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The Salvation Army National Donut Day World Donut Eating Championship

Location: Washington, D.C.
Date: 06-07-2024

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Ready to Glaze the Competition at the National Donut Day World Donut Eating Championship!

Calling all donut devotees! Mark your calendars for June 7th, because the Henry Bacon Pavilion in Washington, D.C., is about to be transformed into a battleground of glaze and glory. We're rolling out The Salvation Army National Donut Day World Donut Eating Championship, and it’s your chance to watch or become a part of competitive eating history.

Why You Can’t Miss This: Confectionery Champions Unite: Last year, James Webb set a towering benchmark by consuming 59.5 glazed donuts in just eight minutes. This year, competitors hungry for his title will push their limits. Will history be made with a new record? Join us to find out. Proud Partnerships: This event isn't just about pushing the limits of human doughnut consumption; it’s also about community and giving back. Thanks to our sponsors, BakeMark USA and the Salvation Army, we're celebrating a day that honors volunteers and supports charity. Sweet Stakes: Competitors are vying for a slice of the $3,000 prize purse, with the champion taking home $1,500. It’s not just about the glory—there’s serious dough on the line!

Be Part of the Excitement: Whether you’re a competitor or a spectator, we want you in the arena. The adrenaline, the competition, the sheer spectacle of extreme eating—this is an event you need to experience live.

Ready to Dive Into the Donut Den? Don’t just stand on the sidelines. Register to compete or grab your tickets today at our website. Be there when the clock starts, and the donuts start disappearing!

Let’s make this National Donut Day unforgettable. Join us for a celebration of skill, speed, and sprinkles. Sign up now and let the donuts roll!

$3,000 Total Prize Purse 1st - $1,500 2nd - $725 3rd - $500 4th - $200 5th - $75

The contest will take place at 2:00PM EST on Friday, June 7th 2024, at Henry Bacon Pavilion, 22nd St NW & Constitution Ave. NW Washington, DC 20037!

About BakeMark USA

BakeMark is the leading supplier and manufacturer of high-quality bakery ingredients, dedicated to elevating the baking experience across North America. With a steadfast commitment to quality and a relentless drive for innovation, BakeMark has served as a cornerstone in the baking industry for more than 130 years. We not only deliver excellence but we also foster enduring partnerships with bakeries of all sizes. Operating from 30 distribution centers across the United States and 9 in Canada, we ensure timely and efficient delivery of our products, reinforcing our commitment to the success of our partners in the baking community.

About The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army serves families and people in crisis living throughout the National Capital Area of DC, Maryland, and Northern Virginia. Whether it is a hot meal, help paying a bill, or a more long-term obstacle, our team is ready to serve anyone in need. We serve all without discrimination.

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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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