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Teesside Live reports that the Stockton on Tees town council received a complaint about the British Eating League holding a chilli eating contest Saturday during a UK-wide coronavirus lockdown. The league claimed its competition was allowed due to an exemption for elite sports without spectators. The council agreed and will not penalize the organization. update Metro UK, The Daily Mail and Yahoo have articles.
The British Eating League is claiming that the upcoming UK coronavirus lockdown will not apply to their schedule (3 contests later this week) due to an exemption for "elite sport played behind closed doors".
The British Eating League announced that it will start a Las Vegas Eating League in 2021.
The British Eating League has announced it plans to start awards for competitive eating. The categories are: top UK male / female, top world male / female, best eating couple and best Youtube eater.
The League of Fire has started a worldwide ranking of spicy eating challengers placing Justin ‘The Thunder from Down Under’ Rummel at the top.
The Turkish Eating League will hold its first test run tonight. The organization will be affiliated with the British Eating League.
The British Eating League will hold today the first of four qualifiers for a parmo eating contest awarding 500 pounds. Pro eaters can receive a bye to the finals. The league has started a youtube channel. The first video is a review of the organization by Bob Shoudt.
Andrew Puhl ate 12 McDonald's cheeseburgers in 2:30 to win the second Elite Eats Entertainment video contest. Mike Hornacek was runner-up. The food for the new contest is 12 Little Debbie Swiss rolls.
Mike Hornacek ate 12 donuts in 2:18 to win the first Elite Eats Entertainment video contest. Cody Dulaney was runner up. The new contest is 12 McDonald's cheeseburgers, closing Sunday night.
Elite Eats Entertainment announced their first video-based contest. The food is 12 Walmart donuts.
Dan Kennedy will announce the first Elite Eats Entertainment online video-based eating contest on Wednesday.
The British Eating League, founded by the owner of the George Pub in Stockton-on-Tees, England has started an instagram page.
In their latest podcast, Fink Beats the Stomach interviews Dan "Killer" Kennedy about his organization, Elite Eats Entertainment.
Teesside Live has an article about Craig Harker, owner of the George Pub and founder of the British Eating League, receiving a complaint for posting "To all you fat birds, chin up! It's Pancake Day soon!" on his advertising sign. He says that a video of the League's Jaffa Cake eating contest video received 53K comments on LadBible's facebook page.
In the first half of the lastest FBTS podcast, a George Chiger video is used to spur discussion of what makes a good restaurant challenge video. The "radio silence" of All Pro Eating is the topic of the second half.
https://competitiveeaters.com/, the All Pro Eating website has been restored after becoming inaccessible at the start of the year. There does not appear to be any information about the hiatus or other new content.
The website for All Pro Eating, http://competitiveeaters.com/ was not renewed and currently brings up a GoDaddy landing page. The organization's facebook and twitter remain up, but have not been updated in over a year.
The George Pub and Grill in Stockton on Tees, England announces the British Eating League.
Dan "Killer" Kennedy and Andrew Puhl announce the launch of Elite Eats Entertainment in a video. The organization will take over the Caribbean food contests in East Islip, NY on August 11 from All Pro Eating and also sanction the burger eating contests at Taste of Hamburg in Hamburg, PA on August 31.
Corey Fanguy has posted two emails from Sam Barclay. The first email announced he had received a place in the Rouse's crawfish eating contest. A subsequent message told him that the spot was offered in error and that he would not be able to compete.
The official MLE twitter @eatingcontest appears to have been "shadowbanned", with none of its tweets appearing in search results. The account does not appear in twitter user search either.
The New Yorker has an account on how George Shea writes introductions for competitive eaters.
TailgateFan.CBSLocal.com has an interview with George Shea. He says MLE would not sanction a ghost pepper or other ultra-spicy contest, but the organization held a "Battle Of The Bhut [Jolokia] XXX Wing Eating Championship" in 2010 and 2011.
The Akron Beacon Journal reports that Todd Greenwald is being sued by one of the co-founders of the Association of Independent Competitive Eaters (AICE) for allegedly reneging on an oral agreement to become partners and co-owners of All Pro Eating. The lawsuit seeks over $25,000 in damages.
The new poll asks if you think there are more opportunities for top competitive eaters inside or outside Major League Eating.  On Sunday, Glutton Force Five and Jamie McDonald won contests which will enable them to open their own restaurants, which they could not have done if they were bound by the MLE contract.
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