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Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest - Selsey, West Sussex

Location: Selsey, West Sussex, England
Date: 08-26-2023

Who do you think will win? Tell us!


1. Max Stanford: 34 Nathan’s Famous Hot Dogs & Buns in 10 minutes
2. Radim Dvoracek: 21.5
3T. John Dawes - 14.5
3T. Ronnie Hartman - 14.5

1. Rhea Jarvis: 4 Nathan’s Famous Hot Dogs & Buns in 10 minutes


We are thrilled to announce the Road To Coney 2024 begins with a trip across the pond!

MLE will embark on a journey to the picturesque seaside town of Selsey, nestled on England's southern coast. Known for its thriving crab fishery, this charming destination is about to witness an unprecedented clash of gastronomic cultures as it plays host to first qualifier event for the world-renowned Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest. Prepare your taste buds for a showdown like no other!

Straight off the heels of the historic 16th win by Joey Chestnut & 9th win by Miki Sudo, we are looking for their next international challenger. Grab your Union Jack napkins and embark on a culinary quest that will make history. Old Blighty is counting on you to fly the British flag high and bring home the mustard-colored glory!

This contest take place at COVE UK – SEAL BAY RESORT, White Horse Complex, The Lido, Paddock Lane, Selsey, West Sussex, United Kingdom, PO20 9EJ—at 3PM local time on Saturday, August 26th, 2023!

About Nathan's Famous, Inc. Nathan's is a Russell 2000 Company that currently distributes its products in 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, UK, Guam, and 17 foreign countries through its restaurant system, foodservice sales programs and product licensing activities. For additional information about Nathan's, please visit our website 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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