New Mexico eating challenges and contests category

Upcoming eating contests
$500 2019 Aug 24 Slider Eating Contest Fire Rock Casino Church Rock, NM
$500 2019 Aug 31 Slider Eating Contest Fire Rock Casino Church Rock, NM
2019 Sep 28Ice Cream Eating Contest Chile Cheese Festival Roswell, NM
Three random eating challenges
12 spicy wings Forghedaboudit Wing Challenge Forghedaboudit Pizza Deming, NM
8 mini waffles, scoops of custard and toppings Chillz Challenge Chillz Albuquerque, NM waffles are topped w scoops of frozen custard
6.375 lb. taco Apache Taco Challenge Smokey B's Casino Mescalero, NM
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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.
Pizza 9 in Albuquerque will hold an eating contest on September 10 awarding a flat screen TV and Blu Ray DVD player.
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 Albuquerque Journal has an article (which appears on the front page of the physical paper) about Stephanie Torres, who is looking forward to the possibility of defeating Sonya Thomas at the 2012 Nathan's contest.
The Las Cruces Sun-News has an article about Stephanie Torres. update July 2 The El Paso Times also has an article about Stephanie.

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Chillz Frozen Custard in Albuquerque will hold a custard eating contest on Saturday awarding a 32 inch LCD TV to the winner.
The University of New Mexico student newspaper has a list of Albuquerque eating challenge and a report on an attempt at the seven pound sopapilla challenge at Sadie's.
Brandon Call reports that Man vs. Food will record at the K & I Diner in Albuquerque today.
The facebook for the University of New Mexico announces that Man vs. Food is looking for a UNM student with the first or last name Travis to attempt the 6 pound Travis on a Silver Platter burrito at K & I Diner.
Daily Lobo reports that Pizza 9 in Albuquerque will hold a pizza eating contest on Saturday awarding a flat screen television to the winner.

Joey Chestnut wins 2010 NM State Fair burritos

update Sept 13 ABQ Journal has a contest report (requires watching ad) and AP has a video.

update 6:09 The eating contest twitter has the rest of the top 4
1) Joey Chestnut 47 burritos
2) Tim “Gravy” Brown 32 burritos
3) Chillin Peng 28 burritos (will this invalidate him from future Battle of the Bone contests?)
4) Gary Klucken 24.5 burritos

update 5:37 Dolo reports Joey Chestnut won with 47 burritos. The runner-up ate 32.

update 5:28 The contest has started according to Dolo’s twitter.

The burrito eating contest at the New Mexico State Fair is expected to start at 4:30 pm eastern. Tim Brown is expected to compete in addition to Joey Chestnut.

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KOB.com reports that Joey Chestnut will compete in the Garcia’s World Burrito Eating Championship, at the New Mexico State Fair on September 11. Erik Denmark is also expected to compete.
Registration for the September 1 rib eating contest at the Nugget in Sparks, NV (Reno area) will open today at 4 pm eastern. Registration for the September 25 Upper Crust Pizza contest in Boston and the September 11 burrito eating contest at the New Mexico State Fair will open tomorrow.
The MLE facebook announces that the Upper Crust Pizza Eating World championship will be held in Boston on September 25 and that the World Burrito Eating Championship might take place at the New Mexico State Fair on September 11.
Pho King Way will award $1000 to a customer that can finish its 6 dish challenge in under one hour. The restaurant has 3 Texas locations (2 DFW), 2 Southern California sites and an Albuquerque location.
Adam Richman's twitter reports that his next destination is Albuquerque. According to Alibi, the challenge for the Albuquerque episode of Man vs. Food will be the 10 pound burrito at Cecilia's.
Alibi has an article about Cecilia's Cafe in Albquerque, which offers a 10 pound burrito that will be featured on an upcoming episode of Man vs. Food.

Bob Shoudt wins NM Burritos, Ben Monson 3rd

update #3 Bytegirl has a few pictures of the contest

update #2 KRQE has an article and video

updatetwitter.com/eatingcontest has the top 4

1) Bob Shoudt 33.5 4 oz. burritos
2) Hall Hunt 30
3) Ben Monson 29.5
4) Erik Denmark 26

Alex Tomlin reports that the burrito eating contest at Expo NM has started.

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