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The 2023 Jack’s Donuts World Donut Hole Eating Championship

Location: New Castle, IN
Date: 05-26-2023
Winner: Geoff Esper, with 344 in 8 mins


Full Results

  1. Geoff Esper - 344 Jack's Donuts Donut Holes in 8 Minutes
  2. Joey Chestnut - 310
  3. Miki Sudo - 308
  4. James Webb - 295
  5. Nick Wehry - 266
  6. Sean Yeager - 217
  7. Mo Mbengue - 191
  8. Derek Jacobs - 133
  9. Michael Doolin - 94
  10. John Gebhard - 92
  11. Rene Rovtar - 43

Get ready to sink your teeth into the sweetest competition yet! Major League Eating is proud to present the 2023 Jack's Donuts World Donut Hole Eating Championship, taking place on Friday, May 26th, 2023!

Jack's Donuts, the authority on delicious donut holes, demands a return to New Castle, IN for a rematch for a rematch of the ages. Last year's winner, Geoff Esper, amazed everyone by devouring 293 Jack's donut holes in just 8 minutes, but who will rise to the top this year? Eight minutes of pure sugar-fueled excitement await as you watch the best in the world battle it out for donut hole glory.

Are you ready to take on the challenge and set a world record in the donut hole discipline? Or do you just want to sit back, relax, and watch the best in the world do what they do best? Either way, the Jack's Donuts World Donut Hole Eating Championship is a sweet experience you won't want to miss. Join us on May 26th, 2023 in New Castle, IN and taste the sweet success of Jack's Donuts, a beloved national treasure!

$4,000 TOTAL PRIZE PURSE! 1st $2,000 2nd $1,000 3rd $500 4th $350 5th $100 6th $50

The contest took place at 7:30 PM EST on Friday, May 26th, 2023, 1400 Plaza, located at 15th Street and Broad Street in beautiful downtown New Castle, IN!

About The Celebration

The City of New Castle is excited to partner with Jack’s Donuts and MLE to bring the Second Annual Jack’s Donut Hole Eating Contest to our downtown! Donuts are taking “center court” for this night in the place where Hoops is king!

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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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