Massachusetts eating challenges and contests category

Three random eating challenges
6 hot dogs Spike's Kennel Club Spike's Junkyard Dogs Boston (9 MA/RI/CT locations), MA 6 hot dogs needed to get on Wall of Fame, meal free only if restaurant record is broken - each store maintains it's own record.
2 ft. calzone Godfather Challenge Calzone AJ's Kitchen Wilmington, MA
3 lb. burger The Challenge Pub 97 Groveland, MA includes 3 lb. fries
(All Massachusetts eating challenges and contests in database)

Brian Dickens Barrabee has a story of an eating contest held at the breakfast buffet at a Bob's Big Boy in Massachusetts which resulted in the intervention of the restaurant manager after a competitor was caught cheating.
Geoff Esper has posted his video of the burger challenge at Eagle's Deli in Brighton, CO, which was featurede in the Boston episode of Man v. Food. Nick Wehry also attempted the challenge.
LexMedia has a video of Geoff Esper attempting the 30 inch pizza at Nick's Place in Lexington, MA without assistance.
Telegram.com has an article about Crazy Legs Conti speaking to class titled "Marketing to You" held at Clark University, in Worcester, MA. The course teacher was Lawrence Norman, a friend of Conti's since high school.
Miki Sudo and Nick Wehry attended PAX2020, a video game convention in Boston, to promote the new game Bite the Bullet. Other competitive eaters in the game include Bob Shoudt, Naader Reda, Yasir Salem, Crazy Legs Conti. Matt Stone, LA Beast and more. (Is this the first project with both MLE and non-MLE competitors? The only other one I can think of the Amazing Race team of Joey Chestnut and retired Tim Janus.)
The Hale Street Tavern in Beverly, MA will hold a hot wing eating contest March 5 awarding $300 to the winner. Entrants need to qualify.
Gazettenet.com has a article about an ice cream eating contest held at Herrell’s Ice Cream & Bakery in Northampton, MA. Joe Menchetti ate 23.24 ounces of ice cream in 3 minutes to edge Allie Brady, who ate 22.2 oz. The first prize included a one night stay at the Hotel Northampton, dinner at Paul & Elizabeth’s.
El Santaneco Restaurant in Chelsea, MA will hold a pupusa eating contest on November 10 awarding $250/$125/$75. Registration closes today.
Pete Davekos ate 9 1/4 lb. hot dogs in 7 minutes to win the first prize of $201 in yesterday's hot dog eating contest in Topsfield, MA.
The Topsfield (MA) Fair will hold a hot dog eating contest October 5 awarding $201 to the winner.
Keith Bona ate 20 hot dogs to win yesterday's hot dog eating contest at Jack's Hot Dog Stand in North Adams, MA after leader LA Beast reversed. update iberkshires.com has an article about the contest. LA Beast had a 26 to 20 hot dog lead when he reversed with about a minute left.
LA Beast will compete in a hot dog eating contest at Jack's Hot Dog Stand in North Adams, MA on August 17. 100 T-shirts will be given away.
Landmark Public House in Dorchester Center, MA will hold a hot dog eating contest for amateurs awarding $500 to the winner.
The Good, The Bad, The Hungry will be shown at the Independent Film Festival Boston on April 27.
Wamesit Lanes in Tewsbury, MA will hold a "Wing Madness" eating tournament on March 21 awarding $500 to the winner.
Bleachers in Boston will hold a Buffalo chicken sliders eating contest on February 6 awarding Bruins tickets, VIP tour of Downeast Brewery and Downeast swag .

2018 Big E White Hut World Cheeseburg Championship

update Full official results (10 minutes) Part 1 | Part 2

1st 47 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut
2nd 45 Geoffrey Esper
3rd 28 Nick Wehry
4th 26 Gideon Oji
5th 21 George Chiger
6th 16 Eric “Badlands” Booker
7th 15.5 Brian “Dud Light” Dudzinski
7th 15.5 Darrien “Cheesecurd” Thomas
9th 11.5 William “Wild Bill” Myers
10th 5 Rene Rovtar
11th 4 Prudence DiBenedetto

There is a close race between Joey Chestnut and Geoff Esper for most non-qualifier MLE victories in calendar year 2018:

8 Geoffrey Esper
7 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut
3 Carmen Cincotti
2 Darron Breeden
1 Matt “Megatoad” Stonie
1 Miki Sudo
1 Gideon Oji

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Joey Chestnut, Eric "Badlands" Booker, Crazy Legs Conti and Michael Deitz are expected to compete in the White Hut Cheeseburg-Eating Championship in West Springfield, MA on September 15.
Dave Brunelli ate 29 hot dogs to win the first prize of $500 in a June 3 eating contest at Landmark Public House in Dorchester Center, MA
Landmark Public House in Dorchester Center, MA will hold a hot dog eating contest on Sunday June 3 awarding $500 to the winner.
Former Nathan's finalist Pete "Pretty Boy" Davekos was elected as a Town Meeting member of Danvers, MA last night.
The Boston Taco Festival will hold a taco eating contest on May 5 or 6 awarding $500 to the winner.
Joe Menchetti won the first prize of $500 in last night's Wing Bowl at Wamesit Lanes in Tewksbury, MA.
Wamesit Lanes in Tewksbury, MA will hold a Wing Bowl on February 1 awarding $500 to the winner.
The Automatic in Cambridge, MA will hold a dumpling eating contest on November 12 awarding $500 to the winner.
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