Buffalo / Western New York eating challenges and contests category

Three random Buffalo eating challenges
2.25 lb. sandwich Atomic Bomb Challenge Sticky Lips Pit BBQ Rochester, NY has 1 lb. hamburger 1 lb. pulled pork 1/4 pound of cheese and 4 strips of bacon, includes 1 lb. fries
34 oz. steak Cowboy Steak The Lodge Buffalo, NY no prize awarded
3 burgers Big Bang Burger Challenge Good Tymes South Depew, NY
(All Buffalo eating challenges and contests in database)

The Closed Fist has an interview with Ronnie "Megabyte" Hartman about his move to Buffalo to train to be a professional wrestler. His goal is to compete in the Nathan's Finals and Wrestlemania in the same year.

2018 Great Pumpkin Farm Pie Eating Contest

Molly Schuyler is expected to defend her pumpkin pie title at the Great Pumpkin Farm in Clarence, NY Sunday. The competition appears to have dropped affiliation with All Pro Eating; Bob Shoudt is handling registration.

2018 Buffalo Wing Festival wing eating contest

Official results (12 minutes) Part 1 | Part 2

1st 206 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut
2nd 194 Geoffrey Esper
3rd 182 Darron Breeden
4th 168 Gideon Oji
5th 139 Adrian “The Rabbit” Morgan
6th 132 George Chiger
7th 104 Jim Reeves
8th 102 Miki Sudo
9th 100 Ronnie “MegaByte” Hartman competed in pro-wrestling bout before contest
10th 82 Eric “Badlands” Booker
11th 65 George LoBianco
12th 64 William “Wild Bill” Myers

WIVB TV has a livestream video of the contest.

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2018 Buffalo Buffet Bowl

Official results, posted 20 hours after contest conclusion Part 1 | Part 2

1st 5.25 Geoffrey Esper
2nd 5.25 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut
3rd 5.25 Gideon Oji
4th 5.25 Darron Breeden
5th 3.17 George Chiger
6th 2.8 Mike Landrich
7th 2.55 “Buffalo” Jim Reeves
8th 2.53 Darrien “Cheesecurd” Thomas
9th 2.25 Miki Sudo
10th 2.11 Ronnie “MegaByte” Hartman
11th 1.88 Eric “Badlands” Booker
12th 1.81 William “Wild Bill” Myers

Fink Beats the Stomach reports that Geoff Esper won the Buffet Bowl held at the Buffalo Wing Festival. MLE has yet to post results.

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Post Journal reports that Ronnie Hartman (billed as the Nathan's finals 4th place finisher) will compete in the Bergman Brawl 2 pro wrestling card in Jamestown, NY on Sunday afternoon before he competes in the Buffalo Wing Festival wing eating championship.
The event program has the field for Sunday's wing eating contest at the Buffalo Wing Festival: Joey Chestnut, Geoff Esper, Darron Breeden, Gideon Oji, Miki Sudo, Adrian Morgan, George Chiger, Badlands Booker, Ronnie Hartman, Jim Reeves, Bill Myers and the winner of Saturday's amateur qualifier.
The Ringer calls the wing eating contest held at the Anchor Bar in Buffalo on tonight's episode of The Batchelorette "A COMPLETE SHAM".
The Hollowfest in Clarence, NY will hold a hot dog eating contest on June 30 awarding $250 to the winner.
WKBW has an interview with Ronnie "Megabyte" Hartman, who moved to Buffalo to train as a professional wrestler at a school in Lackawanna, NY.

Molly Schuyler defends Great Pumpkin Farm title

update Oct 24 videos Bob Shoudt | Beard Meats Food travelog Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

update Oct 16 WGRZ and Democrat and Chronicle articles
Stephanie Wu video

Stephanie Wu has the top 4 from today’s pie eating contest at the Great Pumpkin Farm in Clarence, NY

update Full Results Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

1st 48 Molly Schuyler $500 bonus for breaking record
2nd 33 Bob “The Notorious B.O.B.” Shoudt
3rd 30 Dan “killer” Kennedy ate 2 in eatoff to win 3rd
4th 30 David “Tiger Wings and Things” Brunelli ate 1 in eatoff
5th 20 Adam “Beard Meats Food” Moran
6th 13 Jack “Snack Jack” Diamond
7th 12 Dave “Big Dave” Werick
8th 11 Stephanie Wu
9th 9 Adam “Crusty Crab” Williams
10th 8 Jason “Pizza Boy” LeFrois
11th 7 Curtis “Jedi” Mott

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Dan Kennedy announces that he will compete in the Great Pumpkin Farm Pie Championship in Clarence, NY Sunday along with defending champion Molly Schuyler, Bob Shoudt, Dave Brunelli, Adam "Beard Meats Food" Moran, Stephanie Wu, Dave Werick and Jack Diamond.
update Sept 6 Fink Beats the Stomach has a contest video update Sept 5 ObserverToday has an article about "Buffalo" Jim Reeves at the contest saying he finished 6th (was actually 7th) Videos: WKBW Facebook video | Ruptly TV | WGRZ Official results Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4
1st220Joey "Jaws" Chestnut
2nd183Gideon Oji
3rd181Carmen Cincotti
4th176Geoffrey Esper
5th170Darron Breeden
6th119Sonya "The Black Widow" Thomas
7th109"Buffalo" Jim Reeves
8th85Eric "Badlands" Booker
9th80Jacob "Billsfoot" Gauda amateur contest winner
10th68Ronnie "MegaByte" Hartman damaged tooth in contest
10th68William "Wild Bill" Myers
Fink Beats the Stomach is doing a periscope video from the contest.
Registration is now open for the Great Pumpkin Farm World Hands-Free Pumpkin Pie Eating Championship in Clarence, NY on October 15. The contest will award $1000/$500/$250/$50.

Geoff Esper wins Buffalo Buffet Bowl

Official Results Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6

1st 5 3m51s Geoffrey Esper
2nd 5 4m07s Joey “Jaws” Chestnut
2nd 5 4m07s Carmen Cincotti
4th 3.88 4m07s Gideon Oji
5th 3.82 4m07s Darron Breeden
6th 2.86 4m07s “Buffalo” Jim Reeves
7th 2.53 4m07s Eric “Badlands” Booker
8th 2.39 4m07s Mike Landrich
9th 1.85 4m07s William “Wild Bill” Myers
10th 1.75 4m07s Sonya “The Black Widow” Thomas

The top 3 in today’s Buffalo Buffet Bowl at the Buffalo Wing Fest from Fink Beats the Stomach

1) Geoff Esper
2T) Carmen Cincotti
2T) Joey Chestnut

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CharityAuctionsToday.com is offering a spot in the MLE contest at the Buffalo Wing Festival on Sunday. The minimum bid is $250 and bidding closes August 31.

Gideon Oji defends Kale Yeah title

update Aug 25 Darron Breeden has a video | King Carb has a commentary

update Aug 14
Spectrum News article | WGRZ article and video | WYRK article and video |

interview with Gideon Oji after victory

Official results Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

1st 22.5 Gideon Oji defends title
2nd 20 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut
3rd 19.25 Geoffrey Esper
4th 18.75 Carmen Cincotti
5th 15.5 Darron Breeden
6th 15 Yasir Salem
7th 10.75 “Buffalo” Jim Reeves
8th 9 Mike Landrich
9th 6 Daniella Gioia

Joey Chestnut, Carmen Cincotti, Gideon Oji, Geoff Esper, Darron Breeden, Yasir Salem, Jim Reeves, Daniella Gioia and Mike Landrich are expected to compete in today’s Kale eating contest at the Erie County Fair in Hamburg, NY.

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MLE upcoming contests as of August 2, 2017

Here are the upcoming contests on the MLE contest calendar. A kale eating contest in Hamburg, NY on August 13 and a Nathan’s qualifier in Nashville on October 10 have been recently added. A new taco eating contest in Tower, MN on November 4 will also be held. Registration is open unless specified otherwise.
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Molly Schuyler defends Great Pumpkin Farm pie title

update WGRZ has an article and gallery

The top 5 from today’s pie eating contest at the Great Pumpkin Farm in Clarence, NY.

1 Molly Schuyler – 42 slices
2 Bob Shoudt – 30 slices
3 Dave Brunelli – 29 slices
4 Dave Werick – 13 slices (won eat off)
5 Eric Rigg – 13 slices (lost eat off)

Molly’s total is 5 less than 2015, but she thinks she ate a higher poundage today.

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Wnypapers has a preview of this weekend's pie eating contest at The Great Pumpkin Farm in Clarence, NY.

2016 Buffalo Wing Festival wing contest

official results Part 1 | Part 2

1 Joey Chestnut 188 wings
2 Gideon Oji 177
3 Geoffrey Esper 162
4 Yasir Salem 133
5 Sonya Thomas 118
6 Badlands Booker112
7 Jim Reeves 107
8 Daniella Gioia 76
9 Dave Werick 74
10 Bill Myers 72
11 Mary Bowers 34

update Joey Chestnut won the contest with 188 wings.

The contest has started.

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Geoffery Esper wins 2016 Buffalo Buffet Bowl, Chestnut 3rd

Craig Reed has the top 3:
Official Results Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

1) Geoffrey Esper 5:00 to finish 5 lbs of pizza, beef on weck sandwiches and crunch rolls
2) Gideon Oji 6:26
3) Joey Chestnut 7:15, 1st finish out of top 2 since June 2013 Chicago Ribfest
4) Sonya Thomas, 3.75 lbs at conclusion
5) Jim Reeves, 3.27 lbs
6) Yasir Salem, 3.23 lbs
7) Badlands Booker, 2.62 lbs
8) Daniela Gioia, 2.4 lbs
9) Wild Bill Myers, 2.15 lbs
10) Larell Marie Mele, 1.66 lbs
11) Mary Bowers, 1.28 lbs

Buffalo News has an interview with “Buffalo” Jim Reeves.

Mary Bowers has a picture of the roster for tomorrow’s wing contest: Joey Chestnut, Sonya Thomas, Geoffrey Esper, Eric “Badlands” Booker, Yasir Salem, “Buffalo” Jim Reeves, Daniella Gioia, Gideon Oji, Bill Myers, Larell Marie Mele, Michael Dietz & Mary Bowers.

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The Great Pumpkin Farm World hands-Free Pumpkin Pie Eating Championship will take place in Clarence, NY on October 23 and award $1000/$500/$250/$50.

Gideon Oji wins Buffalo Kale contest

update Jul 12 The Independent Health Foundation has a video

update Jul 11 The Guardian has an article

update WGRZ has an article and video
WBBZ has a video

Official Results Part 1 | Part 2
1 Gideon Oji 25.5 16 ounce bowls
2 Carmen Cincotti 20.75
3 Marcos Owens 18.5
4 Eric “Badlands” Booker 17.5
5 Crazy Legs Conti 15.5
6T Daniella Gioia 14
6T Ben Do 14
8 Jim Reeves 12
9 Michael Deitz 10

A periscope video of the contest is available.

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