California eating challenges and contests category

Upcoming eating contests
($35)2017 Sep 20 Ruby's Snack Attack Ruby's - South Coast Plaza Costa Mesa, CA
2017 Sep 23Pie Eating Contest Julian Apple Days Julian, CA
2017 Sep 23Sausage Eating Contest The Phoenix Club Anaheim, CA
2017 Sep 23Watermelon Eating Contest Freedom Farmers Market Oakland, CA
2017 Sep 24Sausage Eating Contest The Phoenix Club Anaheim, CA
$100 2017 Sep 26 Taco Eating Contest Agave Oakland, CA
($35)2017 Sep 27 Ruby's Snack Attack Ruby's Yorba Linda, CA
2017 Sep 29Sausage Eating Contest The Phoenix Club Anaheim, CA
2017 Sep 30Banh Mi Eating Contest Autumn Moon Festival @ Larkin Street Association San Francisco, CA
2017 Sep 30Bratwurst Eating Contest Oktoberfest @ Rebel Republic Social House Redondo Beach, CA
2017 Sep 30Sausage Eating Contest The Phoenix Club Anaheim, CA
2017 Oct 1Sausage Eating Contest The Phoenix Club Anaheim, CA
($35)2017 Oct 4 Ruby's Snack Attack Ruby's Laguna Hills, CA
2017 Oct 5Dumpling Eating Contest San Gabriel Dumpling & Beer Fest San Gabriel, CA
2017 Oct 6Loukoumades Eating Contest Sacramento Greek Fest Sacramento, CA
2017 Oct 6Sausage Eating Contest The Phoenix Club Anaheim, CA
2017 Oct 72017 Giovanni's Down The Hatch Oyster Eating Competition Morro Bay Harbor Festival Morro Bay, CA
2017 Oct 7Bratwurst Eating Contest Morongo Oktoberfest Cabazon, CA
2017 Oct 7Burritozilla Eating Qualifier Iguana's San Jose - Blossom Hill, CA
2017 Oct 7Loukoumades Eating Contest Sacramento Greek Fest Sacramento, CA
2017 Oct 7Pie Eating Contest Grape Day Discovery Festival Escondido, CA
2017 Oct 7Sausage Eating Contest The Phoenix Club Anaheim, CA
$5,000 2017 Oct 8I Elk Grove Giant Pumpkin Festival World Pumpkin Pie Eating Championship Giant Pumpkin Festival Elk Grove, CA
2017 Oct 8Loukoumades Eating Contest Sacramento Greek Fest Sacramento, CA
2017 Oct 8Sauerkraut Eating Contest Eagle Rock Brewery Los Angeles, CA
($35)2017 Oct 11 Ruby's Snack Attack Ruby's Mission Valley, CA
2017 Oct 12Burger Eating Semi-Finals 7 Mile House Brisbane, CA
2017 Oct 13Sausage Eating Contest The Phoenix Club Anaheim, CA
2017 Oct 149th Annual Burger Eating Contest Lumpy's Diner Antioch, CA
2017 Oct 14Pie Eating Contest Autumnfest Yucaipa, CA
2017 Oct 14Sausage Eating Contest The Phoenix Club Anaheim, CA
2017 Oct 15Sausage Eating Contest The Phoenix Club Anaheim, CA
($35)2017 Oct 18 Ruby's Snack Attack Ruby's Morongo, CA
2017 Oct 20Sausage Eating Contest The Phoenix Club Anaheim, CA
$1,000 2017 Oct 21 Burritozilla Eating Finals Iguana's - Blossom Hill San Jose, CA
2017 Oct 21Fry Bread Eating Contest Fort Mojave Indian Days Needles, CA
2017 Oct 21Sausage Eating Contest The Phoenix Club Anaheim, CA
2017 Oct 22Sausage Eating Contest The Phoenix Club Anaheim, CA
2017 Oct 23Burger Eating Finals Grand National Rodeo @ Cow Palace San Francisco, CA
($35)2017 Oct 25 Ruby's Snack Attack Ruby's Long Beach, CA
2017 Oct 27Sausage Eating Contest The Phoenix Club Anaheim, CA
2017 Oct 28Pie Eating Contest Monster Mash @ The Museum Santa Maria, CA
2017 Oct 28Sausage Eating Finals The Phoenix Club Anaheim, CA
($35)2017 Nov 1 Ruby's Snack Attack Ruby's Irvine, CA
2017 Dec 2Tamale Eating Contest Indio International Tamale Festival Indio, CA
Three random eating challenges
4 lb. pho bowl Pho King Challenge Pho Bac Hoa Viet Restaurant Sacramento, CA 2 lbs. of noodles & 2 lbs. of meat
2 lb. burger 4x4 Challenge Lumberyard Tavern and Grill Encinitas, CA includes 1 lb. fries
4 lb. sushi roll Killer Whale Roll Bay Shabu Sushi Sake San Francisco, CA
(All California eating challenges and contests in database)

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 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

Recordnet.com has an article about yesterday’s qualifier won by Brian Keil.

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2017 Gyoza Championship

Casa Blanca Restaurant in Santa Barbara, CA has an 8 pound mega burrito challenge that awards $500 if finished in under 30 minutes. (via Stephanie Wu)

Silicon Valley Taco Fest eating contest

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.
Joey Chestnut and Matt Stonie are expected to compete in the Silicon Valley Taco Eating Contest in San Jose on Saturday.
The field for the Day-Lee Foods World Gyoza Eating Championship in Los Angeles has been announced with a series of memes on https://instagram.com/eatmoregyoza. A contest roster lists Joey Chestnut, Matt Stonie, Miki Sudo, Geoff Esper, Gideon Oji, Cardboard Shell, Juan Rodriguez, the LeFevres, Badlands Booker, Darron Breeden, Steve Hendry, Pablo Martinez, Mary Bowers, Doug Ecks and Jon Bello as expected entrants.

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.

Molly Schuyler defends CA State Fair corn dogs with record 37

Registration is now open on MLE.com for the Snowbird Bratwurst Eating Championship in Snowbird, UT and the Chacho's World Taco Eating Championship in San Jose. Both contests will take place August 19.
Kevin Ross ate 14 hot dogs in 5 minutes to win the first prize of $500 in the July 4 hot dog eating contest at Janss Marketplace in Thousand Oaks, CA.
Milo's Corn Dog Eating Contest will take place at the California State Fair in Sacramento on July 22 and award $2500/$2000/$1000/$500/$100 to the top 5. A qualifier will be held on July 21.
Nicky Rottens in Coronado (San Diego area) is looking for burger challengers for an upcoming episode of the Travel Channel's Food Paradise to be recorded on June 24.
Larry's Deli in San Diego will award $1000 to the first finisher of its Ludicrous Lunker sandwich challenge.
Molly's Schuyler's victory in March at a corndog eating contest in Roseville, CA was one of the segments on a Japanese TV program that was televised yesterday.

2017 Baked Bear ice cream sandwich eating contest

update Jun 5 The Times of San Diego has a contest report.

update Post-contest interview with Joey Chestnut. He says he made $300,000 from competitive eating last year.

Full results Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

1st 25.25 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut won in OT
2nd 25.25 Matt “Megatoad” Stonie 1st meeting w Chestnut since October
3rd 14 Miki Sudo
4th 13 Pablo Martinez
5th 12.5 Rich “The Locust” LeFevre
6th 10 Mary “I Love ‘em HOT!” Bowers
6th 10 Doug “Cerebrus” Ecks
8th 6.5 Carlene LeFevre
9th 6 Jon Haley
10th ? Barbara LaBarge
11th 3.5 Mallory Kelly
12th 3 Sabrina Quezada

Joey Chestnut and Matt Stonie tied with 25, with Chestnut winning the overtime

Facebook Live contest video

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2017 Salvation Army Donut Eating Contest

Matt Stonie has been added to the roster of the Baked Bear World Ice-Cream Sandwich Eating Championship in San Diego Sunday. This will be his first matchup vs. Joey Chestnut since October 1.
Molly Schuyler ate 29 corn dogs with a damaged tooth to win the first prize of $500 at the Sacramento County Fair.
The Napa Valley Register has a report on Joey Chestnut's appearance at the BottleRock festival yesterday where he helped build an 8 layer cake.
Registration is now open for the eating contest at the Chicago Ribfest on June 9. A donut eating contest in Santa Monica on June 2 has also been added to the MLE calendar (registration yet to open).
Joey Chestnut, Rich LeFevre, Pablo Martinez, Mary Bowers and Doug Ecks are expected to compete in the The Baked Bear Ice-Cream Sandwich-Eating Champion in San Diego June 4.
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