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2017 Dec 21st10.4 8 minWorld Famous St. Elmo Shrimp Cocktail-Eating Championship Indianapolis, IN
2017 Nov 42nd288 min Fortune Bay World Indian Taco Eating Championship Tower, MN
2017 Sep 231st52 10 minThe White Hut World Cheeseburg Eating Championship West Springfield, MA

The Amazing Race youtube channel has a preview video for Wednesday's episode recorded in Tangiers, Morocco starring Joey Chestnut and Tim "Eater X" Janus. It appears one of the challenges Team Chomp will face will be belly dancing.
The Amazing Race youtube channel has a video Joey Chestnut and Tim "Eater X" Janus doing the Icelandic drinks challenge that did not appear in last week's episode. Crossfit champion Katrín Davíðsdóttir was their server. There is another outtake video of "Team Chomp" discussing their competitive eating records.
Joey Chestnut and Tim "Eater X" Janus, competing as Team Chomp, managed to avoid finishing in last place in yesterday's debut episode of the 30th season of The Amazing Race and will appear in week 2. The most daunting challenge of the episode was traversing a gorge in Iceland using a zipline. Teams also had to imbibe Icelandic alcohol; Team Chomp's drinking did not appear in the episode. This is not the first reality TV show, the duo appeared in. In a 2010 episode of Shaq vs. Joey Chestnut faced off in a hot dog eating contest against the NBA great after he was coached by Tim Janus (via 2 paragraphs)
Chicago.CBSLocal.com has an interview with Joey Chestnut about competing in The Amazing Race with Tim "Eater X" Janus as Team Chomp. He says he hopes to have an undefeated 2018 in competitive eating. The season will premier tomorrow on CBS.
Joey Chestnut drank 12 pints of beer in under 75 seconds last night in a New Year's Eve show in Indianapolis hosted by Pat McAfee of Barstool Heartland.
Youtube has an interview with Joey Chestnut and Tim "Eater X" Janus about competing in the 30th season of The Amazing Race as "Team Chomp". The first episode of the series will be televised on January 3.
Times Herald Online has an article about Merlin Chestnut, father of Joey Chestnut, who works as a music teacher at Solana, CA Middle School. His students will perform a concert on December 20 at the 105 year old Empress Theater in Vallejo, CA.
CBS officially announced the two-person teams that will compete on season 30 of The Amazing Race starting on January 3. Joey Chestnut and Tim "Eater X" will be competing as "Team Chomp". In an interview, Joey Chestnut says he hopes to show the world "that competitive eaters are the best at solving problems". (video interview)
Season 30 of The Amazing Race will run on CBS from January 3, 2018 to February 21, 2018. One of the two person teams will consist of Joey Chestnut and Tim Janus.

2017 St. Elmo’s shrimp cocktail eating contest

Official Results (in pounds, contest duration 8 minutes)

1st 10.4 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut wins for 5th year in a row
2nd 8 Gideon Oji
3rd 5.1 Derek Jacobs
4th 4.6 Crazy Legs Conti
5th 4.2 Ivan “The Avocado” Mendoza
6th 4 Michael “Big Hoss” Deitz
6th 4 Matthew Raible
8th 3.4 Andrew “The Bear” Kogutkiewicz
9th 2.4 Bryan “Big Sexy” Beard

The contest is expected to be livestreamed on https://www.facebook.com/stelmosteakhouse/

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In his latest column for CultureMap, Ken Hoffman (who has served as a judge at the Nathan's Finals) has an interview with Joey Chestnut about the difficulty of obtaining restaurant-style Nathan's Famous hot dogs for training sessions. The sausages sold in supermarkets typically lack the "natural casing" consisting of segments of small instestines from sheep.

Geoff Esper defeats Chestnut at Fortune Bay Indian tacos

update Nov 8 Timberjay.com has a contest report

update VirginiaMN.com has an article

Joey Chestnut appeared on CBS3Duluth and KBJR 6 yesterday.

Results Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

1st 29 Geoffrey Esper
2nd 28 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut
3rd 23 Gideon Oji
4th 11 Matthew Raible
5th 9 Sean “2 Dolla” Nichols
5th 9 Mark Pedersen
5th 9 Doug Porter
8th 7 Billy Copenace
9th 6 Jesse Sympson
10th 5 George Echum
10th 5 John Tikkanen

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FoodBeast.com has interviews with Joey Chestnut, Matt Stonie and Miki Sudo about their preparation for an eating contest.
Joey Chestnut and Tim "Eater X" Janus are reportedly a team for the upcoming season of CBS' The Amazing Race, which started recording today in New York City. Television commitments might have been the reason Joey Chestnut withdrew from yesterday's pork roll eating contest. (Group picture, Joey Chestnut & Tim Janus are on the right side)

2017 White Hut World Cheeseburg Eating Championship

The Trenton Thunder announce that Joey Chestnut has pulled out of Case's Pork Roll Eating Championship on September 30, leaving Carmen Cincotti and Darron Breeden as the favorites.

2017 Zinzinatti bratwurst contest

update Oct 16 Video interview with Sean Mulcahey before contest

update WLWT has an article and video

MLE wannabe has a video

The top 3
1) Joey Chestnut 49
2) Gideon Oji 35
3) Rich LeFevre 28
4) Derek Jacobs 21.5
5) Ivan Mendoza 20
6) Matt Hazzard 16

? Adam Clements of Local 12 News

WLWT has a Facebook video of today’s bratwurst eating contest in Cincinnati.

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2017 Dell’Osso Family Farm Baconfest contest

update Sept 11 Record Net has a video corralesderabago also has a video

Official results Part 1 | Part 2

1st 7.75 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut
2nd 6.75 Gideon Oji
3rd 5 Michelle “Cardboard Shell” Lesco
4th 3.75 Pablo Martinez
5th 3.25 Steve Hendry
6th 3 Sergio Reyes-Raya
7th 2.5 Miki Sudo
8th 1.75 Mary “I Love ‘em HOT!” Bowers

Recordnet.com has an article about yesterday’s qualifier won by Brian Keil.

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update Sept 6 Fink Beats the Stomach has a contest video update Sept 5 ObserverToday has an article about "Buffalo" Jim Reeves at the contest saying he finished 6th (was actually 7th) Videos: WKBW Facebook video | Ruptly TV | WGRZ Official results Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4
1st220Joey "Jaws" Chestnut
2nd183Gideon Oji
3rd181Carmen Cincotti
4th176Geoffrey Esper
5th170Darron Breeden
6th119Sonya "The Black Widow" Thomas
7th109"Buffalo" Jim Reeves
8th85Eric "Badlands" Booker
9th80Jacob "Billsfoot" Gauda amateur contest winner
10th68Ronnie "MegaByte" Hartman damaged tooth in contest
10th68William "Wild Bill" Myers
Fink Beats the Stomach is doing a periscope video from the contest.

Geoff Esper wins Buffalo Buffet Bowl

Official Results Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6

1st 5 3m51s Geoffrey Esper
2nd 5 4m07s Joey “Jaws” Chestnut
2nd 5 4m07s Carmen Cincotti
4th 3.88 4m07s Gideon Oji
5th 3.82 4m07s Darron Breeden
6th 2.86 4m07s “Buffalo” Jim Reeves
7th 2.53 4m07s Eric “Badlands” Booker
8th 2.39 4m07s Mike Landrich
9th 1.85 4m07s William “Wild Bill” Myers
10th 1.75 4m07s Sonya “The Black Widow” Thomas

The top 3 in today’s Buffalo Buffet Bowl at the Buffalo Wing Fest from Fink Beats the Stomach

1) Geoff Esper
2T) Carmen Cincotti
2T) Joey Chestnut

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2017 Gyoza Championship

Silicon Valley Taco Fest eating contest

Gideon Oji defends Kale Yeah title

update Aug 25 Darron Breeden has a video | King Carb has a commentary

update Aug 14
Spectrum News article | WGRZ article and video | WYRK article and video |

interview with Gideon Oji after victory

Official results Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

1st 22.5 Gideon Oji defends title
2nd 20 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut
3rd 19.25 Geoffrey Esper
4th 18.75 Carmen Cincotti
5th 15.5 Darron Breeden
6th 15 Yasir Salem
7th 10.75 “Buffalo” Jim Reeves
8th 9 Mike Landrich
9th 6 Daniella Gioia

Joey Chestnut, Carmen Cincotti, Gideon Oji, Geoff Esper, Darron Breeden, Yasir Salem, Jim Reeves, Daniella Gioia and Mike Landrich are expected to compete in today’s Kale eating contest at the Erie County Fair in Hamburg, NY.

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2017 Fresno taco contest

2017 Corinth slugburger contest

update July 17 Rebelstogo has a contest video

update DJournal, Daily Corinthian and Corinth Today have articles.

Results Part 1 | Part 2

1st 35 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut
2nd 33 Geoffrey Esper
3rd 22 Gideon Oji
4th 16 “Big Eater Mike” Michael Whities
5th 13.5 Matt “Sweet Tooth” Cohen
6th 10 Matthew Raible
7th 8.5 William “Wild Bill” Myers
8th 6.75 Jeff Stark
9th 6 Josh Hudson
10th 3.66 Taylor Coombs

Fred Cotto has a periscope video. The contest has been delayed due to rain. Matt Stonie has withdrawn after initially being announced as competitor.

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