Finnish eating challenges and contests category

Upcoming Finland eating contests
2019 Mar 20Hot Ones Challenge BABManchester, England, UK
$500 2019 Mar 21 Wing Madness Tournament Wamesit Lanes Tewksbury, MA
2019 Mar 22Ramen Warrior - Ramen Eating Contest Las Cruces Game Convention Las Cruces, NM
2019 Mar 23Bacon Eating Contest Beer, Bourbon and BBQ Wilmington, NC
2019 Mar 23Chocolate Covered Datil Pepper Eating Contest GastroFest Jacksonville, FL
$250 2019 Mar 23 Crawfish Eating Contest Crawfish Festival San Antonio, TX
2019 Mar 23Eating Contest South Texas Food Truck Festival Corpus Christi, TX
2019 Mar 23French Fry Eating Contest Baltimore Wing Festival Baltimore, MD
2019 Mar 23Hot Dog Eating Contest Odgensburg Expo Ogdensburg, NY
2019 Mar 23Hot Sauce Eating Contest Salsa Fest Maricopa, AZ
2019 Mar 23Mega Hot Wing Eating Contest Baltimore Wing Festival Baltimore, MD
2019 Mar 23Pie Eating Contest Claremont Pie Festival Claremont, CA
2019 Mar 23Pie Eating Contest Palm Coast Fest Palm Coast, FL
2019 Mar 23Pie Eating Preliminaries Hoosier Mama Pie Company Chicago, IL
2019 Mar 23Wing Eating Contest Wing & Rock Fest Canton, GA
2019 Mar 23Wing Eating Contest Wingfest Hilton Head Island, SC
2019 Mar 24Pho Eating Contest Pho & Karaoke Night Grand Rapids, MI
2019 Mar 24Pie Eating Finals Hoosier Mama Pie Company Chicago, IL
2019 Mar 24Popper Eating Contest 901 Popper Throwdown Memphis, TN
2019 Mar 24Sausage Sizzle Throwdown - amateurs Meatstock Melbourne, VIC, Australia
2019 Mar 24Sausage Sizzle Throwdown - pros Meatstock Melbourne, VIC, Australia
2019 Mar 24Taco Eating Contest Taco Palooza Houston, TX
2019 Mar 28Wing Eating Contest - first responders White's of Westport Westport, MA
2019 Mar 30Bacon Eating Contest Rock'n Bac'n Brew'n Spencer, IA
$100 2019 Mar 30 Corn Dog Eating Contest Denio's Market Roseville, CA
$250 2019 Mar 30 Crawfish Eating Contest Crawfish Festival San Antonio, TX
2019 Mar 30Hot Dog Eating Contest Round Rock Express Fan Fest Round Rock, TX
2019 Mar 30Ice Cream Eating Contest Stella's Ice Cream Nampa, ID
($50)2019 Mar 30 Omelet Eating Contest Characters Cafe Cranston, RI
2019 Mar 30Pepper Eating Contest National Taco Championships Austin, TX
2019 Mar 30Pie Eating Contest Texas Pie Fest Rockwall, TX
$350 2019 Mar 30 Sushi Challenge 9 - amateurs NIJI SUSHI BAR Sydney, NSW, Australia
2019 Mar 30Sushi Challenge 9 - pros NIJI SUSHI BAR Sydney, NSW, Australia
2019 Mar 30Vito's Challenge Vito’s Ristorante & Pizzeria Glen Cove, NY
$1,000 2019 Mar 30 Wing Eating Contest Brixx & Barley Long Beach, NY
2019 Mar 30Wing Eating Contest The Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival Atlantic City, NJ
2019 Mar 30Wing Eating Contest Wing King @ Hidden Pointe Benton Harbor, MI
2019 Mar 30Wing-a-Thon Wing Eating Contest Flynnie's Bar 3 Falmouth, MA
2019 Mar 31Hot Dog Eating Contest Bobbing Bobber Brewing Co Hutchinson, MN
($100)2019 Mar 31 Hot Wing Eating Contest Bouvard Tavern Mandurah, WAu, Australia
2019 Mar 31Wing Eating Contest The Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival Atlantic City, NJ
($100)2019 Mar 31 Wing Eating Contest - medium Bouvard Tavern Mandurah, WAu, Australia
($100)2019 Mar 31 Wing Eating Contest - mild Bouvard Tavern Mandurah, WAu, Australia
2019 Apr 3Oyster Eating Contest High West Oyster Fest @ EXDO Event Center Boulder, CO
$500 ($350)2019 Apr 6 Boudin Eating Contest Scott Boudin Festival Scott, LA
2019 Apr 6Corn Eating Contest Heritage Festival Cedar Park, TX
2019 Apr 6Highway 55 Burger Eating Contest Swamp Festival Waycross, GA
2019 Apr 6Hot Dog Eating Contest Greenway Farms Of The Ozark Foothills Mountain View, AR
2019 Apr 6Pancake Eating Contest Central New York Maple Festival Marathon, NY
2019 Apr 6Pizza Eating Contest Sunderland Maple Syrup Festival Sunderland, ON, Canada
2019 Apr 6Pizza Inn Eating Contest Swamp Festival Waycross, GA
2019 Apr 6Po Boy Eating Contest Acadiana Po-Boy Festival Lafayette, LA
2019 Apr 6Taco Eating Contest Pez Cantina Los Angeles, CA
($100)2019 Apr 6 Uncle Buck Pancake Eating Contest Lansdowne Pub Boston, MA
2019 Apr 6Wing Eating Contest Slingin Wings Festival Sandy Springs, GA
2019 Apr 7Crawfish Eating Contest Lowcountry Cajun Festival Charleston, SC
2019 Apr 7Crawfish Eating Contest Pinchapalooza @ Deanie's New Orleans, LA
2019 Apr 7Pancake Eating Contest Sunderland Maple Syrup Festival Sunderland, ON, Canada
2019 Apr 13Bacon Eating Contest San Jose Bacon and Beer Classic San Jose, CA
2019 Apr 13Chocolate Mousse Eating Contest Stella's Lewisburg, WV
2019 Apr 13Culley’s Worlds Hottest Ramen Challenge NYC Hot Sauce Expo Brooklyn, NY
2019 Apr 13Eating Contest Teen Challenge 4th Annual Charity Car Show Las Vegas, NV
2019 Apr 13Eating Contests Tunes & Tacos Festival Yuma, AZ
2019 Apr 13Grits Eating Contest National Grits Festival Warwick, GA
2019 Apr 13Hot Diggity Dog Diggity Challenge NYC Hot Sauce Expo Brooklyn, NY
2019 Apr 13Hot Dog Eating Contest Armageddon Expo Wellington, NZ
2019 Apr 13Hot Dog Eating Contest Piratefest Greenville, NC
$400 2019 Apr 13 Hot Wing Eating Contest Southern Hotwing Festival and Contest Memphis, TN
2019 Apr 13Jalapeno Eating Contest Jalapeno Festival @ Alamo Beer Company San Antonio, TX
2019 Apr 13INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier - men Nathan's Famous Cape Coral, FL
2019 Apr 13INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier - women Nathan's Famous Cape Coral, FL
$30 2019 Apr 13Pickle Eating Contest - men NC Pickle Festival Mount Olive, NC
$30 2019 Apr 13Pickle Eating Contest - women NC Pickle Festival Mount Olive, NC
2019 Apr 13Pizza of Hell Challenge NYC Hot Sauce Expo Brooklyn, NY
2019 Apr 13Spicy Tacos of Hell Challenge NYC Hot Sauce Expo Brooklyn, NY
2019 Apr 13Wing Eating Contest Rendezvous Pub Edmonton, AB, Canada
2019 Apr 13Wing Eating Contest - first responders WingFest Chicago, IL
2019 Apr 14Bagel Challenge NYC Hot Sauce Expo Brooklyn, NY
2019 Apr 14Chicken Nugget Eating Contest The Criterion Hotel Oamaru, New Zealand
2019 Apr 14Death Wing Challenge NYC Hot Sauce Expo Brooklyn, NY
2019 Apr 14Pizza Eating Contest Pizza Fest Dallas Dallas, TX
2019 Apr 14Slaytanic Burrito Eating Contest NYC Hot Sauce Expo Brooklyn, NY
2019 Apr 14Smokin' Ed's Reaper Eating Challenge NYC Hot Sauce Expo Brooklyn, NY
2019 Apr 14Taco Eating Contest Salsa Showdown @ Sierra at Tahoe Twin Bridges, CA
2019 Apr 20Bacon Eating Contest BaconFest Sioux Falls, SD
2019 Apr 20Chilli Pepper Eating Contest Hot & Spicy Festival Beijing, China
2019 Apr 20INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier - men Miami Marlins ballpark Miami, FL
2019 Apr 20INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier - women Miami Marlins ballpark Miami, FL
2019 Apr 20Slawburger Eating Contest Slawburger Festival Fayetteville, TN
2019 Apr 21Chilli Pepper Eating Contest Hot & Spicy Festival Beijing, China
$100 2019 Apr 26 Pretzel Eating Contest Deja Vu Showgirls Springfield Springfield, IL
2019 Apr 27Blueberry Pie Eating Contest Mount Dora Blueberry Festival Mount Dora, FL
2019 Apr 27Crawfish Eating Contest Crawfish Fest Port O'Connor, TX
2019 Apr 27Crawfish Eating Contest - men Crawfish Festival New Braunfels, TX
2019 Apr 27Crawfish Eating Contest - women Crawfish Festival New Braunfels, TX
2019 Apr 27INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier - men New York, New York Hotel & Casino Las Vegas, NV
2019 Apr 27INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier - women New York, New York Hotel & Casino Las Vegas, NV
2019 Apr 27Papaya Eating Contest Songkran Uptown Minneapolis, MN
2019 Apr 27Taco Eating Contest South Florida Taco Battle & Craft Beer Fest Pembroke Pines, FL
2019 Apr 27Wing Eating Contest Derrick Days Corsicana, TX
2019 Apr 28Amateur Sweet Corn Eating Contest Sweet Corn Fiesta West Palm Beach, FL
2019 Apr 28Crawfish Eating Contest Schooners Panama City Beach, FL
$6,100 2019 Apr 28I National Sweet Corn Eating Championship Sweet Corn Fiesta West Palm Beach, FL
$100 2019 Apr 30 NOLA Crawfish Eating Championship NOLA Crawfish Festival New Orleans, LA
2019 May 4Donut Eating Contest Coffee & Donut Festival Des Moines, IA
2019 May 4Edley's Hot Wing Eating Contest Sevier Park Fest Nashville, TN
2019 May 4Pizza Eating Contest Bug & Bud Festival @ Downtown Milford Milford, DE
2019 May 5Jalapeno Eating Contest Cinco de Mayo Liberal, KS
2019 May 5Oyster Eating Contest The Caxton Hotel Brisbane, QLD, Australia
2019 May 5Sausage Sizzle Throwdown - amateurs Meatstock Sydney, NSW, Australia
2019 May 5Sausage Sizzle Throwdown - pros Meatstock Sydney, NSW, Australia
2019 May 9INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier - men Long Island Ducks ballpark Central Islip, NY
2019 May 9INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier - women Long Island Ducks ballpark Central Islip, NY
2019 May 11INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier - men Colorado Rockies ballpark Denver, CO
2019 May 11INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier - men Wild Adventures Theme Park Valdosta, GA
2019 May 11INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier - women Colorado Rockies ballpark Denver, CO
2019 May 11INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier - women Wild Adventures Theme Park Valdosta, GA
$4,000 2019 May 11I Owensboro International Bar-B-Q Festival World Mutton Sandwich-Eating Championship Owensboro International Bar-B-Q Festival Owensboro, KY
2019 May 11Pie Eating Contest Bluffton Mayfest Bluffton, SC
2019 May 11Rib Eating Contest Backyard BBQ Festival Murfreesboro, TN
2019 May 11Strawberry Shortcake Eating Contest BerryFest Roseville, CA
2019 May 12Strawberry Shortcake Eating Contest BerryFest Roseville, CA
2019 May 17INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier - men Cincinnati Reds ballpark Cincinnati, OH
2019 May 17INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier - women Cincinnati Reds ballpark Cincinnati, OH
2019 May 18Egg Roll Eating Contest Cleveland Asian Festival Cleveland, OH
2019 May 18Strawberry Shortcake Eating Contest California Strawberry Festival Oxnard, CA
2019 May 19Strawberry Shortcake Eating Contest California Strawberry Festival Oxnard, CA
$4,000 2019 May 25I Tivoli Fest World Aebleskiver Eating Championship Tivoli Fest Elk Horn, IA
2019 May 25IWest Virginia Three Rivers Festival Pepperoni Roll Eating World Championship West Virginia Three Rivers Festival Fairmont, WV
2019 May 26Pie Eating Contest Vista Strawberry Festival Vista, CA
2019 May 31Meatball Eating Contest Festa Italia Kansas City, MO
2019 Jun 1Cannoli Eating Contest Festa Italia Kansas City, MO
2019 Jun 1King of the Wing Rochester Wings and Wheels Rochester, NH
2019 Jun 1INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier - men St. Louis Cardinals Ballpark St. Louis, MO
2019 Jun 1INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier - women St. Louis Cardinals Ballpark St. Louis, MO
2019 Jun 1Pie Eating Contest Moorestown Day Moorestown, NJ
$1,750 2019 Jun 2I Acme World Oyster-Eating Championship New Orleans Oyster Festival New Orleans, LA
2019 Jun 2Artichoke Eating Contest Castroville Artichoke Food and Wine Festival Monterey, CA
2019 Jun 2INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier - men Dutch Wonderland Lancaster, PA
2019 Jun 2INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier - women Dutch Wonderland Lancaster, PA
2019 Jun 8Bacon Eating Contest Bacon and Beer Classic @ Brooklyn Mirage Brooklyn, NY
2019 Jun 8Burger Eating Contest Annual Rock n Green Tomato Festival Miamisburg, OH
2019 Jun 8Corn Eating Contest Somerset Place State Historic Site Creswell, NC
2019 Jun 8Donut Eating Contest Des Plaines Corps Des Plaines, IL
$4,000 2019 Jun 8I Malted Barley World Pretzel Eating Championship PVDFest Providence, RI
2019 Jun 8INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier - men Taste of Syracuse Festival Syracuse, NY
2019 Jun 8INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier - women Taste of Syracuse Festival Syracuse, NY
2019 Jun 9INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier - men Norfolk Harborfest Norfolk, VA
2019 Jun 9INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier - women Norfolk Harborfest Norfolk, VA
2019 Jun 16INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier - men NY Mets Ballpark Queens, NY
2019 Jun 16INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier - women NY Mets Ballpark Queens, NY
2019 Jun 21Whoopie Pie Eating Contest Portland Sea Dogs game Portland, ME
2019 Jun 224th Hoagie Eating Contest for our Vets! Hoagies and Hops Indianapolis, IN
$5,000 2019 Jun 22I Fortune Bay World Wild Rice Hotdish Eating Championship Fortune Bay Casino Resort Tower, MN
2019 Jun 22INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier - men Giant National Capital BBQ Battle, Washington, DC
2019 Jun 22INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier - women Giant National Capital BBQ Battle, Washington, DC
2019 Jun 22Watermelon Eating Contest Summer Party on Main La Porte, TX
2019 Jun 22Wing Eating Contest Wing Fest San Diego San Diego, CA
2019 Jun 26INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier - men Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Santa Cruz, CA
2019 Jun 26INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier - women Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Santa Cruz, CA
2019 Jun 29Uncle Sam's Pie Eating Contest Byron Dragway Byron, IL
2019 Jul 1Pie Eating Contest National Cherry Festival Traverse City, MI
2019 Jul 3Pie Eating Contest National Cherry Festival Traverse City, MI
2019 Jul 4Hot Dog Eating Contest High Point Rockers game High Point, NC
2019 Jul 4Mile High Key Lime Pie Eatin’ Contest Key Lime Festival Key West, FL
2019 Jul 4Pie Eating Contest Big Bash Highland Park, IL
2019 Jul 4Watermelon Eating Contest Bel Air Independencee Day Bel Air, MD
2019 Jul 4Watermelon Eating Contest Corolla Festival of Fireworks @ The Whalehead Corolla, NC
2019 Jul 5Fiery Chilli Eating Competition North East Chilli Fest Newcastle upon Tyne, England, UK
2019 Jul 5Pie Eating Contest National Cherry Festival Traverse City, MI
2019 Jul 6Fiery Chilli Eating Competition North East Chilli Fest Newcastle upon Tyne, England, UK
2019 Jul 6Pie Eating Contest Nisqually Valley Barbecue Rally Yelm, WA
2019 Jul 7Fiery Chilli Eating Competition North East Chilli Fest Newcastle upon Tyne, England, UK
2019 Jul 13Blueberry Pie Eating Contest Blueberry Festival @ Linvilla Orchards Media, PA
2019 Jul 13Watermelon Eating Contest McDade Watermelon Festival McDade, TX
2019 Jul 27Ice Cream Eating Contest Ice Cream Festival Midland, TX
2019 Jul 27Wing Eating Contest Wings & Strings Festival Hellertown, PA
2019 Aug 1Pizza Eating Contest Kids Fest Chardon, OH
2019 Aug 3Jalapeno Eating Contest Wichita Taco Fest Wichita, KS
2019 Aug 11Corn Eating Contest Birmingham Farmers Market Birmingham, MI
2019 Aug 24Hot Dog Eating Contest Oktoberfest @ Hi-Wire Asheville, NC
$1,750 2019 Aug 31I Buffalo Buffet Bowl Buffalo Wing Festival Buffalo, NY
$5,000 2019 Sep 1I U.S. National Buffalo Wing Eating Championship Buffalo Wing Festival Buffalo, NY
2019 Sep 2Rockin Burgers N Dogs Food Truck 2018 Wyoming Hot Dog Eating Championship - men Rockin Burgers N Dogs Mills, WY
2019 Sep 2Rockin Burgers N Dogs Food Truck 2018 Wyoming Hot Dog Eating Championship - women Rockin Burgers N Dogs Mills, WY
2019 Sep 14Boiled Peanut Eating Contest Bluffton Boiled Peanut Festival Bluffton, SC
$4,000 2019 Sep 28I Trenton Thunder World Famous Case's Pork Roll Eating Championship Trenton Thunder ballpark Trenton, NJ
$5,000 2019 Nov 2I Fortune Bay World Indian Taco Eating Championship Fortune Bay Casino Resort Tower, MN
Three random Finland eating challenges
1 lb. burger Frosty Burger Neil's Diner Sault Ste Marie, ON, Canada also has six pieces of bacon and four slices of cheese, record (April 2008) is 3 minutes 6 seconds
6 lb. pizza Maximus Pizza Max's Coal Oven Pizzeria Atlanta, GA available Sunday through Wednesday
3 big bowls Pho Challenge Pho Super Bowl Alhambra, CA
Seiska.fi 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

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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. huviopas.net 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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