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The 2022 Destination Outlets World Pumpkin Pie Eating Championship

Location: Jeffersonville, OH
Date: 10-09-2022
Winner: Geoff Esper, with 13.75lbs of Pumpkin Pie in 8 mins


It’s back! And it’s more bad news for pumpkin pie! Ladies and gentlemen, the 2022 Destination Outlets World Pumpkin Pie Eating Championship returns to Major League Eating’s 2022 slate of sanctioned competitions. This pure American classic, the humble and perfect pumpkin pie, is restored to its rightful place in the spotlight. Major League Eaters are warmly encouraged to sign up for the chance to compete.

Destination Outlets—located right off of Route 71 in Jeffersonville, OH—is your one-stop destination for savings, food and fun! And on this coming October 9th, the majestic sights and sounds of the world’s greatest eaters taking down pumpkin pie after pumpkin pie over eight minutes of furious action. At last year’s inaugural event, the great Joey Chestnut bagged the W by eating 16lb and 12oz of pie in just eight minutes.

Do you have what it takes to challenge the best in the world? Can you out-pie Joey Chestnut? Will it be you who sets a new world record and walks away with the $2,000 first-place prize? Do you simply want to watch the best in the world do what they do so well? This is The 2022 Destination Outlets World Pumpkin Pie Eating Championship! At the table or in the crowd—do not miss this!

FULL RESULTS! 1. Geoff Esper 13.75lbs of Pumpkin Pie in 8 mins 2. Miki Sudo 13 3. Nick Wehry 12 4. Bartley Weaver 10.75 5. Steve Hammond 9.5 6. George Chiger 8.75 7. Radim Dvoracek 8.25 8. Derek Jacobs 6.5 9. 9. Eric Booker 5.75 10. John Gebhard 5 11. Matthew Raible 4.25 12. Katie Delzoppo 2.75

This contest took place at 1PM ET on Sunday, October 9th, 2022, at Destination Outlets, 8000 Factory Shops Blvd, Jeffersonville, OH 43128!

About Destination Outlets! It's the largest shopping destination in Ohio! Destination Outlets in Jeffersonville is YOUR destination for savings, food and fun! Whether you’re looking for some great deals at our outlet shops, a day with your furry friend at the dog park, or a taste of chocolate at the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, we’ve got you covered. Bring the whole family and enjoy! See you at Destination Outlets, right off of Route 71 in Jeffersonville, Ohio. Visit us at

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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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