Dallas / Fort Worth eating challenges and contests category

Upcoming Dallas eating contests
2020 Apr 18Dillon Strange Memorial Hot Dog Eating Contest Strangefest III Fort Worth, TX
2020 Apr 19Pizza Eating Contest Pizza Fest Dallas Dallas, TX
2020 May 2Jalapeno Eating Contest Cinco de Mayo Celebration Mesquite, TX
2020 May 17Pizza Eating Contest Fort Worth Pizza Fest Fort Worth, TX
$3,500 2020 Sep 26I Western Days Festival World Tamale Eating Championship Western Days Festival Lewisville, TX
Three random Dallas eating challenges
2 lb. burger Wild Burger Will Bill's Grill North Richland Hills, TX One free burger per year
spicy burger The Annihilator Goodfriend Beer Garden and Burger House Dallas, TX
30 in pizza 7.5 Pound Behemoth Big Yeti's Pizza Dallas, TX
(All Dallas eating challenges and contests in database)

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 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.
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.
The Dallas Pizza Fest will hold an eating contest on April 14 awarding $250/$100/$50.
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.
Brandon "Da Garbage Disposal" Clark won a jalapeno eating contest Sunday at the ZestFest in Irving, TX after winning a hot wing contest on Saturday. Both contests awarded a 65 inch TV.
ZestFest will hold a jalapeno eating contest in Irving, TX January 27 awarding a large screen TV.
The Dallas Observer has a list of food challenges at Metroplex restaurants.

2018 Lewisville Tamales

2018 Nathan’s Six Flags Over Texas qualifier

update May 30 WFAA reporter Sean Giggy has a video of him competing in the contest

update NBCDFW has a video

1 Adrian Morgam 27
1W Jocelyn Walker 8.5

Nate Biller and Alex Perez appeared on Good Morning Texas yesterday to promote the competition.

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The Dallas Pizza Fest will hold an eating contest on April 15 awarding $250/$100/$50.
George Shea appears in an advertisement for the O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 at the Texas Motor Speedway, so the Fort Worth racetrack might be the site of a Nathan's qualifier on April 7 or 8.
ZestFest will hold a jalapeno eating contest in Irving, TX on Sunday awarding a large screen TV to the winner. A Wingstop Atomic Wing eating contest on Saturday will also award a large screen TV.

Geoff Esper wins Lewisville tamales

Defending champion Adrian Morgan, Miki Sudo, Geoff Esper and Gideon Oji are expected to compete in the World Tamale Eating Championship in Lewisville, TX on September 30.
High Fives in Dallas will hold a tater tot eating contest on June 8 awarding $250 to the winner.
High Five in Dallas will hold a tater tot eating contest on June 8 awarding $250 to the winner.

2017 Nathan’s Fort Worth Mayfest qualifer

update Fast Food Stories has a contest video

Nathan Biller, Josh Miller, Steven Schuster and “Bam” Martinez will compete in the men’s division. Sarah “Unstoppable Bab” Reincke and Aly Biller are the known female competitors.

Results Part 1 | Part 2

1) Josh Miller 26
2) Steve Schuster 22.5

1W) Sarah “Unstoppable Bab” Reinecke 15
2W) Aly Biller 5.5

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2016 Lewisville tamale contest

update Results Part 1 | Part 2
1) Adrian Morgan 63
2) Juan Rodriguez 56
3) Josh Miller 50
4) David Schuster 36.5
5) Nate Biller 33
6T) Cameron Foote 21
6T) Clint Grose 21
8) Wade Peck 20
9) Alex Perez 17
10) Mark Poland 8.5

Miki Sudo was expected to compete

Nate Biller and Alex Perez appeared on Good Morning Texas yesterday
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GuideLive has an interview with Alex "Moose" Perez, who replaced Brian Seiken at the bottom spot in the MLE top 50, about competing in the tamale contest in Lewisville, TX Saturday.
The field for the tamale eating contest in Lewisville, TX on September 24 has been posted: Miki Sudo, Adrian Morgan, Michelle Lesco, Erik Denmark, Juan Rodriguez, Josh Miller, Steve Schuster, Nate Biller, Alex Perez and Costa Pollos.
Ramsey Hilton coaches the cast of CMT's The Dude Perfect Show on how to finish the 7 pound El Hefe burger challenge at Kenny's Burger Joint in Dallas. (via Randy Santel).
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