California eating challenges and contests category

Upcoming eating contests
2018 Oct 19Brains Eating Contest Long Beach Zombie Festival Long Beach, CA
2018 Oct 207 Mile House Burger Eating Finals Cow Palace San Francisco, CA
2018 Oct 20Brains Eating Contest Long Beach Zombie Festival Long Beach, CA
2018 Oct 20Pie Eating Contest Harvest Festival Oakley, CA
2018 Oct 20Pie Eating Contest Harvest Festival @ Christ Lutheran Church Valencia, CA
2018 Oct 20Pie Eating Contest Silverado Days Silverado, CA
2018 Oct 21Brains Eating Contest Long Beach Zombie Festival Long Beach, CA
2018 Oct 26Charge the Mound Nacho Eating Contest Big Al's Ontario, CA
2018 Oct 27Burritozilla Eating Finals Iguana's San Jose, CA
2018 Oct 27Fry Bread Eating Contest Fort Mojave Indian Days Needles, CA
2018 Oct 27Pie Eating Contest Beards, Brew & BBQ Turlock, CA
2018 Oct 27Pie Eating Contest Hotrods 4 Paws Brentwood, CA
2018 Oct 27Pie Eating Contest Palm Valley School Fall Festival Rancho Mirage, CA
2018 Oct 28Pie Eating Contest Alhambra Halloween Fest Alhambra, CA
2018 Oct 28Pie Eating Contest Once Upon a Hallowe'en Poway, CA
2018 Oct 31Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest Mountain Rambler Brewery Bishop, CA
2018 Nov 3Pie Eating Contest Boomont & Falll Fest San Diego, CA
2018 Nov 10Bacon Eating Contest Santa Clara Bacon and Beer Classic San Francisco, CA
2018 Nov 10Pie Eating Contest Boomont & Falll Fest San Diego, CA
2018 Nov 17Pie Eating Contest Boomont & Falll Fest San Diego, CA
2018 Nov 24Pie Eating Contest Boomont & Falll Fest San Diego, CA
$100 2019 Jan 52018 Jalapeno Eating Contest 2nd Annual Heber Tamale Festival @ Tito Huerta Park Heber, CA
2019 Jan 19Tamale Eating Contest Tamale Festival Atascadero, CA
Three random eating challenges
8 lb. burger Double OMG Burger The Catch Anaheim, CA includes 2 lb. fries, eating fries is not required, award not available to professional eaters
spicy hot dog Atomic Chili Dog Challenge Spanky'ss Dog House Livermore, CA cannot drink for five minutes after finishing
15 oz. burger 15 Ounce Burger Challenge Matthew's Homestyle Cooking Gardena, CA includes 15 oz fries & 15 oz drink, restaurant might have been renamed Kraves
(All California eating challenges and contests in database)

Big Al's will hold "Charge the Mound" nacho eating contests in Beaverton, OR, Meridian, ID, Ontario, CA and Vancouver, WA on October 26 awarding a 65 inch TV.
The top 3 from last night's Lumpy's Diner Burger Eating Contest in Antioch, CA: 1) Molly Schuyler 25 $1000 (12 minutes) 2) Edward Chin 16 $250 3) Sergio Reyes Raya 10.75 $100
San Pedro Fish produced a mini-documentary about May's shrimp eating contest.
Molly Schuyler ate a five pound burger in 3:59 to win the first prize of $1000 at Colony Days in Atascadero, CA tonight. update KSBY has a video

2018 Pacific Park taco eating contest

The Pacific Park instagram has what appears to be the full field for tomorrow's taco eating contest in Santa Monica: Joey Chestnut, Miki Sudo, Gideon Oji, Adrian Morgan, Juan Rodriguez, Sarah Reinecke, Steve Hendry, Mary Bowerk, "Magic" Mikey McMonigle, Taran Eckel, Nathan Klock and Casey Lins.
Iguana's will hold a Burritozilla eating contest in San Jose on October 27 awarding $1000 to the winner. A qualifier will be held on Oct 13.
Raina Huang ate 80 wings in 10 minutes to win the first prize of $500 in last night's wing eating contest at Wing Nuts in Costa Mesa, CA. Kevin Ross was the runner up with 74 wings.
Sylvester's Burgers will hold a five pound burger eating contest in Atascadero, CA awarding $1000 to the winner. Entrants will be chosen based on the number of Instagram mentions received.
Lumpy's Diner in Antioch, CA will hold a burger eating contest on October 13 awarding $1,000 to the winner.
KSBY did a segment about Raina Huang's tour of central California, which will conclude today. (video)
Raina Huang ate 36 aebleskivers in 5 minutes to win yesterday's contest at Danish Days in Solvang, CA, doubling the previous record of 18.

Molly Schuyler wins Tulare County corn dogs

Sergio Reyes Raya has the top 3 in yesterday’s corn dog eating contest at the Tulare County Fair:
1) 25 Molly Schuyler 8 minutes
2) 10.5 Sergio Reyes Raya
3) 10.3 Scott Rubin

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Michael "Magic Mikey" McMonigle finished the OMG burger at The Catch in Anaheim in 41 minutes and won $500, the first finisher since Tom Gilbert completed the challenge in 2010 (video)
Santa Maria Times has an article about Raina Huang's tour of the Central California Coast this weekend which will include an attempt to break aebleskiver record in Solvang, CA on Saturday.
Raina Huang announces that Papillon Bakery in Los Angeles will award $500 to a diner that can finish 30 Armenian pizzas in under 50 minutes.
Gideon Oji, Adrian Morgan, Juan Rodriguez, Erik Denmark, Steve Hendry, Sarah Reinecke and Mary Bowers are expected to compete in the Pacific Park World Taco-Eating Championship in Santa Monica October 4.
Magic Mikey produced a video of Molly Schuyler, Geoff Esper and Darron Breeden each attempting a "Big Fat Fatty" sandwich challenge at Fat Sal's Deli in Los Angeles.
The Tulare County Fair will hold a corn dog eating contest in Tulare, CA on September 15 awarding $500/$200/$100.

2018 LA Gyoza contest

The top 5 | Results Part 2 | Part 3

1st 359 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut
2nd 297 Geoffrey Esper
3rd 232 Darron Breeden
4th 222 Matt “Megatoad” Stonie
5th 205 Adrian “The Rabbit” Morgan
6th 192 Miki Sudo
7th 175 Juan “more bite” Rodriguez
8th 168 Michelle “Cardboard Shell” Lesco
9th 167 Rich “The Locust” LeFevre
10th 155 Juan “Hungry Saiyan” Neave
11th 153 Derek Jacobs
12th 143 Steve Hendry
13th 118 Erik “The Red” Denmark
13th 118 Pablo Martinez
15th 117 Eric “Badlands” Booker
16th 113 Jon Bello
17th 110 Sarah “Unstoppable Bab” Reinecke
18th 38 Brian Moote from 97.1 Amp Radio
19th 21 Casey McCabe from 97.1 Amp Radio

The 2018 Day-Lee Foods World Gyoza Eating Championship can be viewed at https://www.facebook.com/eatfast/videos/451615502018902/

LAIst has an article about Jon Bello, Doug Ecks, and Mary Bowers, who will be a commentator.

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The California Hot Sauce Festival in Anaheim will award $1,000 if the Guinness record for eating Carolina Reaper peppers is broken. Other spicy eating challenges will held on Saturday and Sunday.
Joey Chestnut, Matt Stonie, Geoff Esper, Miki Sudo, Gideon Oji, Adrian Morgan, Darron Breeden, Michelle Lesco, Juan Rodriguez, Rich LeFevre, Erik Denmark, Steve Hendry, Pablo Martinez, Eric "Badlands" Booker, Derek Jacobs, Juan Neave, Jon Bello and Sarah Reinecke are expected to compete in the Day-Lee Foods World Gyoza Eating Championship in Los Angeles on August 18. The contest Instagram produced a series of Marvel memes about the roster.
Wingnuts in Costa Mesa, CA will hold a wing eating contest on September 25 awarding $500 to the winner. The restaurant will hold training sessions on July 31 and August 28.

Molly Schuyler defends California State Fair corn dogs

Results from Facebook Live video
1) Molly Schuyler 32
2) Dave Brunelli 20.75
3) Edward Chin 16.75
4) Sergio Reyes-Garcia 11.625

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