Massachusetts eating challenges and contests category

Upcoming eating contests
2018 Mar 26First Taco Eating Contest Yellow Door Taqueria Dorchester Center, MA
Three random eating challenges
20 inch pizza The Ball Breaker Challenge The Purple Eggplant Halifax, MA
15 oz. burger The Challenge A&B Burgers Salem, MA no award for finishing
10 scoop sundae Sundae Bucket Challenge Schoolhouse Ice Cream Burlington, MA
(All Massachusetts eating challenges and contests in database)

Joe Menchetti won the first prize of $500 in last night's Wing Bowl at Wamesit Lanes in Tewksbury, MA.
Wamesit Lanes in Tewksbury, MA will hold a Wing Bowl on February 1 awarding $500 to the winner.
The Automatic in Cambridge, MA will hold a dumpling eating contest on November 12 awarding $500 to the winner.

2017 White Hut World Cheeseburg Eating Championship

MassLive has the roster for the amateur division of the the White Hut World Cheeseburg Eating Contest at the Big E Fair in West Springfield, MA listing Stephanie Wu as the most serious competitor.
Joey Chestnut, Carmen Cincotti, Geoffrey Esper, Badlands Booker and Crazy Legs Conti are expected to compete at the White Hut Cheeseburger Eating Championship at the Big E Fair in West Springfield on September 23.
Joey Chestnut and Carmen Cincotti are expected to compete in the White Hut World Cheeseburg Eating Championship in West Springfield, MA on September 23. The amateur undercard is seeking competitors.

2017 Boston Nathan’s qualifier

update June 21 The Boston Herald has a gallery

Men’s top 3
1) Geoffrey Esper 51
2) George Chigger 24
3) Adrian Prentice 12

Women’s winner
1) Danielle Leppert-Siminauer 5

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Sentinel & Enterprise has an interview with Geoffrey Esper about competing in the Nathan's Qualifier at Sail Boston on Sunday.
The Boston Globe has an interview with Geoff Esper about his victory in the pepperoni rolls eating contest in Three Rivers Festival in Fairmont, WV last week. He says he will compete in the Boston Nathan's qualifier on June 18.
El Santaneco in Chelsea, MA will hold a pupusa eating contest tomorrow awarding $200 to the winner and $100 to the runner up.

2016 White Hut cheeseburgers

Results from the Big E Fair in West Springfield, MA (Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3)
1) Matt Stonie 41 burgers in 10 minutes
2) Carmen Cincotti 38
3) Geoffrey Esper 35.5
4T) Brian Dudzinski 21
4T) Eric “Badlands” Booker 21
6) Bill Myers 14
7) Crazy Legs Conti 12.5
8) James Burgess 11
9) Jon Taylor 10
10 Steven Wojick 7

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An article about the amateur undercard for tomorrow's White Hut burger eating contest in West Springfield, MA also has the professional field: Matt Stonie, Carmen Cincotti, Geoffrey Esper, "Badlands" Booker, Brian Dudzinski, Crazy Legs Conti, Bill Myers, Jon Taylor, Steven Wojick and James Burgess.
New England Patriots defensive end Jabaal Sheard ate a 32 ounce steak to raise $5,200 for charity at Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill in Tyngsboro, Massachusetts.
Daily Caller reports that David Gregory of CNN, was "obnoxious" in pushing closer to the stage to take a picture of his children competing in a pie eating contest held on Nantucket on July 4.
Darron Breeden has uploaded a video of him finishing the Eagle's Deli burger and fries challenge in Boston, which was expanded to 13 pounds after "Furious" Pete Czerwinski finished it. (via Ali Abramson)
New England Patriots offensive lineman Nate Solder will compete in a wing eating contest tonight at the Mansfield, MA Buffalo Wild Wings.
USA Today has a video of New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski attempting a hot wing challenge, which he says is more difficult than winning the Super Bowl. (via
Boston Magazine has an article about New England eating challenges which contains Geoff Espers training tips.
Spike’s Junkyard Dogs owner David Gettleman offers five tips for winning a hot dog eating contest. He says the chain record is 23 hot dogs, which was set by Matt Stonie.
Crazy Legs Conti did an interview on Kiss 108 this morning with the following description: "Boston competitive eater #CrazyLegs on @MattyShow about how to beat @joeyjaws at @originalnathans @eatingcontest". (According to the eatfeats database, Conti is winless (0-47) for his career vs Chestnut).
"Nacho Extreme", the competitive eater on Wahlburgers, is being sued for failing to deliver a script to Mark Wahlburg after he received $1000 to perform that service.
The Boston Globe has a report on an insect eating contest held yesterday in Boston.
The Phantom Gourmet BBQ & Music Festival has been moved to Rochester, NH and will hold a hot dog eating contest on June 27. A Nathan's qualifier was took place the previous three years when the event was held in Boston.
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