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Three random Indianapolis eating challenges
3 pancakes 3n9 Pancake Challenge Perkins Noblesville, IN
10 pound pizza The Big 10 Pounder Monroe County Pizza Bloomington, IN for 2 person teams
5 lb. burger 5 Pound Hamburger Challenge - defunct J.R. Hohlier Sports Pub Indianapolis, IN
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2019 St. Elmo’s shrimp cocktail contest

Official results 8 minutes

1st 10 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut wins for 7th year in a row
2nd 7 George Chiger
2nd 7 Gideon Oji
4th 6.2 Derek Jacobs
5th 5.1 Steve “The Rabbit” Hammond
6th 4.9 Darrien “Cheesecurd” Thomas
7th 3.2 Andrew “The Bear” Kogutkiewicz
8th 3.1 John Gebhard
8th 3.1 Matthew Raible

St. Elmo’s said they will stream the contest at https://www.facebook.com/stelmosteakhouse/ at 3:30 but a video has not started yet. update The video has started

Joey Chestnut, Gideon Oji, George Chiger, Derek Jacobs and Darrien Thomas are expected to compete.

The absence of Geoff Esper guarantees that Joey Chestnut cannot be tied for the most MLE non-qualifier victories in 2019, even if the San Jose Waffle matchup is not counted as an official competition.

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Joey Chestnut outate a team consisting of three former Indianapolis Colts, Joe Staysniak, Rocky Boiman and Wil Wolford, at an eating contest held at halftime of today's Colts game, 40 shrimp to 32 over 90 seconds.
Joey Chestnut will face off against former Colts Joe Staysniak, Will Wolford and Rocky Boiman in a St. Elmo's shrimp cocktail eating contest at halftime of Sunday's Indianapolis Colts game.
Registration will open November 5 for the St. Elmo Shrimp Cocktail Eating Championship to be held in Indianapolis on December 7, probably the final MLE contest of the 2010s.
Oktoberfest in Seymour, IN will hold a bratwurst eating contest on October 5 awarding $500/$150/$50.
The Frankfort, IN Hot Dog Festival will hold an eating contest on July 27 awarding $500 to the winner.
Joey Chestnut will hold a launch party for his new chicken wing sauces in Indianapolis on July 11.
Joel Hansen ate 9 pizzas in an hour to win the first prize of $1000 in today's eating contest at Arni's Pizza in Lafayette, IN. Eric Dreifuerst was runner up.
Arni's Pizza will hold a pizza eating contest in Lafayette, IN on April 28 awarding $1000/$500/$300/$200/$100.
Kilroy's on Kirkwood in Bloomington, IN will hold a hot wing eating contest on February 18 awarding $500 to the winner.
The Indiana Pacers announced that a record of 13 seconds was set for the St. Elmo's shrimp cocktail eating contests that are held during game breaks.
Hopcat will hold fry eating qualifiers at its 17 locations (mainly in the midwest, but also Port St. Lucie, FL) on January 19. Winners will receive a $500 prize package and the chance to compete for a $2000 prize in Ypsilanti, MI in July. The chain previously called its signature side dish used in the competition "crack fries", but will changing the name because it was considered insensitive to drug addicts.

2018 St. Elmos Shrimp Cocktail contest

Joey Chestnut & Geoff Esper to face off for most 2018 victories

The field for tomorrow’s World Famous St. Elmo Shrimp Cocktail-Eating Championship before the Big 10 football championship has been announced: Joey Chestnut and Geoff Esper will seek the most non-qualifier MLE victories in 2018 (currently tied at 11) while Darron Breeden, Gideon Oji, George Chiger, Derek Jacobs, Matt Raible and Mary Bowers will look to preserve the draw. If Mary Bowers does not pull of the upset, there will be no female winners of a mixed-gender MLE competition in 2018.

A list of all 2018 MLE non-qualifier winners sorted by name follows:
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Joey Chestnut will appear at the Kroger in Indianapolis on Thompson Road on Thursday and offer samples of his condiment line.
Brandon Clark ate 36 sausages to win $500 and defend his bratwurst title and win $500 at the Seymour, IN Oktoberfest.
The Seymour (IN) Ocktoberfest will hold a bratwurst eating contest on October 6 awarding $500/$150/$50.
Joey Chestnut will be in Carmel, IN Saturday to promote his new line of Joey Chestnut Select condiments.

2018 Indiana State Fair ice cream eating contest

update Aug 9
Articles: Indy Star | RTV6
Videos: Hungry Hazzard | Naptown Buzz | News Now | RTV6 | Crotin
Joey Chestnut Interviews: Nuvo | Colts.com (says he had a motorcyle accident which damaged his teeth)

Indiana Dairy Association gallery

Official results

1st 15.5 Geoffrey Esper
2nd 14.5 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut
3rd 12 Juan “more bite” Rodriguez
4th 11.5 Brian “Dud Light” Dudzinski
4th 11.5 Derek Jacobs
6th 11.25 Adrian “The Rabbit” Morgan
7th 11 Matt “Hungry” Hazzard
7th 11 Gideon Oji
9th 7.25 Matt “Sweet Tooth” Cohen
9th 7.25 Matthew Raible
11th 5.5 Meliss Klabel

Joey Chestnut interview with Geist Magazine | WTHR.

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Indianapolis Monthly has an interview with Juan "Juan More Bite" Rodriguez about competing in the ice cream eating contest at the Indiana State Fair on Sunday.

2018 Hopcat Crack Fry qualifiers

Here are the results I have for yesterday’s Crack Fry eating qualifiers held at Hopcat locations in the Midwest. Sam Pohlen was the first female to win a crack fry contest. update Ethan Teske won the Minneapolis contest.

2018 Jan 20 1st 3.6 Pat “Deep Dish” Bertoletti Chicago, IL
2018 Jan 20 2nd 3.34 Brandon Clark Chicago, IL
2018 Jan 20 1st ? Kyle “The Hammer” Hanner Indianapolis, IN
2018 Jan 20 1st 1.8625 Sam Pohlen Grand Rapids, MI
2018 Jan 20 1st ? Rob Chopp Kalamazoo, MI
2018 Jan 20 1st ? Nick Adanczyk Kansas City, MO

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Joey Chestnut drank 12 pints of beer in under 75 seconds last night in a New Year's Eve show in Indianapolis hosted by Pat McAfee of Barstool Heartland.

2017 St. Elmo’s shrimp cocktail eating contest

Official Results (in pounds, contest duration 8 minutes)

1st 10.4 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut wins for 5th year in a row
2nd 8 Gideon Oji
3rd 5.1 Derek Jacobs
4th 4.6 Crazy Legs Conti
5th 4.2 Ivan “The Avocado” Mendoza
6th 4 Michael “Big Hoss” Deitz
6th 4 Matthew Raible
8th 3.4 Andrew “The Bear” Kogutkiewicz
9th 2.4 Bryan “Big Sexy” Beard

The contest is expected to be livestreamed on https://www.facebook.com/stelmosteakhouse/

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Registration will open Monday at noon Eastern for the World Famous St. Elmo Shrimp Cocktail Eating Championship before the Big Ten Championship football game in Indianapolis on December 2.
Brandon "Da Disposal" Clark announces he ate 30 bratwurst in 10 minutes to set the contest record for the Seymour, IN Oktoberfest and take the first prize of $500.
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