Greensboro / Winston-Salem eating challenges and contests category

Three random Greensboro eating challenges
3 lb. burger Endless Burger Challenge Ham's Palladium High Point, NC
6 lb. burrito Monster Burrito Challenge Poblano's Mexican Bar and Grill Greensboro, NC
subs Bob's Big Gastrointestinal Challenge Bob's Big Gas Subs & Pub Winston Salem, NC
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Stock + Grain Assembly will hold a hot dog eating contest in High Point, NC on July 1 awarding $500 to the winner
The New York Times has an article about a paper published in Biology Letters by James Smoliga, a physiologist at High Point University. titled "Modelling the maximal active consumption rate and its plasticity in humans—perspectives from hot dog eating competitions" which claims that the maximum possible total for a human competing in a 10 minute hot dog eating contest is 83 hot dogs. (Science Mag article)
Wingstop in Greensboro, NC will hold an Atomic Wing Challenge on March 16 awarding $200 to the winner.
The Old Stage grill in Yadkinville, NC will hold a hot dog eating contest on January 9 awarding $250 to the winner.
Ronnie Hartman announces that he competed in an East Coast Wings eating contest on WFMY this morning vs. Eric Chilton. has has an article on Ronnie Hartman's training session at Hooters, where he plans to eat 100 wings tonight. update WFMY reports "Megabyte" ate 77 wings in 10 minutes
Ronnie Hartman has posted a request on reddit for someone to transport natural casing Nathan's hot dogs ordered by a Publix grocery store in Charlotte to Greensboro, NC.
Jamie McDonald won a hot dog eating contest with a first prize of $1500 held in Summerfield, NC today. Dale Boone was runner-up.
Unnamed competitive eaters from Atlanta, New York, Pennsylvania and Connecticut are expected to compete in the hot dog eating contest awarding $3,000 in Summerfield, NC on Saturday.
ESPN has a blog entry about the pizza eating contest held for Wake Forest football players won by offensive tackle Steven Chase.
The prizes for the July 6 hot dog eating contest in Summerfield, NC have been increased to $1500/$1000/$500.
A hot dog eating contest will be held in Summerfield, NC on July 6 awarding $1000 to the winner ($total purse $1,800). has a video reporting the results of Jennie's attempt to eat 100 wings during a newscast to promote the wing eating contest to be held at tomorrow's Wingfest at the Piedmont Triad Farmers Market in Colfax, NC.
MyFox8 has a video and gallery of a 12 pound pork barbecue sandwich offered by Whitley's Barbecue in Lexington, NC. The name of the sandwich will by determined by a drawing of submitted entries.
YesWeekly reports on an Asheboro, NC Liquid Stoopid Hot Sauce (1 million Scoville) drinking contest. An infared camera was used to observer the amount of internal heat generated by the competitors.

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Burritos for Life second round contest – Greensboro, NC

The Greensboro (NC) News-Record blog has a writeup of the second round Moe’s Burrito for Life contest. One of the contestants was police reporter Eric Townsend

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