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Siegel Bagelmania's World Bagel Eating Championship

Location: Las Vegas, NV
Date: 01-15-2023
Winner: Geoff Esper, with 17.75 in 8 mins


Full Results

  1. Geoff Esper - 17.75 Bagels with Cream Cheese - NEW WORLD RECORD
  2. Nick Wehry - 14.75
  3. Miki Sudo - 12.75
  4. Gideon Oji - 10
  5. Derek Hendrickson - 9.25
  6. Darrien Thomas - 7.5
  7. Sergio Reyes Raya & Naader Reda - 5.5
  8. Kevin Ross - 5
  9. Ryan Rodacker - 4.5
  10. Alex Perez - 3.5

Ladies and gentlemen! Major League Eating is proud to announce the kickoff of the 2023 season & a new addition to our slate of sanctioned eating contests — the Siegel Bagelmania's World Bagel Eating Championship!

Bringing the east coast to the west coast, Siegel's Bagelmania has been serving up New York-style boiled bagels for over 3 decades. They have cemented themselves as a Las Vegas institution and national authority on all things bagel. Who better to sponsor Major League Eating’s debut in this delicious discipline? NO ONE!

On National Bagel Day 2023, history will be made! A world record will be set for the most bagels with cream cheese consumed during the eight minutes of competition. Who will sit on the throne made of bagels and shmears? Will it be YOU? At the table or in the crowd-don’t you ever miss it!

$7,500 TOTAL PRIZE PURSE! 1st $3,500 2nd $2,000 3rd $1,250 4th $400 5th $250 6th $100

The contest took place at 11AM PST on Sunday January 15th, 2023, at Siegel’s Bagelmania, 252 Convention Center Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89109!

About Siegel’s Bagelmania

Siegel’s Bagelmania is a modern-day Jewish delicatessen and bakery in Las Vegas that has been serving up the finest authentic recipes for more than 33 years. It’s been a local hidden gem behind the glitz and glamour of The Strip, where the “who’s who” of Vegas gather for our from-scratch recipes and house-made breads, New York-style boiled bagels and shmears, pastries, loaded sandwiches including signature “Bagelwiches” and more. Bagelmania is a timeless eatery that caters to everyone and strives to be the most craveable delicatessen and bakery in Sin City. Don’t miss the sprawling to-go deli counter or platters for special occasions. The flagship location is next to the Las Vegas Convention Center, with a sister spot at Harry Reid International Airport inside the A Gates in Terminal 1.

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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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