College Contests category

The Northwestern U student paper has an article about Grace Chan, who ate 50 California rolls in about 3 minutes to win the women's division of Todoroki's sushi eating contest last year. She is now a student at Loyola University Chicago’s Stritch School of Medicine.
The Wichita State Office of Diversity held a watermelon eating contest as part of an Asian Market held today. (If the Wichita State mascot is made of wheat and he is eating wheat, doesn't that make him a a cannibal?)
The food court at Rutgers University will hold a burger eating contest for 3 person teams on April 16 awarding $525 ($300 to the winning trio.) (via CheeseburgerKat)

Ghassan Al-Hadhrami wins Krispy Kreme Challenge

Ghassan Al-Hadhrami ran 2.5 miles, ate 12 donuts, then ran back 2.5 miles in 28:50 to win the Krispy Kreme Challenge in Raleigh, NC today. 2 time winner Tim Ryan, who has competed in several MLE contests, finished sixth. Meredith Boxberger finished the challenge in 57 minutes.

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Registration is open for the 2015 Krispy Kreme Challenge that will take place on February 14 in Raleigh, NC. The competition consists of a five mile race where entrants are required to eat 12 donuts at the midpoint. In previous years, 8,000+ spots have been filled before race day. The challenge facebook has a link to a picture of a Krispy Kreme decorated like a football with the caption "Ours are fully filled".
PJ Whelihan's in Downington, PA will hold a Wing Off for college students tonight awarding $100 and a spot in Wing Bowl 23.
PJ Whelihan's in Sewell, NJ will hold a wing eating qualifier for college students tomorrow awarding a spot in Wing Bowl 23.
Players from Notre Dame defeated LSU team members in the Music City Bowl hot chicken eating contest 25 to 19. The professsional eating contest will be held on Monday.
The University of Maryland student paper reports that Ian Hickman won a french fry eating contest held in College Park, MD on Friday.
The Student Book Store at Pennsylvania State University will hold a wing eating contest on Friday in conjunction with a "Restore the Wins" rally for former football coach Joe Paterno.
Bradley's in State College, PA will hold a cheesesteak eating contest on October 4 awarding an XBox One to the winner. The runner-up will receive a Samsung Galaxy tablet.
Youtube has a video of a student at University College in Dublin, Ireland slipping and falling into a vomit trough after he competed in an "Iron Stomach" contest where participants ate and drank disgusting things. (via
Members of the UCLA cheer and dance teams attempted the 54 inch pizza at Big Mama & Papa's pizzeria. The attempt will appear on an upcoming episode of NBC's First Look.
Sup Dogs announces that porn star Carter Cruise will be the celebrity judge for its hot dog eating contest in Greenville, NC on Saturday. The winner will receive $200.  
Cast members of the new movie Neighbors will judge an eating contest at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln today.
Mark Maynard has a report on the 20 foot bratwurst eating contest held at the Wurst Bar in Ypsilanti, MI last week to benefit the FLY Children’s Art Center. Eastern Michigan University president Susan Martin participated in the competition.(Via EMU Talkupdate March 25 has an article and gallery
Seth Rogen recorded a video promoting Munching for Memory, a hot dog eating contest to be held at the University of Virginia on April 19.
The official twitter of the University of Wisconsin-Madison retweeted a picture of a Twinkie eating contest held in an economics class today. reports that a promotional video for a burrito eating contest held at Mission Burrito in Oxford, England was found to contain pornographic imagery.  
Krystal will hold a "Square Off for Square Meals" eating contest at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga tomorrow. The winner will be the first to eat 6 Krystal burgers.  
Tim Ryan from Allendale, NJ ran 5 miles and ate 12 donuts in 30:10 to win yesterday's Krispy Kreme Challenge in Raleigh, NC. The female runner-up, Brenda Wilson, was 56.  

Official Wing Bowl 22 odds

The official list of odds for Wing Bowl 22 has been posted. The favorites

Molly Schuyler 2-1
Pat Bertoletti 2-1
Jamie McDonald 4-1
Jon Squibb 5-1
Dave Goldstein 15-1

Jon Squibb is the favorite for the local contest at 1-2 followed by Dave Goldstein at 3-1.

update Some more Wing Bowl 22 links

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Takeru Kobayashi's appearance at Seton Hall in October is mentioned in an article about marketing techniques used by New Jersey college basketball programs.
Lawry's in Beverly Hills is also holding a Beef Bowl in conjunction with Monday's national championship game. Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston served the first cut of meat at Florida State's meal today.

Stanford wins 2013 Lawry’s Beef Bowl

update Dec 30
Articles: New York Times |
Facebook galleries: Stanford | Michigan State
Lansing State Journal “scouting report”
Football card with picture of Seattle Seahawks QB Russ Wilson from Beef Bowl for 2012 Rose Bowl

Stanford has been announced as the winner of the 2013 Beef Bowl, outeating Michigan State by 15 pounds of prime rib at Lawry’s in Beverly Hills. has a history of the pre-Rose Bowl event, which was called the Beef Scrimmage from 1970 to 1972. Michigan State lost despite having a twitter devoted to its “Meat Squad”.


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