Palm Beach eating challenges and contests category

Three random Palm Beach eating challenges
20 pizza balls 20 in 20 Pizza Ball Challenge Mizner Pizzeria Boca Raton, FL
12 scoop sundae Tracy's Kitchen Sink Sloan's Ice Cream Palm Beach, FL several Palm Beach County locations, served in sink also a Los Angeles location
2 lb. burger Bull Burger Tequila Cowboy West Palm Beach, FL
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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."
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 Max Suzuki, who says he was inspired to enter competitive eating by Moeno Azuki. He hopes that Japanese competitive eating can avoid the messiness that some American competitive eaters exhibit.
Nate Figueroa produced a video of him attempting the Stack Attack burger challenge at Shula Burger in Delray Beach, FL with Juan Neave and Darron Breeden, whose attempt at setting the house record was impeded by choking during the meal.

2018 West Palm Beach Sweet Corn Fiesta

update May 8 Darron Breeden has a video and Bob Markey has a lot of videos including footage of the whole contest.

GoTownCrier has a gallery

update SouthFlorida.com has a gallery

The top 3 | More Results
1) Carmen Cincotti 58 ears
2) Gideon Oji 56
3) Yasir Salem 50
4) Darron Breeden
5T) Eric “Badlands” Booker
5T) Darrien Thomas
? Andrew Renfrow

Sean Brokert appeared on WPTV Friday to promote the contest.

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Palm Beach Happening has an interview with Darron Breeden, who will be competing in tomorrow's eating contest at the Sweet Corn Fiesta.
Gideon Oji has posted a video predicting victory in the corn eating contest at the Sweet Corn Fiesta in West Palm Beach, FL on April 29 due to improving his techniques.
Defending champion Carmen Cincotti and 2016 winner Yasir Salem are expected to compete in the corn eating contest at the Sweet Corn Fiesta in West Palm Beach, FL on April 29.
Lynora's in West Palm Beach, FL will hold a meatball eating contest on February 18 awarding $500 if 20 people enter.
Michael Jenkins won the first prize of $100 in today's pancake eating contest at Copper Blues Rock Bar & Kitchen in West Palm Beach, FL.
The Palm Beach Post has an interview with Miami Dolphins offensive tackle Sam Young in which he recounts his victory at a Rock the Tot tater tot eating contest held at a  Bar Louie location.  
Michael Jenkins reports that Dale Boone ate 20 hot dogs to claim the first prize of $500 at Titled Kilt in Boca Raton, FL. Runner-up Nate Figueroa ate 18 and Michael Jenkins was 3rd with 15. Boone reportedly left enough debris to get billed as the "worlds biggest cheater". update Nate Figueroa has produced a video of the contest titled "#1 COMPETITIVE EATING "CHEATER" (DALE BOONE)"

2017 Sweet Corn Fiesta

update May 10 dLifeHD has a video

update May 4 HappeningMag.com has an interview with Carmen Cincotti.
King Carb has a contest video

update The Palm Beach Post has a gallery

Official Results Part 1 | Part 2
1) Carmen Cincotti 61.75 ears
2) Gideon Oji 49
3) Yasir Salem 45
4) Eric “Badlands” Booker 31
5) Brian Dudzinski 29.25
6) Pedram Esmaeelzadeh 27.75
7) Mr. Rodriguez 20
8) Matt Matador 17

update It appears Carmen Cincotti won with a record 61 ears.

Yasir Salem, Carmen Cincotti, Badlands Booker and Gideon Oji are expected to compete along with Pedram Esmaeelzadeh.

Previous winners
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A birthday cake eating contest does not appear on Palm Beach Outlets events calendar. A MLE event was held at that location the previous two Februaries.
A clip about the Terminator breakfast challenge at Shelby's in Deerfield Beach, FL (now closed) has been seen over 34 million times according to the Food Network's facebook page (via Compeating.com.au)

Dave Barry on cockroach contest fatality

Humorist Dave Barry has a column for the Wall Street Journal about his home state of Florida which includes the following account of a 2012 bug eating competition:
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Cookout on the Bay will hold a Grace Patty eating contest in West Palm Beach, FL on September 4 awarding $1000 to the winner. Qualifiers will be held on August 27 and September 3.
Youtube has a video of bodybuilders Ronnie Coleman, Derek Ciocca and Marc Lobliner competing in a "Kitchen Sink" challenge (18 scoops ice cream) eating contest at Sloan's Ice Cream Parlor in Delray Beach, FL.

Yasir Salem wins Palm Beach Sweet Corn with 47 ears

update Nate Figueroa has a video of the contest. He blames his 7th place finish on “politics”.

The Palm Beach Post has a gallery

The Top 5:
1) Yasir Salem 47 ears in 12 minutes, new record
2) Gideon Oji 43.5 ears
3) Erik Denmark 37.5
4) Crazy Legs Conti 34.5
5) Nate Biller 25
6) Sean Brockert 24.5

Yasir Salem ate 47 ears at the Sweet Corn-Eating Championship in West Palm Beach, FL to break the previous record of 46 set by Joe LaRue in 2010. Additional results have yet to be posted.

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Matt Stonie defends Palm Beach birthday cake

update Feb 16 Santiago Castro has a video

update Feb 15 Nathan Figueroa, Fro Hungry and In Jaws We Trust have videos

update Feb 14 Palm Beach Post has a contest report

Full Results Part 1 | Part 2

1) Matt Stonie 12.81 lbs. in 8 minutes
2) Miki Sudo 12.5
3T) Geoffrey Esper 9.375
3T) Gideon Oji 9.375
5) Adrian Morgan 8.59
6) Yasir Salem 7.5
7) Nate Biller 6.25
8) Pedram Esmaelzaadeh 5.31

Matt Stonie ate 12.81 pounds of cake to defend his World Birthday Cake-Eating Championship title at the Palm Bech Outlets in West Palm Beach, FL.

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Registration is now open for the Nathan's qualifier in Houston on April 30. Registration will open at noon Pacific / 3 pm eastern for the Las Vegas qualifier on April 23. update Registration for the National Sweet Corn Eating Championship in West Palm Beach on April 24 is also open.
Sun Sentinel reports that Matt Stonie, Miki Sudo, Adrian Morgan, Geoffrey Esper, Yasir Salem, Gideon Oji and Nate Biller are expected to compete in the World Birthday Cake-Eating Championship on Valentine's Day Eve in West Palm Beach, FL.
Registration is now open for the birthday cake eating contest at Palm Beach Outlets on February 13, 2016.
Don Shula, the coach with the most wins in NFL history, served as referee for a Shark Attack Burger eating contest held at his steakhouse in Delray Beach, FL.
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