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(All San Jose eating challenges and contests in database) has a post about Danielle Shapiro getting hospitalized for acid reflux after eating 32 rolls at a Mountain View, CA sushi buffet. Her tiktok video recorded at the hospital has received 11.3 million views (eating video).
An article by Jim Seimas about last June's Nathan's qualifier at Beach Boardwalk in Santa Cruz won the Associated Press Sports Editors award for papers with a circulation of 14,000 or less.
Joey Chestnut ate 81 waffles over 8 minutes to win an eating contest held at tonight's San Jose Barracudas game. Matt Stonie was the runner-up with 75. update Contest video
The San Jose Barracuda of the AHL announce they will hold a MLE waffle eating contest on November 17. Joey Chestnut and Matt Stonie are expected to compete. update A press release announces that Chestnut and Stonie will be the only two competitors.

Steve Hendry wins Santa Cruz qualifier

update July 1 DailyDemocrat and TimesHeraldOnline have articles

Here is the top 5 as best as I can figure out (twitter thread)

1st 25 Steve Hendry
2nd 15.5 Sergio Reyes-Raya
3rd 13 Kirk Taylor
4th 12 “funubergames”
5th 11 Jon Davis

Steve Hendry won tonight’s Nathan’s qualifier in Santa Cruz. No females competed. updateMatthew White has a video | Preview video

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A Nathan's qualifier at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk in Santa Cruz, CA on June 26 has been added to the 2018-19 circuit. Registration opens March 15. reports that Clemson University football coach Dabo Swinney was excited to meet Joey Chestnut, who attended today's media day activities for Monday night's college football national championship game in Santa Clara, CA.
Joey CHestnut faced off against Alabama fan Llyas Ross Sr. in a wing eating contest held on top of a billboard promoting Monday's college football national championship game.
"Furious" Pete Czerwinski posted a video of his attempt at the Burritozilla at Iguana's in San Jose. His goal was to surpass Matt Stonie's time of under 2 minutes. He did not mention Molly Schuyler's overall record of 1:25.
Molly Schuyler ate a 5 pound Burritozilla in 1:32 to defend her title at Iguana's in San Jose and win $1000. Edward Chin was runner up. (via live video)
Iguana's will hold a Burritozilla eating contest in San Jose on October 27 awarding $1000 to the winner. A qualifier will be held on Oct 13.
Molly Schuyler ate a 5 pound Burritozilla in 1:25 to defend her title at Iguana's in San Jose and win $1000. After winning the contest, she ate a 2nd Burritozilla in 2:20 to win a $100 bonus.
Molly Schuyler will attempt to defend her Burritozilla eating title and claim a $1000 prize at Iguana's in San Jose on Saturday. Her competition will be Edward Chin, Justin and Steve.

Silicon Valley Taco Fest eating contest

Joey Chestnut and Matt Stonie are expected to compete in the Silicon Valley Taco Eating Contest in San Jose on Saturday.
Registration is now open on for the Snowbird Bratwurst Eating Championship in Snowbird, UT and the Chacho's World Taco Eating Championship in San Jose. Both contests will take place August 19.
Joey Chestnut and Matt Stonie were both at a San Jose area Iguana's Tacqueria for yesterday's Kevin Klein Live radio show. It does not appear either of them attempted to retake the five pound Burritozilla record from Molly Schuyler.
Joey Chestnut has uploaded a video of him finishing a 5 pound Burritozilla at Iguana's in 1:41. Molly Schuyler took 1:32 in a recent contest and Matt Stonie needed 1:50 in a video.
Molly Schuyler finished a five pound Burritozilla in 1:25 to win the first prize of $1000 in today's contest at Iguana's in San Jose. (video)
Molly Schuyler finished a Burritozilla in 1:32 in today's qualifier at Iguana's in Campbell, CA, breaking Matt Stonie's previous record of 1:50. She also appears to have eaten a second Burritozilla after the first.
Iguana's will hold a Burritozilla eating contest awarding $1000 on October 1. A qualifier awarding spots to the top 4 finishers will take place in Campbell, CA on September 10.

Joey Chestnut wins Chacho’s Tacos

update has an article
South Bay Pulse has a video

Results Part 1 | Part 2

1 Joey Chestnut 79 in 8 minutes
2 Carmen Cincotti 68
3 Michelle Lesco 56
4 Adrian Mogan 53
5 Steve Hendry 37
6 Sergio Reyes 24
7 Cameron Birdwell 23
8 Henry Navarro 13
9 Jon Davis 12
10 The Man Called H 10
11 Tito Best 8

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Liverpool Football Club players Robbie Fowler and Luis Garcia both attempted the 5 pound Burritozilla at Iguana's Tacqueria in San Jose.
HawkeyeSports has an article and gallery about the University of Iowa attending the Beef Bowl tonight, a pregame meal for Rose Bowl teams held at Lawry's. The event has not been an official eating contest since the 1960s. Stanford will visit the Beverly Hills steakhouse tomorrow. Elika Sadeghi got to dine with the Hawkeyes and posted a video of her meal. ( article)
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