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Bryan Times has an article about Randy Santel, Radim Dvoracek, Nathan Klein and "Magic" Mitch Dombrowski attempting the "El Jefe" sandwich challenge at LaBo's Gourmet Grilled Cheese in Bryan, OH.
Mercer County Outlook reports that Nathan Klein finished the Willow Warrior Challenge at the Willow in Celina, OH to claim a $250 jackpot. The challenge consists of 2 Bag O Burgers, 1 Big Daddy Fry and a Quart Shake.
The Toledo Blade has a gallery of Joey Chestnut's appearance at Saturday's Mudhens minor league baseball game. He did a cotton candy eating exhibition and oversaw a ice cream eating contest between local celebrities.
Joey Chestnut will appear at the May 27 Toledo Mud Hens game. He will do one minute eating exhibitions for both cotton candy and ice cream.
WBCKFM reports that Nathan Klein is the first to finish the "Hungry" bowl cereal challenge at One Bowl "The Cereal Bar" in Fostoria, OH.
Miki Sudo has uploaded a video of her attempt at the Gyro challenge at South Side Six in Bowling Green, OH, which pays $666 if finished. The six gyros had a total weight of 16.5 pounds.
Miki Sudo attempted the South Side Six challenge in Bowling Green, OH consisting of 6 gyros weighing a total of 16.5 pounds. The challenge has paid $666 to finishers. (video)
Darron Breeden finished the Gyro CHallenge at South Side Six in Bowling Green, OH to claim the challenge prize of $666.
The student newspaper for Bowling Green State University has a report about Jamie McDonald finishing the gyro challenge at South Side 6 and winning $666.
Jamie McDonald finished the 6 gyro challenge in 45 minutes at South Side Six in Bowling Green, OH to become the first male to complete the challenge and win $666. Mallory Roe and Stephanie Torres are the previous finishers.
The facebook for Carmie's Grill in Tiffin, Ohio announces that Stephanie Torres is the first person to finish its five pound burger challenge an receive and award of $300. (via email) update Apr 29 The Advertiser Tribune mentions Stephanie Torres finishing the challenge
Toledo Free Press announces that the Smoke on the Water will hold cole slaw and pulled pork eating contests in downtown Toledo on August 5 and 6. Both contests will award prize packages with a listed value of $500.
Joe LaRue attempted the gyro challenge at South Side 6 in Bowling Green, Ohio and believes he was given larger than normal gyros to make it impossible for him to win the $666 prize. Will Millender also attempted the challenge.
There is now another notable Mallory from Ohio in addition to Justine Bateman's character on Family Ties. In a column for the Bowling Green student newspaper about competitive eating, Amanda McGuire Rzicznek mentions that Mallory Roe, won $666 by eating 6 gyros in under an hour (gallery) at South Side 6.
The Toledo Blade reports that Fifth Third Field in Toledo will offer a 15 scoop Fifth Third Fanatic Freeze Sundae served in a full sized batting helmet during Mud Hens games this seasons.
The Toledo Blade has an article on 70 year old Tony Groch, who will attempt to defend his pierogi eating title at the Lagrange Street Polish Festival on Saturday.
The Ada Herald has a report on Saturday's pork rind eating contest with full results.

Rudolph pork rinks results thread

update #2 has a contest report

update results from

1 Buffalo Jim Reeves 11.32 oz in 10 mins.
2 John Palmgren in 2nd w/10 oz.
3 Steve Stone in 3rd w/8.07 oz

A full list of entrants is now available on the Rudolph Foods website.

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(via theblackmallard) has a list of some of the competitors in Saturday's pork rink contest which include: Tim “Gravy” Brown, “Wild” Bill Myers, “Buffalo” Jim Reeves, Craig Reed and Rick Petralia
Registration for the June 13 IFOCE pork rinds contest opens today at noon.
An IFOCE pork rind eating contest will take place at the 20th Annual Pork Rind Heritage Festival in Harrod, Ohio on June 13.

68 year old wins Ohio pierogi contest reports that Tony Groch, a 68 year old from Toledo, won a pierogi-eating contest at the third annual Perch, Peach, Polka and Pierogi Festival by eating 22 pierogies in 2 minutes. The victory is his fourth pierogi contest win. An article about a 2004 victory for Groch is online.


Toledo pizza contest Oct 13, $100 first prize

A pizza eating contest with a 1st prize of $100 will be held at Jo-Jo’s Original Pizzeria in Toledo, OH on Oct 13. Qualifiers will be held Sept 28 and Oct 5. A $8 entrance fee is required.

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