Maryland eating challenges and contests category

Upcoming eating contests
2017 Oct 21DBH Oktoberfest Sausage Eating Contest Das Bier Haus Baltimore, MD
Three random eating challenges
1 lb. burger Barking Dog Burger Challenge The Barking Dog Bethesda, MD includes 1 lb. fries
tacos Taco Challenge Banditos Baltimore, MD
58 oz. sundae The Titanic Justine's Ocean City, MD
(All Maryland eating challenges and contests in database)

John from Ashton, PA finished the Great Steak Challenge (weight 74 oz) at Steak and Main in North East, MD in 13 minutes yesterday.
Results from Fish Tales hot dog eating contest in Ocean City, MD: 1) Bob Shoudt 32 (wins $1200) prize 2) Dave Brunelli 31 3) Stephen Hillegass 12
The Preakness Baloon Festival will hold a meatball eating contest on May 19 in West Friendship, MD awarding $200, a $100 Gianni's Restaurant gift card, 2 night stay at the Elk Forge B&B in Elkton, MD and more to the winner.

Matt Stonie defends National Harbor Peeps

update Apr 12 Matt Stonie and Capital News Service have videos

update Apr 11 DCRefined.com has a gallery
JTubeVideos has a contest video

update Full results have been posted: Official top 5 | Part 2 | Part 3

1st 255 Matt Stonie 5 minutes, new record, 1st contest of 2017
2nd 238 Geoffrey Esper
3rd 170 Carmen Cincotti
4th 165 “The Lovely” Juliet Lee
5th 155 Gideon Oji
6th 113 Kevin Ambs
7th 110 Yasir Salem
8th 70 Crazy Legs Conti
9th 67 Mike Deitz
9th 67 Sarah Reinecke probably top NW USA woman in MLE with one contest
11th 47 William Myers

National Harbor has a periscope
Washingtonian interviewed Matt Stonie about the contest.
Carmen Cincotti produced a practice video.

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Juliet Lee appeared on 98 Rock Baltimore yesterday to promote next month's Peeps eating contest in National Harbor, MD.
The field for the Peeps eating contest in National Harbor, MD April 8 has been announced: Matt Stonie, Carmen Cincotti, Geoffrey Esper, Gideon Oji, Juan Rodriguez, Juliet Lee, Yasir Salem, Badlands Booker, Kevin Ambs, Matt Cohen, Nathan Biller, Crazy Legs Conti and Bill Myers. If Sonya Thomas does not compete, this will be the fourth DC-area contest in a that she has missed.
Tomorrows's episode of Ginormous Food (8pm Eastern on the Food Network) will feature Baltimore area restaurants. One of the meals will be the 36 inch pizza challenge offered by Champs Pizza & Subs in Glen Burnie, MD that pays $1000 to a pair that can finish it.
Pete's Grille canceled its pancake contest that was to have been held today due to lack of participants.
Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore will hold a donut eating contest on September 28 awarding $1000. Five entrants will be chosen randomly.
Baltimore Magazine has an article about Juliet Lee.
The Starboard in Dewey Beach, DE will hold a "suicide" wing eating contest on July 24 where liquids will not be allowed. The overall victor will receive $500 and the top person of the opposite gender of the winner will receive $200.
Bob Shoudt won the first prize of $1000 in yesterday's hot dog eating contest held at Fish Tales in Ocean City, MD. update Bob Shoudt's total was 52 hot dogs, making him the 6th person I am aware of to have eaten 50+ hot dogs in a 10 minute hot dog contest (Kobayashi, Chestnut, Stonie, Janus, Bertoletti).
Fish Tales in Ocean City will hold a hot dog eating contest July 4 awarding $1000 to the winner. Entrants will need to qualify.
Friday night, Molly Schuyler did a pizza challenge in Virginia, then she did the Champs Pizza challenge in Glen Burnie, MD with Bob Shoudt.
Wayne Algenio and Carmen Cincotti became the first pair to finish the 36 inch pizza challenge at Champs Pizza in Glen Burnie, MD and claim the $1000 prize.

2016 National Harbor Peeps

update April 4 Jen Eats has a spectator video

update Washington Post gallery | NBC Washington article & video | ABC7 article & gallery | Periscope video

Results: Part 1 | Part 2

1) Matt Stonie 200 in 5 minutes
2) Geoffrey Esper 160
3) Juliet Lee 140
4) Michelle Lesco 135
5) Brian Dudzinski 116
6) Gideon Oji 110
7) Crazy Legs Conti 75
8) Larell Marie Mele 58
9) “Wild” Bill Myers 51
10) John Gonzalez 40
11) Nick Ricci 17

Juliet Lee appeared on WJLA yesterday with John Gonzalez, who will be the celebrity entrant.

The Joey Chestnut / Matt Stonie non-compete streak will reach 6 months tomorrow (last meeting October 3, 2016 in Toronto poutine)

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NationalHarbor.com has the roster of the ranked eaters in the April 2 peeeps contest in National Harbor, MD: Matt Stonie, Cardboard Shell, Juliet Lee, Geoffrey Esper, Gideon Oji, Brian Dudzinski, Crazy Legs Conti and Bill Myers. One spot will be determined in a qualifier for amateurs before the main event.
Champs Pizza in Glen Burnie, MD has a 36 inch pizza challenge awarding $1000 to a pair that can finish it in under an hour (picture). (via stilez)
Patch.com lists Matt Stonie, Michelle Lesco, Juliet Lee, Geoffrey Esper, Yasir Salem, Gideon Oji, Crazy Legs Conti, and Bill Myers as expected entrants in the April 2 peeps eating contest. Sonya Thomas is not listed despite the competition taking place in National Harbor, MD across the river from her hometown of Alexandria, VA.
Registration is now open for the National Harbor World Peeps Eating Championship in suburban Washington, DC on April 2. The purse is $3500.
Baltimore Magazine's report on Pete's Grille's pancake eating contest mentions Stephanie Wu's disqualification for being a "professional" from last year's competition.
Pete's Grille in Baltimore will hold its amateur-only pancake eating contest on November 20. Previous contests have awarded $500 to the top male and female.
Kislings Tavern in Baltimore will hold a wing eating contest Sunday awarding Ravens tickets, Orioles tickets and a bat signed by Oriole Chris Davis.
The Maryland State Fair will hold Roma sausage eating contests in Timonium, MD on August 29 and September 6, both awarding $200 ($15 to the winner).
Dave Brunelli ate 25 hot dogs Saturday to defend his title at Fish Tales in Ocean City, MD. Jed Donahue ate 19.5 hot dogs to take runner up.
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