Want to compete in a hot dog eating contest? Here’s how!

Qualified By on Mar 27, 2014


Have you always wanted to compete in a hot dog eating contest? Think you have what it takes to go up against Joey Chestnut or Sonya Thomas? Here’s your chance. Beginning April 26, you have 14 chances to earn your spot at the big table this July 4. Qualifiers will be held all over the US, and the top male and female from each contest with qualify for a spot to compete in the Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest in Coney Island. 

Below is a list of the official qualifier schedule:

April 26th: Las Vegas, NV (New York-New York Hotel & Casino)
May 3rd: Houston, TX (Memorial Mall)
May 17th: St. Louis, MO (Busch Stadium)
May 24th: Charlotte, NC (Speed Street celebration)
May 29th: Fort Lee, VA (Military Qualifying Event)
May 31st: Bloomingdale, IL (Kmart)
June 1st: St. Paul, MN (Dixie’s Stage, 695 Grand Avenue)
June 7th: Long Pond, PA (Pocono Raceway)
June 7th: Savannah, GA (River Street)
June 15th: Queens, NY (Citifield Plaza)
June 21st: Boston, MA (Government Center, Phantom Gourmet BBQ Beach Party)
June 21st: East Rutherford, NJ (State Fair Meadowlands) Cancelled
June 22nd: Sonoma, CA (Sonoma Raceway)
June 29th: Cleveland, OH (Crocker Park Shopping Center)

Visit Major League Eating’s website to register to compete in a hot dog eating contest!

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