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River Fest Featuring The Trenton Thunder World Famous Case's Pork Roll Eating Championship

Location: Trenton, NJ
Date: 10-03-2020

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To Trenton! For those of you who have been living under a dark cloud of ignorance, New Jersey is the spiritual home of recreational and competitive pork roll consumption. There is no city quite like Trenton, NJ—the capital of that great state. And there is no food like the mighty Case’s Pork Roll Sandwich. And, further, there is no baseball team like the mighty Trenton Thunder. Which is why there is only one place in space and time that crowns the Pork Roll Sandwich-Eating Champion of the world and that is the 2020 installment of River Fest Featuring The Trenton Thunder World Famous Case's Pork Roll Eating Championship. Major League Eaters from near and far are warmly encouraged to sign up for the chance to compete.

At last year’s event, Joey Chestnut did Joey Chestnut things, eating a world record-setting 61.5 Case’s Pork Roll Sandwiches in 10 minutes. Words such as “dominant” and “incredible” were used to describe his performance but they do not do it justice. You had to have seen it to feel it, and you had to have felt it to understand it. Others ate less but with spirit.

Do you have what it takes to challenge the great Chestnut? Can you break his world record? Do you simply want to watch the best in the world do what they do so well? This is River Fest Featuring The Trenton Thunder World Famous Case's Pork Roll Eating Championship! At the table or in the crowd—don't you ever miss it!

$4,000 Total Prize Purse! 1st: $2,000 2nd: $1,000 3rd: $600 4th: $300 5th: $100

This contest will take place at 3.30pm Eastern, on Saturday, October 3rd, 2020, at the home of the Trenton Thunder, ARM & HAMMER Park, 1 Thunder Rd, Trenton, NJ 08611

About The Trenton Thunder! The Thunder, Double-A Affiliate of the New York Yankees, play in the 12 team Eastern League. The Thunder have drawn over nine million fans to ARM & HAMMER Park over 25 years and have won the three major awards that Minor League Baseball teams can win; the Johnson Trophy for the "Nation's Best Franchise" (2005), the Larry MacPhail Trophy for Outstanding Club Promotion (2003) and the Bob Frietas Award for Long-Term Success (1998, given by Baseball America). The team has given back over $7.1 million worth of goods, services and monetary donations through Trenton Thunder Charities, under the Grand Slam We Care Foundation umbrella. The Thunder can be found online at,,, and

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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.

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