Memphis eating challenges and contests category

Three random Memphis eating challenges
5 lb. pizza 20 Inch Carnivore Three Guys Pizza Pie Memphis, TN
1 lb. burger Big Burger and Half-Yard Challenge Bar None Memphis, TN includes 1 lb. fries and 2 pints ale, no time limit
1.5 lb. burger "Girlie" (Name-It) Burger Community Grocery Jackson, TN includes 1 lb. of fries
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2018 Bass Pro Shops Moon Pie contest

Geoff Esper, Gideon Oji, Matt Hazard, Juan Neave and Nick Wehry are expected to compete in the Bass Pro Shops Moon Pie eating contest in Memphis Saturday.
The Southern Hotwing Festival will hold a wing eating contest in Memphis on April 21 awarding $400 to the winner.
The Memphis Flyer has an article about Mike "Big Eater Mike" Whities and Brett Healy setting the new record of 37:58 for the 12 pound King Kookamonga two person burger challenge at Kooky Canuck in Memphis.
"Big Eater Mike" Whities and Brett "Branimal" Healy set a new record of 37:58 for the 12 pound two person King Kookamonga burger challenge at Kooky Canuck in Memphis.

2017 Memphis Moon Pies

update Oct 25 Brett Healey has a video

update Oct 17 Ivan Mendoza has a video

update Matt Hazzard has a video

Results from Facebook Live video
1) Matt Stonie 73 in 8 minutes, defends title
2) Geoff Esper 69
3) Ivan Mendoza 33.5
4) Michael Whities 32.5
5) Derek Jacobs 30
6) Matt Hazzard 29 originally announced 5th
? Nate Biller
? Brett Healey

The contest is expected to be streamed on Facebook Live at noon Central on https://www.facebook.com/bassproshops/videos/10155718243207270/. Defending champion Matt Stonie, Geoff Esper, Nate Biller, Michael Whities and Ivan Mendoza are expected to compete.

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The Southern Hotwing Festival will hold a wing eating contest in Memphis on April 22 awarding $400 to the winner.

2016 Memphis Moonpies

The top 3 update Top 5 from “Juan More Bite” update The rest of the results from Juan

1st 85 Matt “Megatoad” Stonie new record
2nd 72 Carmen Cincotti originally listed as 75
3rd 62 Geoffrey Esper
4th 56 Adrian “The Rabbit” Morgan
5th 53 Juan “more bite” Rodriguez
6th 49 Gideon Oji
7th 38 Josh Miller
8th 27.5 Ethan Teske
9th 26 “Nasty” Nathan Biller
10th 25 Sophia Devita
11th 20 Matthew Raible

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Adrian Morgan, Gideon Oji and defending champion Matt Stonie are expected to compete in the Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World MoonPie Eating Contest in Memphis on October 15. update Carmen Cincotti (called "Cameron Cincotti") will also compete.
The Southern Hot Wing Festival will hold a wing eating contest in Memphis April 23 awarding $400 to the winner.
Charles & Johnesia Jordan completed the King Kookamonga burger at Kooky Canuck in Cordova, MS yesterday. I think Johnesia is the first woman to be a member of a duo to finish that challenge.

2015 Bass Pro Shops Moon Pie contest

update Oct 25 The Brister has a contest video

Full results Part 1 | Part 2:

1st 69 Matt “Megatoad” Stonie
2nd 38 Yasir Salem
3rd 37 Gideon Oji
4th 35 Eric “Badlands” Booker
5th 32.5 Matt “Sweet Tooth” Cohen
6th 28 Ronnie “MegaByte” Hartman
7th 24.5 Matthew Raible
8th 18 “Moonpie Mike”
8th 18 Allen Franks
10th 10 Alex “Moose” Perez
DQ ? “The Fabulous Rachel”

Matt Stonie won the contest with a record 69 Moon Pies.

Matt Stonie, Badlands Booker, Yasir Salem and Gideon Oji are expected to compete.

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Registration will open at noon central time today on majorleagueating.com for the Bass Pro Shops World MoonPie Eating Championship in Memphis on October 24.

2014 Tunica Twinkies

Matt Stonie has reportedly won today’s Twinkie eating contest in Tunica, MS.

Official Results (Part 1 | Part 2)

1 Matt Stonie 120
2 Joey Chestnut 85
3 Michelle Lesco 46
4 Badlands Booker 45
5 Yasir Salem 41
6 Nate Biller 36
7 Daniella Gioia 35
8 Matt Raible 27
9 Alex Perez 18

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Jackpot Magazine has a preview of Saturday's Twinkie eating contest. Joey Chestnut, Matt Stonie, Adrian Morgan and Badlands Booker are expected to compete.
Joey Chestnut, Matt Stonie, Adrian Morgan and Badlands Booker are expected to compete in the Twinkie eating contest in Tunica, MS on November 8. Joey Chestnut is not listed as an expected entrant in tomorrow's taco eating contest in San Jose.
Registration is now open for the World Twinkie Eating Championship At Bally's Casino in Tunica, MS on November 8.
Sean Nichols won the first prize of $2,500 at Saturday's rib eating contest at Sam's Town in Tunica, MS. Other reported results: 2) Ryan M 3) Kyle Hanner 4) Randy Santel 5) Dave Brunelli 6) Teddy Delacruz 8) Dale Boone.
Sam's Town in Tunica, MS will hold a rib eating contest on August 30 awarding $5000.

Matt Stonie defends Slugburger title

update July 13DJournal and WTVA have articles

Results Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3
1) Matt Stonie 43 new record
2) Joey Chestnut 42
3) Juan Rodriguez 23
4) Nate Biller 13
5) Matt Raible 11
6) Steve Martin 9
7) Jeff Stark 7.75
8) Dee Martin 6.5
9T) John Russell 6
9T) Alex Perez
11) Taylor Coombs

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The Southern Hot Wing Festival will hold an eating contest in Memphis on April 26 awarding $300 to the winner.  
Val Bromann has a report on being the sole female participant in the Nathan's qualifier held earlier this month at Bally's in Tunica, MS.
The Houston Chronicle reports that members of the Rice football team attempted (and failed) the Kookamonga burger challenge while in Memphis for the Liberty Bowl.

2013 Tunica, MS Nathan’s qualifier

update results

Men
1) Aaron Osthoff 27
2) Nate Biller 18, wild card leader
3) Ronnie Hartman 17

Women
1) Val Bromann 5.75

Aaron Osthoff, Ronnie Hartman and Nate Biller headline the males competing for a spot in the 2014 Nathan’s finals at Bally’s in Tunica, MS.

Val Bromann is the only female who has announced she will compete.

Ronnie Hartmann has a picture of a billboard promoting the contest.

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Ronnie Hartman and Val Bromann will be competing in Saturday's kickoff of the 2013-14 Nathan's circuit in Tunica, MS.
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