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Great American Blueberry Eating Championship

Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Date: 07-13-2024

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Get Ready to Devour Blueberries at the Great American Blueberry Eating Championship!

Buckle up, blueberry buffs! The first-ever Great American Blueberry Eating Championship is about to make a splash in the world of competitive eating. This July, which happens to be National Blueberry Month, Belknap Park in Grand Rapids will be bursting with more than just summer sunshine—it will be overflowing with heaps of fresh, juicy blueberries waiting to be devoured by the boldest and fastest eaters out there!

A Fresh Challenge Awaits: This isn’t just another snack time; it's a fierce 8-minute showdown where contestants will compete to set the very first world record in blueberry eating. Imagine the glory of being the first-ever champion in what’s sure to become a beloved tradition. Don't miss your chance to be a part of history!

Inaugural Excitement: We’re popping the lid on this brand new event at Belknap Park, a perfect backdrop for what promises to be a day full of fun, frolic, and a whole lot of blueberries. Whether you're a seasoned competitor or a first-time fan, the Great American Blueberry Eating Championship offers a unique spectacle that's as exciting to watch as it is to compete in.

Join the Feast! Ready to make your mark? Register now to compete or come watch the titans of taste test their mettle against the humble blueberry!

$8,000 Total Prize Purse
1st - $4,000
2nd - $2,000
3rd - $1,250
4th - $500
5th - $250

The contest will take place at Noon ET on Saturday, July 13th, 2024, at Belknap Park, 30 Coldbrook St. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503!

About Blueberries (U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council)

July is National Blueberry Month! Blueberries are delicious, naturally sweet and provide a boost for a healthy and active lifestyle. It’s no wonder they are the Official Fruit of Major League Pickleball!

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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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