Florida eating challenges and contests category

Upcoming eating contests
2020 Apr 4Spicy Lolly Lick A Thon Pinellas Pepper Fest Pinellas Park, FL
2020 Apr 5Jalapeno Eating Contest Pinellas Pepper Fest Pinellas Park, FL
2020 Apr 12Pie Eating Contest Lake County Fair Eustis, FL
2020 Apr 15Spaghetti Eating Contest Lake County Fair Eustis, FL
2020 Apr 18Pie Eating Contest Springtime Farm Festival @ Brown's Country Market Oxford, FL
2020 Apr 25Blueberry Pie Eating Contest Mount Dora Blueberry Festival Mount Dora, FL
2020 Apr 26Amateur Sweet Corn Eating Contest Sweet Corn Fiesta West Palm Beach, FL
$6,100 2020 Apr 26I National Sweet Corn Eating Championship Sweet Corn Fiesta West Palm Beach, FL
2020 May 2Taco Eating Contest Tacofest at Curtis Hixon Park Tampa, FL
2020 May 3Donut Eating Contest Hofbrauhaus St. Petersburg St. Petersburg, FL
2020 Jul 3Hot Dog Eating Contest Crowbar Tampa, FL
2020 Jul 4Hot Dog Eating Contest Harley Davidson New Port Richey, FL
$175 ($85)2020 Jul 19 Ice Cream Eating Contest Bassetts Sweet Servings Ice Cream Shop Coral Gables, FL
Three random eating challenges
double burger Burger Challenge 4th Street Bar Lake Mary, FL topped w/pulled pork, mac & cheese, includes fries & milkshake
28 in pizza 28 Inch Pizza - Team Sam's NY Pizza Tampa, FL
7 lb. burrito Fathead Burrito Castaways TacoRita & Beach Bar Madeira Beach, FL
(All Florida eating challenges and contests in database)

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.
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.
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