Buffalo / Western New York eating challenges and contests category

Three random Buffalo eating challenges
8 lb. pizza Brooklyn Bomber Pizza Challenge Joe's Brooklyn Pizza Henrietta, NY
8 lb. pizza Bomber Challenge Brooklyn Joe's Rochester, NY
2 Glutton burritos Glutton Burrito Challenge Burrito Bay Buffalo, NY
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The Buffalo News reports that there will be a hot wing eating contest before Monday's Bills game awarding $5000 to the winner.
The Great Pumpkin Farm in Clarnence, NY will hold a pie eating contest on October 16 awarding $1000/$500/$250/$50.
Brandon "The Titanium Jaw" Macy ate 50 wings in 10 minutes to win yesterday's amateur wing eating contest at the Buffalo Wing Festvial. This year's amateur contest did not award a spot in the MLE competition.

2022 Buffalo Wing Festival wing eating contest

2022 Buffalo Buffet Bowl

George Chiger is running a live video

Official results Part 1 | Part 2 The second column is the number of pounds eaten. The contest was terminated after 6 minutes.

1st 5 3m29s $1,000.00 Geoffrey Esper Oxford, MA
2nd 5 4m44s $500.00 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut San Jose, CA
3rd 5 5m55s $250.00 Nick Wehry Torrington, CT
4th 5 5m56s Miki Sudo Las Vegas, NV
5th 5 6 min Gideon Oji Morrow, GA
6th 3.25 6 min Darrien “Cheesecurd” Thomas Orillia, ON, Canada
7th 2.72 6 min “Buffalo” Jim Reeves Buffalo, NY
8th 2.63 6 min Ronnie “MegaByte” Hartman
9th 2.58 6 min George Chiger Pocono Pines, PA
10th 1.93 6 min William “Wild Bill” Myers Breinigsville, PA
11th 1.32 6 min Rene Rovtar

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Joey Chestnut, Geoff Esper, Miki Sudo, Nick Wehry, Gideon Oji, George Chiger, Ronnie Hartman, Darrien Thomas, Bill Myers, Jim Reeves and Rene Rovtar are expected to compete in Saturday's Buffalo Buffet Bowl and Sunday's wing eating contest at the Buffalo Wing Fest. An amateur wing eating contest will be held on Saturday which has previously awarded its winner a spot in Sunday's wing eating contest.
RochesterFirst has an article about Joel Hansen's trip to the Rochester, NY area.
Livingston County News has an article about Joel Hansen and David Gonzalez attempting a challenge consisting of 15 1/2 pound burger patties and a pound of fries at Dugo's Bar in Dansville, NY.
Andrew Puhl posted a video of his attempt at the 72 ounce steak at Stikcy Face BBQ in North Tonawanda, NY. Molly Schuyler also attempted the challenge.
The top 3 from today's World Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest at the Great Pumpkin Farm in Clarence, NY via Molly Schuyler livestream. 1) Molly Schuyler 56 slices (previous record 50) 2) Andy Puhl 37 3) Nathan Klein 21 Dan Kennedy was co-MC

Miki Sudo wins 2021 Buffalo Wing Festival wing contest

Miki Sudo edged Joey Chestnut 246 wings to 244, to win today’s wing eating contest at the National Chicken Wing Festival in Buffalo. update George Shea has the top 4, which is all that will apparently be posted

WGRZ video

1st 246 Miki Sudo
2nd 244 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut
3rd 220 Geoffrey Esper
3rd 220 Nick Wehry
? ? Eric “Badlands” Booker
? ? George Chiger
? ? Ronnie “MegaByte” Hartman
? ? Gideon Oji

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Gideon Oji wins Buffalo Buffet Bowl

The top 3 from the Buffalo Buffet Bowl, posted 5 hours after the contest start:
1 Gideon Oji 4:41 to eat 5 pounds of Buffalo food items
2 Miki Sudo 5:32, first contest since giving birth
3 Joey Chestnut 5:55

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The Great Pumpkin Farm will hold a pumpkin pie eating contest on September 18 in Clarence, NY awarding $1000/$500/$250/$50.
Spectrum Local News has a news video about Ronnie Hartman training for Nathan's Famous hot dog eating contest.
The Buffalo Wing Festival announced it would not hold a 2020 event today. With the removal of the Lewisville, TX tamale contest, scheduled for September, there are currently no upcoming contests with a date on the MLE calendar. (Smoke's Poutinerie contest remains listed without a date). The Colorado State Fair will be scaled back, so a Slopper eating contest appears unlikely.

Molly Schuyler sets Great Pumpkin Farm pie record

update WGRZ article | Molly Schuyler video

Buffalo News article

The top 5 from today’s pie eating contest at the Great Pumpkin Farm in Clarence, NY via Brandon Clark’s video

1) Molly Schuyler 50 slices, new record
2) Joel Hansen 41
3) Dan Kennedy 39
4) Andy Puhl 34 won eat-off
5) Brandon Clark 34 lost eat-off

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The Great Pumpkin Farm in Clarence, NY will hold the World Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest on September 28. The top 4 finishers will receive $1000/$500/$250/$50.

2019 Buffalo Wing Festival wing championship

update Sept 2MLE has yet to post more than the top 3, but Miki Sudo has full results

1st 281 Geoffrey Esper record
2nd 276 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut
3rd 221 Miki Sudo
4th 217 Gideon Oji
5th 212 Joel Hansen
6th 182 Nick Wehry
7th 134 Ronnie “MegaByte” Hartman
8th 133 Darrien “Cheesecurd” Thomas
9th 114 “Buffalo” Jim Reeves
10th 112 Eric “Badlands” Booker
11th 81 William “Wild Bill” Myers

https://www.instagram.com/buffalowingfestival/ will be showing videos of the contest on its stories.

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Geoff Esper wins 2019 Buffalo Buffet Bowl, Joey Chestnut 4th

update Sept 4 Videos: Joel Hansen | Brando

Official results (Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3) Contest stopped when 1st 3 finished platter
1 Geoff Esper 2:51
2 Gideon Oji 4:28
3 Miki Sudo 4:35
4 Joey Chestnut 4.08 lb eaten when contest terminated
5 Nick Wehry 3.98
6 Jim Reeves 2.33
7 Badlands Booker 2.24
8 Ronnie Hartman 1.98
9 Mike Landrich 1.91
10 Bill Myers 1.44
11 Frank Velocchi 0.99

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Spectrum News has an article and video about Ronnie "Megabyte" Hartman's training for the wing eating contest at the Buffalo Wing Festival.
Joey Chestnut, Geoff Esper, Darron Breeden, Gideon Oji, Miki Sudo, Nicholas Wehry, George Chiger, Ronnie Hartman, Badlands Booker and Jim Reeves are expected to compete in the U.S. Chicken Wing Eating Championship in Buffalo Sunday.
WKBW has an article about Ronnie Hartman competing in the Nathan's finals.
Hollowfest in Clarence, NY will hold a hot dog eating contest on July 4 and a donut eating contest on July 6. Both competitions will award $250 to the winner.
Joel Hansen ate 5.5 pounds of poutine in 5 minutes to win a contest held at Allen Street Poutine Company in Buffalo yesterday.
Bleacher Report has an article titled "All Hail Molly Schuyler, the Dark Queen of Competitive Eating" with coverage of her victory at the pie eating contest at the Great Pumpkin Farm in October in Clarence, NY. Dan Kennedy, Brandon "Da Garbage Disposal" Clark and Joel Hansen also make cameos.
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