Norwegian eating challenges and contests category

Upcoming Norway eating contests
2018 Nov 19Wing Eating Contest Kowloon Saugus, MA
2018 Nov 20Mosaic Pizza Challenge Mosaic Pizza Brisbane, QLD, Australia
2018 Nov 20Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest Holiday Kickoff Torrance, CA
2018 Nov 21Coney Eating Contest Grand Coney Grand Rapids, MI
($100)2018 Nov 21 Golden Wing Contest Hometown Banger @ Tribus Beer Co Milford, CT
2018 Nov 21Oyster Eating Contest Stella's Fish Cafe Minneapolis, MN
2018 Nov 21Pie Eating Contest PreThanksgiving Party @ These Guys Brewing Norwich, CT
($25)2018 Nov 21 Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest Timothy O'Tooles Chicago, IL
($100)2018 Nov 21 Triple Threat Eating Competition PBNTSarasota, FL
2018 Nov 21Turkey Testicle Festival Timothy O'Tooles Chicago, IL
2018 Nov 21Wing Eating Contest Sandbar Cocoa Beach, FL
2018 Nov 22Extra Noodle Challenge - men Hakata Ramen Los Angeles, CA
2018 Nov 22Extra Noodle Challenge - women Hakata Ramen Los Angeles, CA
2018 Nov 22Pie Eating Contest Thanksgiving Morning Run Walnut, CA
2018 Nov 22Wing Eating Contest Big Easy Chelsea London, England, UK
$500 2018 Nov 23 Wing Eating Contest Lost River Pizza Co. Bowling Green, KY
2018 Nov 24Aussie Sanga Eating Competition Rocky Sports Club Rockhampton, QLD, Australia
2018 Nov 24Donut Eating Contest Church of Scientology Autumn Festival Neighborhood Day Los Angeles, CA
($50)2018 Nov 24 Middleswarth Chip Eating Contest Sabatini's Exeter, PA
2018 Nov 24Pie Eating Contest Boomont & Falll Fest San Diego, CA
2018 Nov 24Pie Eating Contest Church of Scientology Autumn Festival Neighborhood Day Los Angeles, CA
2018 Nov 24Pie Eating Contest Martin House Brewing Company Fort Worth, TX
2018 Nov 25Rib Eating Contest Lone Star Rib House Cockburn Perth, WAu, Australia
2018 Nov 25Wing Eating Contest Midnight Madness @ AWS Las Vegas, NV
2018 Nov 27Pancake Eating Contest Johnny D's Myrtle Beach, SC
($150)2018 Nov 28 Burger Eating Contest Hops and Grain Austin, TX
$500 2018 Nov 29 Wing Eating Finals Great Wings Surrey, BC, Canada
2018 Nov 30Bratwurst Eating Contest Christmas Village in Baltimore Baltimore, MD
2018 Dec 1Chilli Eating Contest Chilli Fest UK Derby, England, UK
2018 Dec 1Doughnut Eating Contest Christmas on the Square Sunbury, OH
2018 Dec 1Hot Sauce Eating Contest The Halal Guys Avondale, AZ
2018 Dec 1Wilder's Cherry Pie Eating Competition National Cherry Festival Young, NSW, Australia
2018 Dec 2Pierogi Eating Contest Tennessee Tavern Toronto, ON, Canada
2018 Dec 2Tamale Eating Contest Indio International Tamale Festival Indio, CA
2018 Dec 3Big Josh Pie Eating Contest Pacific Beach Shore Club San Diego, CA
2018 Dec 7Bratwurst Eating Contest Christmas Village in Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA
2018 Dec 7Spaghetti Eating Contest Community Bonfire Lemon Grove, CA
$200 ($150)2018 Dec 7 Taco Eating Contest Zak's Cantina Ottawa, ON, Canada
2018 Dec 15Mommy's Little Piggy Mashed Potato Eating Contest A Christmas Story Comes Home Hammond, IN
$100 2018 Dec 15 Slider Eating Contest The Decemburger @ Hi-Dive Denver Denver, CO
$1,800 2018 Dec 15 Zeus Burger Eating Contest Clinton Station Diner Clinton, NJ
2019 Jan 4Taco Eating Contest Knoxville Ice Bears game Knoxville, TN
$100 2019 Jan 52018 Jalapeno Eating Contest 2nd Annual Heber Tamale Festival @ Tito Huerta Park Heber, CA
2019 Jan 12Spicy Food Challenge Hops n Hot Sauce Festival @ Spindetap Brewery Houston, TX
2019 Jan 19Key Lime Pie Eating Contest Florida Key Lime Pie Festival Merritt Island, FL
2019 Jan 19Tamale Eating Contest Tamale Festival Atascadero, CA
$1,047 2019 Jan 26 King of the Wings Finals Hudson Valley Wingfest Poughkeepsie, NY
2019 Feb 9Pie Eating Contest Hoodoo Winter Carnival Sisters, OR
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
Three random Norway eating challenges
spicy pizza Death By Pizza The Little Italy Pizza Co Sleaford, England, UK
1 lb. burger Big Jack Relish Sheffield, England, UK
2 whole chickens Grande Platter Perito's Rochdale, England, UK
NorwegianFolkTales.blogspot.com has a story about a boy named Askeladden who faces off against a forest troll in a porridge eating contest. (via Simon)
The New York Times compares Ole Einar Bjorndalen, winner of 2 gold medals in biathlon at the Sochi winter games, to a boy who cheats to win an eating contest against a troll in a Norwegian fairy tale.
Patch.com has an article about the burger challenge at Landre's Sports Bar & Grill in Santee, CA, which was featured on a Norwegian television program. Kevin Ross holds the challenge record of 19:01 and renamed the challenge "Kevin Ross Rules Wacky Waffle Jewpacabra Gnarwhal Baron Whole 9 Yards Challenge Burger".
The finals for the "Norwegian National Burger Eating Contest" will take place at the Three Lions English Pub in Trondheim on October 8. A gallery of a qualifier is available.