Stockton – Modesto eating challenges and contests category

Upcoming Stockton eating contests
2018 Mar 24Pie Eating Contest Eggstravaganza Galt, CA
2018 Mar 24Wing Eating Contest Wingdingers Jackson, CA
$250 2018 Apr 21 Asparagus Eating Competition - amateurs San Joaquin Asparagus Festival Stockton, CA
Three random Stockton eating challenges
3 lb. burger Chuck's Place Challenge Chuck's Place Sports Cafe Manteca, CA includes 1 lb. fries
double burger Dinah-Mo HumBurger Harvest Moon Modesto, CA
3 lb. bbq sandwich Fat Boy Challenge Phat Hogs BBQ & Grill Oakdale, CA includes 1 lb. beans & 1 lb. slaw
(All Stockton eating challenges and contests in database)

2017 Dell’Osso Family Farm Baconfest contest

update Sept 11 Record Net has a video corralesderabago also has a video

Official results Part 1 | Part 2

1st 7.75 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut
2nd 6.75 Gideon Oji
3rd 5 Michelle “Cardboard Shell” Lesco
4th 3.75 Pablo Martinez
5th 3.25 Steve Hendry
6th 3 Sergio Reyes-Raya
7th 2.5 Miki Sudo
8th 1.75 Mary “I Love ‘em HOT!” Bowers has an article about yesterday’s qualifier won by Brian Keil.

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Joey Chestnut, Miki Sudo, Gideon Oji, Michelle Lesco, Steve Hendry and Pablo Martinez are expected to compete in the Dell’Osso Family Farm Baconfest in Lathrop, CA September 10. Adam Richman will serve as MC.
The San Joaquin Asparagus Festival will hold an eating contest in Stockton, CA on April 21 awarding $250/$100/$50.
The Tuolumne, CA Lumber Jubilee will hold a hot dog eating contest Saturday awarding a fully restored 1985 Honda Shadow 750 motorcycle.

Lathrop, CA bacon eating contest

Results part 1 | part 2

1) Miki Sudo 8 pounds in 8 minutes, won in overtime
2) Michelle Lesco 8 pounds, lost in overtime
3) Steve Hendry 6.75
4) Juan Rodriguez 6.5
5) Andrew Gutierrez 5
6) Doug Ecks 4
7) Mary Bowers 3.75
8) Leslie Ryder 3
9T) Jon Davis 2.5
9T) Haywood

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Manteca Bulletin has the field for the bacon eating contest at Dell’Osso Family Farms in Lathrop, CA on June 19: Miki Sudo, Michelle Lesco, Erik Denmark, Juan Rodriguez, Steve Hendry, Lesley Ryder, Doug Ecks, Dixon West, Andrew Gutierrez and Jon Davis. Joey Chestnut missing the contest guarantees that he will compete in the Nathan's finals undefeated in the calendar year for the first time in his career and will also result in just one matchup between Joey Chestnut and Matt Stonie over the previous nine months before July 4. 40 entrants are expected in the amateur qualifier on June 18: a much larger field than any Nathan's qualifier.
The San Joaquin Asparagus Festival is using a picture of Joey Chestnut to advertise its non-MLE eating contest on April 15 in Stockton, CA. The winner will receive $250.
The Turlock (CA) Tamale Festival will hold an eating contest on May 1 awarding $500 to the winner.
Registration is now open for the Dell’Osso Family Farm Baconfest World Bacon Eating Championship in Lathrop, CA June 19.
The San Joaquin Asparagus Festival in Stockton, CA will hold an eating contest in April awarding $250 to the winner.
8 Buck Pizza Truck in Manteca, CA has resumed awarding $2500 for duos that finish its Big Kahuna challenge.

2016 MLE schedule includes bacon & meat pies

Several 2016 contests are listed on the upcoming MLE schedule:

  • February 6, Chili, Orlando, FL $3500 purse – registration opens Dec 3
  • March 5, Meat Pies, Bay St. Louis MS $5000 purse – reg opens Jan 4
  • June 19 Bacon, Lathrop, CA $4000 purse – reg opens March 31
  • September 24, Tamales Lewisville, TX $3500 purse – reg opens July 22

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The Oakdale Leader reports that a woman calling herself "Wayne Algenio" won Saturday's burger eating contest at Gillman's in Oakdale, CA.
The San Joaquin Asparugus Festival will be held at the Stockton, CA Fairgrounds from April 17 to 19 after the downtown Asparagus Festival was terminated. An eating contest will be held at the event; no further details about the competition are currently available.
August 23 will be the last day $2500 will be awarded to a duo that can finish the "Big Kahuna" challenge at 8 Buck Pizza Truck in Manteca, CA.
8 Buck Pizza Truck in Manteca, CA announces it plans to drop its Big Kahuna challenge that will award $2500 to a pair that finishes it. The termination date was not announced.
KSWT reports that the board of the Stockton Asparagus Festival voted unanimously to terminate the event. A deep fried asparagus eating contest was one of the featured attractions at the festival.

2014 Stockton Asparagus Festival

update May 5 Miki Sudo has a contest report

update April 27 The Record and binocularBob have videos

Recordnet has an article

The official top 4 | Part 2 | Part 3
1) Joey Chestnut 12 lb. 8.75 oz. new record
2) Matt Stonie 12 lb. 6 oz.
3) Miki Sudo 7 lb. 4 oz.
4) Steve Hendry 5 lb. 4 oz
5) Chad Cole 2 lb 8 oz
6) Jonathan Vincent 2 lb 4 oz
6) Cameron Sharp 2 lb 4 oz
8) Cameron Bidwell 2 lb
8) Jon Davis 2 lb
10) Muhammad Mahmoud 1 lb 12oz
11) Daniel Osuna 1 lb 4 oz
12) Ms Felicia Lopez 1 lb

The contest has started. This is the first meeting between Joey Chestnut and Matt Stonie since the “Megatoad” ended a 10 contest winning streak at the Wind Creek Throwdown.

The temperature is 64, which is generally lower than in previous years.

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News 10 has an article about Naader Reda & John Rivera attempting the "Big Kahuna" pizza challenge at 8 Buck Pizza Truck in Manteca, CA in an attempt to win a $2500 prize.  
The prize for a two person team that can finish the 30 inch Big Cahuna challenge at 8 Buck Pizza Truck in Manteca, CA has been increased to $2500.  
Registration is now open for the eating contest at the Asparagus Festival in Stockton, CA on April 26.  
The 8 Buck Pizza Truck based in Manteca, CA will award $1,000 to a single person who finishes its 30 inch, 15 pound pizza; a successful pair will receive $250.  
The Manteca Bulletin has a report about the first two person team two attempt the 30 inch "Big Kahuna" pizza challenge at the 8 Buck Pizza Truck in Manteca, CA.
Ken Douglas appeared on Good Day Sacramento this morning to attempt the burger challenge at Chuck's Place Sports Cafe in Manteca, CA (Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3)
The Grizzly Rock Cafe in Turlock, CA will hold a 3 pound burger eating contest tomorrow awarding $500 to the winner. Entrants need to qualify by eating a 2 pound burger.
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