Reading, Pennsylvania eating challenges and contests category

Three random Reading, PA eating challenges
5 lb. bowl Pho King Challenge Noodle King Lancaster, PA broth does not have to be finished
big burger KO Challenge Kelsey O'Shay's Pub & Grille Douglassville, PA
3 challenges Triple Challenge Peiffer's Pantry Myerstown, PA $100 awarded if pancake, hot dog & triple burger challenges finished in one day
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The top 3 in today's professional contest at Taste of Hamburg-er in Hamburg, PA from Dan Kennedy: 1) Bob Shoudt 13.5 burgers ($750) 2) Dan Kennedy 13 ($500) 3) Dave Brunelli 12.25 ($250)
The Reading Eagle has a report on Bob "Notorious B.O.B" Shoudt's appearance at the Reading Fightin Phils game Tuesday night. His final tally was 20 hot dogs, 11 slices of pizza, 23 sodas and 40 cups of ice cream.
Bob Shoudt will attend the Reading Fightins minor league baseball "Gluttony Night" on June 6. Fans will have the opportunity to purchase unlimited food and can also face off against "Notorious B.O.B" in eating contests that will be held throughout the evening.
Bob Shoudt won the first prize of $500 in yesterday's Tavern Burger eating contest in West Reading, PA.
The West Reading Tavern in West Reading, PA will hold a burger eating contest on September 17 awarding $500 to the winner. Entrants will need to qualify on September 10 or 11.
A Taste of Hamburg-er will hold a burger eating contest for professionals on September 3 awarding $750/$500/$250/$125/$75 in Hamburg, PA. There will also be a contest for three person teams of amateurs awarding $300/$150/$75.
Justin "The Jester" Vernon won the first prize of $500 in the wing eating contest at the Reading (PA) Wing Fling Saturday.
Bob Shoudt won the first prize of $500 in yesterday's burger eating contest at the West Reading Tavern.
The Reading (PA) Wing Fling will hold a wing eating contest on September 26 awarding $500 to the winner. Qualifiers start on September 8.
The West Reading Tavern will hold a burger eating contest on September 19 awarding $500 to the winner. Qualifiers will be held on September 5, 6, 12 and 13.
The Reading Fightins report that Dave Brunelli won the first prize of $500 at tonight's "Gluttony Night" contest. USA Today has an article about the event. (picture) update Jun 11 69 News has an article and video
update Sept 1 Joel Podelsky has a video Michael Longo has the top 7 at the pro division of today's burger eating contest at Taste of Hamburg-er in Hamburger, PA. Tout.com has some videos 1) Jamie McDonald 11.5 2) Dave Brunelli 9 3) Wayne Algenio 8.5 4) Mike Longo 8.4 5) Dimitry "The Ukraine Train" Shchupak 7 6) Kevin "Qwazy" Ambs 6.75 7) Joel Podelsky 5
Taste of Hamburg-er will hold a burger eating contest for teams of three amateurs awarding $525 ($300 to the winning team) on August 31 in Hamburg, PA. As of August 12, a few spots remained for the professional burger contest awarding $1,800 ($900 to the winner).

Jamie McDonald wins Taste of Hamburg-er

update Sep 3 SayNo2Mornings has a video of the amateur contest.

update Sep 2 #2 Mike Longo has a video

update Sep 2 Republican Herald has an article which does not mention the pro contest results. Stephen Hillegass won the amateur contest. The Reading Eagle lists the results, but does not have much more about the contests

Taste of Hamburg-er eating contest results from Will Millender
1) Jamie McDonald 11 burgers
2) Dave Brunelli 9
3) Stephanie Torres 8.5
4) Will Millender 6.5
5) Mike Longo 6
6) Ernie Clifton 5.5
7) Joel Podelsky 4
8) Rick Russo 3.5

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Mike Longo has the top 3 in today's burger eating contest for professionals held at a Taste of Hamburg (PA): 1) Dave Brunelli 12 burgers 2) Joel Podelsky 9 3) Mike Longo 8
A Taste of Hamburg (PA) will hold a burger eating contest for professionals on Saturday awarding $500 to the winner ($800 total purse) and an amateur eating competition awarding $125 to the winner ($200 total purse).
Joseph M from Reading, PA was the national winner of the Smokey Bones Burger Battle, finishing his one pound burger with a time of 1:14.
David Brunelli and Michael Longo tied for first with 11 burgers in 8 minutes in the burger eating contest for professionals at A Taste of Hamburg-er Festival.
The burger eating contest at a Taste of Hamburg-er Festival in Hamburg, PA Saturday will have amateur and professional divisions. If seven or more professional eaters compete, the professional contest will award $350.
The Reading Eagle reports that Berks County Deputy Sheriff Alicia L. Angstadt ate 60 wings in 8 minutes in a charity wing eating contest, double the amount her two male teammates ate.
WFMZ has an article and video about Ian Hickman winning the contest held at A Taste of Hamburg-er by eating 13 hamburgers in 8 minutes. updateRepublican Herald has a longer article.
MCall reports that the United Eaters of Pennsylvania will stage a burger eating contest at the Taste of Hamburg-er Festival in Hamburg, PA on September 5.
MinorLeagueBaseball.com has a report on Tuesday's "Gluttony Night" promotion held by the Reading, PA Phillies mentioning the contest won by Joe Menchetti.
The caption of the third picture in the report on "Gluttony Night" on the Reading Phillies website reports Joe Menchetti won the eating contest by consuming six all you can eat menu items in 4 minutes flat. A news video about the event
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