Canada eating challenges and contests category

Upcoming Canada eating contests
2019 Jul 1Cherry Pie Eating Contest Cherry Fiesta Osoyoos, BC, Canada
2019 Jul 1Jumbo Freezie Eating Contest Caledonia Canada Day Caledonia, ON, Canada
2019 Jul 1Pie Eating Contest Canada Day in the Park Slave Lake, AB, Canada
2019 Jul 1Watermelon Eating Contest Canada Day Celebration Devon, AB, Canada
2019 Jul 13Blueberry Pie Eating Contest Bees and Blueberries Festival Pitt Meadows, BC, Canada
2019 Jul 14Blueberry Pie Eating Contest Bees and Blueberries Festival Pitt Meadows, BC, Canada
$1,000 2019 Jul 17 Hot Dog Eating Contest Gold Eagle Casino North Battleford, SK, Canada
2019 Jul 27Hot Dog Havoc Food Truck Wars Saskatoon, SK, Canada
2019 Jul 27Pie Eating Contest Country Fest Maple Ridge, BC, Canada
2019 Jul 28Pie Eating Contest Country Fest Maple Ridge, BC, Canada
2019 Jul 28Pie Me! Pie Eating Contest Food Truck Wars Saskatoon, SK, Canada
($50)2019 Aug 3 Rib Eating Contest Wasaga Beach Ribfest Wasaga Beach, ON, Canada
($75)2019 Aug 9 Rib Eating Contest Brantford Ribfest Brantford, ON, Canada
($75)2019 Aug 10 Rib Eating Contest Brantford Ribfest Brantford, ON, Canada
2019 Aug 11Eating Contest Blue Mountain Village The Blue Mountains, ON, Canada
2019 Aug 23Corn Eating Contest Tecumseh Corn Festival Tecumseh, ON, Canada
2019 Aug 24Corn Eating Contest Minto Farmers Market Palmerston, ON, Canada
2019 Aug 24Corn Eating Contest Tecumseh Corn Festival Tecumseh, ON, Canada
2019 Aug 25Corn Eating Contest Tecumseh Corn Festival Tecumseh, ON, Canada
2019 Aug 25Pie Eating Contest Deep Cove Daze Deep Cove, BC, Canada
Three random Canada eating challenges
8 lb. sandwich Ironman Challenge Overtime Moncton, NB, Canada 4 11 inch franks, 6 oz. pulled pork, on open sub bun, includes 16 oz. drink
1.5 lb. burger The Big Kahuna Toma's Family Restaurant Hixon, BC, Canada contains 6 eggs
21 in pizza 21 Inch Pizza Challenge FBI Pizza Toronto, ON, Canada
(All Canada eating challenges and contests in database)

Joel Hansen was the first person to finish the 7+ pound "Ultimate Food Challenge" at TheSmoke in Vaughan, ON. He has a youtube channel at "Any Body Nutrition"
Joey Chestnut is expected to compete at the Vaughan Pizza Festival in Vaughan, ON on July 15. The contest will be sponsored by Pie Wood Fired Pizza, which has sponsored an contest in Barrie, ON that Takeru Kobayashi has competed in since 2010.
Palm Beach Happening has interviews with Matt "Hungry" Hazzard and Darrien Thomas, winner of the amateur division of the 2017 Smoke's Poutinerie contest in Toronto. Matt is also the guest on the latest Fink Beats the Stomach podcast.
Riz Sushi in Vancover is offering a 10 pound poke bowl challenge for two person teams. Pairs that can complete the meal in 30 minutes before the end of May will be entered into a drawing awarding a trip to Las Vegas.
A pizza eating contest in Vaughan, Ontario has been added to the MLE schedule for July 15. Registration will open May 10.
The Ranch Roadhouse in Edmonton will hold a pyrohy (dumpling) eating contest on January 20 awarding $1000 to the winner in honor of Ukrainian New Year's Eve.   
Mike "Strictly Dumpling" Chen produced a video of him attempting a 50 pound lobster challenge costing $662 in Toronto.
"Furious" Pete Czerwinski appeared on Dragons' Den (the Canadian equivalent of ABC's Shark Tank) with a team seeking investment for New Age Performance's line of performance enhancing mouthpieces. Brian Shaw "The World's Strongest Man" was another member of the team. (video)

Carmen Cincotti wins Toronto poutine

Ben Livingstone won the first prize of $1000 in Saturday's Pie Wood Fired Pizza's Let Em Eat 8 in Muskoka, ON Saturday. Takeru Kobayashi did an exhibition before the contest.
Smoke's Poutinerie in Ann Arbor, MI will hold a qualifier awarding the winner a spot in the poutine eating contest in Toronto on October 14. The first round will take place on September 28 and the second round on September 30. The top 3 will receive $250/$150/$100. "Poutine Games" will also be held at Smoke's locations on September 23 for 2 person teams to determine spots in the amateur undercard in Toronto.
Takeru Kobayashi is expected to defend his title at Pie Wood Fired Pizza's Let em Eat 8 in Muskoka, Ontario on September 23. Entrants need to qualify at Pie locations by September 20. The fastest time at each site will win a prize package including accommodations at Clevelands House resort for the weekend of the contest. The winner will receive $1000.
Veronica Boggia finished The Great Pizza Spano Meat Lover Challenge at Pizza Spano in Dollard-des-Ormeaux, Quebec in 19 minutes, breaking Randy Santel's previous record by 12 minutes. update On July 12, Veronica was the first person to finish (in 25 minutes) the challenge at Le Gras Dur in Montreal, which consists of 5 pounds of poutine, a 2 pound burger, a root beer float and 4 fried Oreos.
Pie Wood Fired Pizza will hold "Let em Eat 8" at Kempenfest in Barrie, ON on August 7. Takeru Kobayashi will attempt to win the title for the eighth year in a row. Previous contests have awarded over $5000. update The contest has been removed from the Kempenfest.com schedule but still appears in some Google search results
Little Bones in Winnipeg will hold 5 wing eating contests tomorrow awarding a total of $1850.
Craigslist has an interview request for a Toronto competitive eater that will pay $50.

2016 Smoke’s Poutinerie

update Oct 5 Videos: Carmen Cincotti | Erik Lamkin vlog | Scott Lomas Introductions / Contest start

update Oct 2
Articles: Toronto Sun | Canoe.ca | Sina.com
Thank you on reddit.com for holding the contest
Videos: Eduardo M | Erik Lamkin video of vegan protestors from Direct Action Everywhere. Unlike at Nathan’s, they do not appear to have interfered with the contest table. This is the third MLE contest in 2016 the group has protested (Chicago Ribs, Nathan’s, poutine)

Instagram videos from “Step Daddy J”‘ have the top 3 for the amateur contest:
1st 9 Erik “The Electric” Lamkin
2nd 6 John “Step Daddy J” Jugovic
3rd 5 Darrien “Cheesecurd” Thomas

update Here is what MLE reports are the pro results: Part 1 | Part 2
1 Joey Chestnut 25.5
2 Carmen Cincotti 25
3 Matt Stonie 23.25
4 Geoff Esper 18.5
5 Gideon Oji 14.5
6 Michelle Lesco 13
7 Yasir Salem 12.5
8 Badlands Booker 10.75
9 Jim Reeves 8.6
9 Steven Dorgo 8.6
11 Bill Myers 8
12 Ben Do 7.75
13 Jesse Kankula 7

Erik Lamkin reports he won the amateur contest

Erik Lamkin produced a training video

Previous winners

2015 Oct 3 1st 22 10 min Matt “Megatoad” Stonie World Poutine Eating Championship – pros Toronto, ON, Canada
2014 Oct 4 1st 14.75 10 min Matt “Megatoad” Stonie World Poutine Eating Championship – pros Toronto, ON, Canada
2013 Oct 19 1st 24 10 min Joey “Jaws” Chestnut World Poutine Eating Championship Toronto, ON, Canada
2012 Oct 13 1st 9.5 10 min Joey “Jaws” Chestnut Smoke’s Poutinerie World Poutine Eating Championship Toronto, ON, Canada
2011 Sep 24 1st 9.75 10 min Pat “Deep Dish” Bertoletti Smoke’s Poutinerie World Poutine Eating Championship Toronto, ON, Canada
2010 May 22 1st 13 10 min Pat “Deep Dish” Bertoletti Smoke’s Poutinerie World Poutine Eating Championship Toronto, ON, Canada

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Toronto Life has an interview with Matt Stonie about competing in the Smoke’s Poutinerie’s World Poutine Eating Championship on Saturday.
John "Step Daddy J" Jugovic announces he won the qualifier to determine the Canadian team for Battle of the Big Eaters 4 in Richmond, BC.
Matt Stonie, Joey Chestnut, Eric "Badlands" Booker, Yasir Salem and "Buffalo" Jim Reeves are expected to compete in the World Poutine Eating Championship in Toronto on October 1.
The Pacific National Exhibition in Vancouver will offer a 10 pound Hercules Burger for $70 from August 20 to September 5.
Takeru Kobayashi ate 49 slices of pizza at Kempenfest in Barrie, ON today to defend his Pie Wood Fired Pizza title.
PIE Wood Fired Pizza will hold Let em Eat 6 at Kempenfest in Barrie, ON on August 1. Takeru Kobayashi and Pat Bertoletti are expected to compete and the contest will award $6001.
Sad news from Vancouver: I received an email that Ken "The Demolisher" Wong passed away at the age of 65. The funeral will be on March 30.
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