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Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest – Queens, NY

Location: Queens, NY
Date: 06-16-2019
Winner: Men's: Adam "Beard Meets Food" Moran (32); Ladies': Juliet Goldberg (9.5)


Queens, NY, will host a sanctioned Nathan’s Famous hot dog-eating contest on Sunday, June 16th, 2019, to qualify the champions who will compete in the 2019 Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest. The top male and top female finishers from this qualifier will be invited to compete at the ESPN-televised finals at the original Nathan’s Famous in Coney Island on July 4th, 2019. The Nathan’s Famous qualifying tour is conducted each year in cities across the U.S. and beyond.

In recent years, an estimated 35,000 fans have made the pilgrimage to the corner of Surf and Stillwell Avenues in Coney Island to watch the Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog-Eating Contest in person. At the 2018 event, Joey Chestnut of San Jose, CA, ate 74 Hot Dogs and Buns in 10 minutes to set a new World Record. Miki Sudo of Las Vegas, NV, won the Ladies’ Title with 37 Hot Dogs and Buns. Do you have what it takes to challenge the reigning World Champions? If so, the time is now. Step up to the table for your shot at becoming a part of history!

This contest will take place on Sunday, June 16th, 2019, at 11:30am local time at Citi Field, home of the New York Mets—23-01 Roosevelt Ave, Queens, NY 11368!

The top male and female finisher will each qualify for a spot to compete in the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest in Coney Island on July 4th, 2019.

About Nathan's Famous, Inc. Nathan’s Famous has nearly 300 restaurants all over the world including Russia, Australia, Malaysia, the Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Panama, the Philippines, and the UK. There are Nathan’s restaurants up and down the eastern seaboard, and scattered across the Midwest and west including Texas, Illinois and Nevada. Nathan’s products are available in arenas and stadiums all over the country, as well as movie theaters, colleges and universities, travel plazas, amusement parks, casinos and hotels. Nathan’s available prototypes are full menu restaurants large and small, as well as carts, kiosks, trailers and trucks. Nathan’s Famous products are currently sold in more than 58,000 retail and food service locations, and are available in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, the Cayman Islands, and in 12 foreign countries. Through all channels of distribution, over 600 million Nathan’s world famous beef hot dogs were sold last year.

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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.tion, location and prize structure.

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