Houston eating challenges and contests category

Upcoming Houston eating contests
2017 Jul 22Jalapeno Eating Contest Houston Fajita Festival Houston, TX
2017 Jul 22Taco Eating Contest Houston Fajita Festival Houston, TX
2017 Oct 7Bacon Eating Contest International Bacon Fest Houston, TX
Three random Houston eating challenges
big burger Stomp's Burger Challenge Stomp's Burger Joint Bacliff, TX
1 lb. burger Big A*S Burger Little Bitty Burger Barn Houston, TX
4 lb. pho bowl eNOMous Challenge Nom Nom Noodles Houston, TX
(All Houston eating challenges and contests in database)

Houston Astro Jeff Bagwell was just announced as a new member of the Baseball Hall of Fame. In 2007, the IFOCE website CompetitiveEatingNews posted an article falsely claiming that Bagwell would appear in a list of performance enhancing drug users in a report commissioned by MLB.
The Hops n Hot Sauce Festival will hold a pepper eating contest this weekend in Houston awarding $500 to the winner.
Boyert Shooting Center in Katy, TX will hold a hot dog eating contest on September 17 awarding a firearm to the winner.
In Nela Zisser's video of last month's Nathan's qualifier in Houston, George Shea reuses Crazy Legs Conti's "popcorn sarcophagus" / "David Blaine of the bowel" biography to introduce a competitor around the 4 minute mark. In Sunday's gyro contest, he recycled Allen "Shredder" Goldstein's introduction.

Joey Chestnut ends Matt Stonie’s streak @ Houston gyro contest

update May 16 Chron.com has an article and gallery. ABC 13 has a video Holleratgeorge has a contest video

The top 9 (Official top 4)
1 Joey Chestnut 30, continues undefeated 2016
2 Matt Stonie 28.5, first defeat since Nov 22 2014 Foxwoods turkey contest
3T Miki Sudo 18
3T Geoff Esper 18
5 Adrian Morgan 16
6 Michelle Lesco 13.5
7 Steve Hendry 13
8 Josh Miller 12
9 Nate Biller 10
? Alex Perez
Gideon Oji had travel issues

Manuel Delgado has a periscope video

Houstonia Magazine has an interview with Matt Stonie

Fox 26 video from Friday

Previous winners:

2015 May 17 1st 22.2 10 min Matt “Megatoad” Stonie Niko Niko’s World Gyro Eating Championship Houston, TX
2014 May 18 1st 24 10 min Matt “Megatoad” Stonie Niko Niko’s World Gyro Eating Championship Houston, TX
2013 May 19 1st 22.5 10 min Joey “Jaws” Chestnut World Gyro Eating Championship Houston, TX
2012 May 20 1st 18 10 min Pat “Deep Dish” Bertoletti World Gyro Eating Championship Houston, TX
2011 May 15 1st 21.5 10 min Joey “Jaws” Chestnut Niko Niko’s World Gyro Eating Championship Houston, TX
2010 May 15 1st 21 10 min Joey “Jaws” Chestnut Niko Niko’s World Gyro Eating Championship Houston, TX
2009 May 16 1st 21 10 min Pat “Deep Dish” Bertoletti Niko Niko’s World Gyro Eating Championship Houston, TX
2008 May 17 1st 12 10 min Pat “Deep Dish” Bertoletti Niko Niko’s World Gyro Eating Championship Houston, TX

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The field for Sunday's gyro eating contest will include all of the MLE top 7 who have competed in 2016: Matt Stonie, Joey Chestnut Miki Sudo, Adrian Morgan and Michelle Lesco. (More entrants)
Joey Chestnut and Matt Stonie are expected to compete at Niko Niko's World Gyro Eating Championship at Greek Fest in Houston May 15. This would be their first meeting since October 3 in Toronto.

Adrian Morgan & Nela Zisser win Houston qualifier

update May 13 Nela Zisser has a contest video

update May 1 The Houston Chronicle has a contest report

Winners from today’s Nathan’s qualifier in Houston. update George Shea has the rest of the men’s top 3

1) Adrian Morgan 39
2) Peter Rottman 22
3) Steven Schuster 20.5

1W) Nela Zisser 17

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Adrian Morgan's facebook says he plans to attend the Saturday Nathan's qualifier at Memorial City Mall in Houston. Nela Zisser will headline the women's field.
JJ Watt of the Houston Texans has challenged comedian Jim Gaffigan to a brisket eating contest.
Registration is now open for the Niko Niko's World Gyro Eating Championship in Houston on May 15 and the Denver Outlaws World Burrito Eating Championship in Denver on May 28.
Registration is now open for the Nathan's qualifier in Houston on April 30. Registration will open at noon Pacific / 3 pm eastern for the Las Vegas qualifier on April 23. update Registration for the National Sweet Corn Eating Championship in West Palm Beach on April 24 is also open.
Nela Zisser announces that she will compete in the Nathan's qualifier in Houston on April 30.
Proof Rooftop Lounge in Houston will hold a hot dog eating contest today awarding $200 to the winner.
Stephanie Wu noticed that a Nathan's qualifier at Memorial City Mall in Houston on April 30 has been added to the MLE schedule. Registration opens February 12.
The Australian boy band 5 Seconds of Summer uploaded a video of their attempts at the 28 inch pizza challenge at Russo's Pizzeria in Houston originally recorded in July 2013.
ESPN has a blog entry about Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt's daily diet, which contains 6000-9000 calories.

2015 Niko Niko gyro’s contest

update May 24 Fire Forks has a video of the whole contest

update May 18 Robb “Pizza Punisher” Zipp has a 32 minute video from the contest.

update Matt Stonie has defended his title with a total of 22.

The top 3 from Miki Sudo Official Results Part 1 | Part 2
1) Matt Stonie 22
2) Joey Chestnut 15.25
3) Miki Sudo 14.5
4) Steve Hendry 10.5
5) Nate Biller 7.5
6) Costa Pollos 7
7) Nick Trevino 5.75
8) Alex Perez 4

Joey Chestnut, Matt Stonie, Miki Sudo, Steve Hendry, Nate Biller and Alex Perez are expected to compete.

Joey and Matt appeared on KPRC earlier today.

previous winners

2014 May 18 1st 24 10 min Matt “Megatoad” Stonie Niko Niko’s World Gyro Eating Championship Houston, TX
2013 May 19 1st 22.5 10 min Joey “Jaws” Chestnut World Gyro Eating Championship Houston, TX
2012 May 20 1st 18 10 min Pat “Deep Dish” Bertoletti World Gyro Eating Championship Houston, TX
2011 May 15 1st 21.5 10 min Joey “Jaws” Chestnut Niko Niko’s World Gyro Eating Championship Houston, TX
2010 May 15 1st 21 10 min Joey “Jaws” Chestnut Niko Niko’s World Gyro Eating Championship Houston, TX
2009 May 16 1st 21 10 min Pat “Deep Dish” Bertoletti Niko Niko’s World Gyro Eating Championship Houston, TX
2008 May 17 1st 12 10 min Pat “Deep Dish” Bertoletti Niko Niko’s World Gyro Eating Championship Houston, TX

Joey Chestnut vs. Matt Stonie, previous 365 days

2014 Nov 22 1st 9.35 10 min Joey “Jaws” Chestnut Foxwoods World Turkey-Eating Championship Mashantucket, CT
2014 Nov 22 2nd 8.45 10 min Matt “Megatoad” Stonie Foxwoods World Turkey-Eating Championship Mashantucket, CT
2014 Nov 8 1st 120 6 min Matt “Megatoad” Stonie World Twinkie Eating Championship Tunica, MS
2014 Nov 8 2nd 85 6 min Joey “Jaws” Chestnut World Twinkie Eating Championship Tunica, MS
2014 Oct 5 1st 20.8125 8 min Matt “Megatoad” Stonie Elk Grove Giant Pumpkin Festival World Pumpkin Pie Eating Championship Elk Grove, CA
2014 Oct 5 2nd 19.625 8 min Joey “Jaws” Chestnut Elk Grove Giant Pumpkin Festival World Pumpkin Pie Eating Championship Elk Grove, CA
2014 Oct 4 1st 14.75 10 min Matt “Megatoad” Stonie World Poutine Eating Championship – pros Toronto, ON, Canada
2014 Oct 4 2nd 11.75 10 min Joey “Jaws” Chestnut World Poutine Eating Championship – pros Toronto, ON, Canada
2014 Aug 27 1st 9.16875 12 min Joey “Jaws” Chestnut John Ascuaga’s Nugget World Rib Eating Championship Sparks, NV
2014 Aug 27 2nd 8.1875 12 min Matt “Megatoad” Stonie John Ascuaga’s Nugget World Rib Eating Championship Sparks, NV
2014 Aug 16 1st 384 10 min Joey “Jaws” Chestnut Day-Lee Foods World Gyoza Eating Championship Los Angeles, CA
2014 Aug 16 2nd 377 10 min Matt “Megatoad” Stonie Day-Lee Foods World Gyoza Eating Championship Los Angeles, CA
2014 Jul 22 1st 182 10 min Joey “Jaws” Chestnut Hooters World Wing Eating Championship Las Vegas, NV
2014 Jul 22 3rd 165 10 min Matt “Megatoad” Stonie Hooters World Wing Eating Championship Las Vegas, NV
2014 Jul 12 1st 43 10 min Matt “Megatoad” Stonie The World Slugburger Eating Championship Corinth, MS
2014 Jul 12 2nd 42 10 min Joey “Jaws” Chestnut The World Slugburger Eating Championship Corinth, MS
2014 Jul 4 1st 61 10 min Joey “Jaws” Chestnut Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest – men Brooklyn, NY
2014 Jul 4 2nd 56 10 min Matt “Megatoad” Stonie Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest – men Brooklyn, NY
2014 May 18 1st 24 10 min Matt “Megatoad” Stonie Niko Niko’s World Gyro Eating Championship Houston, TX
2014 May 18 2nd 21 10 min Joey “Jaws” Chestnut Niko Niko’s World Gyro Eating Championship Houston, TX

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Examiner.com lists Joey Chestnut, Matt Stonie, Miki Sudo and Steve Hendy as expected entrants in Sunday's World Gyro Eating Championships in Houston.

2015 Houston Nathan’s qualifiers

update May 3 Chron has a gallery and CW39 has a video

Cpactor says she was the female winner or sole participant in an instagram comment Her full name is Crystin Pactor

The top 3 males:

1) Erik Denmark 29.5
2) Alex Perez 18
3) Rodrigo Serna 9

1W) Crystin Pactor 8.5

I have not seen any female entrants mentioned in the previews. (Could wee see the first competitor-less MLE contest the same week as the initial spectator-free game in MLB history?)

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Joey Chestnut and Matt Stonie are expected to compete in the Niko Niko Gyro Eating Championship in Houston on May 17. This would be their first matchup of 2015.
Chron.com reports Erik Denmark, Alex Perez, John Tong and Mark Preng are expected to compete in the Nathan's qualifier on May 2 at Memorial City Mall in Houston. No female competitors are listed.
Niko Niko's gyro eating contest will take place at the Houston Greek Fest on May 17.
Bayou City Wings in Houston will hold a hot wing eating contest Friday awarding $200.
Bayou City Wings in Pasadena, TX will hold a wing eating contest on October 24 awarding $200 to the winner.
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