The Mystic Lake Casino Hotel World Taco Eating Championship

Date: 05/05/2017
Location: Prior Lake , MN
Discipline: Tacos
Total Prizes: $4,000 Total Prize Purse


Good news, world: Major League Eating is adding yet another new event to our 2017 slate of sanctioned eating Championships. Behold, the Mystic Lake Casino Hotel World Taco Eating Championship. This eight-minute battle of man vs woman vs taco is to be held on Cinco de Mayo. We can think of no better way to celebrate the Mexican Army's victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862—tip of the boater hat to the victorious General Ignacio Zaragoza. Major League Eaters are heartily encouraged to sign up for the chance to compete in this history-making event.

The event will take place at the Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, located just 25 minutes southwest of the twin cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, MN. There is simply no better place to be this coming Cinco de Mayo. Do you have what it takes to stare down tray upon tray of delicious tacos over eight minutes of sanctioned competiton? Do you wish to pay tribute to General Zaragoza? Do you want to win money by eating tacos? Or do you simply want to see the world's best eaters do what they do so well? This is The Mystic Lake Casino Hotel World Taco Eating Championship! At the table or in the crowd—don't you ever miss it!

1st - $2,000
2nd - $1,000
3rd - $600
4th - $300
5th - $100

This contest will take place at 7pm on Friday, May 5th, 2017 at The Grand Ballroom at Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, 2400 Mystic Lake Blvd NW, Prior Lake, MN 55372!

Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, the premier gaming facility in the Midwest, continually creates new, fun and exciting entertainment experiences for its guests. Mystic Lake® offers gaming, three lively bars, exceptional dining at seven restaurants, headline performers, unique special events and luxurious accommodations. Located 25 minutes southwest of Minneapolis/St. Paul in Prior Lake.

Visit Mystic Lake in RiverSouth—Land of Big Fun! RiverSouth℠ is a joint public-private collaboration promoting premier entertainment destinations just from Minneapolis. With four of Minnesota’s biggest attractions just four miles apart, there’s fun around every bend. Partners include Canterbury Park, Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Valleyfair, the Renaissance Festival, Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community, and the cities of Prior Lake and Shakopee.

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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.