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Wendy's Chicken Nuggets Eating Championship

Location: Central Islip, NY
Date: 07-26-2024

Who do you think will win? Tell us!

Calling all Wendy’s® Chicken Nugg enthusiasts!

For the first time in Wendy’s history, they're teaming up with Major League Eating to host the ultimate Wendy’s Chicken Nuggets Eating Championship. That’s right – we’re talking all you can eat 100% white-meat chicken, breaded to crispy perfection.

For 8 minutes, contestants will put their love for Wendy’s Nuggs to the tasty test, and one will be crowned champion (and the ULTIMATE Wendy’s Nuggs fan). The fun doesn’t stop there – we’ll have prizes for 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th place too. Lots of Nugg love (& winnings) to go around!

Whether you’re ready to take on the crispy competition or want to visit the ballpark as a spectator – you’re in for an exciting evening full of Nuggs and sizzlin’ summer fun!

If you’re not too chicken…join us on Friday, July 26th at the Fairfield Properties Ballpark for the first ever Wendy’s Chicken Nuggets Eating Championship!

$10,000 Total Prize Purse
1st - $5,000
2nd - $2,500
3rd - $1,250
4th - $750
5th - $500

The contest will take place at 5:35 p.m. ET on Friday, July 26th 2024, at Fairfield Properties Ballpark, 3 Court House Dr, Central Islip, NY 11722!

About Wendy’s

Wendy's was founded in 1969 by Dave Thomas in Columbus, Ohio. Dave built his business on the premise, "Quality is our Recipe®," which remains the guidepost of the Wendy's system. Wendy's is best known for its made-to-order square hamburgers, using fresh, never frozen beef, nuggets, freshly-prepared salads, and other signature items like chili, baked potatoes and the Frosty® dessert. Visit and for more information and connect with us on X and Instagram using @wendys, and on Facebook at Fresh beef available in the contiguous U.S., Alaska, and Canada.

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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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