Philadelphia eating challenges and contests category

Upcoming Philadelphia eating contests
2017 Jul 25Taco Eating Contest French Quarter Bistro Royersford, PA
2017 Jul 29Ice Cream Eating Contest Reading Terminal Market Philadelphia, PA
2017 Aug 12Pie Eating Contest Peach Festival @ Peddlers Village Lahaska, PA
2017 Aug 13Pie Eating Contest Peach Festival @ Peddlers Village Lahaska, PA
2017 Aug 27Pickle Eating Contest Hava Negrilla Wynnewood, PA
$1,800 2017 Sep 9 National Fried Mushroom Eating Contest - pros Mushroom Festival Kennett Square, PA
$300 2017 Sep 9National Fried Mushroom Eating Contest - local amateurs Mushroom Festival Kennett Square, PA
Three random Philadelphia eating challenges
5 lb. burrito Gobbzilla Mad Mex Willow Grove, PA Sunday through Thursday only
2 ft sandwich Godfather Challenge Lil Dan's Gourmet Philadelphia, PA includes 1L water
large cheesesteak Cheesesteak Challenge Pudge's Steak & Hoagies Blue Bell, PA includes 1 tray of fries and 1 large soft drink, also a Conshohocken location
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Philly.com reports that there will be a Major League Eating contest at the Philadelphia Cheesesteak Festival September 17.
The Philly Pizza Brawl that was to have been held today has been cancelled due to lack of competitors. (via Jack Diamond email)
The City Tap House in Philadelphia will hold a pie eating contest tomorrow awarding a 2 night stay at a Cape May bed & breakfast.
Dave "US Male" Goldstein reports he was the runner-up in todays Zac's Pack eating contest at Zac's Hamburgers in Folsom, PA and that Bob Shoudt won the first prize of $500. update Philadelphia.CBSlocal.com has an video
Zac's Hamburgers in Folsom, PA will hold a Zac Packs eating contest on April 23 awarding $850 ($500 to the winner). Beau Allen of the Philadelphia Eagles will be a guest host.
Downington West High School in Downington, PA will hold a Wing Bowl on April 14 awarding $250 to the top 3 men & women ($150 to the winnners).
Ukraine Train reports that Molly Schuyler will compete in the Philly Pizza Brawl in Broomall, PA. The date has been moved to June 11.
The Philly Pizza Brawl in Broomall, PA has been rescheduled to April 9 from December 19. The purse is listed at $5000.
People.com has a profile of Molly Schuyler billing her as "The LeBron James of Competitive Eating". Philadelphia.CBSLocal.com has an article titled "Molly Schuyler Is Poised To Regain The Wing Bowl Crown".
PhillyVoice.com has an article about competitive eating training titled How Wing Bowl contestants eat 20 pounds of chicken in 30 minutes containing quotes from Dave "US Male" Goldstein.
ValleyForge.org has an interview with Bob Shoudt where he describes the origin of his nickname change from Humble Bob to Notorious B.O.B.
PhillyVoice.com has an interview with Dave Brunelli where he describes his wing eating techniques. He says his favorite Wing Bowl moment was finishing last year's competition without reversing.
WIP announced this morning that former NBA power forward Dennis Rodman will be the celebrity guest for Wing Bowl 24.
Patch.com has an article about Bob Shoudt's training session for Wing Bowl 24 tomorrow at Phamous Phil's BBQ in Collegeville Lower Providence, PA. update Jan 29 PottsMerc.com has an article and video about the session.
Carmen Cincotti won last night's wing eating contest at Club Tattletales in Levittown, PA yesterday.
Tattletales strip club in Levittown, PA will hold a wing eating contest tomorrow awarding $250 to the winner.
Ram's Pizza Tavern in Clifton Heights, PA will hold a pizza eating contest on January 30 awarding $200 to the winner.
Tomorrow's Wing Off at SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia will award $500 in addition to a Wing Bowl 24 spot.
The Ukraine Train reports that the Philly Pizza Brawl, which was to have awarded $5000 today, has been moved to April.
PhillyMag.com reports Wing Bowl veteran Breandan "Skin and Bones" Lyman will dress as Santa Claus tonight in Philadelphia and will try to set a record for the most cookies eaten by a person wearing a Santa costume. Guests can purchase $3 cookies for the attempt with all proceeds going to the Ronald McDonald House. The event will be held in conjunction with the Night Shift evening run.
Tickets for Wing Bowl 24 on February 5 are available online for $10 , update Dec 9 The event has officially sold out
The Wing Bowl 24 announcement reports that Molly Schuyler and defending champ Pat Bertoletti are expected to compete.

Wing Bowl 24 tix on sale December 8

updated 8:53WingBowl.CBSLocal.com announces that Wing Bowl 24, “Game of Bones” will take place on February 5 and tickets will go on sale December 8. The overall winner will receive a Harley and $10000. The runner up will receive $5K. A Wing Off will be held January 14 ad Sugarhouse Casino.

Information about Wing Bowl 24 will be announced tomorrow morning (November 30) on WIP.

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NBC Philadelphia has an article about Dave "US Male" Goldstein running the Philadelphia Marathon on Sunday. During the race, he will push his disabled son Josh in a wheelchair.
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