Texas eating challenges and contests category

Upcoming eating contests
$50 ($50)2019 Oct 16 Wing Eating Contest Brick Tavern Sachse, TX
2019 Oct 19Bacon Eating Contest Bacon Bash Texas Cranfills Gap, TX
$100 2019 Oct 19 Bratwurst Eating Contest North by Northwest Austin, TX
2019 Oct 19Bratwurst Eating Contest Oktoberfest @ King's BierHaus Houston, TX
2019 Oct 19Donut Eating Contest FunFest Royse City, TX
2019 Oct 19Eating Contest Soho Chicken Houston, TX
$250 2019 Oct 19 Jalapeno Eating Contest Pfall Chili Fest Pflugerville, TX
2019 Oct 19Jello Eating Contest Fall Festival Odessa, TX
2019 Oct 19Pie Eating Contest A.W. Perry Homestead Museum Carrollton, TX
2019 Oct 19Pie Eating Contest Old Tyme Days Festival Hutto, TX
2019 Oct 19Pie Eating Contest PumpkinFest Mesquite, TX
2019 Oct 19Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest Roxton Fall Festival Roxton, TX
2019 Oct 20Mini Pie Eating Contest Fall Festival & Pumpkin Patch @ Silver Sycamore Pasadena, TX
$100 2019 Oct 26 Bratwurst Eating Contest Steinfest Plano, TX
2019 Oct 26Hot Dog Eating Contest County Fair @ Indian Roller Austin, TX
$600 2019 Oct 26 Pepper Eating Contest Hot Pepper Festival Palestine, TX
2019 Oct 26Pie Eating Contest Fall Festival Granbury, TX
$5,000 2019 Nov 2I True Texas BBQ Challenge Circuit of the Americas Austin, TX
2019 Nov 9Pie Eating Contest Harvest Fest @ Harvest Green Richmond, TX
2019 Nov 10Pie Eating Contest Pie Palooza Waxahachie, TX
2019 Nov 23Tamale Eating Contest Hot Tamale Street Fest Corpus Christi, TX
Three random eating challenges
big burrito Knockout Burrito Challenge Tequilanos Newark, TX
2 lb. burger The St. Patty Hooley's Tavern and Grill Sachse, TX
28 in pizza 28 Inch Pizza Russo's New York Pizzeria - 5727 Westheimer Rd Houston, TX
(All Texas eating challenges and contests in database)

Geoff Esper completed the Big Texan 72 ounce steak challenge in 5:08, surpassing Joey Chestnut (8:52) for the fastest non Molly Schuyler time for the meal.
Registration is now open on majorleagueeating.com for the True Texas BBQ Challenge at Circuit of the Americas in Austin on November 2. Registration is also open for the Fortune Bay World Indian Taco Eating Championship in Tower, MN also on November 2.
The For Bend (TX) County Fair will hold a corn dog eating contest on October 2 awarding $250 to the winner.

2019 Lewisville tamales

update Oct 2 Katie Prettyman video

Full results (without full names) | Full results with full names
Steve “The Rabbit” video

1st 95 Geoffrey Esper 10 minute contest record
2nd 78.5 Darron Breeden
3rd 59 Steve “The Rabbit” Hammond
4th 51 George Chiger
5th 48 Adrian “The Rabbit” Morgan
6th 46 Michelle “Cardboard Shell” Lesco
6th 46 Darrien “Cheesecurd” Thomas
8th 44 Brett “The Branimal” Healey
9th 30 “Nasty” Nathan Biller
10th 29 Francisco Galicia
11th 27.5 John Gebhard
12th 20 Katie Prettyman
13th 15 Jocelyn Walker
14th 10 Mark Poland
DQ ? Greg “The Savage” Wilson

https://www.instagram.com/beyondseattleeats/ has a live video of the contest.

Previous contest winners
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Geoff Esper, Darron Breeden, Adrian Morgan, George Chiger, Brett Healey, Darrien Thomas, Katie Prettyman, Nate Biller and Steve "The Rabbit" Hammond are expected to compete in the tamale eating contest at Western Days in Lewisville, TX Saturday. Joey Chestnut said he might be able to compete.
The Viet Cultural Festival will hold a pho eating contest in Houston on September 28 awarding $200 to the winner.
Miki Sudo ate two 72 ounce steaks in 63 minutes at the Big Texan last night, making her the second female (after Molly Schuyler) to complete multiple challenges at the iconic Amarillo, TX steakhouse. update The official times were 26:40 and 34:30. I think 26:40 is the female non-Molly Schuyler record for the challenge.
The Whiskey Garden in Fort Worth will hold a hot dog eating contest tomorrow awarding $250 to the winner.
Joey Chestnut will do a meet and greet at the Hooters in Orlando on International Drive on August 22. update The full schedule has been posted: Charlotte Aug 14, Atlanta Aug 15, Baltimore Aug 21, Orlando Aug 22, Newport, KY Aug 29, Arlington, TX Sept 8.
A press release announces Molly Schuyler ate 181 wings to promote all you can eat wings available at Applebee's locations in Texas. ( video)
Registration is now open for the Fresno Tacos World Taco-Eating Championship on August 17. Registration will open later today for the pork roll eating contest in Trenton September 21 and the Lewisville, TX tamale contest on September 28.
Ken Hoffman has a column for CultureMap Houston about retiring from his role as a judge in the Nathan's finals.
Sanchez 915 in El Paso will hold a hot dog eating contest on July 3 awarding $500.
Eagle Grocery in Eagle Pass, TX will hold a hot dog eating contest on July 4 awarding $500 to the winner.

Geoff Esper defeats Joey Chestnut in Hostess Donettes

Official results for today’s Hostess Donettes eating contest in Austin.

1st 235 Geoffrey Esper
2nd 200 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut
3rd 146 Juan “Hungry Saiyan” Neave
4th 134 Brett Healey
5th 125 Greg Wilson
6th 79 Albert Bravo
7th 77 Albert Carr
8th 61 Juan Aguilar
9th 52 Aaron Stroope
10th 51 Jocelyn Walker

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Joey Chestnut, Geoff Esper and Juan Neave are expected to compete in the Hostess Donettes Eating Contest in Austin on June 7.
Registration opens Thursday May 9 for the World Hostess® Donettes® Eating Championship to be held in Austin, TX on June 7. The purse will be $8000.
Molly Schuyler has uploaded a video of her breaking the record for the "Don Juan" breakfast tacos at Juan in Million in Austin, TX. The caption mentions an upcoming documentary series.
ABC 13 reports that Brandon "Da Garbpage Disposal" Clark finished the 28 inch Cici's Pizza challenge by himself in Katy, TX and claimed a $500 prize.
Gyro King will hold a gyro eating contest in Houston March 30 awarding $250 to the winner.
The Dallas Pizza Fest will hold an eating contest on April 14 awarding $250/$100/$50.
The Crawfish Festival in San Antonio will hold crawfish eating contests on March 23 and 30 awarding $250 to the winner.
Kristi Keith of Blondes Who Eat finished a 11 patty cheeseburger at Jack's Burger House in Dallas in 40 minutes.
FoodWithMonica will pay $500 if the 14 pound burger at Campo Verde in Dallas is completed in an hour.
Cici's Pizza will hold a 28 inch pizza eating contest for two person teams in San Antonio on March 15. The winning pair will receive a $1,500 Visa gift card and the chance to compete in a national championship.
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