Birch in Hoboken, NJ will hold a wing eating contest October 6 awarding $300 to the winner.
The Heritage of Flight Festival in New Carlisle, OH will hold a wing eating contest October 5 awarding $150 to the winner and $100 to the runner up.

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Gage Talent has a casting call for a restaurant commerical with a rib eating contest to be filmed in Birmingham, AL later this month. The listed compensation is: 600 Session Fee, $3,100 Usage Fee x 3 years. $75 Fitting Fee. Plus $200 travel, pre-paid hotel, per diem.
Guinness World Records has an article about Saudi food challenger Hussain Sallam creating a 600kg serving of Sayadieh, a traditional Middle Eastern dish. He has over three million subscribers to his youtube channel.
Eric "Badlands" Booker announced that his Badlands Chugs youtube channel surpassed a million subscribers.
Que Pasa in Bowling Green, KY will hold a taco eating contest on October 4 awarding $300/$200/$100.
Youtube has a video of the opening ceremonies of a pasta eating contest between professional wrestlers Hulk Hogan and Randy "Macho Man" Savage held in 1995 to promote the opening of Hulk Hogan's Pastamania! restaurant at the Mall of American in Bloomington, MN. (The video ends before the competition starts) (via Guy Hutchinson)
Sports Illustrated has a blog entry about Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid completing a 40 ounce steak challenge in 19 minutes at Prime Quarter in Green Bay, WI in 1992. The post is based on a longer ESPN profile.
A hot dog eating contest will be held in Corona, NY on October 19 awarding a 4K TV to the winner.
El Español has an interview with Spanish competitive eater Joe Burger Challenge.
The Hamilton Spectator has an article about Joel Hansen focusing on his runner-up performance in yesterday's pumpkin pie eating contest in Clarence, NY.
Friday was the 10th anniversary of the final Krystal Square Off in which Joey Chestnut was defeated by Takeru Kobayashi in what would be his final MLE contest in the USA. The $50,000 purse remains the highest cash payout for an American eating competition.
The For Bend (TX) County Fair will hold a corn dog eating contest on October 2 awarding $250 to the winner.
Michelle Lesco ate a hot dog without using her hands in 21.60 seconds to set a new Guinness World Record. "Furious" Pete Czerwinski held the previous record of 27.13 seconds.
The Man vs Food restaurant in London will hold the Great British Eat Off on November 13. A "huge cash prize" will be awarded to the first finisher of a giant burrito. Leah Shutkever is expected to attend.
The Topsfield (MA) Fair will hold a hot dog eating contest October 5 awarding $201 to the winner.

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update Oct 2 Katie Prettyman video

Full results (without full names) | Full results with full names
Steve “The Rabbit” video

1st 95 Geoffrey Esper 10 minute contest record
2nd 78.5 Darron Breeden
3rd 59 Steve “The Rabbit” Hammond
4th 51 George Chiger
5th 48 Adrian “The Rabbit” Morgan
6th 46 Michelle “Cardboard Shell” Lesco
6th 46 Darrien “Cheesecurd” Thomas
8th 44 Brett “The Branimal” Healey
9th 30 “Nasty” Nathan Biller
10th 29 Francisco Galicia
11th 27.5 John Gebhard
12th 20 Katie Prettyman
13th 15 Jocelyn Walker
14th 10 Mark Poland
DQ ? Greg “The Savage” Wilson

https://www.instagram.com/beyondseattleeats/ has a live video of the contest.

Previous contest winners
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Molly Schuyler sets Great Pumpkin Farm pie record

update WGRZ article | Molly Schuyler video

Buffalo News article

The top 5 from today’s pie eating contest at the Great Pumpkin Farm in Clarence, NY via Brandon Clark’s video

1) Molly Schuyler 50 slices, new record
2) Joel Hansen 41
3) Dan Kennedy 39
4) Andy Puhl 34 won eat-off
5) Brandon Clark 34 lost eat-off

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Qin in Irvine, CA will hold a spicy noodle eating contest tomorrow awarding $200 to the winner.
Steelstacks in Bethlehem, PA will hold bratwurst eating contests on October 5 and 12. Both competitions will award $250 to the winner.
Geoff Esper, Darron Breeden, Adrian Morgan, George Chiger, Brett Healey, Darrien Thomas, Katie Prettyman, Nate Biller and Steve "The Rabbit" Hammond are expected to compete in the tamale eating contest at Western Days in Lewisville, TX Saturday. Joey Chestnut said he might be able to compete.
Tin Roof in Louisville will hold a wing eating contest on September 30 awarding $200 to the winner.
A video of Michelle "Cardboard Shell" Lesco breaking the Guinness World Record for mayonnaise eating has surpassed 30 million views according to facebook.
Oktoberfest in Seymour, IN will hold a bratwurst eating contest on October 5 awarding $500/$150/$50.
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