New York eating challenges and contests category

Upcoming eating contests
2019 Jun 19Frosty's Largest Cone Eating Contest Frosty’s Ice Cream Depew, NY
2019 Jun 23Battistoni Pizza Eating Contest Sexy Slices People's Championship Tickets Buffalo, NY
$125 2019 Jun 23 Pierogi Eating Contest - men Syracuse Polish Festival Syracuse, NY
$125 2019 Jun 23 Pierogi Eating Contest - women Syracuse Polish Festival Syracuse, NY
2019 Jun 28Zeppole Eating Contest St. Anthony's Family Feast & Festival East Northport, NY
($150)2019 Jun 29 Hot Dog Eating Contest New York Halal Food Festival Uniondale, NY
2019 Jun 29Hot Dog Eating Contest Ukrainian National Club Auburn, NY
2019 Jul 4Hot Dog Eating Contest Drift 82 Patchogue, NY
2019 Jul 4Hot Dog Eating Contest Fantasy Island Grand Island, NY
$250 2019 Jul 4Hot Dog Eating Contest HollowFest Clarence, NY
2019 Jul 4Pie Eating Contest Cornwall Fourth of July Cornwall, NY
2019 Jul 4Red, White & Chew Pie Eating Contest 4th of July Festival Irondequoit, NY
2019 Jul 5Hot Dog Eating Contest Fantasy Island Grand Island, NY
$250 2019 Jul 6Eating Contest HollowFest Clarence, NY
2019 Jul 6Hot Dog Eating Contest Fantasy Island Grand Island, NY
2019 Jul 7Hot Dog Eating Contest Fantasy Island Grand Island, NY
2019 Jul 12Cannoli Eating Contest - celebrities SummerNight Schenectady, NY
($50)2019 Jul 20 Pizza Eating Contest Franco's Pizza Ilion Ilion, NY
2019 Jul 25Hot Dog Eating Contest Jefferson Valley Mall Yorktown Heights, NY
$500 ($300)2019 Aug 3 Hot Dog Eating Contest New Way Lunch Glen Falls, NY
2019 Aug 3Spaghetti Parm Eating Contest Cobblestone Live Buffalo, NY
2019 Aug 3Tomato Eating Contest Harbes Tomato Festival Mattituck, NY
2019 Aug 4Tomato Eating Contest Harbes Tomato Festival Mattituck, NY
2019 Aug 8Sausage and Peppers Eating Contest East Harlem Giglio Feast Manhattan, NY
$1,000 2019 Aug 10 21th Annual Corn on the Cob Eating Competition and Car Show Schuyler Corn Competition and Car Show Schuyler, NY
2019 Aug 10Corn Eating Contest Avon Rotary Corn Festival Avon, NY
2019 Aug 15Watermelon Eating Contest Steuben County Fair Bath, NY
2019 Aug 17Pierogi Eating Contest Polish Days in Utica @ Polish Community Club Utica Utica, NY
2019 Aug 21Stewart's Ice Cream Eating Contest Saratoga Race Course Saratoga Springs, NY
2019 Aug 29Watermelon Eating Contest Columbia County Fair Chatham, NY
2019 Aug 30Watermelon Eating Contest Columbia County Fair Chatham, NY
$1,750 2019 Aug 31I Buffalo Buffet Bowl Buffalo Wing Festival Buffalo, NY
$5,000 2019 Sep 1I U.S. National Buffalo Wing Eating Championship Buffalo Wing Festival Buffalo, NY
$100 2019 Sep 14 Garlic Eating Contest Garden of Eve Riverhead, NY
$100 2019 Sep 15 Garlic Eating Contest Garden of Eve Riverhead, NY
Three random eating challenges
2 lb. burger Two Pounder Challenge Cheeburger Cheeburger Farmingdale, NY
76 ounce steak 76 oz. Steak Challenge J & R's Steak House Long Island (4 locations), NY One win per person
5 pound burger Five Pound Burger Sincerely Burger Brooklyn, NY served with bourbon spiked milkshake
(All New York eating challenges and contests in database)

Takeru Kobayashi will compete in a hot dog eating contest at Kings County Distillery in Brooklyn on July 4 for a fundraiser for local LGBTQIA foundations.

Beard Meats Food & Julie Goldman win Mets qualifier

updateQNS.com has an article

Official results from this morning’s qualifier at the Mets ballpark in Queens.

1) Adam “Beard Meats Food” Moran 32, first Briton to qualify since 2005
2) Eric “Badlands” Booker 28
3) Brian Dudzinski 23
4) Michael Dietz
5) “Beautiful” Brian Seiekn 13

1) Julie Goldman 9.5
2) Prudence DiBenedetto 6

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Geoff Esper wins Mattituck Strawberry Shortcake

The MLE instagram has posted the top 6 for the Mattituck Lions Club World Strawberry Shortcake Eating Championship in Mattituck, NY

1) Geoff Esper 17.5 pounds in 8 minutes
2) Darron Breeden 14
3) Darrien Thomas 11
4T) Adam “Beard Meats Food” Moran 10.75
4T) Wayne 10.75
6) George Chiger

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Darrien Thomas & Kay Wong win Taste of Syracuse qualifiers

Official results

1st 19.25 Darrien “Cheesecurd” Thomas probably first Canadian male to win qualifer in USA
2nd 17 Crazy Legs Conti
3rd 14.5 Mike Landrich
4th 14 Steve Radzwilla
1st 6 Kay Wong
2nd 3 Prudence DiBenedetto

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North Meets South Fest will hold donut eating contests in Calverton, NY on June 8 and 9 awarding $200 to the winner.
New Way Lunch will hold a hot dog eating contest in Glen Falls, NY on August 3 awarding $500 to the winner.

2019 Long Island Ducks Nathan’s qualifier

News12 video

Results via Fink Beats the Stomach (More results)

1st 47 Geoffrey Esper
2nd 29 George Chiger
3rd 22.5 Eric “Badlands” Booker
4th 19 Roderick Buenviaje
1st 18 Larell Marie “The Real Deal” Mele has won qualifier every year since gender split in 2011
2nd 7 Julie Goldberg
3rd 4 Prudence DiBenedetto

Facebook Live video by Fink Beats the Stomach

Previous winners of Nathan’s qualifiers held at the Long Island Ducks ballpark. A gap of almost 13 years between competitions might be a record for qualifier sites.

2006 Jun 24 1st 21.5 12 min Allen “Shredder” Goldstein
2005 Jun 25 1st 24 12 min Ed “Cookie” Jarvis
2004 Jun 26 1st 18.75 12 min Oleg Zhornitskiy

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The Cut has a report on an artistic happening titled "Supper" held at Ace Hotel in New York City which included a ramen eating exhibition with Takeru Kobayashi and drag queen West Dakota. The event was organized by Kobayashi's wife Maggie James, who was billed as the "cultural engineer" of the Ace Hotel. update Interview Magazine has an interview with Kobayashi in which he calls Nobuyuki "The Giant" Shirota his great rival.
Wayne Algenio attempted the challenge at Mac Shack NY with British strongman Eddie Hall for an upcoming episode of Eddie Eats America
British strongman Eddie Hall will attempt the sandwich challenge at Sarge's Deli in Manhattan tonight for his upcoming series Eddie Eats America.
Joey Chestnut appeared on NY1 this morning to promote the premier of the documentary The Good, The Bad, The Hungry, a film about his rivalry with Takeru Kobyashi, at the Tribeca Film Festival tonight. He also participated in a hot dog eating contest with station staff.
Deadspin has a report on the NYC Hot Sauce Expo held earlier this month in Brooklyn with coverage of Wayne Algenio's victory in the Carolina Reaper pepper eating contest.
Geoff Esper, George Chiger, Eric "Badlands" Booker and Larell Marie Mele are expected to attend the Nathan's qualifier held before the May 9 Long Island Ducks game in Central Islip, NY.

2019 Finkies winners

Winners of the 2019 “Finkies” awards announced Saturday:

Contest Sponsor – Original Nathan’s
Rising Star – George Chiger
Media – Juan Rodriguez & Sarah Reinecke nude photos in Men’s Health
Breakout – Geoff Esper
Rivalry – Rene Rovtar vs Kay Rovtar

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Wayne Algenio ate 95 grams of Carolina Reaper peppers in a minute yesterday to regain his Smokin' Ed's Reaper Eating Challenge title at the NYC Hot Sauce Expo in Brooklyn. (video)
Today is the 100th anniversary of the day that New York Yankees outfielder Ping Bodie faced off against an ostrich in an eating contest in Jacksonville, FL.
Dave Brunelli won the first prize of $1000 in yesterday's wing eating contest at Brixx and Barley in Long Beach, NY.
The NYC Hot Sauce Festival will hold several spicy eating challenges in Brooklyn on April 13 and 14. A prize of $1000 will be awarded if the Guinness World Record is broken in the Carolina Reaper Pepper eating contest.
The Good, The Bad, The Hungry, an ESPN documentary about the rivalry between Joey Chestnut and Takeru Kobayashi will debut at the Tribeca / ESPN Sports Film Festival Gala in New York City on April 26. Tickets will go on sale March 26.
Wayne Algenio ate 30 meatballs in 4 minutes to win the first prize of $1000 in today's eating contest at That Meetball Place in Patchogue, NY.

4th “Finkies” Awards announced

The 4th annual Finkie’s competitive eating awards that will take place April 13 at Flannery’s Bar in Manhattan were announced on Tuesday night(podcast | videos). The categories and choices, which can be voted on online are:

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That Meetball Place in Patchogue, NY will hold a meatball eating contest on March 9 awarding $1000 to the winner.
Brixx & Barley will hold a wing eating contest in Long Beach, NY on March 30 awarding $1000 to the winner.
Jenn Cheng finished the Megamori ramen challenge at TabeTomo in New York City in a record 12:03.
Joel Hansen ate 5.5 pounds of poutine in 5 minutes to win a contest held at Allen Street Poutine Company in Buffalo yesterday.
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