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Charlie Dicanio wears a hot dog hat just before the start of Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest.

5 Hot Dog And Brat-Eating Contests To Chow Down On

Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest is competitive eating’s marquee event. Here are the best hot dog and brat-eating contests coming your way.


Matt Stonie Pregame Playlist

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Competitive eater Matt Stonie reveals how he rocks out when he pigs out.


Hot dogs are displayed on stage at the 2010 Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest.

Meredith Boxberger: ‘Best Not To Leave Anything Gross For The End’

Highly ranked competitive eater weighs in on eating competition prep and strategy.


Matt 'Megatoad' Stonie Player Style Files

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Professional eater Matt ‘Megatoad’ Stonie can eat more than you or anyone you know.


"Crazy Legs" Conti poses with cannolis after winning the eighth annual Little Italy Cannoli Eating Competition.

Crazy Legs Conti: ‘Anything MLE Puts On The Table, I’ll Eat’

Highly ranked competitive eater looks at the sports evolution and what it takes to compete.


Competitors eat hotdogs during the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest.

Entering A Competitive Eating Contest: 5 Things To Know

You’re a big eater. But are you a competitive eater? Maybe it’s about time to find out. But be informed going in.


The jury watches the competitors during Nathan's International Hot Dog Eating Contest.

Eating Contests You Need To See This Summer

Must-see eating contests for your consumption, from hot dogs to garlic. Grab a bib, and bring the Tums.


Chicken Wings basket

Chicken Wing-Eating Competitions Across America

Are chicken wings more your appetite? Then strap on your bib for these chicken wing-eating competitions held across the U.S.


Tubs of ice cream are displayed.

Ice Cream-Eating Challenges To Cool You Off

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream challenges. From speed eating to towering sundaes, these ice cream challenges will keep you cool in the warm summer months.


oey Chestnut (R) and George Shea celebrate after Chestnut wins the 98th annual 2014 Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest.

Interview With George Shea, Chairman Of Major League Eating

George Shea, Major League Eating Chairman, gives an inside look at the world of competitive eating.