Arizona eating challenges and contests category

Upcoming eating contests
$150 2017 Sep 28 Hot Wing Eating Contest!! Maya New York Pizza Mesa, AZ
2017 Sep 30Brat Eating Contest SanTan Brewing Oktoberfest Chandler, AZ
2017 Oct 7Bratwurst Eating Contest Flag Oktoberfest Flagstaff, AZ
Three random eating challenges
72 oz. steak 72 Ounce Steak Prescott Steakhouse Prescott, AZ
10 hot dogs Copa Del Hot Dog Challenge Sir Veza's Taco Garage Tucson, AZ
30 in pizza 30 Inch Pizza Nonna Maria's Pizza Oracle, AZ
(All Arizona eating challenges and contests in database)

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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Tuscon.com has an interview with Michelle "Cardboard Shell" Lesco about competing in tomorrow's Native Grill & Wings World Wing Eating Championship.at the Arizona Sports Fan Expo in Scottsdale tomorrow.
Stephanie Wu announces that she was the runner-up in today's eating contest at Flancer's Pizza in Gilbert, AZ. Gus Beisel won for the third year in a row.
Flancer's Pizza in Gilbert, AZ will hold a charity pizza eating contest on April 12 awarding $250 to the winner.
The amateur division of the Native Grill & Wings "World Wing Eating Championship at the Arizona Sports Expo on April 18 will award $1000 ($500 to the winner). 12 entrants will be chosen randomly.
Wingstock will hold a wing eating contest in Mesa, AZ on Saturday awarding $250 ($150 to the winner).
The Native Grill & Wings facebook has the full field for the Native Grill's wing eating contest at the Arizona Sports Fan Expo in Scottsdale, AZ on April 18: Joey Chestnut, Miki Sudo, Adrian Morgan, Michlle Lesco, "Badlands" Booker, Steve Hendry, Nate Biller, Josh Miller and Mary Bowers.
Joey Chestnut, Adrian Morgan, Michelle Lesco, Steve Hendry and Josh Miller are expected to compete in the Native Grill & Wings World Wing-Eating Championship in Scottsdale, AZ on April 19.
Registration will open today on majorleagueeating.com for the Native Grill & Wings World Wing Eating Championship at the Arizona Sports Fan Expo in Scottsdale, AZ on April 18. $10,000 will be awarded ($5000 to the winner). Native New Yorker held Phoenix-area Battle of the Bone wing circuits from 2008-2012.
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