Georgia eating challenges and contests category

Upcoming eating contests
$1,000 2019 Aug 25 BBQ Egg Roll Eating Contest Saucehouse BBQ Athens, GA
$500 2019 Sep 1Southeastern Bagel Eating Contest Noshfest Marietta, GA
2019 Sep 14Biscuit Eating Contest Chattahoochee Mountain Fair Clarkesville, GA
2019 Sep 14Watermelon Eating Contest Chattahoochee Mountain Fair Clarkesville, GA
Three random eating challenges
1.5 lb. burger The Marine Burger Four Winds Restaurant Cusseta, GA also have a 1 pound Ranger Burger
6 lb. pizza Maximus Pizza Max's Coal Oven Pizzeria Atlanta, GA available Sunday through Wednesday
19 burgers Spotburger challenge The Spot Alpharetta, GA
(All Georgia eating challenges and contests in database)

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.
Joey Chestnut's final total for his 12 hour wing eating session at the Hooters in the Mall of America was 413 wings. (video)
A press release announces that Joey Chestnut will eat chicken wings at the Hooters in the Mall of Georgia in Atlanta from 11 am to 11 pm on July 29 in honor of National Chicken Wing Day. People who guess his total amount eaten correctly at will be entered for the chance to win free Hooters wings for a year. Hooters locations will offer all you can eat wings for $15.99 on July 29.
Dale Boone ate 15 hot dogs in 6:07 to win the first prize of $100 in a contest held in Dahlonega, GA on July 4.
The Frosty Frog in Hilton Head Island, SC will hold a hot dog eating contest on July 4 awarding $300 to the top man and woman.

2019 Valdosta qualifier

Adrian Morgan 26
Jocelyn Walker 10

Adrian Morgan, Jocelyn Walker and Brittany Powell are expected to compete. Adrian Morgan will have the chance to match Larell Marie Mele as the only people with qualifier wins every year since the 2011 gender split.

Most Nathan’s qualifier victories since 2011.

9 Larell Marie “The Real Deal” Mele
8 “The Lovely” Juliet Lee
8 Michelle “Cardboard Shell” Lesco
8 Adrian “The Rabbit” Morgan
6 Erik “The Red” Denmark
6 Meredith Boxberger
6 Yasir Salem
6 Mary “I Love ‘em HOT!” Bowers
6 Juan “more bite” Rodriguez
6 Eric “Badlands” Booker

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Adrian Morgan and Brian Dudzinski are expected to compete in the Nathan's qualifier at Wild Adventures in Valdosta, GA on May 11. has an article about the "Pigzilla" BBQ sandwich challenge at Papa Buck's in Metter, GA. The only other female besides Stephanie Torres (RIP) to finish the challenge was a pregnant woman.
MDJ Online has a report on Sunday's bagel eating contest at Noshfest in Marietta, GA covering the rivalry between runner-up Dale Boone and winner Brandon "Da Garbage Disposal" Clark, who wore a skullcap to mock Boone's baldness.
Brandon "Da Garbage Disposal" Clark announced he ate 7 bagels to win first prize of $500 in today's bagel eating contest at Noshfest in Marietta, GA. Dale Boone also competed.
Noshfest in Marietta, GA will hold a bagel eating contest on September 2 awarding $500 to the winner.

2018 Wild Adventures Nathan’s qualfier

update Apr 27 Matt Hazzard has a video and NewsWest9 has an article

update Valdosta Daily Times has a video

Results from video (Official Results)

1) Matt “Hungry” Hazzard 22
2) “Buffalo” Jim Reeves 20

1w) Dee Martin 6.5

The results can be viewed on Facebook Live

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Dale Boone lost the election for the District 4 representative on the Brookhaven, GA City Council versus incumbent Joe Gebbia by a margin of 339 to 212 votes. In 2015, Dale Boone lost the mayoral race for the Atlanta suburb. has a report on yesterday's bagel eating contest at Noshfest in Marietta, GA. High school student Matthew Warchol ate 5 bagels in 5 minutes to defeat Ethan Teske and win the $500 prize.
Dale Boone has qualified to be on the ballot for the District 4 City Council election in Brookhaven, GA on November 7. He will face incumbent Joe Gebbia.
Noshfest will hold a bagel eating contest in Marietta, GA September 3 awarding $500 to the winner.
Reporter Newspapers announces that Dale Boone will challenge incumbent Joe Gebbia for the District 4 City Council race in Brookhaven, GA. In 2015 Boone was routed in the mayoral election for that town.

2017 Valdosta, GA Nathan’s qualifier

The Valdosta Daily Times has a report claiming that Megan Drake will receive a free trip to NYC for the finals.

The stage clock stopped at 6:52

Valdosta, GA results via Valdosta Today Facebook Live video

Official results
1) “Buffalo” Jim Reeves 23
2) Damien Boykin 15

1W) Megan Drake 3 (ties for all-time lowest winning total, announced as 2.75)

WTXL held a promo contest

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Registration is now open for a Nathan's qualifier at the Tampa RiverFest on May 6. A qualifier in Valdosta, GA on May 13 has also been listed.
Ginormous Food will record at three Atlanta area restaurants next week from February 28 to March 2. update Columbia, Charleston and Jacksonville will also be visited.
Coache's Corner will hold a wing eating contest tomorrow night awarding $250 to the winner.
Teddy Delacruz ate 6 bagels in 5 minutes to win the first prize of $500 in the eating contest at Noshfest at Temple Kol Emeth in Marietta, GA yesterday.
Noshfest will hold a bagel eating contest in Marietta, GA on September 4 awarding $500 to the winner.
Pedram "In Jaws We Trust" Esmaeelzadeh and Matthew "Ice Cream Buy the Pint" Schuster finished the Carnivore Challenge at Big Pie in the Sky in Roswell, GA.
Dale Boone's defeat in the Brookhaven, GA mayoral election made the Dunwoody Crier's list of top stories of 2015.
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