California eating challenges and contests category

Upcoming eating contests
$1,000 2023 Dec 16 Burger Eating Competition Topanga Social Los Angeles, CA
Three random eating challenges
2 #10 spicy tuna rolls Ninja Roll Challenge Yagumo Sushi Van Nuys, CA requires signing liablity waiver
20 in pizza BBQ Chili Cheeseburger Pizza Waters Cafe @ Agua Caliente Resort Casino Rancho Mirage, CA topped w/2.5 lb ground beef, 1 lb. bacon, 1 lb. chili, 1 lb. mozzarella cheese, 1 lb. cheddar cheese, 14 oz. BBQ sauce
2 lb. burger Hogzilla Burger Route 62 Diner Yucca Valley, CA burger is 4 lb. total
(All California eating challenges and contests in database)

Topanga Social will hold a burger eating contest in Los Angeles on December 16 awarding $1,000. Raina Huang will compete.
Raina Huang ate 92 dumplings to win the first prize of $1,000 at today's Topanga Social eating contest in Canoga Park, CA. has an article about Derek Hendrickson completing the pancake challenge at Grizzly Manor in Big Bear Lake, CA.
Cali Dream Market will hold a wing eating contest in Long Beach on November 25 awarding $200,
Topanga Social will hold a dumpling eating contest in Canoga Park, CA on November 18 awarding $1000 to the winner. Raina Huang will host.
Lumpy's Diner in Antioch, CA will hold a burger eating contest on October 14 awarding $500 to the winner.
Raina Huang ate 15 hot dogs in 10 minutes on Saturday to win in Topanga Social's eating contest in Canoga Park, CA. Despite being larger than normal frankfurters, that total would have placed her 4th in the latest Nathans's Famous women's finals. Raina gave $250 from her $1000 prize to both of the second place finishers.
The Donut Fun Run will hold a donut eating contest in Alameda Point, CA on October 21 awarding $1000/$200/$100.
A hot dog eating contest awarding $1000 to the winner will be held in Topanga, CA on October 7. Raina Huang will attend.
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
Matt Stonie will compete against fans in the 3K Mega Dog (a 22 inch hot dog with 3000 calories) Challenge at Waamava Resort and Casino in Highland, CA on August 11. This will be his first public contest since the Draft Kings Red Carpet Film Feast in April 2021.
Dan "Killer" Kennedy ate a record 35.75 corn dogs to win the first prize of $2,500 at Milo's Corn Dog Eating Contest at the California State Fair in Sacramento. Molly Schuyler was runner up with 33. update The Sacramento Bee has an article with full results. Naader Reda was 3rd with 10.75 update July 26 Jon Davis has a video
Boomtown Brewery in Los Angeles is holding an amateur only vegan hot dog eating contest awarding $500 to the winner.
Janss Marketplace in Thousand Oaks, CA will hold a pie eating contest on July 4 awarding $300 to the winner.
The California State Fair will hold Milo's Corn Dog Eating Contest in Sacramento on July 22. The top 5 will win $2500/$2000/$1000/$500/$100. A qualifier will take place on July 21.

2023 Alameda County Fair Nathan’s qualfier

update Contest video by Misty Family Vlogs

Official results update Men’s results have been fixed

1st 32.5 Derek Hendrickson
2nd 18 Abraham Reynaga-Withrow
3rd 13 Kirk Taylor
4th 10 Jon Davis
1st 14 Katie Prettyman
2nd 8.75 Elizabeth Salgado
3rd 5 Abby Horowitz

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2023 Salvation Army donuts

Nick Wehry announces that he will compete in Friday's World Donut Eating Championship at the USS Midway in San Diego along with Miki Sudo, Derek Hendrickson and James Webb.
Registration is now open for The Salvation Army National Donut Day World Donut Eating Championship that will take place at the USS Midway in San Diego June 2.

Registration open for 2023 Nathan’s qualifers

Registration is now open for four Nathan’s qualifiers awarding a spot in the July 4 contest to the top male and female finishers.

May 27 Berea, OH
June 9 Dayton, OH
June 17 Pleasanton, CA
June 24 Washington, DC

update Registration for a June 17 qualifier in Cincinnati will open May 6 at 9 am. This places 3 out of the 6 announced qualifiers in Ohio.

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Nathan’s qualifier May 13 in Kissimmee, FL

A facebook event page claims that the first Nathan’s Famous qualifier of 2023 will take place May 13 at Old Town in Kissimmee, FL (south Orlando). BBQ in DC will also hold a qualifier in Washington, DC on June 24. The traditional New York Mets Father’s Day qualifier might also return. Nathan’s will sponsor the giveaway promotion for their June 18 game, which has previously been a hint that a qualifier will take place during the event.

update April 21 A press release says there will also be qualifiers in Cincinnati on June 17 (probably a Reds game) and Pleasanton, CA (probably a return to the Alameda County Fair)

Registration opens today (April 21) at noon eastern for the Kissimmee qualifier.

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The USS Midway in San Diego will host its National Donut Day eating contest on June 2. The naval museum has held MLE competitions in previous years.
Raina Huang ate 21 lumpias in one minute to win the first prize of $1000 in Saturday's eating contest at Island Pacific Market in Lake Forest, CA. Kevin Ross tied for third. (video)
Kevin Ross reports that Juan Water Bottle finished his burrito in about 4:30 to win the first prize of $1,000 in Friday's Blue Burro eating contest in Long Beach. Raina Huang was runner-up.
Blue Bur*ro in Long Beach will hold a burrito eating contest on March 10 awarding $1000 to the fastest person to eat a McLovin Burrito.
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