Texas eating challenges and contests category

Three random eating challenges
giant pizza Big-Azz Texas Pizza Challenge Maggiores Cedar Park, TX for 2 person teams
big calzone The Cablinasian Calzone Nick's Place Houston, TX contains 1 lb. of sausage & pepperoni, named after Sean "The Cablinasian" Pendergast of the Jim Rome Show
spicy burger Psycho Burger Wille's Place Original Wichita Falls, TX must wait 10 minutes after finishing
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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.
Lewisville, TX will hold a virtual tamale eating contest on September 26 as part of its Western Days celebration. Entrants have yet to be announced. update The contest will be in-person, but closed to spectators. Registration will open September 7
Lonestar Cheeseburger in San Angelo, TX will hold a cheeseburger eating contest on September 18 awarding $500 to the winner.
A tamale eating contest could be broadcast as part of Lewisville, Texas virtual Western Days festival that will replace the cancelled in-person event.
Joel Hansen recently completed the 72 ounce steak challenge at The Big Texan in Amarillo, TX in 12:24, which is believed to be a Canadian record. Raina Huang also attempted the challenge and finished in 24:41. (video)
The Buffalo Wing Festival announced it would not hold a 2020 event today. With the removal of the Lewisville, TX tamale contest, scheduled for September, there are currently no upcoming contests with a date on the MLE calendar. (Smoke's Poutinerie contest remains listed without a date). The Colorado State Fair will be scaled back, so a Slopper eating contest appears unlikely.
Joel Hansen ate 37 hot dogs in 10 minutes to win the first prize of $500 at a hot dog eating contest held July 4 in Canton, TX>
Canton, TX will hold a hot dog eating contest on July 4 awarding $500 to the winner.
The Big Texan in Amarillo, TX has resumed its 72 ounce steak challenge (outside) with Elder Michael Johnson finishing the meal in 29:20.
The home page for the Austin suburb, Manor, TX, announces it will hold a MLE sausage eating contest on May 8 or 9 as part of its Manorpalooza Festival.
Oysterfest in Fulton, TX will hold an oyster eating contest for men on March 7 and a competition for women March 8. Both events will award $200/$100/$50.

Molly Schuyler sets Laredo Jalapeno Festival record

Professional results from tonight’s La Costena Jalapeno eating contest in Laredo, TX. update Official results

1) Molly Schulyler 310 peppers in 15 minutes (contest record), $3000
2) Andrew Puhl, 202 peppers
3) Brandon “Da Garbage Disposal” Clark 170

from facebook video (results start at 42:30)

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Baltimore Ravens center Bradley Bozeman completed the Big Texan 72 ounce steak in about 50 minutes, which I think makes him the second active NFL player to have completed the Amarillo, TX challenge after Dolphins QB Ryan Fitzpatrick. The stop was part of a 6 week cross-country tour to promote anti-bullying efforts.
Slacker's in San Antonio will hold a hot wing eating contest tomorrow awarding $300 to the winner, $100 to the runner up.
Monsters and Critics has a post about the steak eating challenge incident in last night's episode of 9-1-1: Lone Star. A woman drank so much water trying to finish a 96 ounce steak she suffered water intoxication and needed emergency assistance. (video)
The January 27 episode of 9-1-1: Lone Star will have an emergency at a steak eating contest. The original 9-1-1 set in Los Angeles had a crisis at an insect eating contest on its October 22, 2018 show. This is not the first steak eating contest incident on a Fox program. The March 28, 1999 episode of the Simpsons (Maximum Homerdrive) had a fatality after a steak challenge went wrong.
The pro division of the La Costeña Jalapeño Eating Contest February 22 in Laredo, TX will award $3000/$1500/$750. The amateur competition will pay out $500/$400/$300.
Michelle "Cardboard Shell" Lesco completed the 72 ounce steak meal at the Big Texan in Amarillo, TX in 21:13, which I think is the fastest time for a female excluding Molly Schuyler's results.

2019 Circuit of the Americas Brisket

Official results Part 1 | Part 2

1st 27 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut failed to break record due to larger sandwiches according to George Shea
2nd 17.5 Nick Wehry announced as 4th
3rd 17 Matt “Hungry” Hazzard
4th 16.75 Ronnie “MegaByte” Hartman
5th 16.1 Michelle “Cardboard Shell” Lesco
6th 15 Adrian “The Rabbit” Morgan
7th 14 Juan “Hungry Saiyan” Neave
8th 13.5 George Chiger
9th 10.25 Greg “The Savage” Wilson
10th 9 Eric “Badlands” Booker
11th 5.5 Jocelyn Walker
12th 5 Alex “Moose” Perez

George Shea said that larger sandwiches prevented Joey Chestnut from breaking the MLE brisket sandwich eating record (34.75) held by Bob Shoudt.

Live video of brisket eating contest at Circuit of the Americas in Austin

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The Hot Pepper Festival in Palestine, TX will hold a pepper eating contest tomorrow awarding $200/$100/$50.
Geoff Esper completed the Big Texan 72 ounce steak challenge in 5:08, surpassing Joey Chestnut (8:52) for the fastest non Molly Schuyler time for the meal.
Registration is now open on majorleagueeating.com for the True Texas BBQ Challenge at Circuit of the Americas in Austin on November 2. Registration is also open for the Fortune Bay World Indian Taco Eating Championship in Tower, MN also on November 2.
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