New Mexico eating challenges and contests category

Three random eating challenges
spicy burger Widow Maker Burger Anaheim Jacks Ruidoso, NM
big burrito Burrito Challenge Jalapenos Santa Fe, NM
2.18 lb. burger 218 Burger Iron Horse Bar & Grill Nevis, NM includes 1 lb. fries, total weight is about 5 pounds
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Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino in Santa Fe, NM will hold a mega burger eating contest on April 28 awarding $500/$250/$100.

Gideon Oji wins Grants, NM green chile

Results Part 1 | Part 2 (32 oz bowls, duration not given)

1st 5.25 Gideon Oji
2nd 4.75 Miki Sudo
3rd 4.25 Michelle “Cardboard Shell” Lesco
4th 4 Josh Miller
5th 3.875 Rich “The Locust” LeFevre
6th 2.25 Kobi Bauer
7th 2 Stevie Bauer
8th 1 Jamie West

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Miki Sudo, Gideon Oji, Michelle Lesco, Rich LeFevre and Josh Miller are expected to compete in the Historic Route 66 Fall Fiesta World Green Chile Stew Eating Championship in Grants, NM on October 8.
Las Trancas will hold a taco eating contest in Las Cruces, NM on Thursday awarding $500/$250/$100.
Courthouse News reports that the family of Debra Harbeck is suing Fire & Ice nightclub in Santa Fe, NM after she choked to death after participating in a corn dog eating contest held on January 27. In the competition, entrants simulated oral sex by eating a corn dog held near the groin area of a another person. Before competing, Debra Harbeck drank at least 7 alcoholic beverages and her blood alcohol level was between .127 and .138. update ABQ Journal also has an article.
Stephanie Torres' sudden passing in September make Las Crcuces Sun-News 2015 timeline of local news stories.
The Las Cruces Sun has an article about the passing of Stephanie Torres with quotes from Joe LaRue, Dave Brunelli, Marcos Owens and Stephanie Wu. According to the Las Cruces Police Department, her death is still under investigation. (via Stephanie Wu). update Oct 11 Stephanie Wu has a picture of the obituary and a link to a guestbook page.
A memorial for Stephanie Torres will be held tomorrow in Las Cruces, NM. The cause of her passing was fainting from low potassium levels. (via Stephanie Wu) update Stephanie Wu reports stories are being collected for a memorial urn. update Oct 4 Link for video streaming will start at 3 Pacific / 4 Mountain / 6 eastern (via Stephanie Wu).
KRQE's video shows Molly Schuyler competing in yesterday's eating contest at Pizza Nine in Albuquerque, so presumably she won the $1000 first prize. update Sep 8 The top 3 1) Molly Schuyler 2) Stephanie Torres 3) Jon Boddy
Pizza 9 will hold an eating contest in Albuquerque on September 5 awarding $1750 ($1000 to the winner).
The Whole Enchilada Fiesta has been terminated. The event held a spicy enchilada eating contest awarding $1000 in Las Cruces, NM in September.
Angelique Diaz-Macias won a 60 inch TV at a hot wing eating contest held at 94 Rock in Albuquerque this morning.
The Whole Enchilada Fiesta will hold a hot enchilada eating contest on September 28 awarding $1000 to the winner.
Pizza 9 in Albuquerque will hold a pizza eating contest on September 6 awarding $1750 ($1000 to the winner).
A woman (probably Stephanie Torres) won the first prize of $1,000 at the Whole Enchilada Fiesta in Las Cruces, NM today.
The Whole Enchilada Feista in Las Cruces, NM will hold a hot enchilada eating contest on September 29 awarding $1,000 to the winner.
The top 3 at Saturday's pizza eating contest in Albuquerque: 1) Stephanie Torres $1000 2) Craig Reed $500 3) Jon Boddy $250
Pizza 9 will award $1750 ($1000 to the winner) at its eating contest in Albuquerque on September 7.
Cheba Hut, a chain which bills itself as "the nation's only marijuana-themed restaurant" will hold a "Sticky Icky" peanut butter & jelly sub sandwich eating contest at all 16 of its locations (in AZ, CO, OR, IA, NM, CA and WI).

Jamie McDonald wins Whole Enchilada Festival contest

update Oct 1 Jamie McDonald has a video

update #2 LCSun-News has an article and KVIA has a video

update Las Cruces Sun-News has a picture with a caption.

Jamie McDonald announces he won an eating contest at the Whole Enchilada Fiesta in Las Cruces with a total of 5.9 pounds in 4 minutes. Stephanie Torres was the runner up with 3.9 pounds.

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The Whole Enchilada Fiesta in Las Cruces, NM will hold an enchilada eating contest on September 30 awarding $1,000 to the winner.
Pizza Nine in Albuquerque will hold a pizza eating contest on September 1 awarding $1750 ($1000 to the winner).
Las Cruces Sun-News has an article about Stephanie Torres competing in the Crif Dog Classic. She says that she wanted to appear in the Bones competitive eating episode, but was denied by Major League Eating.
Eric "Silo" Dahl reports he won today's National Lutefisk Eating Championship in Spring Grove, MN with a total of 9.5 pounds in 6 minutes. Mark "Muncher" Williams was runner up.
Andrew Lane has a blog entry about the wall of fame for the 6.5 pound sopapilla challenge at Sadie's in Albuquerque. Five people have completed the challenge in under an hour including Ben Monson, Stephanie Torres and Patrick Vandam. The second fastest time is held by Karen S., who appears to be "Jane Dough" on the Mac Daddy pancake challenge wall of fame.
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