Colorado eating challenges and contests category

Three random eating challenges
4 lb. steak 4 Pound Steak The Buckhorn Exchange Denver, CO no reward for finishing, listed for five guests
5 lb. calzone Fat Boy Challenge Mountain Buzz Cafe & Pizzeria Georgetown, CO first finisher will receive $100
28 in pizza Abo's Pizza Challenge Abo's Pizza Littleton, CO for 2 person team
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2019 World Slopper Eating Championship

update Articles Westword | Chieftain | KOAA
Videos: Colorado State Fair | Chris Fendrich

Official results Part 1 | Part 2

1st 28.25 Darron Breeden
2nd 18.5 Michelle “Cardboard Shell” Lesco
3rd 17.5 Brett “The Branimal” Healey
4th 15.5 Darrien “Cheesecurd” Thomas
5th 13.5 Derek Hendrickson
6th 11 Bryan “Big Sexy” Beard
7th 9.5 Mark “toothless” Sutherburg announced as 6th on stage
8th 8 Don Coors Lounge
9th ? Luis Martinez Sunset Inn
10th ? Teigan Torres Riverside Bar & Gril
11th 4.5 Jody Howell predicted he would eat 20

KRDO is currently running a live stream of today’s World Slopper Eating Championship at the Colorado State Fair in Pueblo.

Profile of amateur competitor Jody Howell

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The Greeley, CO Stampede will hold a wing eating contest on July 4 awarding $500 to the winner.
The ViewHouse in Denver will hold a watermelon eating contest on May 26 awarding a $200 Visa gift card.

2019 Colorado Rockies Nathans qualifier

Winners

Juan “More Bite” Rodriguez 26
Sarah Reinecke 20

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Flaming Joe's in Aurora, CO will hold a crawfish eating contest on April 29 awarding $500 to the winner. A qualifier will take place on April 27.
Westword reports that Jack-n-Grill has closed both of its Denver-area locations. The restaurant was the site of a Man v Food episode and was famed for a seven pound burrito challenge that awarded female finishers free food for life.
BarBend.com has a post about Brian Shaw, 4-time winner of the "World's Strongest Man" contest, attempting the 7 pound "Gut Buster" burrito challenge at Big City Burrito in Fort Collins, CO.
ColoradoSprings.com has an article about the construction of the seven pound burrito challenge at Jack-N-Grill in Westminster, CO mentioning Molly Schuyler finishing the meal in 3 minutes.
Takeru Kobayashi will do a taco eating challenge at tomorrow's Denver-area Sabroso Taco Festival. He will also do challenges in Auburn, WA on May 12 and Portland, OR on May 13.
Viewhouse in Denver will hold a hot dog eating contest on April 7 awarding $200 to the winner as part of its baseball opening day celebration.
Flaming Joe's Seafood in Aurora, CO has announced a crawfish eating contest that will award $3000 to the winner. There will be three rounds and the first round will start on March 31. Entrants will need to qualify.
The 36 inch pizza challenge awarding $500 that was to have taken place December 10 at the Watering Bowl in Denver has been moved to January 28.
The Watering Bowl in Denver will hold a 36 inch pizza challenge on Sunday awarding $500.
The Watering Bowl in Denver will offer a 36 inch pizza challenge that will award $500 if it is finished during one half of a Denver Broncos game.
sueddeutsche.de has an article in German about the Denver Oktoberfest Bratwurst eating contest won by Andrew Renfrow with a total of 13.5 sausages in 10 minutes.
The Wing Shack Wing Bowl at the Greeley (CO) Stampede will award $500 to the winner on July 1.

2017 Denver Outlaws Illegal Pete’s burritos

update April 6 Joey Chestnut has an interview with WTSP about competitive eating dangers update April 4 Voodoo Doughnut has suspended the challenge at all locations KUSA reports that Travis Maloof passed away after choking during an attempt at the "Tex-Ass" Challenge at Voodoo Doughnut in Denver early Sunday morning. update KDVR has an interview with former MLE eater Brian Beard about the fatality who says “Every competitive eater has choked. It happens.”
The Terminal Bar in Denver Union Station will hold a pretzel eating contest on Friday awarding a New Belgium Cruiser Bike.

Joey Chestnut defends Illegal Pete’s burrito

update June 1 Westword has a gallery

update May 30 Shelly Fradkin has a full contest video

Results for Illegal Pete’s burrito eating contest at tonight’s Denver Outlaws game: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

1) Joey Chestnut 14.5, defends title
2) Adrian Morgan 9.5
3T) Michelle Lesco 7.5
3T) Yasir Salem 7.5
3T) Josh Miller
6) Mark Sutherburg 7.25
7) Joshua Kahill 4
8) Bryan Beard 3.5
9) Mary Bowers 3
10T) Alex Perez 2.5
10T) Noah Molnar 2.5
12) Benjamin Parmenter 2.25

Joey Chestnut did a podcast on ESPN Denver yesterday

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The event page for a May 24 qualifier at Illegal Pete's awarding a spot in the World Burrito Eating Competition at the May 28 Denver Outlaws game lists the MLE roster for that contest: Joey Chestnut, Adrian Morgan, Michelle Lesco, Yasir Salem, Josh Miller, Lesley Ryder, Mary Bowers, Bryan Beard and Mark Sutherburg. If Joey Chestnut and Matt Stonie (who will do pancakes in Chico, CA) do not compete May 28, they may not compete until July 4.
Registration is now open for the Niko Niko's World Gyro Eating Championship in Houston on May 15 and the Denver Outlaws World Burrito Eating Championship in Denver on May 28.
"Furious" Pete Czerwinski has uploaded a video of a spaghetti eating contest where he faced Brian Shaw, winner of the World's Strongest Man contest. Vice.com produced a video about his diet and everyday life in Denver last year.
Bryan "Big Sexy" Beard offers his recollections about competing in the 2010 Nathan's finals to the Denver Post.
Yellow Scene has an interview with Josh Miller (thanks for the plug).
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