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Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier - Grand Rapids, MI

Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Date: 05-11-2024
Winner: Darrien Thomas with 22 & Cherish Brown with 8.5

Full Results

Men's Division 1 Darrien Thomas - 22 Nathan's Famous Hot Dogs & Buns in 10 mins 2 Tanner Gray - 20 3. Nathan Klein - 14.5 4. Paul Van Dussen - 7.75

Women's Division 1. Cherish Brown - 8.5 Nathan's Famous Hot Dogs & Buns in 10 mins 2. Rubianne Garcia - 7

This electrifying next stop on the qualifying circuit isn't just any game day. On May 11th, the legendary field where the West Michigan Whitecaps battle under the lights will transform into an arena where the most daring competitive eaters converge, all hungry for victory.

Men and women of unmatched prowess will face off, not just against each other, but against the limits of human endurance itself. Only the top male and top female competitors will seize their chance to advance to the ultimate championship on July 4th.

This is your moment. The pitch is coming in hot, and it’s your time to swing for the fences. Join us at LMCU Ballpark for an unforgettable showdown where heroes are born and legends are made.

This contest will take place at the LMCU Ballpark, located at 4500 W River Dr NE, Comstock Park, MI 49321—following the Whitecaps' game on Saturday, May 11th, 2024!

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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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