Las Cruces eating challenges and contests category

Three random Las Cruces eating challenges
2.18 lb. burger 218 Burger Iron Horse Bar & Grill Nevis, NM includes 1 lb. fries, total weight is about 5 pounds
2 lb. burger The Heart Attack Jake's Cafe Dona Ana, NM
10 atomic wings Wall of Flame - Atomic Wings The Game Sports Bar & Grill Las Cruces, NM
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Las Trancas will hold a taco eating contest in Las Cruces, NM on Thursday awarding $500/$250/$100.
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).
The Whole Enchilada Fiesta has been terminated. The event held a spicy enchilada eating contest awarding $1000 in Las Cruces, NM in September.
The Whole Enchilada Fiesta will hold a hot enchilada eating contest on September 28 awarding $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.

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.
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.
The Las Cruces Bulletin reports that Tom Gilbert won Sunday's eating contest at the Enchilada Fiesta and donated $900 of his $1000 prize. Stephanie Torres was the runner-up.
The Las Cruces Bulletin has an article about Stephanie Torres' plans to compete in the eating contest held at the Enchilada Fiesta on Sunday. (I have not seen results from that competition.)
The Whole Enchilada Fiesta in Las Cruces, NM will hold an eating contest on September 24 awarding $1,000 to the winner.
The Stevens Point Journal has an article about the two successful attempts at Polito's Monster Pizza Challenge last week by teams consisting of Clay Luttrell & Juan Rodriguez and Eric Dahl and Randy Santel.
Eric Dahl and Randy Santel finished the 12 pound Monster Pizza Challenge at Polito's in 9:59. update The LaCrosse Tribune has an article.
The Enchilada Fiesta in Las Cruces, NM will hold an eating contest on September 25 awarding $1000 to the winner. MenaFN has an article about the contest with a quote from Stephanie Torres.
The Las Cruces Sun-News has a column praising Stephanie Torres' third place finish at the women's division of the Nathan's finals.
The Las Cruces Sun-News has an article about Stephanie Torres. update July 2 The El Paso Times also has an article about Stephanie.