Florida eating challenges and contests category

Upcoming eating contests
2019 Mar 23Chocolate Covered Datil Pepper Eating Contest GastroFest Jacksonville, FL
2019 Mar 23Pie Eating Contest Palm Coast Fest Palm Coast, FL
2019 Apr 13INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier - men Nathan's Famous Cape Coral, FL
2019 Apr 13INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier - women Nathan's Famous Cape Coral, FL
2019 Apr 20INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier - men Miami Marlins ballpark Miami, FL
2019 Apr 20INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier - women Miami Marlins ballpark Miami, FL
2019 Apr 27Blueberry Pie Eating Contest Mount Dora Blueberry Festival Mount Dora, FL
2019 Apr 27Taco Eating Contest South Florida Taco Battle & Craft Beer Fest Pembroke Pines, FL
2019 Apr 28Amateur Sweet Corn Eating Contest Sweet Corn Fiesta West Palm Beach, FL
2019 Apr 28Crawfish Eating Contest Schooners Panama City Beach, FL
$6,100 2019 Apr 28I National Sweet Corn Eating Championship Sweet Corn Fiesta West Palm Beach, FL
2019 Jul 4Mile High Key Lime Pie Eatin’ Contest Key Lime Festival Key West, FL
Three random eating challenges
2 Steam burgers Fat Boy Challenge Steamin Jacksonville, FL includes 4 hot dogs, 4 wings, 3 pounds fries, a banana split and choice of malt or shake
4 lb. burger Supercharger Burger Challenge Jimbo's Diner & Restaurant Cape Coral, FL
2.5 lb. sandwich Deli House Challenge Gourmet Deli House Lake Worth, FL
(All Florida eating challenges and contests in database)

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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The Miami Herald has a column about the disclamier that entrants in Sunday's croqueta eating contests are required to sign with quotes from Joey Chestnut.
Joey Chestnut appeared on the Hochman and Crowder show yesterday to promote Sunday's croqueta eating contest in Miami.
A press release announces that Adam "Beard Meats Food" Moran is expected to make his MLE debut at the World Championship Croqueta-Eating to be held during El Croquetazo At Calle Ocho Music Festival in Miami on March 10. Other expected entrants include Joey Chestnut, Darron Breeden, Adrian Morgan, George Chiger, Matt Hazzard, Eric "Badlands" Booker, Katie Prettyman, Tracie Dickerson and Jocelyn Walker.
The Orlando Chili Cook-Off will hold the World Vegan Chili Dog Eating Challenge for local competitors on Februray 16 instead of a MLE competition. If no MLE contests are added, this will result in a gap of 12 weeks between MLE events, (14 weeks excluding Nathan's qualifiers).
Michael Jenkins won the first prize of $250 in the pie eating contest at the Florida Key Lime Pie eating contest in Merrit Island, FL.
Jacksonville.com has a profile of retired competitive eater Hall HUnt Jr., who did his last MLE contest in 2011.
Registration is now open for the croqueta eating contest at Croquetoza in Miami on March 10, which will probably be the first MLE contest of 2019.
Registration is open for the amateur division of the croqueta eating contest at Croquetoza in Miami on March 10. The top 3 will receive $250/$150/$50.
Wood Tavern in Miami will hold a wing eating contest on November 15 awarding $300 to the winner.
Michael Jenkins won the first prize of $250 at a hot dog eating contest held at the Country Music on the Bay Festival in St. Petersburg, FL.
Country Music on the Bay will hold a hot dog eating contest in St. Petersburg, FL on October 14 awarding $250 to the winner.
The Orlando Sentinel has a report on today's rib eating contest held at Tony Romo's in Orlando. Michael Jenkins ate 3.4 pounds in 3 minutes to win. Runner-up Dana Williams ate 3.1 pounds. She walked on after looking for a place to eat for her family.
Taste Pho & Noodle House will hold a pho eating contest in Gainesville, FL on September 6 awarding $300 to the winner. Entrants need to qualify.
ESPN has a blog entry about the 9,000 calorie / day diet of Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Noah Spence, which resulted in a 35 pound off-season weight gain.
The new Nathan's Famous in Cape Coral, FL expects to hold a qualifier in March 2019.

Molly Schuyler wins CEC meatball eating contest

The top 3 from today’s CEC meatball eating contest from an Alexander Witthöft comment

1) Molly Schuyler 62 meatballs
2) Bob Shoudt 53
3) Nate Figueroa 37

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Michael Jenkins ate 16 hot dogs in 10 minutes to win the first prize of $500 in today's hot dog eating contest at The Twisted Tuna in Stuart, FL.
Palm Beach Happening has an interview with George Chiger, who was inspired to enter competitive eating by Larell Marie Mele.
Palm Beach Happening has an interview with Crazy Legs Conti where he critiques a new style of competitive corn eating: "Now these upstart whippersnappers use a technique titled, 'The Rake' where most of the kernels fly in the air and not in the mouth."
The CEC Meatball Eating Contest in Davie, FL on July 14 lists a $2,500 first prize. Molly Schuyler, Bradndon Clark, Nathan Figueroa, Liam Burt and Michael Jenkins are listed as expected entrants.
Palm Beach Happening has interviews with Matt "Hungry" Hazzard and Darrien Thomas, winner of the amateur division of the 2017 Smoke's Poutinerie contest in Toronto. Matt is also the guest on the latest Fink Beats the Stomach podcast.
Palm Beach Happening has an interview with Jason Ruppert, runner up in the 2018 Fort Myers Nathan's qualifier.
Brandon "Da Disposal" Clark ate a record 25 tacos in 10 minutes to win the first prize of $1000 in today's eating contest at Bodega in Miami Beach. Michael Jenkins was runner up. 2017 winner Nate Figgs could not defend his title due to being in New York City.
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