Central Pennsylvania eating challenges and contests category

Three random Central Pennsylvania eating challenges
48 hot wings 48 Hot Wings Dubois Diner DuBois, PA
8 lb. salad 8 Pound Salad Dubois Diner DuBois, PA
2 lb. spicy burger Chili Head Challenge Denny's Beer Barrel Pub Clearfield, PA
(All Central Pennsylvania eating challenges and contests in database)

Stephanie Wu ate 15 hot dogs in 10 minutes to tie for first place at the Blossburg (PA) Fall Festival, then ate 7 hot dogs in 5 minutes to break the tie and claim the $200 prize. update Tiogapublishing.com has a contest report
The Blossburg Fall Festival will hold a hot dog eating contest on October 14 awarding $200 to the winner.
Dan "Killer" Kennedy ate 26 hot dogs in 10 minutes to win an eating contest at The Texas restaurant in Kane, PA yesterday.
Dan Kennedy ate 36 4 inch blueberry pies in 10 minutes to win a eating contest at the Red White & Blueberry Festival in Reynoldsville, PA. Andy Puhl was the runner up with 27.
Dan "Killer" Kennedy announced that he and Darron Breeden fiished the 25.5 pound burger challenge at Denny's Beer Barrel Pub in Clearfield, PA.
The team of Darron Breeden and Dan "Killer" Kennedy failed to finish the 15 pound Beer Barrel Belly Buster Challenge at Denny's Beer Barrel in Clearfield, PA on Saturday after one of the pair reversed trying to eat the giant burger.
Dan "Killer" Kennedy ate the 11+ pound BBQ challenge in 67:15 at Harvey's Country Cupboard in Big Run, PA last night to celebrate hitting 1000 subscribers on his youtube challenge.
Darron Breeden announces that he finished the 10+ "Ye Olde 96er" burger challenge at Denny's Beer Barrel Pub in Clearfield, PA. I think he is the fourth person to finish the challenge (Lori Weiss, Kate Stelnick, Brad Sciullo) and the first person to do so since 2008.
Denny's Beer Barrel Pub announces that Brian Subich finishing its 2 pound burger challenge in 18 minutes.
The Student Book Store at Pennsylvania State University will hold a wing eating contest on Friday in conjunction with a "Restore the Wins" rally for former football coach Joe Paterno.
Bradley's in State College, PA will hold a cheesesteak eating contest on October 4 awarding an XBox One to the winner. The runner-up will receive a Samsung Galaxy tablet.
A Swiss roll eating was held in a Penn State economics class today. Students who selected the winner will reportedly receive a 2% bonus on their final grade.
Bradley's Cheesesteaks & Hoagies in State College, PA is holding a cheesesteak eating contest on October 5 awarding a Samsung Galaxy tablet.
Brian Subich will attempt to set the Twinkie eating record at the June 26 Altoona (PA) Curve game as part of a one day "counter fitness" initiative called "Eat:60". Takeru Kobayashi ate 14 Twinkies in one minute.
Kildare's in West Chester and State College, PA will hold a wing eating contest on Wednesday awarding a $150 gift card.
Kildare's Irish Pub in State College, PA will hold a burger eating contest on April 26 that will reportedly give the winner the opportunity to appear on an upcoming episode of Man vs. Food.
The first episode of the second season of Outrageous Food will be televised on the Food Network tonight at 10 pm eastern. The restaurants will be Mallie’s Sports Grill and Bar in Southgate, MI (meal 100+ pound burger), Bad Boyz Bistro in Bedford, PA (meal hot wings) and Three Brothers Bakery in Houston, TX (meal pies baked into cakes). Altoona Mirror has an article about Bad Boyz Bistro's appearance.
"Casting calls" for hot wing eaters on two upcoming episodes of "Outrageous Food" have been posted: Badboyz Bistro in Bedford, Pennsylvania needs five people (3 men and 2 women) to eat its "Hellraiser" wings on January 3 and Rock Rest in Golden, CO is looking for hot wing eaters for recording sessions on January 9 and 13.
Hulu has a segment from the Food Network's "Unwrapped" from 2004 about Denny's Beer Barrel Pub's Ye Olde 96er 10+ pound burger including footage of an AICE contest. Kate Stelnick was reportedly inspired by the program to finish the burger in early 2005. (via mediaoverdose)
DennysBeerBarrelPub.com has been updated to announce that "Furious" Pete Czerwinski set the Pub Super Challenger record.
The website for Denny's Beer Barrel Pub was updated yesterday to report two finishers of the two pound burger; "Furious" Pete Czerwinski's recent breaking of the three pound burger record is not mentioned.

Furious Pete halves Denny’s 3 lb. burger record

“Furious” Pete Czerwinski reports he set the record for Denny’s Beer Barrel 3 pound burger today. His time of 9:02 is less than half of the previous record held by Elizabeth Canady. update A video has been posted.

Pete also confirms that he won yesterday’s Wing Off in northern Virginia.

Comments (2)

DennysBeerBarrelPub.com has posted its first challenge finishers of 2010. Joel "The Cannon" Podelsky was the only diner to complete a three pound "Super Challenger" burger.
Monroe Files has some pictures from a contest at Dubois Mall where competitors ate two pound burgers from Denny's Beer Barrel Pub to win Steelers tickets. A 100 pound burger was created for the contest.
Denny's Beer Barrel Pub has started a twitter and facebook page.
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