Finnish eating challenges and contests category

Upcoming Finland eating contests
(£100)2019 Nov 22 Hot Wing Eating Contest Legends Sports Bar Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
2019 Nov 22Pie Eating Contest Spa City Tap & Barrel Saratoga Springs, NY
$850 2019 Nov 22 Pizza Eating Contest Pizza 9 Gallup, NM
2019 Nov 23Bacon Eating Contest Winchester Harley Winchester, VA
$3,000 2019 Nov 23 Burger Eating Contest Uncle Jack's Meat House Astoria, NY
2019 Nov 23Cannoli Eating Contest Sopranos Con Seacaucus, NJ
2019 Nov 23Hot Dog Eating Contest Munich Brauhaus Melbourne, VIC, Australia
2019 Nov 23Hot Wing Eating Contest Minneapolis Cider Company Minneapolis, MN
2019 Nov 23Pho Eating Contest - most bowls Only the Good Stuff Edmonton, AB, Canada
2019 Nov 23Pho Eating Contest - speed Only the Good Stuff Edmonton, AB, Canada
2019 Nov 23Pie Eating Contest Beachside Fall Fest @ Belmont Park San Diego, CA
2019 Nov 23Pie Eating Contest Central Library Anaheim, CA
$50 2019 Nov 23Pie Eating Contest Village Center Port Jefferson, NY
2019 Nov 23Pineapple Eating Contest Pineapple Festival Jensen Beach, FL
2019 Nov 23Tamale Eating Contest Hot Tamale Street Fest Corpus Christi, TX
($200)2019 Nov 23 Tamale Eating Contest McAllen Tamale Fest McAllen, TX
2019 Nov 23Vegan Wing Eating Contest The Gradient BK Brooklyn, NY
2019 Nov 23Wing Eating Contest AZWingfest Gilbert, AZ
2019 Nov 23Wing Eating Contest Wingfest Arizona Phoenix, AZ
2019 Nov 24Cannoli Eating Contest Sopranos Con Seacaucus, NJ
2019 Nov 24Hoffman's Hot Dog Eating Contest BestFest NYS Syracuse, NY
2019 Nov 24Hot Dog Eating Contest Munich Brauhaus Melbourne, VIC, Australia
2019 Nov 24King of the Wing 3 RBar & Patio Lawrence, KS
2019 Nov 24Pickle Eating Contest International Pickle Festival Rosendale, NY
2019 Nov 24Pineapple Eating Contest Pineapple Festival Jensen Beach, FL
2019 Nov 25Pie Eating Contest Masters of Social Gastronomy: Thanksgiving Pies @ Caveat Manhattan, NY
2019 Nov 26Pie Eating Contest Renegades West Palm Beach, FL
2019 Nov 27Fastest Turkey Dinner Eating Contest Thanks-Gavin @ Greene Turtle Annapolis, MD
2019 Nov 27Oyster Eating Contest Stella's Fish Cafe Minneapolis, MN
2019 Nov 27Pie Eating Contest Funugyz Parker, CO
2019 Nov 27Wing Eating Contest Sandbar Sports Grill Cocoa Beach, FL
($25)2019 Nov 28 Pie Eating Contest Fat Cats Ogden, UT
2019 Nov 28Pie eating Contest Mulligans Augusta, WI
2019 Nov 28Pie Eating Contest Thanksgiving Morning Run Walnut, CA
2019 Nov 28Wing Eating Contest Big Easy London, England, UK
2019 Nov 29Pizza Eating Contest The Brass Monkey Hastings, England, UK
($50)2019 Nov 30 Middleswarth Chip Eating Contest Sabatini's Exeter, PA
2019 Nov 30Pie Eating Contest Beachside Fall Fest @ Belmont Park San Diego, CA
2019 Nov 30Pizza Eating Contest BrewDogStirling Stirling, Scotland, UK
2019 Nov 30Sausage Eating Contest Festival of Snags Mudgee, NSW, Australia
2019 Nov 30Wing Eating Contest Coastal Edge Virginia Beach, VA
2019 Dec 1Smash Burger Challenge Alpha Brewing St. Louis, MO
2019 Dec 1Wing Eating Contest Midnight Madness @ AWS Las Vegas, NV
2019 Dec 5Wing Eating Finals Great Wings Vancouver, BC, Canada
2019 Dec 6Croqueta Eating Contest Croquetapalooza @ Magic City Miami, FL
2019 Dec 6Donut Eating Contest Merry Copa Maricopa, AZ
2019 Dec 7Bratwurst Eating Contest Christmas Village in Baltimore Baltimore, MD
2019 Dec 7Pizza Eating Challenge Funkateers Chermside West, QLD, Australia
2019 Dec 7Wing Eating Challenge Funkateers Chermside West, QLD, Australia
$3,000 2019 Dec 7I World Famous St. Elmo Shrimp Cocktail-Eating Championship The Meijer Tail Greater Party On Georgia St Indianapolis, IN
$200 ($50)2019 Dec 8 Donair Eating Contest King of Donair Halifax, NS, Canada
2019 Dec 8Tamale Eating Contest Indio International Tamale Festival Indio, CA
2019 Dec 11Pie Eating Contest Combustion Brewing Pickerington, OH
$150 ($30)2019 Dec 14 "Feast of Flames" Ghost Pepper Hot Dog Eating Contest Steve's Hot Dogs on the Hill St. Louis, MO
2019 Dec 14Cookie Eating Contest Winter Fete Alexandria, LA
2019 Dec 14Fruitcake Eating Contest Santa Ball Kansas City, MO
2019 Dec 15Bratwurst Eating Contest Christmas Village in Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA
2019 Dec 21Mommy's Little Piggy Mashed Potato Eating Contest A Christmas Story Comes Home Hammond, IN
$100 ($300)2019 Dec 21 Slider Eating Contest The Decemburger @ Hi-Dive Denver Denver, CO
2020 Jan 18Bacon Eating Contest Beer & Bourbon Festival Brooklyn, NY
$100 2020 Jan 18 Mini Cupcake Eating Contest The Bakery Bus Joplin, MO
2020 Jan 18Tamale Eating Contest Tamale Festival Atascadero, CA
2020 Feb 29Wings for Wishes Sports Grill South Miami Miami, FL
2020 Mar 7Pie Eating Contest Strawberry Festival Ocala, FL
Three random Finland eating challenges
2.5 lb. pulled pork sandwich The Big Pig Saucy Q Bar B Q Mobile, AL sandwich has 2.5 pounds of our pulled pork, 1 pound of slaw & a pint of sauce on a 9 inch bun
tower burger Tower Burger The Banc London, England, UK
7 lb. burger The Big Foot Challenge Big Al's Vancouver, WA has an article (in Finnish) about Jesse Pynnönen competing in the Gringo Bandito Chronic Taco eating contest in Dana Point, CA.
Finnish competitive eater Jesse Pynnönen, a competitor in last year's Gringo Bandio Chronic Tacos eating contest, produced a video about Carmen Cincotti calling him the "Future of Competitive Eating".
Happy 2013. Emmanuel Holloway, a player on Namika Lahti basketball team based in Lahti, Finland, announces his teammate Jordan Hasquet attempted the burger challenge at Sports Acadamy Grill & Bar in Helskinki on New Year's Eve.

“Empire State Burger” contest in Finland


A video of an “Empire State Burger” eating contest held in Tampere, Finland is available on youtube. The sandwich is claimed to be the largest commercially available burger in Europe. has an article about the burger (online translation from Finnish to English is not available) The “Empire State Burger” appears to be composed of several conventionally sized hamburgers stacked on top of each other.

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