Saint Louis eating challenges and contests category

Upcoming St. Louis eating contests
2019 Sep 28Swiss Meats Bratwurst Eating Contest Oktoberfest STC Saint Charles, MO
2019 Sep 28Wing Eating Contest Wildwood BBQ Bash Wildwood, MO
2019 Oct 19Wing Eating Contest Flugel Fest Highland, IL
Three random St. Louis eating challenges
5 lb. burger 5 Pound Hamburger Big Mama's Bar-B-Q Belleville, IL
5 lb. bbq meal The Big Horn Big Chief Restaurant Wildwood, MO
big breakfast Haystack Breakfast Challenge The Fish House Carlyle, IL 8 eggs, 8 servings of meats, 4 orders of hashbrowns, and 4 large biscuits
(All St. Louis eating challenges and contests in database)

Kyle Hanner won the first prize of $1,000 in today's Louisa Foods toasted ravioli eating contest held at the St. Louis arch.

2019 St. Louis Cardinals Nathan’s qualifier

Official results
1) Derek Jacobs 30
2) Brett Healey 28
3) Darrien Thomas 23.5
4) Bartley Weaver 23

1) Holly Titus 13

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The Arch Cafe in St. Louis will hold a toasted ravioli contest on June 1 awarding $1000 to the winner. Entrants must be residents of Missouri or Illinois and must post a selfie with a Louisa Foods product.
The duo of Brandon "Da Garbage Disposal" Clark and Kyle Hanner finished Cici's 28 inch pizza challenge in St. Louis in 11:26 to beat the time of Michael Jenkins and Casey Hentzen by 3 seconds and take the national lead.
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.
Brandon "Da Garbage Disposal" Clark won the first prize of $300 in today's pumpkin pie eating contest at Casino Queen in East St. Louis, IL.
Casino Queen will hold a pumpkin pie eating contest in East St. Louis on October 27 awawrding $300 to the winner.
The Heavy Anchor in St. Louis will hold a taco eating contest on September 1 awarding $150 to the winner and $50 to the runner-up.
Casino Queen in East St. Louis, IL will hold a wing eating contest on July 21 awarding $300 to the winner.

2018 St. Louis Nathan’s Cardinal qualifier

update Results via Brandon Clark & Kyle Hanner comments
1) Jim Reeves 21
2) Brett Healey 20
3) Crazy Legs Conti 19.5

1W) “Panda” Jin 12

“Buffalo” Jim Reeves was the male winner of the Nathan’s qualifier at the St. Louis Cardinals ballpark according to Matthew Theodore.

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T Mo's Tacos will hold a taco eating contest in Bethalto, IL tomorrow awarding $200 to the winner.
Darron Breeden uploaded a video of him finishing the Pointersaurus Pizza at Pointer's Pizza in St. Louis without help. He is probably the first male and second overall after Molly Schuyler to finish the challenge intended for two people solo.
The Midwest Wingfest will hold wing eating contests in Fairview Heights, IL Saturday awarding $100/$50/$25 to the top 3 men & women.
Brandon "Da Garbage Disposal" Clark, runner-up in the St. Louis Nathan's qualifier, has started a youtube channel.

2017 St. Louis Nathan’s qualifier

Sophia DeVita has a travelog video

Results from facebook video
1) Erik Denmark 28
2) Brandon Clark 26.5

1W) Sophia DeVita 16
2W) Marlene Wigginton 9.75
3W) Allison 4
4W) Valerie

In the women’s contest Sophia DeVita will face Marlene Wigginton, who took a year off for pregnancy. This could leave the Naperville, IL women’s qualifier wide open if Sophia DeVita wins.

Erik Denmark is the only male entrant who has been mentioned. George Shea mentioned the controversy from his last qualifier in Washington, DC where he was accused of putting a hot dog in his pocket.

Joey Chestnut will be in attendance and serve as the judge.

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Registration is now open for two Nathan's qualifiers at MLB ballparks next month: Miami Marlins (April 15) & St. Louis Cardinals April 28.
DiGregorio's Market in St. Louis will hold a spaghetti eating contest tomorrow awarding $200 to the winner.
The St. Louis Cardinals produced a video of the April 16 Nathan's qualifier including interviews with Matt Stonie and Mary Bowers. The video lists the contest announcer's name as "George Shey".

2016 Nathan’s St. Louis qualifier

update April 19 StLouis.CBSLocal.com has an article

update Juan Rodriguez and Mary Bowers won the contest. It appears their totals were 29 and 12. Taylor Coombs now has the women’s wild card lead.

Matt Stonie appeared on Fox2Now this morning.

Juan “More Bite” Rodriguez will face Matt Cohen, Matt Raible and Andrew Kogutkiewicz in his defense of his qualifier title.

Mary Bowers will seek her first victory in qualifier with multiple women when she faces off against Taylor Coombs. Marlene Wigginton will not attempt to threepeat the women’s qualifier due to her pregnancy.

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Matt Stonie will be present at Saturday's Nathan's qualifier in St. Louis but will not compete. Juan Rodriguez will look to defend his qualifier title while wearing Chicago Blackhawks gear.
Randy Santel reports that Molly Schuyler was the first person to finish the Pointersaurus challenge at Pointer's Pizza in St. Louis by herself, a 10+ pound pizza intended for pairs. Her time was 16 minutes. Molly is the third all female group to finish the challenge; Stephanie Wu & Stephanie Torres and sisters Pam & Jennifer Cooney did it previously.
Registration will open tomorrow at noon Central for the Nathan's qualifier at the St. Louis Cardinals ballpark on April 16.
Nathan's Famous is a sponsor for the Cardinals bobblehead promotion on April 16, so that is the probable date for the Saint Louis qualifier.
In University City, MO today, Market Pub House will hold a ghost pepper wing challenge and Racanelli's will hold a pizza eating contest. Both competitions will award Rams tickets.
Yasir Salem had the fastest time in the Tour de Donut in Staunton, IL on July 11 after receiving a time deduction of 250 minutes for eating 50 donuts while bicycling. His unadjusted time was 2:33 for the 32 mile course. (via Bucks County Courier)
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