Cincinnati / Southwest Ohio eating challenges and contests category

Three random Cincinnati eating challenges
3 pound burger Colossal Burger Joe's Diner Cincinnati, OH
2 lb. burger Two Pound Burger Challenge By Golly's Milford, OH includes one pound of french fries
big burger The House Burger Challenge TAP House Grill Cincinnati, OH
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Jekyll in Cincinnati will hold taco eating contests starting tomorrow awarding $1000 to the top male and female.
Elise Jesse of WLWT faced off against University of Cincinnati lineman Korey Cunningham in a 6 pound burrito eating contest yesterday.

2017 Cincinnati Reds Nathan’s qualifier

update Jun 3 MLE has a video

From the Facebook Live video
1) Derek Jacobs 23

1w) Meredith Boxberger 15

Nate Biller, Crazy Legs Conti and Meredith Boxberger are expected to compete.

The previous intersection of the Cincinatti Reds and competitive eating is pitcher Frank Pastore. His time of 9:30 for the Big Texan 72 ounce steak challenge in 1987 has only been surpassed by Molly Schuyler and Joey Chestnut.

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Ivan Mendoza announces that he was the first person to finish the "Uber Terminator" 3 foot bratwurst challenge at Meckelenburg's Garden in Cincinnati that was featured on "Ginormous Food".
The Food Network's new eating challenge program "Ginormous Food" will record at Bard's Burgers & Chili in Latonia, KY later this month. The challenge meal will be an 11 patty "Triple Cincinnasti Burger.

Joey Chestnut defends Zinzinnati brats

update WLWT has an article

Results Part 1 | Part 2

1) Joey Chestnut 67 bratwurst in 10 minutes
2) Gideon Oji 40.75
3) Matt Cohen 29
4T) Scott Thomas 26
4T) Ethan Teske 26
6) Matthew Raible 18
7) Sean Mulcahey 16.25
8) Patrick Kelly 6.5
9) Sara Lamar 6.25

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Joey Chestnut, Gideon Oji, Matt Cohen, Matthew Raible and Sean Mulcahey are expected to compete in the Oktoberfest Zinzinnati bratwurst eating contest on September 17.
LA Beast will do an extreme eating demonstration at Bobby Mackey's Music World in Wilder Kentucky Saturday at midnight.

Joey Chestnut defends Zinzinnati bratwurst

update WCPO and local12 have videos. Joey did a pre-contest appearance on WLWT

Results of today’s bratwurst eating contest at Zinzinatti Oktoberfest
Official results part 1 | part 2 | part 3

1 Joey Chestnut 45 sausages
2T Scott Thomas 31
2T Gideon Oji 31
4 Bill Myers 20
5 Matt Cohen 19
6 Matt Raible 16
7 Andrew Kogutkiewicz 14.75
8 Liz McClurg 10

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Cincinnati.com reports that Joey Chestnut, Jeff Butler, Danielle Gioia, Bill Myers and Matt Raible are expected to compete in the bratwurst eating contest at Oktoberfest Zinzinnati on September 20.
Cincinatti.com has a report on today's coney dog eating contest. Shannon Smith (male) ate 13 frankfurters in 3 minutes to win.
Bleacher Report has a video of Tommy Kraemer attempting a five pound Reuben sandwich at Izzy's in Cincinnati. Another incoming Notre Dame offensive lineman, Dillan Gibbons, won a coney dog eating contest earlier this month.
Cincinnati Magazine has a list of five southwest Ohio eating challenges.

Joey Chestnut defends Zinzinnati bratwurst title

update Sept 22 Cincinnati.com has a video

WCPO has an article and gallery

Official Results Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3
1) Joey Chestnut 50
2) Jeff Butler 34
3) Daniella Gioia 23.5
4) Wild Bill Myers 21.5
5T) Stephen George 17
5T) Matt Raible 17
7) Andy Gasper 15
8) Brian Lamar 8.5
9) Justin Purtee 7
10) Drew Lachey 6.33
11) Nick Lachey 6.25

Joey Chesntut has defended his bratwurst title with at Oktoberfest Zinzinatti with a total of 50 sausages. Former boy band members Nick and Drew Lachey also competed.

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Registration is now open for the Zinzinatti bratwurst eating contest in Cincinnati on September 21. The purse for the Buffalo Wing Festival wing contest has been increased to $5,000.
CVG airport (Cincinatti area) will hold a pie eating contest on May 15 awarding a trip to Tampa Bay / St. Pete (PIE) to mark the start of non-stop service to that  destination.  
The Cincinnati Reds will hold a "Bacon Challenge" at home games this season. Fans who can finish four one pound bacon sandwiches in an inning will get their meal and a T-shirt for free.  
Lori Kurtzman has a blog entry about covering Joe LaRue's failed attempt at the challenge burger at Joe's Diner in Cincinnati.

2013 Zinzinnati bratwurst contest

Results Part 1 | Part 2

1) Joey Chestnut 70
2) Miki Sudo 61.5
3) Adrian Morgan 46
4) Bill Myers 21.25
5) Andrew Kogutkiewicz 19.6
6) Matt Raible 17.5
7) Sean Mulcahey 16
8) Jacob Halicek 15
9) Tracy Goode 11
11) Megan Hartman 5

Joey Chestnut won with a total of 70 sausauges. Miki Sudo was runner up with 61.5. Both totals smash the previous event record of 42:

2012 Sep 22 1st 32 10 min Joey “Jaws” Chestnut Oktoberfest Zinzinnati World Bratwurst-Eating Championship Cincinnati, OH
2011 Sep 17 1st 35 10 min Joey “Jaws” Chestnut Oktoberfest Zinzinnati World Bratwurst-Eating Championship Cincinnati, OH
2010 Sep 18 1st 42 10 min Joey “Jaws” Chestnut World Bratwurst Eating Championship Cincinnati, OH

Joey Chestnut is the only expected entrant listed on the festival website. Miki Sudo has also said she will compete.

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Joe LaRue won a coney eating contest held today at Fountain Square in Cincinnati with a total of 14 dogs in 3 minutes. update WCPO has an article and video.

Michelle Lesco wins 2013 Hooters Cincinnati qualifier

Results Part 1 | Part 2
1) Michelle Lesco 152 wings
2) Juliet Lee 128
3) Brian Subich 120
4) Andrew Kogutkiewicz 112
5) Corey Fanguy 92
6) Matthew Raible 88
7T) Tracy Goode 84
7T) Sean Mulcahey 84
9) John “Ticket Wizard” 32
10) Jerry Fowler 10

A picture of the stage.

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Registration is now open for the Hooters qualifier that will take place at the Cincinnati Reds' ballpark on June 8. Registration will open at noon Central for the eating contest to be held at the Chicago RibFest on June 7.
A facebook page has been started for the Competitive Eaters of Southern Ohio Club.

Joey Chestnut defends Zinzinnati bratwurst title

update Sept 23-2 Andrew Kogutkiewicz has a video of the overtime

update Sept 23 Fox19 has a video

Robert Bolson has a gallery.

Results from Zinzinnati Oktoberfest in Cincinnati (Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3)

1st 32 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut ate 5 in 1 minute OT
2nd 32 Tim “Gravy” Brown ate 3 in 1 minute OT
3rd 24 Kevin “LA Beast” Strahle
4th 16.5 Andrew “The Bear” Kogutkiewicz
5th 12 Hunter Brankamp
6th 11 Sean Mulcahey
7th 10.5 Matthew Raible
8th 10 Brian Gee
9th 8.5 Tracy Goode
10th 4.5 Veronica
10th 4.5 Cameron Hanby
12th 4 Vance Van Drake

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