Philadelphia eating challenges and contests category

Upcoming Philadelphia eating contests
2019 Dec 15Bratwurst Eating Contest Christmas Village in Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA
$4,150 2020 Jan 31 Wing Pole 2300 Arena Philadelphia, PA
Three random Philadelphia eating challenges
2 ft. sandwich The Jake's 5-Pound Philly Challenge Jake's Sandwich Board Philadelphia, PA includes 4 soft pretzels, a box of Tastykakes (Krimpets or Kandy Kakes), 24 Peanut Chews, and a Champ Cherry soda, first finisher receives $100 gift card
3. lb. burger Big Daddy Luke Challenge - defunct Tony Luke's Philadelphia, PA Challenge no longer offered - Only one woman has reportedly finished challenge
cheesesteaks Jim's Steaks record Jim's Steaks Philadelphia, PA 90 minute time limit
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The "Wing Pole" eating contest to be held at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia January 31 will award $3000/$750/$400. The competition is apparently limited to amateurs from the Delaware valley.
"Wing Pole" will be held at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia on January 31. The eating contest will apparently be restricted to Philadelphia area amateurs.
Molly Schuyler ate 9.5 pounds of mushrooms to win yesterday's eating contest at the National Fried Mushroom Festival in Kennett Square, PA yesterday. update Video Dan Kennedy was runner up and Bob Shoudt did not compete.
Molly Schuyler, Bob Shoudt, Dan Kennedy and Pittsburgh Paulie are expected to compete in the National Fried Mushroom Eating Championship in Kennett Square, PA on September 7. The contest will award $1000/$500/$300 to the top 3 professionals. A contest for local amateurs will also be held.
The Philly Pretzel Factory in Blue Bell, PA will hold a pretzel dog eating contest on August 10 awarding $250 to the winner. update Bob Shoudt ate 19 pretzel dogs in 10 minutes to win the contest.
Chickie's & Pete's in Philadelphia will hold a crab fry eating contest on July 13 awarding $500 and two Philadelphia Eagles tickets. The runner-up will receive $250.
Nadia White ate 155 wings to win the "Wing Pole" held at Club Risque in Philadelphia. She might be the first female to pose topless after winning an eating contest.
Frankie Ann's Bar in Grill will hold a wing eating contest in Philadelphia on Feb 3 awarding $250 to the winner.
Club Risque in Philadelphia will hold a weigh in for its "Wing Pole" wing eating contest that will take place on February 1. Competitors include Nadia White Pittsburgh Paulie and "Sloth".
Registration is open at WingPole.com for the wing eating contest at Cheerleaders in Philadelphia on February 1. The winner will receive $2500 and entrants must be amateurs from the Philadelphia area.
BreakingAC.com reports that Douglas Petock, who competed in the Wing Bowl at least 9 times using the "Obi Wing" nickname, has been arrested for sexual assault. His charges include aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault, criminal sexual contact and stalking and could result in 15 to 30 years imprisonment.
Cheerleaders Gentlemen's Club in Philadelphia will hold a "Wing Pole 2019" with a wing eating contest on February 1 as a replacement for the cancelled WIP Wing Bowl.
Former MLB outfielder Lenny Dykstra said he considered Sonya "The Black Widow" Thomas' victory over Bill "El Wingador" Simmons in the 2004 Wing Bowl one of the most dramatic events in the last 40 years of Philadelphia sporting history.

Termination of Wing Bowl announced

Angelo Cataldi announced on WIP this morning that the Wing Bowl would not return in 2019 for a 27th edition. The Wing Bowl website has been rebranded as http://wingbowlforever.com/.

With the termination of the Wing Bowl and the discontinuation of the Hooters Wing Championship (July 10, 2017 purse $17,500), American competitive eating has lost two of its three most lucrative events in four months.@

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The Philadelphia Cheesesteak Festival will hold a sandwich eating contest on October 13 awarding $1000/$500/$250.
The Greene Turtle in North Wales, PA will hold a hot wing eating contest on July 28 awarding $500 to the winner.
Bob Shoudt won the first prize of $500 and a pair of tickets to the Eagles home opener in last night's crab fries eating contest at Chickie's & Pete's in Philadelphia. Dave Brunelli was runner-up and Nick "The Lunatic" Volpi was 3rd.
Chickie's & Petes in Philadelphia will hold a crab fry eating contest on July 13 awarding tickets to the Eagles opener and cash.

2018 Hostess Donette eating contest

PhillyVoice has an article
Dizexhaled has a video

The top 3 | 4-10

1st 257 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut
2nd 244 Carmen Cincotti
3rd 204 Darron Breeden
4th 176 Gideon Oji
5th 139 George Chiger
6th 124 Brian “Dud Light” Dudzinski
7th 122 Eric “Badlands” Booker
8th 116 Ivan “The Avocado” Mendoza
9th 44 William “Wild Bill” Myers
10th 24 Rene Rovtar

This will probably be the last meeting of Joey Chestnut and Carmen Cincotti before the Nathan’s finals. Joey Chestnut has not defeated Carmen Cincotti since the White Hut cheeseburg eating contest in West Springfield, MA on September 23.

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Allanah Richman reports Bob Shoudt ate 7 sandwiches to win the first prize of $500 in yesterday's eating contest held at the HoagieNation festival in Philadelphia headlined by Hall & Oates.
Joey Chestnut, Carmen Cincotti, Gideon Oji and Darron Breeden are expected to compete in the World Hostess® Donettes® Eating Championship in Philadelphia on June 1.
Registration is open for a Hostess Donettes eating contest in Philadelphia on June 1. The purse of $8000 is the largest so far for a MLE contest in 2018.
Joel Embiid of the Philadelphia 76ers posted a meatball eating contest on his Instagram story. He claimed to have bet $40,000 on the contest.
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