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16 Recent Competitive Eating Contests in the US

Horseshoe Sandwiches (Two pieces of toast topped with ham, French fries, and cheese sauce): Winner ate 6 pounds, 5 ounces of sandwiches in 10 minutes; Illinois State Fair, August 2006Rhubarb Pie: Winner ate 7.9 pounds of rhubarb pie in eight minutes; North Dakota State Fair, July 2006Gyoza: Winner ate 212 gyoza; Nisei Week, Los Angeles, August 2006Waffles: Winner ate 23 waffles in 12 minutes (7.5 pounds);Atlanta, GA, September 20006Cannoli: Winner ate 26 cannoli in six minutes; 79th Annual Feast of San Gennaro, New York, NY, September 2006Fried Okra: Winner ate 9.75 pounds in 10 minutes; Oklahoma State Fair, September 2006Jalapeno Peppers: Winner ate 247 pickled jalapenos in eight minutes; State Fair of Texas, October 2006Whole Turkey: Winner ate 4.8 pounds of turkey in 12 minutes; Artie’s Deli, New York, NY, November 2006Meatballs: Winner ate 9.97 pounds of meatballs; Tropicana Hotel, Atlantic City, December 2006Date Nut Bread and Cream Cheese Sandwiches: Winner ate 29 sandwiches in 10 minutes; Madison Square Garden, New York, NY, December 2006Chili Cheese Fries: Winner ate 5.44 pounds of fries; Long Beach, CA, February 2007Deep-fried asparagus: Stockton Asparagus Festival, April 2006Corn on the cob: Winner ate 34 3/4 ears of corn in 12 minutes; 7th Annual Sweet Corn Fiesta, Palm Beach, FL, April 2007 *Strawberry Shortcake: Winner ate 15.25 pounds of strawberry shortcake in eight minutes; Mattituck, NY, June 2007Shoo-Fly Pie: Lancaster, PA, June 2007Pigs’ Feet and Knuckles: New Jersey State Fair, June 2007More at

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