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The Western Days Festival World Tamale Eating Championship Presented By Market Street

Date: 09/30/2017
Location: Lewisville, TX
Discipline: Tamales
Total Prizes: $3,500 total prize purse

Summary
REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT WILL OPEN ON FRIDAY JULY 14, 2017, AT HIGH NOON, TX, TIME!

Major League Eating is proud to announce the return of the Western Days Festival World Tamale Eating Championship Presented By Market Street to our 2017 slate of sanctioned events. This 12-minute marathon of man vs woman vs tamale vs the world is the ultimate test of endurance capacity eating. Major League Eaters from near and far are warmly encouraged to sign up for the opportunity to compete in this signature event. Doing so is a rite of passage for every MLE eater worth his or her salt.

At the 2016 Championship, Adrian "The Rabbit" Morgan put on a textbook display of precise power eating to secure his first win in the discipline. Those looking to come to Lewisville, TX, for the 2017 installment of this event would do well to replicate his approach: Measured, calm, hungry. It was a sight to behold, frankly.

Do you dare challenge the great Rabbit Morgan? Do you wish to test yourself again the mighty Market Street tamale? Do you want to win money by eating delicious food? Do you simply wish to come and see what friends and family have been talking about all these years? Then be there: Report to The Western Days Festival World Tamale Eating Championship Presented By Market Street on September 30th. At the table or in the crowd—don't you ever miss it!

TOTAL PRIZE PURSE: $3,500!
1st: $1,500
2nd: $1,000
3rd: $500
4th: $250
5th: $150
6th: $100

This contest will take place at 1pm Central, on Saturday, September 30, 2017, at the City Hall Stage at the Lewisville Western Days Festival, 151 W Church Street, Lewisville, TX 75057!

About The Western Days Festival In Historic Old Town Lewisville!
The Western Days Festival World Tamale Eating Championship Presented By Market Street* is a highlight of the annual Western Days Festival in historic Old Town Lewisville, TX. This MLE-sanctioned competition is organized by the Lewisville Convention and Visitors Bureau. Market Street is the official provider of contest tamales at the World Tamale Eating Championship. Past champions of this 12-minute consumption marathon include reigning champion Adrian "The Rabbit" Morgan, Tim “Eater X” Janus, Sonya Thomas, Joey Chestnut and Miki Sudo. Other festival events include live music, the Cattle Drive Parade featuring a herd of 20 longhorn cattle, an art exhibit, children’s activities and more.

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*All applicants must be 18 years of age or older and fully acknowledge and understand the inherent dangers and risks associated with participating in an eating contest. The applicant further acknowledges and understands that the MLE/IFOCE coordinates with event sponsor(s) to select and approve eligible participants, and that the MLE/IFOCE shall decide, at its sole discretion, whether an applicant is eligible to participate in any eating event, and/or related activities. The MLE/IFOCE may revoke an applicant's eligibility to participate in the eating contest, or related activities, at any time, for any reason, at its sole discretion. The MLE/IFOCE and the event sponsors reserve the right, at any time, to change any and all details concerning the event, including, e.g., time, duration, location and prize structure.