Florida eating challenges and contests category

Upcoming eating contests
2019 Oct 26Bratwurst Eating Contest - men Noctoberfest Nocatee, FL
2019 Oct 26Bratwurst Eating Contest - women Noctoberfest Nocatee, FL
$100 2019 Oct 26 Cannoli Eating Contest Columbus Day Festa Spring Hill, FL
2019 Oct 26Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest St Luke's Fall Festival St. Petersburg, FL
2019 Oct 26Stone Crab Eating Contest - individual Keys Fisheries Restaurant & Market Marathon, FL
2019 Oct 26Stone Crab Eating Contest - team Keys Fisheries Restaurant & Market Marathon, FL
2019 Nov 1Croqueta Eating Contest Croquetapalooza @ Magic City Miami, FL
2019 Nov 2Oyster Eating Contest - men Florida Seafood Festival Apalachicola, FL
2019 Nov 2Oyster Eating Contest - women Florida Seafood Festival Apalachicola, FL
2019 Nov 2Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest PSJCF Fay Lake Fall Festival Cocoa, FL
$125 2019 Nov 3Bad As's Sandwich Eating Competition Bad As's Sandwich Orlando, FL
2019 Nov 16Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest FixxFest European Car Show Bradenton, FL
2020 Feb 29Wings for Wishes Sports Grill South Miami Miami, FL
2020 Mar 7Pie Eating Contest Strawberry Festival Ocala, FL
Three random eating challenges
28 in pizza 28 Inch Pizza - individual Sam's NY Pizza Tampa, FL
6 lb. burger Iron Man Burger Challenge 8 oz. burger Bar Miami Beach, FL
10 hot wings Dynamite Dog Hot Wing Challenge Bloodhound Brew Orlando, FL
(All Florida eating challenges and contests in database)

Michael Jenkins won the first prize of $250 in yesterday's pizza eating contest at the Italian Heritage Festival in Palm Coast, FL.
Munchy's Pizza in Boca Raton, FL will start a 28 inch pizza challenge next week awarding $200 if completed. The challenge can be attempted individually (60 minute limit) or by a pair (30 minutes).
Taste Pho in Gainesville, FL will hold a pho eating contest on October 19 awarding $300 to the winner. Entrants need to qualify.
Takeru Kobayashi ate 20 BurgerFi burgers in five minutes in Pinecrest, FL today to defeat a team consisting of Miami Heat center Bam Adebayo, former NBA guard Walter Bond and former Miami Hurricane defensive lineman Russell Maryland, who combined for 9 burgers. BurgerFi will donate $5000 to Feeding South Florida for every burger eaten. (Kobayashi podcast on the Hochman & Crowder show).
Nate Figueroa ate 9 burgers in 10 minutes to win the first prize of $500 in Saturday's Miami New Times Burgerfest Burger Throwdown.
Takeru Kobayashi will appear at the Burger Fi in Pinecrest, FL September 18 and face off against current and former pro athletes in a burger eating contest.
Joey Chestnut will do a meet and greet at the Hooters in Orlando on International Drive on August 22. update The full schedule has been posted: Charlotte Aug 14, Atlanta Aug 15, Baltimore Aug 21, Orlando Aug 22, Newport, KY Aug 29, Arlington, TX Sept 8.
The Wild Fork Foods Burger Throwdown at the New Times Burger Fest in Miami Beach will award $500 to the winner on September 14.
The Mack's Tenders eating contest that was to have been held today in St. Johns, FL will apparently not take place. The contest is still on the MLE website.
Sandbar in Miami will hold a hot dog eating contest on July 4 awarding $250 to the winner.
Armature Works in Tampa will hold a hot dog eating contest on July 4 awarding $500 to the winner.

Adrian Morgan wins Rouse’s Markets crawfish contest

update Jun 7 Darron Breeden has a video with totals for the top 4

update Top 8 via Jay Ruppert
1st) Adrian Morgan
2nd) Michelle Lesco
3rd) Tony Wood
4th) Darron Breeden
5th) Crazy Legs Conti
6th) Alex Perez
7th) Jason Ruppert
8th) Pretty Boy Davekos

The Top 3 from Rich Shea

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Corey Fanguy has posted two emails from Sam Barclay. The first email announced he had received a place in the Rouse's crawfish eating contest. A subsequent message told him that the spot was offered in error and that he would not be able to compete.
Registration will open today on majorleaugeeating.com for Mack's Tenders World Chicken Tender Eating Championship to be held in St. Johns, FL on July 27. Registration is also open for Fat Boy's Pizza Eating Championship to be held in Metairie, LA on July 14.
Sandbar Sports Grill in Coconut Grove, Miami has a request for a challenger to face off against strongman Eddie Hall in a five pound burrito eating contest on May 11.

Brandon Clark defends Bodega taco title

Brandon “Da Garbage Disposal” Clark ate 24 tacos in 10 minutes to defend his title at Bodega in Miami Beach and win $1000.

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2019 Palm Beach Sweet Corn Fiesta

update May 2 AJC.com has an article about Gideon Oji’s victory.
Jason Genova video

Palm Beach Post has a gallery (note the debris in picture #8)

Ruptly has a video

Official top 7 & other results

1st 57 Gideon Oji
2nd 43 Darron Breeden
3rd 35.5 Nick Wehry
4th 34.25 Darrien “Cheesecurd” Thomas
5th 32 Juan “Hungry Saiyan” Neave
6th 29.25 Crazy Legs Conti
7th 23.5 Eric “Badlands” Booker
? 16 Tracie Dickerson
? 14 Jason Ruppert

Jay Ruppert reports that Gideon Oji won today’s contest at the Sweet Corn Fiesta in West Palm Beach.

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Bodega in Miami will hold a taco eating contest on May 5 awarding $1000 to the winner.

2019 Miami Marlins qualifier

Official results. This might be the first time women have taken 3 of the top 5 overall places in a Nathan’s qualifier.

1st 27.25 Pablo Martinez
2nd 26 Brett Healey
3rd 8 Brian Roselar
4th 7.75 Mike Anderson
5th 7 Jason Ruppert
6th 5 Richard Rusak
1st 11.5 Kelly Wong
2nd 10.5 Doris Garcia
3rd 8.5 Tracie Dickerson
4th 4 Brittany Broder

Pablo Martinez, Brett Healey, Jay Ruppert and Tracie Tiburon are expected to compete.

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George Shea did an interview on the Hochman & Crowder Show yesterday (starts 14:30) about today's Nathan's qualifier at the Miami Marlins ballpark (Pablo Martinez is the only mentioned competitor). The most intersting part of the interview is about the documentary "The Good, The Bad, The Hungry", premiering at the Tribeca Films Festival Friday, which the MLE commissioner says portrays him as a villain.
Schooners in Panama City Beach, FL will hold a crawfish eating contest on April 28 awarding $200/$100/$50.
Nick Wehry, Mary Bowers and 12 Floridians are expected to compete in Saturday's Nathan's qualifier in Cape Coral, FL.
Today is the 100th anniversary of the day that New York Yankees outfielder Ping Bodie faced off against an ostrich in an eating contest in Jacksonville, FL.
Registration is open for Cici's 28 inch pizza challenge in Orlando March 20 and Cincinnati on March 25. The overall winning team will receive $2500.

2019 Carnaval Miami croqueta eating contest

Official Results

1st 185 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut
2nd 140 Darron Breeden
3rd 108 Matt “Hungry” Hazzard
4th 101 Adam “Beard Meats Food” Moran
5th 85 George Chiger
6th 64 Eric “Badlands” Booker
6th 64 Darrien “Cheesecurd” Thomas
8th 28 Katie Prettyman
9th 27 Jocelyn Walker
10th 20 Tracie Dickerson

Amateur contest results from Michael Jenkins (5 minutes)
1) Joel Hansen 87
2) Michael Jenkins 46
3) Jay Figueroa 33

Katie Prettyman’s live stream

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