Oregon eating challenges and contests category

Upcoming eating contests
2017 Jul 28Donut Eating Contest Myrtle Creek Summer Festival Myrtle Creek, OR
2017 Aug 2Fair Food Eating Contest Benton County Fair Corvallis, OR
2017 Aug 11Aebelskiver Eating Contest Scandinavian Festival Junction City, OR
2017 Aug 25Pie Eating Contest Oregon State Fair Salem, OR
2017 Aug 27Pie Eating Contest Oregon State Fair Salem, OR
2017 Sep 2Pie Eating Contest Oregon State Fair Salem, OR
2017 Sep 4INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier - men Bite of Oregon Portland, OR
2017 Sep 4INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier - women Bite of Oregon Portland, OR
Three random eating challenges
6 lb. BBQ 6 Pound Friday Food Challenge Off the Hook BBQ Eugene, OR available Friday nights, includes 2 lb. burrito 1 lb. pulled pork sandwich, 1 lb. tri-tip sandwich, 1 lb. ribs and 1 lb. mac & cheese
spicy burrito Diablo Burrito Allan's Authentic Mexican Restaurant Portland, OR
3 lb. calzone Opa Challenge Opa Pizzeria Portland, OR
(All Oregon eating challenges and contests in database)

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.

Stephanie Wu Oregon / Washington trip report

Aaron’s Food Adventures has a report on Stephanie Wu’s recent trip to the Pacific Northwest which includes an account of her finishing two 72 ounce steaks at Sayler’s in Portland. A list of the fastest female finishing times for 72+ ounce steaks has been updated with the time for the first challenge.
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Stephanie Wu announces she ate two 72 ounce steak challenges at Sayler's in Portland. She finished the first meal in 16:%2 and the second in 56:12. As far as I know, this is the fourth time someone has finished two 72 ounce steaks in a session. Two 72 ounce meals at the Big Texan has been finished three times: wrestler Klondike Bill (1966), Rich LeFevre (2000), Molly Schuyler (2014).
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