Hollywood Casino in Perryville, MD will hold a hot wing eating contest on October 15 awarding $400 to the winner.
CBC reports a customer at Ship & Anchor Pub in Calgary was hospitalized tonight and is currently in a life threatening condition. He reportedly choked while competing in an Oktoberfest hot dog eating contest, but that has yet to be confirmed. (Pub statement about incident)
The New York City Philippines Fest will hold a lumpia eating contest awarding $1000 to the winner on October 8. 2022 winner Wayne Algenio will appear.

Geoff Esper defends pork roll title

update Official results were posted some time this morning:

1st 43.5 Geoffrey Esper
2nd 43 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut
2nd 43 James Webb
4th 35 Nick Wehry
5th 20 Josh “The Goat” Krady
6th 19 George Chiger
7th 14 Ryan “Max Carnage” Rodacker
8th 13 Chris Seely
9th 11.25 Larell Marie “The Real Deal” Mele
10th 9.5 William “Wild Bill” Myers
11th 9.25 Crazy Legs Conti

NJ.com has a gallery.

Geoff Esper defended his title at today’s Trenton Thunder pork roll eating contest (via James Webb live video) Joey Chestnut was runner up.

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The Flint River Fair will hold an amateur only hot dog eating contest in Bainbridge, GA awarding $500 to the winner.
Santa Maria Times reports that Raina Huang ate 26 aebleskiver in 5 minutes at Danish Days in Solvang, CA on Sunday. Victor Angel ate 12 to win the official contest. She later ate 11 sausages in 29 minutes to complete the challenge ate Copenhagen Sausage Garden
Miki Sudo and Nick Wehry were officially honored by Pasco County, FL for their competitive eating success.
Sicilian competitive eater Chiara Mangiatutto (Chiara Eats All) has started a youtube channel. She recently ate 8kg of parigina gateau in less than 30 minutes to win a prize of 500 Euros. (Italian article | Instagram).
Ani Ramen will hold a ramen eating contest on October 5 in Cranford, NJ awarding $1000/$500/$250. The winner will also receive a set of golden chopsticks.
Teesside Live has an article about John "Food and the Beast" Dawes finishing third in last month's Nathan's qualifier at Seal Bay Resort in Selsey, West Sussex, England.
The field for the Cheesesteak Egg Roll Bowl at Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City on September 30 has been announced. Joey Chestnut, Nick Wehry, Gideon Oji, Darrien Thomas, George Chiger, Eric "Badlands" Booker, Rene Rovtar, William Myers, Alex Perez, Michael Dietz, Peter Ritter and Nicholas Bard are expected to compete.
The Seymour, IN Oktoberfest has dropped its bratwurst eating contest. Last year's contest awarded $500/$150/$50.
A pie eating contest is not currently listed on the upcoming events page for Destination Outlets in Jeffersonville, OH. A MLE pumpkin pie eating competition has been held at that site the previous two years.
Joey Chestnut will face off against a team of 3-4 northeast Ohio celebrities in an apple cider donut eating contest held at Mapleside Farms in Brunswick, OH on September 24. The event will raise money for the Remarkable Youth Foundation. Mapleside Farms held a MLE apple pie eating contest in 2013. update Cleveland.com has an interview with Joey Chestnut about the event.
The New York Post has an article about the Feast of San Gennaro terminating its eating contests. Its cannoli competition was probably the most famous eating contest in Manhattan. The article has quotes from Matt Pruznick, cannoli champion the previous two years, and Crazy Legs Conti, winner of the 2009 contest.
Joel Hansen has uploaded a video from July's ZBurger eating contest in Washington, DC.
Raina Huang ate 29 slices in 5 minutes to win tonight's pizza eating contest at Taste of New Haven in Connecticut.
On Saturday, Ben Welch won the Bailey Farms Pepper Eating Contest at the N.C. Hot Sauce Contest and Festival in Oxford, NC for the third year in a row and claimed a $1,000 prize.
Manny Cambra ate 18 lobster rolls Sunday to win the lobster roll eating contest held at the Hampton Beach Seafood Festival in New Hampshire.
The Philadelphia Eagles produced a video of Dan "Killer" Kennedy attempting to eating offensive tackle Lane Johnson's 5,000-6,000 calorie daily diet in less than 10 minutes.
Oktoberfest Zinzinnati will take place in Cincinnati this weekend. Its schedule lists neither a MLE nor an amateur bratwurst eating contest.
The Feast of San Gennaro, which will start Thursday in the Little Italy Section of New York City, has dropped all four of its eating contests. The cannoli competition was probably the most famous eating competition in Manhattan.
The Buffalo Bills will hold a wing eating contest before their September 17 game against the Las Vegas Raiders. The entrants selected will all receive two tickets to the game.
Joey Chestnut and Geoff Esper are expected to compete in the Trenton Thunder pork roll eating contest on September 23.
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