Pennsylvania eating challenges and contests category

Three random eating challenges
12 lb. pizza Alexander the Great Alexander's Pizza and Subs Mount Pleasant, PA for 2 person teams
3 lb. burger The Colossas 99 Bottles Carnegie, PA
5 lb. burrito Burrito Challenge Santa Fe Taco Co. Northampton, PA
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Philadelphia Eagles offensive tackle Lane Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus. He is also the organizer of OL Masterminds Summit, a convention for offensive lineman. On July 11, Pro Football Talk criticized a hot wing eating contest held at that event for unsafe practices, which did not receive a positive response from Johnson.
Molly Schuyler and Dan Kennedy attempted the 40 inch pizza challenge for two person teams at Divino's Pizza in Hanover, PA (Molly Schuyler video | Dan Kennedy video)
The owner of Tony Luke's, Anthony Lucidonio Sr., was indicted for tax fraud. The south Philadelphia restaurant was famed for its cheesesteak challenge and appeared on an episode of Man v. Food.
Molly Schuyler and Dan Kennedy attempted to eat 8 total challenges at Rey Azteca in State College, PA (Dan Kennedy video) The total weight was estimated to be over 30 pounds.
ABC27.com has an article about Michael Dietz eating 13 chili dogs at William Penn Restaurant in Lebanon, PA, which set a house record.
Molly Schuyler and Dan "Killer" Kennedy posted their videos from a trip to Denny's Beer Barrel Pub in Clearfield, PA to attempt the 11+ pound "Ye Old 96er" burger challenge. Andrew Puhl also attempted the challenge and uploaded his video last month.
Andrew Puhl posted a video of his attempt with Molly Schuyler and Dan Kennedy to be the 5th, 6th and 7th persons to finish "Ye Olde 96er" 12+ pound burger challenge at Denny's Beer Barrel Pub in Clearfield, PA. The previous 4 are Kate Stelnick, Lori Weiss, Brad Sciullo and Darron Breeden.
If you are looking for competitive eating content, "Swallow Your Pride", a documentary about Wing Bowl 13 (2005), can be viewed on youtube for free. The focus is Bill "El Wingador" Simmon's quest to retake the title from Sonya "The Black Widow" Thomas. Bob Shoudt (then known as Humble Bob), Arnie "Chowhound" Chapman, Dave "Coondog" O'Karma, Hank "The Tank" Goldey and Augie "Yao Wing" Chung are also featured. Conflict between IFOCE (MLE) and AICE is a secondary theme of the film. At 30:45, AICE co-founders Chapman and O'Karma discuss their grievances.
Final Score Sports Bar & Grill in Bensalem, PA will hold a wing eating contest February 22 awarding $300 to the winner, $150 to the runner up.
Dave "US Male" Goldstein won the first prize of $3000 in today's "Wing Pole" (See https://www.instagram.com/cheerleadersphilly/ stories. The registration rules explicitly barred former MLE members from competing, but apparently he was granted a waiver. update US Male has an instagram post about his victory.
PAHomePage.com has an article about George Chiger eating 5 pounds of kielbasa in under 20 minutes.
Courier Express has an article about Dan "Killer" Kennedy focusing on his whoopie pie charity challenge last week.
Registration (Philadelphia-area amateurs only) is open at WingPole.com for a wing eating contest to be held at Club Risque and Cheerleaders in Philadelphia on January 31. The top 3 will receive $3000/$750/$400.
WeAreCentralPA.com has an article about Dan "Killer" Kennedy's attempt to break the record for the most whoopie pies eaten in 7 minutes at halftime of tomorrow's Philipsburg Osceola High School girls basketball game. The event is a fundraiser for a Philipsburg Osceola teacher battling cancer. update Dan Kennedy ate 179 whoopie pies in 7 minutes. update #2 WTAJ has an article update Jan 22 News video
The "Wing Pole" eating contest to be held at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia January 31 will award $3000/$750/$400. The competition is apparently limited to amateurs from the Delaware valley.
"Wing Pole" will be held at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia on January 31. The eating contest will apparently be restricted to Philadelphia area amateurs.
The Blossburg, PA Fall Festival will hold a hot dog eating contest on October 13 awarding $200 to the winner.
Steelstacks in Bethlehem, PA will hold bratwurst eating contests on October 5 and 12. Both competitions will award $250 to the winner.
Molly Schuyler ate 9.5 pounds of mushrooms to win yesterday's eating contest at the National Fried Mushroom Festival in Kennett Square, PA yesterday. update Video Dan Kennedy was runner up and Bob Shoudt did not compete.

Molly Schuyler wins Taste of Hamburg-er contest

The top 4 for the professional division of today’s burger eating contest at a Taste of Hamburg-er in Hamburg, PA

1) Molly Schuyler 20 burgers
2) Dan Kennedy 18
3) Bob Shoudt 15
4) Andrew Puhl 14

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Molly Schuyler, Bob Shoudt, Dan Kennedy and Pittsburgh Paulie are expected to compete in the National Fried Mushroom Eating Championship in Kennett Square, PA on September 7. The contest will award $1000/$500/$300 to the top 3 professionals. A contest for local amateurs will also be held.
Molly Schuyler, Dan Kennedy, Bob Shoudt, Andrew Puhl, Sean Yeager and Jadyn Pineda are expected to compete in the pro division of the National Hamburg-er Eating Championship at Taste of Hamburg, PA on August 31. (promo video)
The Philly Pretzel Factory in Blue Bell, PA will hold a pretzel dog eating contest on August 10 awarding $250 to the winner. update Bob Shoudt ate 19 pretzel dogs in 10 minutes to win the contest.
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