Phoenix eating challenges and contests category

Upcoming Phoenix eating contests
2017 Oct 21Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest Enchanted Pumpkin Garden Carefree, AZ
2017 Nov 11Pie Eating Contest Festival of the Superstitions Apache Junction, AZ
2017 Nov 12Pie Eating Contest Arizona Harvests Fest & Farmers Market Chandler, AZ
2017 Nov 12Pie Eating Contest Festival of the Superstitions Apache Junction, AZ
Three random Phoenix eating challenges
1 lb. burger Major League Burger Buster's on the Lake Scottsdale, AZ
72 oz. steak The Gambler's Choice Dirtwater Springs Apache Junction, AZ must be pre-ordered, limited to one attempt to person per year
48 oz. steak Double Cut Porterhouse Mastro's Los Angeles, CA also have 2 Scottsdale, AZ locations
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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.
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.
El Hefe in Tempe, AZ will hold a taco eating contest tomorrow to award $300 to winner.

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.
SBNation.com has a report with video on Ty Hill finishing the 6 pound hot dog available at the NFL Fan Experience in Phoenix this week in 13 minutes. He was the first person of seven purchasers to finish in under the 15 minute limit.

Flancer's Pizza in Gilbert, AZ will hold an eating contest on Sunday April 27 awarding an unnamed prize valued at $500+ (Arizona residents only)

AZ Central an article about Saturday's Wingstock festival in Mesa, AZ with quotes from defending wing eating champion Jeff Butler who will not defend his title because he is now a MLE eater living in Ohio.
The Arizona Diamondbacks are experiencing a shortage of its new "D-Bat Dog", an 18 inch corn dog costing $25, due to high demand. (Report by D-Bat Dog finisher)  
Hooters in Scottsdale, AZ will hold a wing eating contest on April 1 awarding a $250 Visa gift card and a prize package to the Arizona BBQ Fest valued at $250.  
The Arizona Diamondbacks will offer a 18 inch corn dog costing $25 called the "D-Bat Dog" at home games this season. (via Will Millender) Sportsgrid has a list of 10 giant ballpark menu items.
Phoenix.craigslist.org has a request for an "amateur extreme eater" to eat a 100 ounce steak on March 11 or 12 in Apache Junction, AZ for an upcoming Japanese television program. The participant will receive $300.
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