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

Location: Trenton, NJ
Date: 09-23-2023
Winner: Geoff Esper, with 43.5 in 8 mins


Geoff Esper successfully defends his Pork Roll Championship in one of the closest margins of victories the sport has seen!


  1. Geoff Esper 43.5 Case's Pork Roll Sandwiches in 8 mins 2T. Joey Chestnut 43 2T. James Webb 43
  2. Nick Wehry 35
  3. Josh Krady 20
  4. George Chiger 19
  5. Ryan Rodacker 14
  6. Chris Seely 13
  7. Larell Marie Mele 11.25
  8. William Myers 9.5
  9. Crazy Legs Conti 9.25 --

Brace yourself & get ready to feast at River Fest, featuring The Trenton Thunder World Famous Case's Pork Roll Eating Championship on Saturday, September 23rd, 2023, at Trenton Thunder Ballpark in Trenton, NJ! Experience the masterpiece that is the Case's Pork Roll Sandwich—the crown jewel of New Jersey's culinary history!

It's an intense contest of champions! Witness the world's greatest eaters, including reigning champion Geoff Esper (with 44 pork roll sandwiches in 2022), face off in an adrenaline-pumping 10 minute race against time. Can anyone demolish the jaw-dropping world record of 61.5 sandwiches?

Don't miss this once-in-a-lifetime chance to be part of history! Register now by filling the form below and secure your spot in the ultimate pork roll challenge! The sizzle, the thrill, and the flavor frenzy await you!

$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 ET on Saturday, September 23rd, 2023, at the home of the Trenton Thunder, Trenton Thunder Ballpark, 1 Thunder Rd, Trenton, NJ 08611

ABOUT THE TRENTON THUNDER! The Trenton Thunder have drawn over 10 million fans over 28 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 $7.5 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 on

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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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