Texas eating challenges and contests category

Three random eating challenges
9 sliders Slider Slam Challenge Top Golf Dallas, TX also available at Allen, TX, Alexandria, VA & Wood Dale, IL
oz. yogurt Yogurt Eating Record Yogurtville Allen, TX current record is 89.1 oz by Finnish exchange student Topi Tuohimaki
2 lb. burger Two Pound Burger 2 A Days Houston, TX
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The Battalion has an article about James Webb eating 59 tacos in under 20 minutes at Raging Bull Street Tacos in Bryan, TX.

2023 Lewisville tamales contest

NBCDFW has a segment about James Webb, who will be competing in the Lewisville, TX tamales contest tomorrow. The Australian has been given the nickname "The Wonder from Down Under".
The full field for Saturday's tamale eating contest in Lewisville, TX has been posted: Geoff Esper, Miki Sudo, Michelle Lesco, James Webb, Adrian Morgan, Derek Hendrickson, Darrien Thomas, Greg Wilson, Nathan Biller, Sergio Reyes Raya, Jocelyn Young and Albert Bravo (Nick Wehry was also listed but he will be doing the Cheesesteak Egg Roll Bowl.)
News Journal has an article about Joel Hansen's trip to east Texas and Shreveport, LA to attempt restaurants' food challenges.
Magnolia Pancake Haus in San Antonio will hold a pancake eating contest tomorrow (Sept 26) awarding prizes billed at over $10,000 in value. The winner will receive $500 or 50% of the entry fees and 2 courtside Spurs tickets. The runner up will receive a South African safari and a Hog Hunt in Gonzales, TX.
Mo "MohMotion" Mbengue completed two 72 ounce steak challenges at The Big Texan in 1:12. I think the only other people to complete multiple challenges at that Amarillo, TX restaurant are Molly Schuyler, Miki Sudo and pro wrestler Klondike Bill in 1963. (Big Texan Instagram post)
The Houston Viet Cultural Festival will hold a pho eating contest on September 16 awarding $200/$100/$50.
Registration will open today for a Nathan's Famous qualifier to be held in Selsey, West Sussex, England on August 26. I think this will be the first Nathan's qualifier held outside the USA since a Beijing qualifier in 2011. Registration is now open for the Slopper championship at the Colorado State Fair in Pueblo on September 2, the Buffalo Buffet Bowl on September 2, the USA Chicken Wing Eating Championship in Buffalo on September 3 and the Lewisville, TX tamale contest on September 30.
Joel Hansen won the Canton, TX hot dog eating contest for the fourth year in a row and claimed a $1,500 prize
The Big Texan announced James Webb finished their 72 ounce steak challenge in 6:28, breaking Joey Chestnut's mark for the fastest male completion time and placing him 2nd behind Molly Schuyler (4:18) for the best overall time.
Outlaw Egg Rolls announced the cancellation of its egg roll eating contest that was to have been held June 10 in Lubbock, TX due to lack of sponsorship. MLE has made no mention of the cancellation on its home page or twitter.
Festa Italiana in Bryan, TX will hold a pasta eating contest tomorrow awarding $200 to the winner.
Canton, TX will hold a hot dog eating contest on July 4 awarding $1500 to the winner.
Defending champion Geoff Esper, Nick Wehry, James Webb, Derek Hendrickson and Nate Biller are expected to compete in the Outlaw Egg Rolls’ World Egg Roll Eating Championship in Lubbock, TX June 10.
Hotel Vegas in Austin will hold a hot dog eating contest on May 28 awarding $200 cash, a $100 gift card and a $50 bar tab to the winner.
The Twist and Pinch Crawfish Festival will hold a crawfish eating contest in San Antonio on June 10 awarding $300 to the winner.
The Texas Route 66 corn dog eating contest in Amarillo will award $500 to the winner on June 10. The competition is part of a statewide celebration of the highway

2023 Manorpalooza sausage eating contest

Nick Wehry announces that he, Geoff Esper and Miki Sudo will compete in the sausage eating contest at Manorpalooza in Manor, TX on Saturday.
ExpressNews.com has a list of five San Antonio restaurant challenges.
Registration is now open for the The ManorPalooza World Texas Sausage-Eating Championship to be held in Manor, TX on May 6.
Manor, TX announces it will hold a MLE sausage eating contest at its "Manorpalooza" festival on May 6.
Charlie Clark Hyundai in Laredo, TX will hold a hot dog eating contest on March 24 awarding $300/$200/$100.
The Dallas Pizza Fest will hold a pizza eating contest on April 23 awarding $200/$100/$50.
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