Arizona eating challenges and contests category

Upcoming eating contests
2019 Jan 5Ice Cream Eating Contest Polar Bear Splash Prescott Valley, AZ
Three random eating challenges
10 hot dogs Copa Del Hot Dog Challenge Sir Veza's Taco Garage Tucson, AZ
sausages Bratwurst Eating Contest Pedal Haus Oktoberfest Tempe, AZ
144 pizza rolls The Pizza Roll Challenge Giligin's Bar Scottsdale, AZ
(All Arizona eating challenges and contests in database)

The Arizona Taco Festival will hold a pepper eating contest on October 13 in Scottsdale, AZ awarding $500 to the winner.
The Arizona Cardinals will offer a 7 pound Gridiron Burger during 2018 home games consisting of five 1/3 pound burger patties, five hot dogs, five bratwurst sausages, 20 slices of American cheese, 8 slices of bacon, 8 chicken tenders and 12 ounces of fries. Diners who can finish the burger without assistance in under an hour will receive a Cardinals jersey and have his or her photo on the scoreboard.
Mirza Selmic ate two large pizzas in 18:47 to defend his title at Flancer's in Gilbert, AZ and win the first prize of $250.
Flancer's in Gilbert, AZ will hold a pizza eating contest on April 8 awarding $250 to the winner.
The Cabin in Tempe, AZ will hold a crawfish eating contest on Tuesday awarding $1000 to the winner.
French Fry Heaven will hold french fry eating contests in Cincinnati and Tempe, AZ on February 24 awarding $500 to the winner. Entrants will need to qualify.
Tortas Paquime will hold a torta eating contest in Phoenix December 9 awarding $1000 to the winner.
The Arizona Taco Festival will hold a pepper eating contest in Scottsdale, AZ on October 14 awarding $500 to the winner.
Michelle "Cardboard Shell" Lesco ate 150g of pasta in 26.69 seconds on AZFamily.com to promote Oregano’s Pizza and St. Mary’s Food Bank’s “Carbs For A Cause” . The time broke the Guinness record of 41 seconds, which requires diners to use a fork and not lift the plate of the table. Youtube Video
The Crescent Ballroom in Phoenix will hold burrito eating contests on May 28 awarding $250 to the top man and woman.
ESPN has a report on how college football programs try to lure high school prospects with lavish meals during the recruitment process. During his visit to the University of Arizona in Tucson, offensive lineman Michael Eletise attempted the burger challenge at Lindy's on 4th and reversed following his completing the meal after he time limit expired.
The Walt Kammann Sausage Fry will hold a sausage eating contest in Yuma, AZ awarding $1000 on December 2. A qualifier will be held on November 17.
The Tucson Homeskillet has an interview with Michelle "Cardboard Shell" Lesco. Her advice to wannabe competitive eaters: "Don't". She will return to Northern Ireland in September for the Hillsborough Oyster Festival.
Tucson Foodie has an article about Michelle "Cardboard Shell" Lesco containing a video of a training session for the Hooters wing contest where she ate 150 wings.
US Fries will hold a poutine eating contest on Sunday in Tucson, AZ awarding $1000 in US Fries gift cards ($500 to winner). Qualifiers will be held on Friday and Saturday.
The Arizona Sports Fan Expo facebook has no information about a 2016 event. A wing eating contest held at last year's expo was one of four MLE events with a purse of $10,000 or more.
The Angry Crab in Ahwatukee, AZ will hold a crawfish eating contest on February 18 awarding a custom beach cruiser bicycle. The runner-up will receive a custom snowboard.
McFadden's in Glendale, AZ is holding a wing eating contest on Sunday awarding $250 to the winner.
El Hefe in Tempe, AZ will hold a taco eating contest tonight awarding $300 to the winner.
The Crescent Ballroom in Phoenix will hold burrito eating contests on Saturday awarding $250 to the top man and woman.
Tucson.com has an article about Michelle "Cardboard Shell" Lesco's training session for the Hooters Worldwide Wing Eating Championship. She hopes to eat 150 wings in 10 minutes tonight. update The official total was 6 pounds or 164 wings.
El Hefe in Tempe, AZ will hold a taco eating contest tomorrow to award $300 to winner.
A hot dog eating contest will be held at the Rialto Theatre in Tucson on July 3 awarding $500 to the winner. Qualifiers will be held on June 12 and 20.
Entertainer Mag has an article about Michelle "Cardboard Shell" Lesco. She will be competing in the West Virginia pepperoni eating contest on May 23 and the Denver burrito contest the following day. (via Cardboard Shell facebook)

Adrian Morgan upsets Joey Chestnut at Native Grill wings

update April 20 #2 Full contest video

update April 20 DefWhat has videos of the pro and amateur contest. The amateur winner ate 70 wings in 6 minutes, more than some of the professionals ate in 10 minutes

Full results Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3
1) Adrian Morgan 134.8 in 10 min
2) Joey Chestnut 121.2
3) Michelle Lesco 109.6
4) Steve Hendry 98.8
5) Josh Miller 92
6) Eric “Badlands” Booker 76.8
7T) Erik Denmark 72
7T) Brian Dudzinski 72
9) Mary Bowers 46
10) Steve Snyder 35.6

Miki Sudo was expected to compete.

Adrian Morgan has been announced as the winner with 134.8 wings in 10 minutes. Joey Chestnut was the runner-up

AZCentral.com has a preview and a column mainly about the Yuma County Food Bank.

Joey Chestnut appeared on 98 KUPD yesterday.

This is the first defeat for Joey Chestnut vs Adrian Morgan in 26 contests and his first non Matt Stonie loss since August 2013 (to Miki Sudo in the 2013 Buffalo Buffet Bowl)

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