Colorado eating challenges and contests category

Three random eating challenges
2 lb. burger Monster Burger Bear Creek Saloon Pagosa Springs, CO 4 lb. Double Monster Burger also available
3 lb. burger State Champion Burger Digger's Diner Brush, CO includes 1.5 lb. bun and 8 slices of cheese, 1/2 a tomato, 1/2 an onion, 1/2 a head of lettuce, 1/2 cup of pickles and .75 lb fries
4+ lb. burger Feed a Lot Burger The Feedlot Fruita, CO has 2.5 lb. meat, .5 lb. bacon, .5 lb. cheese and 1.5 lb. fries, $30 penalty if not finished, proceeds to School District 51
(All Colorado eating challenges and contests in database)

The Denver Post has a list of eating challenges available at Colorado restaurants.
The Denver Post has an article about Raina Huang's recent trip to Colorado. On one day of her visit, she completed a 7 pound breakfast burrito in the morning and finished a 7 pound pho challenge in the evening.

James Webb wins Colorado State Fair Slopper contest

James Webb is the first person besides Geoff Esper to win the Slopper eating contest at the Colorado State Fair in the 2020s. Official results

1st 32 James Webb first person besides Geoff Esper to win contest since 2019
2nd 31.5 Geoffrey Esper
3rd 23 Mo Mbengue
4th 21.5 Bartley Weaver, IV
5th 20 Steve “The Rabbit” Hammond
6th 19 Darrien “Cheesecurd” Thomas
7th 16 Michelle “Cardboard Shell” Lesco
8th 10.75 Jon Ansell
9th 9 Mark “toothless” Sutherburg
10th 8.75 Chris Sealey

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After arriving in Colorado for tomorrow's Slopper eating contest, James Webb ate 6 pounds of chocolate at the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory in Colorado Springs.
Registration will open today for a Nathan's Famous qualifier to be held in Selsey, West Sussex, England on August 26. I think this will be the first Nathan's qualifier held outside the USA since a Beijing qualifier in 2011. Registration is now open for the Slopper championship at the Colorado State Fair in Pueblo on September 2, the Buffalo Buffet Bowl on September 2, the USA Chicken Wing Eating Championship in Buffalo on September 3 and the Lewisville, TX tamale contest on September 30.
Westword has an interview with Raina Huang about her recent food challenge trip to Colorado.
Retro 102.5 has a post about Raina Huang's food challenge tour of Colorado this week.

Geoff Esper wins Colorado State Fair slopper eating contest

5280.com has a list of 9 eating challenges available at Colorado restaurants.

2021 Colorado State Fair Slopper contest

Official results. The fair did not bother to livestream the MLE contest.

1st 34 Geoffrey Esper wins for 3rd year in a row
2nd 22.5 Darron Breeden
3rd 20 Steve “The Rabbit” Hammond
4th 19 Ricardo Corbucci MLE debut
4th 19 Adrian “The Rabbit” Morgan
6th 16.75 Brett “The Branimal” Healey
7th 14 Michelle “Cardboard Shell” Lesco
8th 10 Mark “toothless” Sutherburg
9th 8.5 Doug “Cerebrus” Ecks
10th 7.5 Mike Coco from Gray’s Coors Tavern
10th 7.5 Jocelyn Walker

The Colorado Sate Fair facebook has a video of the contest. They are currently having an undercard for local media and celebrities.

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Ricardo Corbucci is expected to make his MLE debut tomorrow at the World Slopper Eating Championship at the Colorado State Fair in Pueblo. Defending champion Geoff Esper, Darron Breeden, Michelle Lesco, Adrian Morgan, Steve Hammond, Brett Healy and Doug Ecks are also expected to compete.
Geoff Esper and Darron Breeden are expected to compete in the World Slopper-Eating Championship at the Colorado State Fair in Pueblo on September 4. The competition will be open to spectators unlike last year's event.
The Colorado State Fair will has scheduled its Slopper Eating Championship for September 4.
The Denver Channel has an article about Raina Huang being kicked out of StevO's Pizza n Ribs in Aurora, CO where she was attempting to do the 28 inch OMG Pizza challenge and win a $100 prize. The owner, Steve Wieand, claimed she was lying about her status as a professional eater. (tiktok video) update The news video clip has been posted to youtube.
The Colorado State Fair, scheduled from August 27 to September 6 in Pueblo, CO, announced that it intends to bring back its slopper eating contest.
Darron Breeden and Gideon Oji attempted the Grand Sicilian deep dish pizza challenge at Beau Jo's in Denver, CO.
CBS Denver has an interview with Bryan "Big Sexy" Beard about his 11 year competitive eating career.

2020 Colorado State Fair Slopper contest

(Official results)
1) Geoff Esper 37.5 sloppers in 8 minutes, new record
2) Joey Chestnut 32
3) Nick Wehry 28
4) Gideon Oji 23.5
5) Darron Breeden 21.5
6) Bryan Beard 12
7) Alex Perez 6

The livestream of today’s World Slopper Eating Championhip can be viewed at https://www.coloradostatefair.com/

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The field for the World Slopper Eating Championship at the Colorado State Fair in Pueblo Saturday will include Joey Chestnut, Geoff Esper, Gideon Oji, Nick Wehry, Bryan Beard, Alex Perez and defending champion Darron Breeden.
The World Slopper-Eating Championship will return to the Colorado State Fair in Pueblo on September 5. The contest will be closed to spectators but will be livestreamed. Joey Chestnut and defending champion Darron Breeden are expected to compete along with six unnamed Major League eaters.
Fat Belly Pizza in Colorado Springs has a 28 inch Belly Buster pizza challenge for two people that awards $250 if finished in under an hour.
The Colorado State Fair, scheduled for August 28 - September 7 in Pueblo, still intends to hold a MLE Slopper eating contest. The could be the first MLE contest open to the public in over 6 months.
The World Slopper Eating Championship will return to the Colorado State Fair that will be held in Pueblo, CO from August 8 to September 7.

2019 World Slopper Eating Championship

update Articles Westword | Chieftain | KOAA
Videos: Colorado State Fair | Chris Fendrich

Official results Part 1 | Part 2

1st 28.25 Darron Breeden
2nd 18.5 Michelle “Cardboard Shell” Lesco
3rd 17.5 Brett “The Branimal” Healey
4th 15.5 Darrien “Cheesecurd” Thomas
5th 13.5 Derek Hendrickson
6th 11 Bryan “Big Sexy” Beard
7th 9.5 Mark “toothless” Sutherburg announced as 6th on stage
8th 8 Don Coors Lounge
9th ? Luis Martinez Sunset Inn
10th ? Teigan Torres Riverside Bar & Gril
11th 4.5 Jody Howell predicted he would eat 20

KRDO is currently running a live stream of today’s World Slopper Eating Championship at the Colorado State Fair in Pueblo.

Profile of amateur competitor Jody Howell

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The Greeley, CO Stampede will hold a wing eating contest on July 4 awarding $500 to the winner.
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