Oregon eating challenges and contests category

Upcoming eating contests
2018 Feb 24Wing Eating Contest Cheerful Tortoise Portland, OR
Three random eating challenges
2 1 lb. burgers GoGo Challenge GoGo Burgers Hillsboro, OR includes 2 lb. fries
big burger Kitchen Sink Burger Challenge Gravy Dave's Union, OR
3 lb. pho Pho Challenge PhoTango Hillsboro, OR contests on last Saturday of month for up to 10 people, prizes doubled if more than 5 participate
(All Oregon eating challenges and contests in database)

2017 Nathan’s Portland qualifier

update Sept 5 BrewPublic videos Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4
BrewPublic article & gallery
Sarah Reinecke instagram video

Results Part 1 | Part 2
1) Erik Denmark 28
2) Ryan “Max Carnage” Rodacker 20
3) John “Step Daddy J” Jugovic 17
4) Jason Erb 9.5
5) Tim Kruse 8.5
6) Lyle Mack 6

1W) Sarah Reinecke 17
2W) Ms Robinson 6.75

The Nathan’s qualifier at Bite of Oregon in Portland is underway. Someone ate 14 hot dogs in the first 3.5 minutes.

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Willamette Week has an interview with Carolina Reaper pepper Guinness record holder Greg Foster, who will be competing at the PDX Hot Sauce Expo in Portland, OR on Sunday.
Sayler's in Portland has uploaded a clip from a recent Japanese television program where female competitive eater Sachiyo Masubuchi faced off against Danny in a 72 ounce steak eating contest.
Registration is open for the first two qualifiers of the Nathan's 2017-18 circuit: Des Moines on August 12 and Portland, OR on September 4. The Portland qualifier will be the first northwestern site on the Nathan's circuit since at least 2004.
Sayler's in Portland has posted a request for people who want to attempt its 72 ounce steak challenge on two television shows to be recorded later this month: Travel Channel's Food Paradise and a Japanese program. Entries will close on June 12.
Sweet Home News has an article about Ryan "Max Carnage" Rodacker of the Big Eaters Club being the first person to attempt that pancake challenge at Sweet Home Cafe in Sweet Home, OR. (cached version bypasses paywall)
Gazette Times has an article about Corvallis, OR eating challenges mentioning that the jackpot for finishing China Blue's Lucky Sevens challenge is now $800.
Wayback Burgers announces that Molly Schuyler won the national Triple Triple title and a prize of $3330 after she ate a 9 patty burger on Sunday in 40.56 seconds in Medford, OR.
Joey Chestnut will be a food judge at Beach, Bacon and Brewfest at Chinook Winds Casino Resort in Lincoln City, OR on Saturday.
Willamette Week has a report on the eating contest for Portland mayoral candidates held Friday night at Voodoo Doughnuts. update May 17 The London Independent also has a report
Erik "The Electric" Lamkin finished the Lucky Sevens challenge at China Blue in Corvallis, OR to claim the $1300 jackpot.
The Big Eaters Club reports that the jackpot for finishing the Lucky Sevens challenge at China Blue in Corvallis, OR is now $1300.
Matthew Korfhage documented his attempts at Portland-area restaurant challenges with a total weight of 39 pounds in the latest edition of Willamette Week. update Apr 7 Willamette Week also has an interview with "Max Carnage" of the Big Eaters Club about his eating challenge advice.
Salem Statesman Journal has a gallery and video of Ryan "Max Carnage" Rodacker and reporter Tom Mayhall Rastrelli attempting the burger challenge at The Hitchin' Post in Keizer, OR. OregonLive has a list of Portland area eating challenges. update Mar 15 The article is available
Statesman Journal has an article about the 2 pound burger challenge at the Hitchin Post in Keizer, OR that Ryan "Max Carnage" Rodacker will attempt with reporter Tom Mayhall Rastrelli on March 8.
OregonLive reports that Pantelis "Pondo" Kosmas, owner of the Mad Greek Deli, passed away on Sunday from a brain hemorrhage at the age of 49. The restaurant had a 12 pound sandwich challenge that awarded a jackpot. (via Big Eaters Club)
StatesmanJournal.com has a gallery of Ryan "Max Carnage" Rodacker of the Big Eaters Club attempting to eat nine pounds of popcorn.
Omaha.com reports that Molly Schuyler eating the 72 ounce steak at Sayler's in Portland in 2:44 appears in the latest edition of Ripley's Believe it or Not.
The Schooner in Netarts, OR will hold a hot wing contest, an oyster eating contest and a pickle eating contest on September 18/19/20 awarding a total of $2000.
PamplinMedia reports that Joey Chestnut will judge a cooking contest Saturday at Chinook Winds in Lincoln City, OR, site of an IFOCE rib eating contest from 2003 to 2010. This will preclude him from doing the Buffet Bowl at the Buffalo Wingfest and probably make travel to Sunday's wing eating contest unpleasant, which he is still doing according to a Daily News Online interview.
Annie Leblanc, a runner on the University of Oregon track team from Montreal, announces she was the first female to finish the giant pancake challenge at Addi's 'S Diner in Springfield, OR.
The Big Eaters Club produced a slideshow of 10 Portland eating challenges for GoLocalPDX.com.
KATU has a video about members of the Big Eaters Club faced off in a 7 pound burrito eating contest held at Koi Fusion in Portland yesterday.
"Max Carnage" and "Honey Badger" of the Portland Big Eaters Club are the guests on the latest episode of the Fink Beats the Stomach podcast.
Thrillist.com has eating challenge lists for restaurants in Portland and Minneapolis.
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