Indianapolis eating challenges and contests category

Upcoming Indianapolis eating contests
$2,100 2017 Oct 1 Arni's Pizza Eating Contest Arni's Pizza - Market Square Lafayette, IN
$700 ($250)2017 Oct 7 Bratwurst Eating Contest Oktoberfest Seymour, IN
Three random Indianapolis eating challenges
misc menu items I Dare Ya! challenge The Dunn Inn Bloomington, IN includes spicy drumsticks, 1 lb. burger, loaded french fries, deep fried Snickers
8 lb. burger The Maverick Teddy's Burger Joint Indianapolis, IN
big burger Collosal Burger Challenge TAG's Pub & Eatery Frankfort, IN
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Miki Sudo sets MLE ice cream record at Indiana State Fair

update Aug 18 Hungry Hazzard has a video

Update Aug 14
Fox59 video | NapTown Buzz video | Indiana State Fair Facebook video | CBS4Indy article and gallery | Crowemojo video

IndyStar.com has a contest report

Official results Part 1 | Part 2

1st 16.5 Miki Sudo announced as MLE ice cream record
2nd 15 Juan “more bite” Rodriguez
3rd 13 Brian “Dud Light” Dudzinski
4th 10.5 Derek Jacobs
5th 9 Matt “Hungry” Hazzard
6th 8 Sophia Devita
6th 8 Matthew Raible
8th 7.5 Ivan “The Avocado” Mendoza MLE debut
9th 5 Stacy Fitzsimmons
10th 4.5 Marcus Feldman

Ivan Mendoza will make his MLE debut at the contest.

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Miki Sudo, Juan Rodriguez, Derek Jacobs, Brian Dudzinski and Sophia DeVita are expected to compete in the The World Ice Cream Eating Championship At The Indiana State Fair in Indianapolis on Sunday.
Registration is now open on MLE.com for the The World Ice Cream Eating Championship At The Indiana State Fair in Indianapolis on August 13.
The Indianapolis Star has an article about Jug Eckert eating 102 White Castle sliders to win a $1000 bet some time during the mid-1970 containing a quote from Joey Chestnut.

Joey Chestnut 4-peats St. Elmo’s Shrimp contest

IndyStar has an interview with Joey Chestnut about defending his St. Elmo Steak House Shrimp Cocktail-Eating Championship Saturday in Indianapolis where he will face off against Carmen Cincotti.

Bob Shoudt wins Arni’s pizza

Results from today’s pizza eating contest at Arni’s in Lafayette, IN

1st 11 $1,000.00 Bob “The Notorious B.O.B.” Shoudt Royersford, PA 1 large pizza & 10 small ones
2nd ? $500.00 Teddy Delacruz Wood Dale, IL
3rd ? $300.00 Eric Dreifuerst
4th ? $200.00 Raymond Maas
5th ? $100.00 Steve Lancette
6th ? Derek Jacobs

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Oktoberfest in Seymour, IN will hold a bratwurst eating contest on October 1 awarding $500/$150/$50.
Arni's Pizza in Lafayette, IN will hold an eating contest on September 25 awarding $1000/$500/$300/$200/$100.

2015 St. Elmo’s shrimp cocktail eating contest

WISH-TV has an article and gallery (youtube)
Fox59 has a video

Full results: Part 1 | Part 2

1st 12.25 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut new record
2nd 7.42 Miki Sudo
3rd 6 Yasir Salem
4th 5.5 Steve Hendry
5th 4.75 Matthew Raible
6th 3.5 Tracy Goode announced as final MLE contest
7th 2.67 Andrew “The Bear” Kogutkiewicz
8th ? Jeremy “PhilosoFonzie” Ildefonso did not finish

update Joey Chestnut ate a record 12.25 pounds in 8 minutes.

Joey Chestnut appeared on RadioNOW and WIBC to promote the contest.

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NUVO has an interview with Joey Chestnut about defending his St. Elmo's shrimp cocktail title in Indianapolis on Saturday. Interestingly, no mention is made of Matt Stonie's 2015 dominance. update The interview was from 2014.
George Shea has posted the field for the December 5 St. Elmo's shrimp eating contest in Indianapolis: Joey Chestnut, Miki Sudo, Yasir Salem, Steve Hendry, Gideon Oji, Matthew Raible, Andrew Kogutkiewicz and Tracy Goode. If Matt Stonie misses the contest, that will keep his winning streak alive into 2016.
Registration is now open for the St. Elmo World Shrimp Cocktail Championship in Indianapolis on December 5.
The 2015 St. Elmo Shrimp Cocktail-Eating Championship will be held before the Big Ten Football Championship Game in Indianapolis on December 5.
Oktoberfest in Seymour, IN will hold a bratwurst eating contest on October 3 awarding $700 ($500 to the winner).
A Bub's "Big Ugly" burger eating contest will be held on September 20 in Carmel, IN awarding $350 ($200 to the winner). The contest is open to Indiana residents only.
NUVO has an interview with Joey Chestnut which claims that "jawthritis" is the reason that Takeru Kobayashi declined to extend his MLE contract.
IndyStar.com has an article and video about Joey Chestnut competing in a shrimp eating contest at the Indianapolis Star office to promote Saturday's St. Elmo Shrimp Cocktail-Eating Championship. Joey also went to Fox59.
IBJ has an interview with Joey Chesnut about the defense of his St. Elmo Shrimp Cocktail Eating Contest title in Indianapolis on December 6.
Joey Chestnut, Yasir Salem, Andrew Kogutkiewicz and Tracy Goode are expected to compete in the St. Elmo Shrimp Cocktail Eating Championship in Indianapolis on December 6.
Registration is now open for the St. Elmo Shrimp Cocktail-Eating Championship in Indianapolis on December 6.
Oktoberfest in Seymour, IN will hold a bratwurst eating contest on Saturday awarding $500 to the winner.
IndyStar.com has a picture of Indiana Pacer center Andrew Byum watching a St. Elmo's shrimp eating contest during tonight's game against the Portland Trail Blazers. The contest was reportedly won by a cheerleader.  

2013 St. Elmo’s Shrimp Cocktail eating contest

update Dec 12 He Eats She Drinks has a contest video

Crazy Legs Conti has a blog entry for the Huffington Post

update Dec 10 CT News has a contest report

update #2 The Indy Star also has a gallery. WISH TV has an article and video. Big City Photography has a facebook gallery.

update The Indy Star has a video

The top 6: (Part 1 | Part 2)
1) Joey Chestnut 9.25 lb 8 minutes
2) Yasir Salem 5 lb.
3) Crazy Legs Conti 4.25
4) Matt Raible 4
5) Tracy Goode 3
6) Craig “The Doctor” Evans 2

This might be the coldest outdoor contest in IFOCE/MLE history. The current temperature in Indianapolis is 25F

Joey Chestnut appeared on ESPN College GameDay earlier today and picked the Big 10 championship game.

Ray Steele has interviews with Joey Chestnut and Tracy Goode.

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The announced competitors for Saturday's St. Elmo's shrimp eating contest in Indianapolis: Joey Chestnut | Yasir Salem | Tracy Goode | Craig "The Doctor" Evans update Crazy Legs Conti will also compete.
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