Denver eating challenges and contests category

Upcoming Denver eating contests
2019 Sep 21Bratwurst Eating Contest Denver Oktoberfest Denver, CO
2019 Oct 5Apple Pie Eating Contest Cider Days Lakewood, CO
2019 Oct 6Apple Pie Eating Contest Cider Days Lakewood, CO
Three random Denver eating challenges
6 lb. stuffed pizza Stuffed Meat Lovers Pizza Challenge De Antonio's Pizza Winter Park, CO
5 lb. calzone Fat Boy Challenge Mountain Buzz Cafe & Pizzeria Georgetown, CO first finisher will receive $100
3 lb. burger The Cow Tipper Brown Cow Burgers Greenwood Village, CO
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Mardee Gofff announces that Kyle Hanner won today's French fry eating contest in Denver that will be part of an exhibit at the Biennial of the Americas. update April 17 The Denver Post has a blog entry and Westword has a gallery.
The Denver Design District is holding a french fry eating contest on Wednesday awarding $200 to the winner. The event is part of a work artist Cristobal Gracia is preparing for the Biennial of the Americas in July.
Registration is now open for the World Burrito Eating Championship Presented By Illegal Pete's at the May 24 Denver Outlaws game. This will be the first MLE contest in Colorado or Washington since marijuana was legalized in those states.
Registration will open today for Knott’s Boysenberry Festival World Pie Eating Championship at Knott’s Berry Farm in Buena Park, CA on March 28. Other new contests on the MLE schedule: The Denver Outlaws World Burrito Eating Championship on May 24 and the Meadowlands (NJ) Racing & Entertainment World Pork Roll-Eating Championship on June 20. has started a video series where Colorado celebrities face off in eating contests. The first two competitors are UFC fighter Brandon "Rukus" Thatch and hip hop MC H*Wood who face off at The Buckhorn Exchange, Denver's oldest steakhouse.
The Pot Pavilion at the Denver County Fair will hold a Doritos eating contest on Sunday.
Ace Hi Tavern in Golden, CO will hold a hot dog eating contest on July 4 awarding $300 and a beer a day for a year to the winner.
It is now less than half a year until the Denver County Fair in early August. In an interview with fair director Dana Cain, she expects that the Doritos eating contest at the "Pot Pavilion" will be a conventional eating competition.  
Huffington Post has a video of a contest between competitive eaters representing Colorado and Washington to predict the Super Bowl overseen by Richard Shea and Crazy Legs Conti.
The Pot Pavilion at the Denver County Fair will hold a Doritos eating contest in early August. (via Westword)
Fans will be able to compete against Denver Broncos offensive linemen in a pancake eating contest as part of a Pancake Breakfast to benefit Brent’s Place on September 8.
"Mongo" Marco Marquez ate 16 twelve ounce burritos in 10 minutes to win a first prize of $1,000 at Santiago's burrito eating contest in Brighton, CO yesterday.
Cheba Hut, a chain which bills itself as "the nation's only marijuana-themed restaurant" will hold a "Sticky Icky" peanut butter & jelly sub sandwich eating contest at all 16 of its locations (in AZ, CO, OR, IA, NM, CA and WI).
Santiago's will hold a burrito eating contest on May 5 in Brighton, CO awarding $2,000 ($1,000 to the winner).
Marcella the Cheesemonger has an interview with Jimme Mares, who took Dale Boone to overtime in the 2009 WLOCE cupcake eating contest held in Boulder, CO. Jimme auditioned for American Idol and made it to the third round.
Woman v. Food reports that Marco "Mongo" Marquez defended his Denver Wing Bowl title yesterday.
The 2013 KBPI (Denver) Wing Bowl has been announced. Qualifiers will be held at Kickin Chicken on February 15 and 22. The finals will take place at the March 2 Colorado Mammoth game and award $500 or a flat screen TV to the winner.
Sherry Stott has started a facebook page about her Colorado eating contests and challenges at She also has a youtube channel. update Jan 25 A twitter associated with the facebook has been started at
The Denver Post has an article about Bryan "Big Sexy" Beard which also contains quotes from Ed "Cookie" Jarvis.
Bryan Beard announces he will compete in the bratwurst eating contest at Denver Oktoberfest on Saturday.
Staley's Taco Time in Denver will hold an eating contest on Saturday awarding tickets to the Broncos vs. Chargers game.
Steve's Snappin Dogs will hold its annual hot dog eating contest tomorrow at A Taste of Colorado in Denver.
Mezcal in Denver will hold a taco eating contest tomorrow awarding $300 in gift cards ($150 to the winner.)
Andrew Lane has a report on the sausage eating contest held at the Big Eat in Denver won by Mark Sutherburg.
Eric "Silo" Dahl won $500 for finishing Mannie & Bo's calzone challenge yesterday, which he completed in a record time of 16:45.
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