Florida eating challenges and contests category

Upcoming eating contests
$175 ($85)2020 Jul 19 Ice Cream Eating Contest Bassetts Sweet Servings Ice Cream Shop Coral Gables, FL
Three random eating challenges
monster pizza Monster Pizza Challenge Cimini's Restaurant Fort Myers, FL
2 lb. sliced pork Keller's Challenge Keller's Real Smoked Bar-B-Q Orlando, FL includes 2 lb. fries and 2 pieces of garlic toast
2.5 lb. sandwich Deli House Challenge Gourmet Deli House Lake Worth, FL
(All Florida eating challenges and contests in database)

Vice President Mike Pence appeared at Beth's Burger Bar to promote the reopening of Florida businesses. The Orlando restaurant is known for its "Double D Burger Challenge".
Former Miami Dolphins coach Don Shula, who has the most wins in NFL history with 347, passed away at the age of 90. His chain of steakhouses probably had the most famous 48 ounce steack challenge in the USA.
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson lead the list of "Five Five Miami Celebrities Who Could Hold Their Own in Competitive Eating" posted by the Miami New Times.
The West Palm Beach, FL Sweet Corn Fiesta (April 26) and Fairmont, WV Three Rivers Festival Pepperoni Roll (May 23) eating contests have been removed from the MLE schedule. The Day-Lee Foods World Gyoza Eating Championship in Los Angeles on August 22 is currently the first upcoming contest listed.
WWE wrestler Braun Strowman faced off against Danni Ellexo to see who could finish the burger challenge at Jimmy Hula's in Winter Park, FL first.
Pro wrestler Braun Strowman created a burger challenge at Jimmy Hula's in Winter Park, FL.
Registration is now open for the MLE croqueta contest to be held at Carnaval Miami March 15. There will also be an amateur contest.
Michael Jenkins won the first prize of $250 in yesterday's eating contest at the Florida Key Lime Pie Festival in Merritt Island, FL, an event marked by unconventional rules and controversial judging.
Carnaval Miami will hold a MLE croqueta eating contest as part of El Croquetazo on March 15.
Buffalo Chips in Bonita Springs, FL will hold a wing eating contest on January 18 awarding $500 to the winner. Entrants need to qualify.
Japanese competetitive eater Sachiyo Masubuchi, Nate Figueroa, Michael Jenkins and others are expected to compete in the Bad As's Sandwich eating contest in Orlando November 3. Free beer will be provided to spectators.
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.
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