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A pie eating contest is not currently listed on the upcoming events page for Destination Outlets in Jeffersonville, OH. A MLE pumpkin pie eating competition has been held at that site the previous two years.
Bristol Republic in Columbus, OH will hold a hot dog eating contest on July 20 awarding $500 to the winner.
Pat's Pizza and Pub in West Jefferson, OH will hold a pizza eating contest on June 3 awarding $250 to the winner.
On December 16, Piada Italian Street Food in Easton, OH will hold a spaghetti eating contest inspired by the movie "Elf". The pasta toppings will be maple syrup, chocolate syrup, marshmallows, M&Ms, rainbow sprinkles and a Chocolate Fudge Pop-Tart.

2022 Destination Outlets Pumpkin Pie

Full results from today’s pumpkin pie eating contest at Destination Outlets in Jeffersonville, OH (results in pounds, 8 minutes)

Videos: George Chiger | WZAA | ERB Sports

Katie Delzoppo on Good Day Columbus

1st 13.75 Geoffrey Esper
2nd 13 Miki Sudo
3rd 12 Nick Wehry
4th 10.75 Bartley Weaver, IV
5th 9.5 Steve “The Rabbit” Hammond
6th 8.75 George Chiger
7th 8.25 Radim Dvoracek
8th 6.5 Derek Jacobs
9th 5.75 Eric “Badlands” Booker
10th 6 John Gebhard
11th 4.25 Matthew Raible
12th 2.75 Katie Delzoppo

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Geoff Esper, Miki Sudo, Nick Wehry, Steve Hammond, Derek Jacobs, John Gebhard, Matthew Raible and Andy Krawczyk are expected to compete in the Destination Outlets World Pumpkin Pie Eating Championship in Jeffersonville, OH on October 9.
ColumbusNavigaator has a list of central Ohio restaurant challenges.

Destination Outlets pumpkin pie contest

The field for the Destination Outlets World Pumpkin Pie Eating Championship in Jefferson, OH on October 10 has already been determined and will include Joey Chestnut, Geoff Esper, Darron Breeden, Miki Sudo, Nick Wehry and Gideon Oji.
Registration will open on September 22 at noon Eastern for the Destination Outlets World Pumpkin Pie Eating Championship in Jeffersonville, OH on October 10.
The Local: Clintonville in Columbus, will hold a taco eating contest on October 19 awarding $200 to the winner.
Ramsey Hilton won the first prize of $500 in today's eating contest at Condado Tacos in Columbus.
Condado Tacos in Columbus, OH will hold a taco eating contest on August 21 awarding $500 to the winner.
Guinness has certified the 325 participants in today's eating contest at the Ohio State Fair as the largest field for an ice cream eating contest.
The Ohio State Fair will hold what is billed as the world's largest ice cream eating contest in Columbus on August 3. They hope to have at least 250 participants.
Condado Tacos in Columbus, OH will hold a taco eating contest on August 23 awarding $500 to the winner.
The Ohio Deli, site of the Dagwood sandwich challenge in the Columbus episode of Man vs. Food was destroyed by fire early this morning.
The Breakfast Grub Guy has a report on an attempt at the Mega Meat Challenge at Joseppi’s Pizza in Columubs, OH that awards $100 and $150 in gift certificates to a pair that can finish a 28 inch pizza in under 30 minutes.
The World Pulled Pork Eating Championship has been dropped from the Rhythm and Ribs Festival in Carroll, Ohio due to cost concerns.
According to The Onion, Dusty's Kitchen in Columbus, Ohio has made its Colossus Burger challenge a regular menu item because too many patrons were completing it within the 30 minute time limit. The 10 pound "Colossus" will now be known as "The Classic" and a the weight of the challenge burger (now called "The Leviathan") has been increased to 40 pounds.
Johnny Biggs in Ontario, OH says it will pay "top dollar" to Eric "Badlands" Booker to recreate the photo of him holding a giant burger taken at Denny's Beer Barrel Pub.
BBR in Columbus will hold a hot dog eating contest on Sunday awarding $500.
Lacey Hammersley defended her hot dog eating title at the Muskigum County Fair in Zanesville, OH by eating 12 hot dogs in 10 minutes.

Eater X wins Rhythm and Ribs pulled pork, Jamie McDonald second

update July 17 Brian Seiken has some videos from the contest and road trip to Ohio.

update July 16 The Columbus Dispatch and Port Clinton News Herald have articles.

The articles mention that the contest had to be divided into two five minute sections due to a lack of sandwiches. This is the second shortage in a MLE contest in three months; a contest in Iowa was truncated after running out of cupcakes.

update #2 “LA Beast” announces he was fourth

update The top 3:

1) Tim “Eater X” Janus 61.5
2) Jamie McDonald 59
3) Juliet Lee 43
4) Kevin “LA Beast” Strahle 35 reports “mass confusion” at contest

Vince Nairn reports that Tim “Eater X” Janus is competing in the contest. It appears that Juliet Lee is also participating.

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The Lancaster-Eagle Gazette has an article about "Big" Brian Subich, who will compete in the World Pulled Pork Sandwich Eating Championship at the Rhythm and Ribs BBQ Festival in Carroll, Ohio on Sunday. Other expected entrants include Kevin "LA Beast" Strahle and Jamie McDonald.
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