Female competitive eaters category

Delish.com has an article about the Nathan's womens contest titled "Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest is a Sexist Sausage Fest" containing quotes from Larell Marie Mele, Sarah Reinecke, 2011 competitor Laura Leu and Katie Prettyman, who says her Nathan's qualifier performance was impeded by the MC conversing with her.
Miki Sudo did an interview on WQAM on Wednesday. After criticizing the lack of ESPN coverage for the women's Nathan's finals, she was disconnected (around 7:15). Her conversation resumes around the 12:30.

Miki Sudo wins Fortune Bay Wild Rice Hotdish

Official results of today’s Fortune Bay World Wild Rice Hotdish Eating Championship in Tower, MN (contest length 8 minutes).

1st 14 Miki Sudo
2nd 13.5 Geoffrey Esper
3rd 12.25 Darron Breeden
4th 8 Darrien “Cheesecurd” Thomas
4th 8 Ben Welch
6th 6 Ethan Teske
7th 5 Alex Cook
8th 4 Billy Milbeck
8th 4 travis schultz
10th 3 Paul Shyrer

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Juliet Lee & Gideon Oji win DC Nathan’s qualifier

Rich Shea announced that Gideon Oji (25 hot dogs) and Juliet Lee (23) won today’s Nathan’s qualifier at the Giant National Capital BBQ Battle in Washington, DC. Juliet Lee extends her streak of years with a qualifier victory to 13.

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A segment of last week's Battle of the Super Eaters about Leah Shutkever can be viewed on the Channel 4 facebook page.
"Battle of the Super Eaters: 3000 Calories a Minute", featuring Adam "Beard Meats Food" Moran, Leah Shutkever and Kyle Gibson, will be televised on Channel 4 on British TV on June 13. Footage from last year's Hwy 55 burger eating contest will be included.

Joe Menchetti defeats Molly Schuyler in Zoi’s Pizza

Joe Menchetti has posted the results for the professional division of Zoi’s Pizza eating contest in Seymour, CT today

1) Joe Menchetti 56 sec
2) Molly Schuyler 1:03
3) Dan Kennedy 1:04
4) Dave Brunelli

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The latest episode of the How Does That Happen podcast has an interview with Molly Schulyer.

2019 Elk Horn Aebleskivers

Results Part 1 | Part 2

1st 91.5 Miki Sudo ends 21 month gap of female victories in MLE mixed gender contests
2nd 87 Gideon Oji
3rd 78 Matt “Hungry” Hazzard
4th 73 Ronnie “MegaByte” Hartman
5th 51 Darrien “Cheesecurd” Thomas
6th 50 Derek Hendrickson

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Leah Shutkever announced she has received two Guinness World Records for egg and burrito eating. The feats will appear on a Channel 4 program next month.

2019 Cincinnati Reds Nathan’s qualifier

Results men
1 Ronnie Harman 29.5
2 Derkek Jacobs 29

Results women
1T Katie Prettyman 14
1T Sophia Devita 14

An eat-off could not be held due to lack of time. Apparently finals spots will be awarded to both women.

Ronnie Hartman appeared on WKRC (video) today to promote tonight’s Nathan’s qualifier that will take place after the Cincinnati Reds game concludes (around 10 pm eastern if the game does not go into extra innings). Derek Jacobs, Sophia Devita and Katie Prettyman are also expected to compete.

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Man vs. Food in London has a request for eaters to face off against Leah Shutkever and Kyle Gibson on Friday for an upcoming program on Channel 4.
Shaina Waseem, the "UK Chilli Queen", extended her streak of spicy eating contest victories to 50 with a victory in a pepper eating contest at the Foodies Festival in Bristol, England.
Molly Schuyler will attempt to eat as much shrimp as possible in a one hour session on FoodBeast's twitch channel today starting at 3PM Pacific.

2019 Long Island Ducks Nathan’s qualifier

News12 video

Results via Fink Beats the Stomach (More results)

1st 47 Geoffrey Esper
2nd 29 George Chiger
3rd 22.5 Eric “Badlands” Booker
4th 19 Roderick Buenviaje
1st 18 Larell Marie “The Real Deal” Mele has won qualifier every year since gender split in 2011
2nd 7 Julie Goldberg
3rd 4 Prudence DiBenedetto

Facebook Live video by Fink Beats the Stomach

Previous winners of Nathan’s qualifiers held at the Long Island Ducks ballpark. A gap of almost 13 years between competitions might be a record for qualifier sites.

2006 Jun 24 1st 21.5 12 min Allen “Shredder” Goldstein
2005 Jun 25 1st 24 12 min Ed “Cookie” Jarvis
2004 Jun 26 1st 18.75 12 min Oleg Zhornitskiy

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Molly Schuyler is expected to compete in Zoi's Pizza eating contest in Seymour, CT on June 1, which has raised its pro prizes to $2000/$1000/$500.
Kristen Amy McElhaney ate 223 oysters to break the women's record at Wintzell's Oyster House in Mobile, AL, a mark which had stood for 22 years. The effort raised $5,000 for the Distinguished Young Women program.

2019 Las Vegas Nathan’s qualifier

Molly Schuyler is expected to compete in an eating contest at the Yuba Sutter Taco Fest in Marysville, CA on April 27.

2019 Fort Myers Nathan’s qualifier

News-Press.com has a gallery and video

Joni Mederios has an instagram gallery.

Winners
1) Nick Wehry 34
1W) Mary Bowers 10.25

FortMyersBeachTalk.com has an interview with Mary Bowers.

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Chien Shu of the Taiwanese "Battle of the Big Eaters" team has surpassed a million subscribers to her youtube channel.
Molly Schuyler has uploaded a video of her breaking the record for the "Don Juan" breakfast tacos at Juan in Million in Austin, TX. The caption mentions an upcoming documentary series.
Foodbeast will hold a streaming session on twitch.tv/foodbeast today starting at 10:30 am Pacific today in which Molly Schuyler, Dan Kennedy and Naader Reda will attempt to set eating records. The person who predicts Molly Schuyler's chicken nugget total will win a prize. update a video is available

Takeru Kobayashi defends Chronic Taco title

update April 12
Full official results have been posted:

1st 157 Takeru Kobayashi
2nd 146 Molly Schuyler
3rd 107 Dan “killer” Kennedy
4th 94 Jesse Pynnönen
5th 78 David “Tiger Wings and Things” Brunelli
6th 59 Kevin Ross
7th 47 Naader “Freak8r” Reda
8th 41 Jimmy “The Spicialist” Lin

Naader Reda has uploaded a video of his choking incident

update #2 The Los Angeles Daily News has a contest report giving the official results as
1) Takeru Kobayashi 157 tacos
2) Molly Schuyler 146 tacos

Naader Reda required the Heimlich maneuver during the contest, but completed the competition.

Takeru Kobayashi ate 157 tacos in 10 minutes to defend his Gringo Bandito Chronic Tacos Challenge title at the Sabroso Taco Fest in Dana Point, CA. update Eric Anderson has a video of the contest. Kobayashi and Molly Schuyler were announced as having both eaten 160 tacos at the conclusion of the competition.

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Molly Schuyler collaborated with Brazilian Corbucci Eats in an attempt to break the record for eating McDonald's Big Macs.
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