Dallas / Fort Worth eating challenges and contests category

Upcoming Dallas eating contests
2018 Apr 15Pizza Eating Contest Pizza Fest Dallas Dallas, TX
2018 May 26INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier - men Six Flags Over Texas Arlington, TX
2018 May 26INathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier - women Six Flags Over Texas Arlington, TX
$3,500 2018 Sep 29I Western Days Festival World Tamale Eating Championship Western Days Festival Lewisville, TX
Three random Dallas eating challenges
13 egg omelet Baker's Dozen Omelet Challenge Nona's Cafe Rockwall, TX includes 3 Texas sized pancakes and hash browns
30 in pizza 30 Inch Pizza Serious Pizza Deep Ellum, TX does not apparently have prize for finishing
30 in pizza XL Pizza Eating Challenge Serious Pizza Dallas, TX must also drink 40 oz Bud Ice
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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).
Vancouver.craigslist.ca has a request for Canadian competitive eaters to compete in the qualifier for Battle of the Big Eaters 4 in Vancouver in September. The selected competitors will face teams from Japan, the USA and another country later in the fall in Dallas. Entrants appearing in the qualifier will receive $200 and those that compete in Dallas will get an additional $500.
Pluckers will hold a Wing Bowl at its Greenville Avenue location in Dallas on June 2 awarding $1000 to the winner. Entrants will need to qualify.
Molly Schuyler ate 144 enchiladas to win today's eating contest at Enchilada's restaurant in Dallas. The previous contest record was 87.
Enchilada's in Dallas will hold an enchilada eating contest on May 7 awarding a cruise.
Big Yeti's Pizza in Dallas will award $1500 to a team that can finish its 30 inch pizza.

2016 MLE schedule includes bacon & meat pies

Several 2016 contests are listed on the upcoming MLE schedule:

  • February 6, Chili, Orlando, FL $3500 purse – registration opens Dec 3
  • March 5, Meat Pies, Bay St. Louis MS $5000 purse – reg opens Jan 4
  • June 19 Bacon, Lathrop, CA $4000 purse – reg opens March 31
  • September 24, Tamales Lewisville, TX $3500 purse – reg opens July 22

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Oxy.com has an interview with Miki Sudo about her victory in the Lewisville, TX tamale eating contest.
Fish City Grill in Southlake, TX will hold an oyster eating contest on November 8 for four person teams awarding $1000 to the winning quartet. Teams must raise at least $300.

Miki Sudo wins Lewisville tamales

update Sep 28 The Dallas Morning News has a gallery. Contest preview containing interview with Nate Biller.

Official results Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

1st 61 Miki Sudo
2nd 53 Adrian “The Rabbit” Morgan
3rd 49 Michelle “Cardboard Shell” Lesco
4th 45 Erik “The Red” Denmark
5th 34 “Nasty” Nathan Biller
6th 27 Andy Chu
7th 26 Brent Ricord
8th 16.5 Tony “Bam” Martinez
9th 16 Wade Peck
10th 14 Alex “Moose” Perez
11th 10 Mark Poland

Brandon Cooper reports that Miki Sudo won today’s tamale eating contest in Lewisville, TX with a total of 61 tamales, her first victory in a mixed-gender contest since the Chicago Ribfest in June 2014.

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Destination Dallas in Plano, TX will hold a slider eating contest tomorrow awarding $250 to the winner.
The Dallas News has an interview with defensive lineman Nick Hayden where he compares his competitive eating abilities to those of his Dallas Cowboy teammates.
The field for this year's tamale eating contest in Lewisville, TX on September 26 has been announced: Miki Sudo, Erik Denmark, Adrian Morgan, Michelle Lesco, Nate Biller, Josh Miller, Bam Martinez, Corey Fanguy, Alex Perez. Defending champion Joey Chestnut (along with all other previous winners) and Matt Stonie are not expected to compete.
Riscky's Barbecue will hold a rib eating contest on Saturday at the National Day of the American Cowboy in Fort Worth awarding $500 to the winner.
Central Track reports that Andrew Chu ate 14 corn dogs in 15 minutes to defend his title ate The Libertine in Dallas.
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