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Upcoming Dallas eating contests
2019 Mar 30Pie Eating Contest Texas Pie Fest Rockwall, TX
$400 2019 Apr 14 Pizza Eating Contest Pizza Fest Dallas Dallas, TX
2019 Apr 27Wing Eating Contest Derrick Days Corsicana, TX
2019 Jul 27Riscky's Rib Eating Contest Fort Worth Stockyards Fort Worth, TX
Three random Dallas eating challenges
2 lb. burger 64 Byte Burger Burger Shack Southlake, TX
30 in pizza 7.5 Pound Behemoth Big Yeti's Pizza Dallas, TX
spicy burger Hell Burger Challenge Rooster's Roadhouse Denton, TX
(All Dallas eating challenges and contests in database)

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.
Enchilada's in Dallas will hold an enchilada eating contest on May 2 awarding a cruise (or a $800 charitable donation).
McFadden's in Addison, TX will hold a wing eating contest on Sunday awarding $200 to the winner.
The Fish City Grill in Dallas will hold an oyster eating contest on November 8 for four person teams awarding $1000 to the winning quartet.

2014 Lewisville Western Days tamales

update Oct 23 The City of Lewisville has a contest video

update Sept 28 Dallas News has a gallery

Neslie Ricasa has posted a picture of the result sheet

1) Joey Chestnut 75
2) Miki Sudo 65
3) Nate Biller 32
4) Wade Peck 21
5) Jesse Martinez 18
6) Matt Hall 16
7) Alex Perez 14
8) Pierce Mohammadi 8
9) Ben Hanne 7.5
10) Glen Laterriere
DQ Bam Matinez

update Joey Chestnut reportedly ate 75 tamales.

Miki Sudo will compete for the first time since the Buffalo Wing Festival. She had a 31 MLE contest streak of top 5 finishes which was broken at that event.
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The Dallas Morning News has an interview with Joey Chestnut about competing in the tamale eating contest at Lewisville Western Days Saturday. He plans to arrive early and take in the Oakland A's games vs. the Texas Rangers.
The Lewisville Leader has an interview with Alex "Moose" Perez about competing in Saturday's tamale eating contest at Western Days in Lewisville, TX.
Joey Chestnut, Miki Sudo, Michelle Lesco, Juan Rodriguez, Nate Biller and Bam Martinez are expected to compete in the World Tamale Eating Championship in Lewisville, TX on September 27.
A burger with a one pound patty called the Super 16 will be available at Dallas Cowboys home games this season.
Registration will open at noon Central for the Western Days Festival World Tamale Eating Championship in Lewisville, TX on September 27. Registration is already open for a pumpkin pie eating contest in Elk Grove, CA on October 5.
The National Day of the American Cowboy will hold a rib eating contest in Fort Worth, TX Saturday awarding $500 to the winner.
Curly's Frozen Custard in Fort Worth will hold ahttps://www.facebook.com/curlysfrozencustard/posts/800694926609460"> hot dog eating contest on July 4 awarding front row tickets to a Texas Rangers game.
Alex Perez reports that Bonchon in Dallas will hold a hot wing eating contest tomorrow awarding Texas Ranger and Franconia tickets to the winner.
Alex Perez has a report for Crave DFW about last week's Pluckers Wing Bowl held in Addison, TX won by Tyson Henry.
Alex Perez reports that Pluckers in Addison, TX will hold a Wing Bowl on May 29 awarding 15 suite tickets to a Texas Rangers game. Entrants will need to qualify by eating 10 wings in less than 3 minutes.  
Enchilada's in Dallas is holding an enchilada eating contest on May 3 awarding a cruise to Mexico.
In 2012 and 2013, a Hooters wing eating qualifier has been held in conjunction with the opening round of the Masters. We are a week away from the start of that golf tournament in Augusta, GA and I have yet to see any information about a 2014 Hooters MLE circuit. (There will be at least one MLE event at Hooters this month: Joey Chestnut will attend a Final Four party at the Hooters in West End, TX on Sunday).
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