating contest at the Sweet Corn Fiesta.
Darron Breeden uploaded a video of him finishing the Pointersaurus Pizza at Pointer's Pizza in St. Louis without help. He is probably the first male and second overall after Molly Schuyler to finish the challenge intended for two people solo.
Wayne Algenio & Darron Breeden interview Bob Shoudt in the latest episode of their Wonderful Eats video podcast.
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.

2018 Finkies awards winners

The Fink Beats the Stomach announced the winners of their “Finkies” awards for 2017, which were based on online polls:

Rookie of the Year: Rene Rovtar
Showman of the Year: Beard Meats Food
Male Competitive Eater of the Year: Joey Chestnut
Female Competitive Eater of the Year: Michelle “Cardboard Shell” Lesco
Emcee of the Year: Eric “Badlands” Booker

Darron Breeden did not agree with the Rookie of the Year choice. Molly Schuyler and Miki Sudo have yet to comment on the Female of the Year award.

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Darron Breeden has uploaded a video of his attempt with Dan Kennedy at the 25 pound Belly Buster burger at Denny's Beer Barrel Pub in Clearfield, PA.
The team of Darron Breeden and Dan "Killer" Kennedy failed to finish the 15 pound Beer Barrel Belly Buster Challenge at Denny's Beer Barrel in Clearfield, PA on Saturday after one of the pair reversed trying to eat the giant burger.

2017 Tulsa Bratwurst contest

update Oct 26 Carmen Cincotti and Darron Breeden have videos

update Oct 23 Robert McKinney has the rest of the prizewinners

Matt Dutton has the top 3
1) Carmen Cincotti 90.5
2) Darron Breeden 76.5
3) Gideon Oji 66.5
4) Rich LeFevre 49
5) Robert “Food Challenge Bros” McKinney 40

Carmen Cincotti won today’s bratwurst eating contest at Linde Oktoberfest in Tulsa with a total of 90.5 sausages in 10 minutes. (from Facebook Live video)

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Carmen Cincotti wins Toronto poutine

Pedram Esmaeelzadeh has started a competitive eating podcast called Mastication Nation. Guests for the debut episode are Darron Breeden and Wayne Algenio.
Tokyo Drew has a video of Darron Breeden setting the record for a 6kg (13.2 lb) okonomiyaki challenge in a record 24 minutes. The previous record holder was Max Suzuki with a time of 30 minutes.
Michael Jenkins reports that Dale Boone ate 20 hot dogs to claim the first prize of $500 at Titled Kilt in Boca Raton, FL. Runner-up Nate Figueroa ate 18 and Michael Jenkins was 3rd with 15. Boone reportedly left enough debris to get billed as the "worlds biggest cheater". update Nate Figueroa has produced a video of the contest titled "#1 COMPETITIVE EATING "CHEATER" (DALE BOONE)"
Nate Figueroa produced a video of his attempt at the 28 inch team challenge at Pizza Xtreme in Orlando with his German girlfriend Livia. (Livia's video)

2017 Norfolk Harborfest Nathan’s qualifier

update Darron Breeden has a video

The Virginian Pilot has a contest report

Official results
More results
1) Darron Breeden 38
2) Josh Peters 16
3) Michael Deitz 12
?) Danny Meyers 5
?) Tias Schuster 5

1W) Deborah Bethea 6.5

Darron Breeden has won with 38 hot dogs. George Shea claimed it was a record (Sonya Thomas retains the top Norfoik qualifier total of 38.5)

Darron Breeden and Michael Dietz are expected to compete.

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2017 Highway 55 Burgers

update The News & Observer has a contest report

The Hwy 55 facebook has a video of the contest end

Crabtree Mall has a facebook gallery

Derek Farley has a closeup contest video

1) Molly Schuyler 1:37 (new record)
2) Bob Shoudt
3) Darron Breeden
4) Dave Brunelli

The contest is expected to be broadcast on https://www.facebook.com/Hwy55burgers/

“Beard Meats Food” trip to NC is not the first trip by a bearded Briton to that region; Blackbeard was pardoned for piracy by the colonial governor in June 1718.

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Michael Jenkins reports that he claimed the second place prize of $250 in tonight's taco eating contest at Bodega in Miami Beach. Nate Figueroa won the first prize of a suite staycation and Victor Aldrich was 3rd.
Darron Breeden finished the Gyro CHallenge at South Side Six in Bowling Green, OH to claim the challenge prize of $666.

2017 Nathan’s Fort Myers, FL qualifier

update Mar 26 Naples News has an article

Nate Figgs has a video

update News Press has a contest report and video

Results Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3
1) Pablo Martinez 25.5
2) Nate Figueroa 21.5
3) Crazy Legs Conti 19
4) Andrew Renfrow 13.5
Tom Riordan 6.5
Stewart Beck? 6.5

1W) Mary Bowers 10

The MLE facebook has a live video

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Darron Breeden announces that he finished the 10+ "Ye Olde 96er" burger challenge at Denny's Beer Barrel Pub in Clearfield, PA. I think he is the fourth person to finish the challenge (Lori Weiss, Kate Stelnick, Brad Sciullo) and the first person to do so since 2008.
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