Florida eating challenges and contests category

Upcoming eating contests
($625)2020 Jan 25 Cosmik Fries Eating Contest HopCat Port St. Lucie, FL
2020 Jan 25Doughnut Eating Contest Manatee County Fair Palmetto, FL
2020 Jan 25Girl Scout Cookie Eating Contest South Florida Fair West Palm Beach, FL
2020 Jan 25Gyro Eating Contest HC Greek Festival Spring Hill, FL
2020 Jan 25Tater Tot Eating Contest Boston Beer Garden Naples, FL
2020 Jan 26Chocolate Pudding Eating Contest Chocolate Garden @ Fairchild Coral Gables, FL
2020 Feb 1Tater Tot Eating Contest Tallahassee Tot Fest Tallahassee, FL
$100 ($50)2020 Feb 2 Hot Wing Eating Contest Shots Miami Miami, FL
2020 Feb 8Superdog Eating Contest Florida State Fair Tampa, FL
2020 Feb 22Pie Eating Contest Osceola County Fair Kissimmee, FL
2020 Feb 29Wings for Wishes Sports Grill South Miami Miami, FL
2020 Mar 7Pie Eating Contest Strawberry Festival Ocala, FL
2020 Mar 22Pancake Eating Contest Brunch & Bloody Mary Festival Jacksonville, FL
2020 May 3Donut Eating Contest Hofbrauhaus St. Petersburg St. Petersburg, FL
Three random eating challenges
1 lb. burger One Pound Kobe Beef Burger Jimmy P's Naples, FL
2 burgers Double Dare Challenge Big Daddy's Burger Den Venice, FL includes 2 hot dogs and waffle fries
20 in pizza Real Jersey Pizza Eating Challenge Solorzanos Late Night Pizzeria Sarasota, FL includes 5 sliders
(All Florida eating challenges and contests in database)

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.

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.
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