Texas eating challenges and contests category

Upcoming eating contests
2021 Jul 30Supercharged Wing Eating Contest Lumberjack Harley Davidson Nacogdoches, TX
Three random eating challenges
burgers Big Belly Burger Challenge BigBellys Burgers Houston, TX
1.5 lb. burger 1.5 Pound Burger Random Boerne, TX includes 1/2 lb. fries
tacos Taco Eating Record Tacos del Julio Houston, TX record attempts held on Wednesday nights
(All Texas eating challenges and contests in database)

Joel Hansen finished the 10 pound Gusto Burrito Challenge at Tacos La Shula in Orange, TX in 9:33. The challenge was intended for two person teams.
Joel Hansen ate 45 hot dogs in 10 minutes to defend his title in the July 4 Canton, TX hot dog eating contest and claim the $500 first prize.
Two July 4 contests in Austin, TX will award $250 to the winner: a pickled egg eating contest at Haymaker and a corn dog eating contest at Black Sheep Lodge.
Canton, TX will hold a hot dog eating contest on July 4 awarding $500 to the winner.
The Big Texas Fun Crawfish and Tribute Fest will hold a crawfish eating contest in Victoria, TX Saturday awarding $500/$100/$50.
The Dallas Pizza Fest will hold an eating contest on May 15 awarding $250/$150/$50.
The Toyota Music Factory in Irving, TX will hold a taco eating contest on May 5 awarding a first prize valued over $500.
Mark's Outing in San Antonio will hold a burger eating contest in October awarding $1000 to the winner. Monthly qualifiers start on Friday.
Lulu's in San Antonio, home of a 3 pound cinnamon roll and a chicken fried steak challenge, announced they were closing permanently. The restaurant received criticism for ejecting Randy Santel and calling the police on him.
Bob Shoudt posted a video of his attempt to beat Brandon "Da Garbage Disposal" Clark's record of 1:42 for the 3 pound burrito at Bad Azz Burrito in Fort Worth which would result in him claiming a $1,360 jackpot.
Erik Lamkin has started a food challenge tour video series called Electric Eats the World. His first video is a trip to Austin to attempt the Colossus Pizza Challenge.
The Big Texan in Amarillo, TX has started a youtube channel for videos of attempts at its 72 ounce steak challenge.
AR15.com has a forum thread about the livestream of diners attempting the 72 ounce steak challenge at The Big Texan in Amarillo, TX. The thread started on September 7 and currently has 307 pages. Molly Schuyler and Katina Eats Kilos are some of the steak challengers mentioned by commenters.
Salsa Joe's in Arlington, TX has added a 20 pound burger, billed as the largest in Texas, to its menu. They also offer a 10 pound burger available as an individual eating challenge.
CoveLeaderPress.com has an article about Greg "The Savage" Wilson attempting the donut challenge at Shipley Do-Nuts in Copperas Cove, TX.
Miki Sudo posted a video of her attempt at the 7 pound burger challenge at Kenny's Burger Joint in Frisco, TX. Joey Chestnut also attempted the challenge.
The Fort Worth Pizza Fest will hold an eating contest on November 15 awarding $250/$100/$50.
Texarkana Gazette has a report on Randy Santel completing the new "All About the Taste" challenge at Taco Tico in Texarkana, TX on Friday, which concluded a his tour of the southeastern United States that started on August 2.

2020 Lewisville Western Days tamales

Official results

1st 93 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut first appearance at contest since 2014
2nd 75 Miki Sudo
3rd 61 Nick Wehry
4th 57.5 Gideon Oji
5th 26.5 “Nasty” Nathan Biller
6th 21 Katie Prettyman
7th 16.5 Jocelyn Walker
8th 12.5 Alex “Moose” Perez
9th 8 Brian Moote
DQ ? Greg “The Savage” Wilson apparently had at least 30 before DQ

The Western Days Festival World Tamale Eating Championship can be viewed online at http://lewisvillewesterndays.com/. Joey Chestnut will be competing for the first time since 2014.

Previous winners
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Comments (7)

Raina Huang and Joel Hansen both attempted the 28 inch pizza challenge at Studebaker's in Gatesville, TX.
Joey Chestnut, Miki Sudo and Gideon Oji are expected to compete in the Western Days Festival World Tamale Eating Championship in Lewisville, TX on September 26. update Miki Sudo says that Nick Wehry, Katie Prettyman, Alex Perez and Jocelyn Walker will also compete.
The owner of a Dallas food truck says $1000 will be awarded if its burger challenge is completed.
Miki Sudo has posted a video of her attempting two 72 ounce steak challenges at The Big Texan in Amarillo, TX that was recorded in September 2019.
Raina Huang and Joel Hansen will attempt the new Krazy King Food Challenge at Krazy Katsu & Udon in Houston on September 9.
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