Colorado eating challenges and contests category

Upcoming eating contests
2020 Jul 4Hot Dog Eating Contest Deadbeats Backyard Jamboree Denver, CO
Three random eating challenges
tacos Taco Record T|Aco Boulder Boulder, CO current record is 28 tacos
28 inch pizza 28 Inch Pizza StevO's Pizza and Ribs Aurora, CO
BBQ feast Beast the Feast Rib City Grill 5 western Colorado sites, CO 6 Lbs of Ribs, Chicken, Beef, Pork, Cole Slaw, Beans, Potatoes and Texas Toast
(All Colorado eating challenges and contests in database)

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).
Wings & Whiskey will hold a wing eating contest in Denver June 7 awarding a cruiser bike.

2015 Illegal Pete’s burritos

9News has a contest report which says that Michael Simon of the Denver Outlaws ate 4 burritos, which would put him ahead of Mary Bowers at 11th.

Top 6 | 7-11
1 Joey CHestnut 19 12 ounce burritos
2 Miki Sudo 18.5
3 Michelle Lesco 14.25
4T Adrian Morgan 14
4T Juan Rodriguez 14
6 Yasier Salem 13
7 Daniella Gioia 12
8 Josh Miller 8.5
9 Pablo Martinez 8
10 Alex Perez 5
11 Mary Bowers 3

Joey Chestnut will look to avoid his first three contest losing streak since September 2009.

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The Denver Outlaws web site has a list of some competitors expected at Sunday's Illegal Pete's burrito eating contest: Joey Chestnut, Miki Sudo, Adrian Morgan and Michelle Lesco.
Illegal Pete's burrito eating contest on May 24 makes's list of 12 must try culinary events in May. There will be a qualifier awarding a competition spot on May 10. (via Josh Miller)
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 Derailed Pour House in Durango, CO will hold a 6 pound burger eating contest Thursday awarding an 8 day trip to Mexico.
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.
The Dime has a list of ten eating challenges in Colorado.
"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.
Fox21 has a video about the Gut Buster pizza challenge at Fat Boys pizza in Colorado Springs which awards $300 to a team of 2 that finishes it in under an hour.
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