Broadway at the Beach

The 3rd Annual Broadway at the Beach Ultimate Eating Tournament will take place during the Taste of Broadway Spring Festival in Myrtle Beach, SC on Saturday, April 23, 2005.

Atlanta's Dale Boone is expected to compete in the tournament, his first appearance since the Thanksgiving Invitational. While Boone failed to win the Invitational, he did have an impressive run last fall, posting a string of baked bean wins and cementing his place in history as one of the best baked bean eaters of 2004.

The Myrtle Beach event will consist of three elimination rounds and a final head-to-head contest. All rounds will feature food from top area restaurants.

The contest will occur in a steeplechase format, featuring two-minute rounds with a range of items from shrimp to chicken wings from sponsors including: Key West Grill, Johnny Rockets, Amici's, and Goodberry's Frozen Custard. The IFOCE will host and officiate the Broadway at the Beach Ultimate Eating Tournament, which will start at 2 p.m. in Celebrity Square with the final round to commence at 3:00 p.m.

There are still spots available, and those over the age of 18 interested in competing can email For additional information on the Broadway at the Beach Eating Tournament, visit, or call (843) 444-3200.