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National Sweet Corn Eating Championship

Location: West Palm Beach, FL
Date: 04-28-2024
Winner: Miki Sudo, with 56 in 12 mins

Full Results

  1. Miki Sudo 56 Ears of Corn in 12 minutes
  2. Darrien Thomas 54
  3. Nick Wehry 50
  4. Yasir Salem 48
  5. Joey Przybylowicz 32
  6. George Chiger 30
  7. Jocelyn Young 27
  8. Elizabeth Salgado 14
  9. Rene Rovtar 13


Feast your eyes on the golden harvest! The National Sweet Corn Eating Championship is back to dazzle the 2024 season, proudly presented by Major League Eating.

Gather with us at the iconic Yesteryear Village within the South Florida Fairgrounds for the 24th annual Sweet Corn Fiesta. This renowned event beckons corn aficionados from across the globe to revel in the glory of corn. Seize this unparalleled opportunity to go cob-to-cob with the top talents in the field, savoring Florida's premium sweet corn. Ready yourself for 12 minutes of undiluted joy in this corn-consuming contest.

Last year marked the ascension of a new corn queen, Miki Sudo, who clinched the title by consuming an awe-inspiring 52 ears of corn. Hot on her heels was Gideon Oji, with a close 51.5 ears, followed by a formidable lineup of contenders. Yet, Carmen Cincotti's jaw-dropping world record of 61.75 ears still beckons challengers from near and far. Who will emerge as the sovereign of the 2024 corn-eating realm? Could you be the one to set a new global benchmark? Join us to witness the titans of corn eating in their element, showcasing their phenomenal skill.

Don't let the chance to experience the 2024 National Sweet Corn Eating Championship slip away - whether you aim to compete or prefer to soak in the spectacle, it's set to be an enthralling festivity celebrating the essence of corn!

$6,100 Total Prize Purse! 1st - $2,500 2nd - $1,500 3rd - $1000 4th - $600 5th - $300 6th - $200

This contest took place at 3PM EST on Sunday April 28th, 2024, at the Sweet Corn Fiesta, held in the Yesteryear Village at the South Florida Fairgrounds, 9067 Southern Boulevard West Palm Beach, FL 33411

About The South Florida Sweet Corn Fiesta The South Florida Sweet Corn Fiesta is presented by the Western Palm Beach Farm Bureau, is buttered with a family festival of children’s games, music, a national eating competition and, oh yes, mouth-watering and locally grown sweet corn.

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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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