Female competitive eaters category

RiverGrandRapids.com has an article about Stephanie Wu completing the chili dog challenge at the Rockford Corner Bar in Rockford, MI and setting the house record for the hot dog challenge at Dog Central in Mt. Pleasant, MI.
Stephanie Wu ate 15 hot dogs in 10 minutes to tie for first place at the Blossburg (PA) Fall Festival, then ate 7 hot dogs in 5 minutes to break the tie and claim the $200 prize. update Tiogapublishing.com has a contest report

2018 Great Pumpkin Farm Pie Eating Contest

The top 3 from last night's Lumpy's Diner Burger Eating Contest in Antioch, CA: 1) Molly Schuyler 25 $1000 (12 minutes) 2) Edward Chin 16 $250 3) Sergio Reyes Raya 10.75 $100

2018 Smoke’s Poutinerie contest

Official results. Miki Sudo was announced on stage as the runner up

1st 17.5 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut regains lead for 2018 MLE non-qualfier wins with 11
2nd 16 Darron Breeden
3rd 15 Miki Sudo announced as runner-up on stage
4th 12.5 Matt “Megatoad” Stonie announced as 3rd place on stage
5th 11.5 George Chiger
6th 10 Eric “Badlands” Booker
7th 9.5 Derek Jacobs
8th 8 Darrien “Cheesecurd” Thomas
9th 7.5 “Buffalo” Jim Reeves
10th 5.5 Jesse Kankula
10th 5.5 William “Wild Bill” Myers

Joel Hansen ate 8.5 pounds in 5 minutes to win the amateur contest, which is more than 4 of the 11 professionals ate in 10 minutes

Matt Stonie has posted a livestream video of the contest

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Molly Schuyler is expected to defend her pumpkin pie title at the Great Pumpkin Farm in Clarence, NY Sunday. The competition appears to have dropped affiliation with All Pro Eating; Bob Shoudt is handling registration.

Joel Hansen wins Cheboygan, MI hot dog contest

Results from Dukes Dogs hot dog eating contest in Cheboygan, MI via Stephanie Wu (5 minute contest)
1) Joel Hansen 20, $500
2) Stephanie Wu 11.5, $300
3) Teddy Ormsbee 11, $200
4) Sean Nichols 9.5, $100 (initially announced as 3rd)
5) Oliver Hill 8

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Molly Schuyler ate a five pound burger in 3:59 to win the first prize of $1000 at Colony Days in Atascadero, CA tonight. update KSBY has a video
Vice.com has an article about UK competitive eaters containing interviews with Adam "Beard Meats Food" Moran, Kate Ovens and Andrey Sidorov which examines whether British competitive eating is in decline.

2018 Chef One NYC Dumpling Festival

Results from Stephanie Wu
Men Part 1 | Part 2
1) Dave Brunelli 74
2) Wayne Algenio 67
3) Bob Shoudt 63
4) Joe Menchetti 60
5) Dan Kennedy 50
? Brain Seiken 29
? Jo Rose 16

Women
1) Molly Schuyler 69
2) Jen Cheng 45
3) Giovanna Ragano 27

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Aaron Cohen recorded a video of Molly Schuyler, Dan Kennedy and Kevin "LA Beast" Strahle attempting the burger challenge at Michael's Roscommon House in Belleville, NJ last night. update LA Beast has posted his video. Molly Schuyler ate 2 burgers in less time than it took for him to finish one challenge burger.
The Mirror has an interview with Kate Ovens, who says "I am not a competitive eater by any means. I can just eat a lot."

Molly Schuyler wins Tulare County corn dogs

Sergio Reyes Raya has the top 3 in yesterday’s corn dog eating contest at the Tulare County Fair:
1) 25 Molly Schuyler 8 minutes
2) 10.5 Sergio Reyes Raya
3) 10.3 Scott Rubin

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Cove Leader has a report on Japanese competitive eater Angela Sato completing the Dog Bowl ice cream challenge at Waffle Cone in Copperas Cove, TX. The article mentions she failed to complete the "Big Fat Fatty" sandwich challenge at Fat Sal's Deli in Austin. The meals were recorded for a Japanese program that will be televised on October 8.
Youtube has a clip from Martha & Snoop's Potluck Dinner Party of Martha Stewart, Snoop, Don Cheadle and Sherri Shepherd competing in a hot pepper eating contest.
Finnish competitive eater Jesse Pynnönen produced a subtitled video about Molly Schuyler.
Izzy Kirkman, a personal trainer from Birkenhead, England, ate a 11,000 calorie cake intended for 40 people over four hours to celebrate her recovery from anorexia. (video)
PMQ.com has an article about Miki Sudo attempting the 7 pound pizza challenge at Slice of Vegas in Las Vegas on September 6, which has never been completed. She says she has no motivation to surpass her personal best of 41 hot dogs: "How come you only ate 37 yesterday? Was it the weather?’ I’m like, no, it’s because I have no incremental incentive to work harder … it makes no difference to me.” update Miki finished the challenge in a record 35 minutes.
KTWOSports covered the Wyoming State Hot Dog Eating Championship held in Mills, WY last night, Good Morning Wyoming Anchor Billy Floyd won the contest. Stephanie Wu won the women's division and was overall runner-up. (Stephanie Wu writeup)
SiouxFalls.business reports that Molly Schuyler finished the 28 inch Boss pizza challenge at Boss' Pizza and Chicken by herself in 16:30. The challenge is intended for two person teams.
Daily Record has an article about Kate Ovens completing a 3kg doner kebab at German Doner Kebab in London. (video)
Molly Schuyler finished Benny's 28 inch pizza challenge in 6:50 at Benny Fierro's in Pittsburgh to set a chain record. Brandon Clark also finished the challenge to win $500 earlier this week.
Molly Schuyler ate 30 specialty hot dogs with toppings in 11 minutes to claim a $5000 prize at Sabretti's in Hopatcong, NJ on Sunday. update An article is available
The Hurriyet Daily News reports that Ceren Yilmaz ate 255 shish kebabs in 23 minutes to win a contest held at a restaurant in Kepez, Turkey. After the competition, her weight increased to 47kg (103.4 lbs.) from 40kg (88 lbs.)
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