Fresno eating challenges and contests category

Upcoming Fresno eating contests
2018 Jul 28Bacon Eating Contest Boots, Brews and Bacon Fest Visalia, CA
Three random Fresno eating challenges
5.5 lb. burrito "El Grande" El Rosal Mexican Restaurant Visalia, CA
1/3 lb. burger The Mighty Yeti Sequoia Brewing Company Fresno, CA topped w/ two slices of ham, two fried eggs, four slices of bacon, onion rings, three slices of cheese
3 ft burrito Anaconda Burrito Taqueria Yarelis Fresno, CA
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The Central Valley Pizza Fest will hold a 28 inch pizza eating contest for two-person teams in Lemoore, CA on Saturday awarding $200/$100/$75
Sergio Reyes Raya has the top 3 from yesterday's corn dog eating contest at the Tulare County Fair: 1) Molly Schuyler 26 corn dogs 2) Sergio Reyes Raya 10 3) Chad 5
The Tulare County Fair will hold a corn dog eating contest in Tulare, CA on September 16 awarding $500/$200/$100.

2017 Fresno taco contest

A qualifier awarding a spot in the July 29 MLE taco contest in Fresno will be held on Friday. Entrants will need to submit an Instagram video by Tuesday.
Vida en el Valle reports there will be a Major League Eating taco contest at the Fresno Grizzlies ballpark on July 29. An amateur qualifier will be held the day before.
The facebook for Taqueria Yarelis in Fresno announces that Pablo Martinez finished the "Anaconda" burrito challenge in 13 minutes. The 3 ft. burrito has generated a lot of viral media coverage with a video of its creation receiving over 17 million views. update JowiiTV video of Pablo Martinez finishing the burrito. update ABC30 has an article
A facebook video documenting the construction of the 3 foot "Anaconda" burrito at Taqueria Yarelis in Fresno has received over 17 million views.
The Tulare County Fair in Tulare, CA will hold a corn dog eating contest on September 17 awarding $500/$200/$100.
The Tulare County Fair will hold a corn dog eating contest in Tulare, CA on September 18 awarding $800 ($500 to the winner).
ABC30 has an article and video about Pablo Martinez' training session where he ate a 5 pound burrito in 13 minutes.
Molly Schuyler's facebook reports that she finished the "Big Fat Fatty" Challenge at Fat Sal's Deli in Los Angeles in 14:13, less than half the time needed for the only two previous finishers Miki Sudo (32 min) and Jamie McDonald (40 min). (Eyewitness account calls feat "beautiful?") (via email) Molly also finished the VictorEChallenge at Bulldog Burger in Fresno in 4 minutes. update Jul 16 Erik Lamkin has uploaded a video of his and Molly's atttempt.
The Central Valley Pizza Fest in Lemoore, CA will hold a 28 inch pizza eating contest on Sunday for two person teams awarding $375 ($200 to the winners).
Aubrey Koehn was the first woman to finish the burger challenge at Grill Masters BBQ in Clovis, CA.
Stephanie Wu has started a twitter and has posted the results of last night's corn dog eating contest at the Tulare County Fair: 1) Molly Schuyler 25 corn dogs 2) Eric Chin 11 3) Stephanie Wu 7.75. update Sept 14 Stephanie Wu reports that Molly Schuyler did the Grand Slam challenge at Batter Up Pancakes in a record 3:49 before the contest.
Aubrey Koehn finished the Grand Slam challenge at Batter Up Pancakes in Fresno. She previously completed the challenge in 2011.
The Tulare County Fair in Tulare, CA will hold a corn dog eating contest on September 12 awarding $800 ($500 to the winner).
ABC 30 has a video and article about Pablo Martinez.
The Fresno Bee has an article about Pablo Martinez.
The facebook page for El Mariachi in Fresno reports that Aubrey Koehn finished the 10 pound Tortillon burrito in 51 minutes, breaking her previous record. (via comment)
The Central Valley Pizza Festival will hold a 28 inch pizza eating  contest for two person teams in Lemoore, CA on April 13 awarding $375 ($200 to the winners).
KSEE 24 has a video segment and article about Pablo Martinez competing in the Nathan's finals.
The Visalia Times has an article about Pablo Martinez.
Visalia Times has a video of Pablo Martinez displaying techinques for competitive hot dog eating.
The Fresno Chile Festival will hold a pepper eating contest on Saturday awarding $250 to the winner.
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