Pittsburgh eating challenges and contests category

Upcoming Pittsburgh eating contests
Pittsburgh eating challenges
(All Pittsburgh eating challenges and contests in database)

The ShuBru Hot Dog Eating Contest at Horse Trading Days in Zelienople, PA on July 20 will award $1000/$500/$250 to the top 3 competitors if they eat 20 hot dogs or more.
Andy Puhl ate 38 hot dogs in 10 minutes to win the first prize of $1,000 in Saturday's ShuBrew hot dog eating contest at the Zelienople, PA Horse Trading Days festival. Sean Yeager was runner up with 37 hot dogs.
Sean Yeager and Andrew Puhl are expected to compete in Saturday's ShuBrew hot dog eating contest in Zelienople, PA. The competition will award $1000 if the winning total exceeds 20 hot dogs.
ShuBrew will hold a hot dog eating contest on July 22 in Zelienople, PA awarding a $1000 first prize if the winner eats more than 20 hot dogs ($200 otherwise).
Butler Brew Works will hold a boneless wing eating contest in Butler, PA on June 8 awarding a 52 quart RTIC cooler.
Butler Brew Works in Butler, PA will hold a wing eating contest June 9 awarding a 45 quart cooler filled with 2 cases of beer on June 9.
Kennywood in West Mifflin, PA will hold the Silver Star Meats Hot Dog Eating Contest on June 30 awarding two tickets to a regular season Steelers game, along with pregame on-field passes & VIP tent access.
Geoff Esper has uploaded a video of him eating the 28 inch, 9 pound pizza challenge at Benny Fierro's in Pittsburgh in 6:50, setting the house record and claiming a prize of $500.
Exit 4 Pizza in Etna, PA will hold a pizza eating contest on May 25 awarding $250 to the winner.
Molly Schuyler finished Benny's 28 inch pizza challenge in 6:50 at Benny Fierro's in Pittsburgh to set a chain record. Brandon Clark also finished the challenge to win $500 earlier this week.
The Pittsburgh Post Gazette has a interview with Brad "The Lunatic" Sciullo, who has started his own competitive eating organization promoting Pittsburgh area contests.
Amamda Kessel, a member of the hockey team that won the Olympic gold medal last month, says she could defeat her brother Phil Kessel, who plays for the Pittsburgh Penguins, in a hot dog eating contest.
Bob Shoudt ate 70 pierogies yesterday at a contest in Ferndale, PA in an attempt to break the record of 165 pierogies in 8 minutes. Brian Subich was also present.
Grandslam Pizza in Plum, PA will start a 28 inch pizza eating contest for 2 person teams tomorrow. The duo with the fastest time as of February 7 will receive $500.
Stephanie Wu won today's hot dog eating contest at Kennywood amusement park near Pittsburgh. The contest went into overtime after a tie at 13 hot dogs. update Pittsburgh.cbslocal.com has an article and video. Tim Cain was the runner up.
Laura Yezchak was the first woman to finish the three sandwich challenge at Steel City Sandwiches in Indiana, PA.
Former MLB pitcher Steve Blass will host a pierogie eating contest at the Pittsburgh Pirates fan festival on Sunday. After an All Star season in 1972, Blass totally lost control of his pitches in 1973 without any discernible reason, which became known as "Steve Blass Disease".
Brad Sciullo won an eating contest held on July 28 at Wintzell's Oyster House in Pittsburgh with a total of 260 oysters in 5 minutes. Katie "Mothballs" was the runner up with 170.

Marcos Owens & Juliet Lee take Nathan’s Pittsburgh qualifier

update June 14 WTAE has a video, TribLive has a gallery and Rake & Herald has a contest report

update The Pittsburgh Post Gazette has an article and TribLive has a video. WPXI also has a video

(Results) Men
1) Marcos Owens 30
2) Brian Subich 20
3) Crazy Legs Conti 19.5
4) Bill Myers 17 (personal best)

Women
1) Juliet Lee 30

update Catherine Tsavalas reports that Marcos Owens and Juliet Lee both qualified for the finals with a total of 30.

Juliet Lee is at the contest and should qualify easily

Jennifer “The Wiener Slayer” Grabner is the first announced female contestant.

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Crazy Legs Conti, Brian Subich and Marcos Owens are expected to compete in tomorrow's Nathan's qualifer in Pittsburgh. Micah "Wing Kong" Collins has withdrawn.
Jamie McDonald reportedly won yesterday's pierogie eating contest held at the Men's Culinary Classic in Meadowlands, PA with a total of 56 in 3 minutes.
"Big" Brian Subich will MC the pierogie-eating contest held at the Men's Culinary Classic in Meadowlands, PA on March 9.
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker will hold the Woodley's Wild Wing Challenge in Pittsburgh on Monday. The first prize is two tickets to a Steelers game.
Brad Sciullo, Bob Kuhns and Pete Maurizio are expected to compete in a spaghetti eating contest tomorrow at Fabrizi's in Hopwood, PA.
Mulligan's Sports Bar & Grill in West Mifflin, PA will hold a wing eating contest on September 5 awarding $200 to the winner.
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