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Registration is now open on majorleagueeating.com for the Wendy's Chicken Nugget Eating Championship. The contest will take place before the July 26 Long Island Ducks game in Central Islip, NY.

2024 Mattituck Lions Strawberry Shortcake Contest

update June 19 Kylan Lee has a video

update June 16 Full results were posted this morning:

1st 23.75 Geoffrey Esper wins contest 3rd year in a row
2nd 20.5 James Webb
3rd 16 Sean “The Mouth” Yeager
4th 14.5 Darrien “Cheesecurd” Thomas
5th 14 George Chiger
6th 12.5 Eric “Badlands” Booker
7th 12.33 Max Stanford
8th 11 Kylan Lee
9th 10 Radim Dvoracek
10th 9.25 Josh “The Goat” Krady
11th 8 Peter Ritter
12th 6 Crazy Legs Conti

Top 4 results from the strawberry festival’s facebook video (8 minutes)
1 Geoff Esper 23.75 pounds
2 James Webb 20.5
3 Sean Yeager 16
4 Darrien Thomas 14.5

James Webb is doing a livestream of this afternoon’s strawberry shortcake in Mattituck, NY.

update The livestream was terminated just before results were announced.

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Defending champion Geoff Esper, James Webb, Darrien Thomas, Badlands Booker, Crazy Legs Conti, Max Stanford, Radim Dvoracek, Kylan Lee, Sean Yeager, Josh Krady and Peter Ritter are expected to compete in tomorrow's strawberry shortcake eating contest in Mattituck, NY.
Gino's Pizza in Ronkonkoma, NY will hold a pizza eating contest on June 30 awarding $1000 to the winner.
Registration is now open for the National Donut Day World Donut Eating Championship in Washington, DC June 7 and the Mattituck Lions Club World Strawberry Shortcake Eating Contest in Mattituck, NY on June 15.
The Mattituck, NY Strawberry Festival announced it will hold its strawberry shortcake eating contest on June 15. Geoff Esper is expected to defend his title.
Joe Menchetti, competing as "Joe Merchetti" ate 174 clams to win today's clam eating contest menat Peters's Clam Bar in Island Park, NY.
News 12 has a video about Eric "Badlands" Booker attempt to threepeat the chugging undercard competition before Nathan's Famous hot dog eating contest on July 4.

Geoff Esper defends Mattituck, NY strawberry shortcake title

Nick Wehry announces that he will be competing in Saturday's strawberry shortcake eating contest in Mattituck, NY along with Geoff Esper, Miki Sudo and Badlands Booker. If Joey Chestnut misses this contest, he will be coming into Nathan's Famous contest on July 4 with just two victories in nine contests over the past 18 months.
Registration will open at noon for the Mattituck Lions Club World Strawberry Shortcake Eating Championship in Mattituck, NY on June 17.
Brixx and Barley in Long Beach, NY has moved its wing eating contest from April 8 to April 22. The competition will award $1000 in cash.
Brixx & Barley in Long Beach, NY will hold a wing eating contest on April 8 awarding $1000 in cash.
Del Fuego will hold a wing eating contest at its 4 Long Island locations on September 8. The overall winner will receive a large screen TV.

Fatality at Peter’s Clam Bar eating contest

Newsday reports that Island Park Fire Department volunteer Michael Fischer passed away after suffering a cardiac arrest while attending yesterday’s clam eating contest at Peter’s Clam Bar in Island Park, NY. The article does not mention if he participated in the eating competition. This is not the first eating contest fatality associated with a New York first responder. In April 2017, Caitlin Nelson, daughter of a Port Authority policeman who perished in the 9/11 attacks, choked to death during a pancake eating contest at Sacred Heart University. update News12 reports that the incident happened while Fischer was helping set up for the contest.

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Peter's Clam Bar will hold a clam eating contest in Island Park, NY on August 14 awarding thousands in prizes.

2022 Mattituck strawberry shortcake contest

Official results

1 Geoff Esper 18.25 pounds in 8 minutes, undefeated in 2022
2 Nick Wehry 16
3 Ronnie Hartman 14
4 Max Stanford 10.5
5 George Chiger 10
6 Eric “Badlands” Booker 9
7 Crazy Legs Conti 7.5
8 Jules Goldberg 4
9 Prudence DiBenedetto 3
10 Jacklyn Thrapp 1

The Festival facebook page is running a live video

Geoff Esper is going for undefeated an first half of 2022 with 7 victories in 7 events.

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Del Fuego will hold taco eating contests at its 4 Long Island locations on April 26. The overall winner will receive a Solo Fire Stove valued at $500.
Kick'N Chicken will hold a Carolina Reaper Challenge on February 6 in Farmingdale, NY awarding $1000 to the winner.
Kick N Chicken in Farmingdale, NY will award $1000 if its Carolina Reaper Kick 'n' Tender challenge is completed.
Dave Brunelli ate 216 clams to win his third consecutive contest at Peter's Clam Bar in Island Park, NY.
Joey Chestnut attended a party held by cryptocurrency billionaire Mike Novogratz in Amagansett, NY. Miley Cyrus performed a private concert at the event.
Bistro 25 East in Blue Point, NY will hold a hot dog eating contest on Sunday awarding at least $200 to the winner.
The Mattituck, NY Lions Club announced they cancelled their Strawberry Festival which had been scheduled for Father's Day weekend in June. A MLE shortcake eating contest has been held at the festival.
Brixx & Barley in Long Beach, NY will hold a wing eating contest on March 14 awarding $1000 to the winner.
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