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  • Australian Buffalo Wing Festival Wing Eating Competition 2016

    Australian Buffalo Wing Festival Wing Eating Competition 2016

    We’re running the inaugural Australian Buffalo Wing Festival Wing Eating Competition for the 2016 wrap up party at Yardbird Valley. Want to compete for the great prizes, or just come along for the spectacle? All of the event details, including eater registration are available here: Click here for more info

  • Luna Park Hot Dog Eating Competition 2016

    Luna Park Hot Dog Eating Competition 2016

    CompetitiveEating.com.au are proud to announce their partnership with Luna Park for this very special event. Scheduled for 23 July 2016, we aim to have some of Australia’s best competitive eaters battling it out for first place in Australia’s leading national competitive eating event. More info will be released closer to the date. If you believe you have […]

  • Australian Buffalo Wing Festival Wing Eating Competition

    Australian Buffalo Wing Festival Wing Eating Competition

    We’re running the inaugural Australian Buffalo Wing Festival Wing Eating Competition Want to compete for the great prizes, or just come along for the spectacle? All of the event details, including eater registration are available here: Click here for more info

  • Yardbird Death Sentence Wing Challenge 2015

    Yardbird Death Sentence Wing Challenge 2015

    The Yardbird Ale House Death Sentence Wing Challenge is on again for 2015. How much beer could you win? The Challenge: Eat as many Yardbird Death Sentence Wings as you can in 12 minutes. The winner will win their weight in 4 pines beer! Friday 27 March 7pm. For full event details and event entry […]

  • Yardbird Death Sentence Wing Challenge 2014 Round 2

    Yardbird Death Sentence Wing Challenge 2014 Round 2

    It’s on again folks, the second round of the 2014 Yardbird Ale House Death Sentence Wing Challenge. For full event details CLICK HERE

  • Big Willi Burrito Challenge

    Big Willi Burrito Challenge

    The Challenge: Eat the Taco Bill 2.5kg Big Willi Burrito in under 35 minutes The Price: $35. Finish it in under 35 minutes and it’s FREE and you get an official certificate of completion The Prize: Eternal glory and your name on their Mexi-can web page (Fail and you end up on the Mexi-can’t!) The […]

  • The Battle of Big Eaters: World Championship Australian Qualifier

    The Battle of Big Eaters: World Championship Australian Qualifier

    We’re searching for Australia’s best competitive eaters to represent Australia in a popular Japanese TV show called “The Battle of Big Eaters: World Championships”. This global TV series will see Australian eaters compete against the best the USA, Japan and China have to offer. Sydney will host the Australian qualifying round in mid October, where […]

  • What The Hell Burger Challenge

    What The Hell Burger Challenge

    The Challenge: Eat the “What The Hell” burger, fries and a can of drink within one hour. The challenge consists of 2 x 500 g patties, 8 onion rings, 6 slices of cheese, about 10 slices of tomato, a mound of lettuce, tomato sauce, mayo and mustard. Total weight, about 3.2 – 3.5 kgs The Price: […]

  • The State of Origin 2014 Game 1 - Meat Pies

    The State of Origin 2014 Game 1 – Meat Pies

    Mate against mate, state against state. Welcome to the first CompetitiveEating.com.au State of Origin event, Game 1: Meat Pies. The rules are simple. Queensland vs New South Wales. Anyone from Queensland or New South Wales can enter (yes, anyone). All you need to do is film yourself eating pies in front of the telly during […]

  • Birdee's Bunk Buster Burger Challenge

    Birdee’s Bunk Buster Burger Challenge

    The Challenge: Eat the 1kg Birdee’s Burger, Chips and a Schooner of beer. The Price: ??? The Prize: A prize! (not sure but it’s something at least!) Situated in Fortitude Valley, this challenge looks all home grown like. Those patties are as hand made as they come, and smothered with melted cheese, topped with lettuce […]

Latest Eating Challenges

Big Willi Burrito Challenge

Big Willi Burrito Challenge

[ ] September 2, 2014

The Challenge: Eat the Taco Bill 2.5kg Big Willi Burrito in under 35 minutes The Price: $35. Finish it in under 35 minutes and it’s FREE and you get an official certificate of completion The Prize: Eternal glory and your name on their Mexi-can web page (Fail and you end up on the Mexi-can’t!) The […]

What The Hell Burger Challenge

What The Hell Burger Challenge

[ ] June 12, 2014

The Challenge: Eat the “What The Hell” burger, fries and a can of drink within one hour. The challenge consists of 2 x 500 g patties, 8 onion rings, 6 slices of cheese, about 10 slices of tomato, a mound of lettuce, tomato sauce, mayo and mustard. Total weight, about 3.2 – 3.5 kgs The Price: […]

The State of Origin 2014 Game 1 - Meat Pies

The State of Origin 2014 Game 1 – Meat Pies

[ ] May 27, 2014

Mate against mate, state against state. Welcome to the first CompetitiveEating.com.au State of Origin event, Game 1: Meat Pies. The rules are simple. Queensland vs New South Wales. Anyone from Queensland or New South Wales can enter (yes, anyone). All you need to do is film yourself eating pies in front of the telly during […]

Birdee's Bunk Buster Burger Challenge

Birdee’s Bunk Buster Burger Challenge

[ ] May 12, 2014

The Challenge: Eat the 1kg Birdee’s Burger, Chips and a Schooner of beer. The Price: ??? The Prize: A prize! (not sure but it’s something at least!) Situated in Fortitude Valley, this challenge looks all home grown like. Those patties are as hand made as they come, and smothered with melted cheese, topped with lettuce […]

Mad Mex Burrito Challenge

Mad Mex Burrito Challenge

[ ] May 2, 2014

First started in 2012, the Mad Mex Burrito Challenge is a 1kg burrito eating challenge, hosted by the “Mad Mex” chain of Mexican restaurants/outlets. Competitors must simply eat the whole 1kg burrito in one sitting. 2014 – 1 May – 31 May Price: $22 Prize: Choice of 3 Mexican wrestling masks Australian Record Time: 1:13 by Isaac H-D […]

Pancake Manor Pancake Eating Competition 2014

Pancake Manor Pancake Eating Competition 2014

[ ] March 9, 2014

Today saw the annual Pancake Manor Pancake Eating Competition for 2014. The competition is to see who can eat the most pancakes in 60 minutes, with the winner taking home a $70 Pancake Manor gift voucher. This year competitors once again took to the “Long Table”, spanning the full width of the Pancake Manor with […]

Completed Events

Yardbird Death Sentence Wing Challenge 2015

Yardbird Death Sentence Wing Challenge 2015

[ ] March 14, 2015

The Yardbird Ale House Death Sentence Wing Challenge is on again for 2015. How much beer could you win? The Challenge: Eat as many Yardbird Death Sentence Wings as you can in 12 minutes. The winner will win their weight in 4 pines beer! Friday 27 March 7pm. For full event details and event entry […]

Yardbird Death Sentence Wing Challenge 2014 Round 2

Yardbird Death Sentence Wing Challenge 2014 Round 2

[ ] September 28, 2014

It’s on again folks, the second round of the 2014 Yardbird Ale House Death Sentence Wing Challenge. For full event details CLICK HERE

The Battle of Big Eaters: World Championship Australian Qualifier

The Battle of Big Eaters: World Championship Australian Qualifier

[ ] August 30, 2014

We’re searching for Australia’s best competitive eaters to represent Australia in a popular Japanese TV show called “The Battle of Big Eaters: World Championships”. This global TV series will see Australian eaters compete against the best the USA, Japan and China have to offer. Sydney will host the Australian qualifying round in mid October, where […]

The State of Origin 2014 Game 1 - Meat Pies

The State of Origin 2014 Game 1 – Meat Pies

[ ] May 27, 2014

Mate against mate, state against state. Welcome to the first CompetitiveEating.com.au State of Origin event, Game 1: Meat Pies. The rules are simple. Queensland vs New South Wales. Anyone from Queensland or New South Wales can enter (yes, anyone). All you need to do is film yourself eating pies in front of the telly during […]

Mad Mex Burrito Challenge

Mad Mex Burrito Challenge

[ ] May 2, 2014

First started in 2012, the Mad Mex Burrito Challenge is a 1kg burrito eating challenge, hosted by the “Mad Mex” chain of Mexican restaurants/outlets. Competitors must simply eat the whole 1kg burrito in one sitting. 2014 – 1 May – 31 May Price: $22 Prize: Choice of 3 Mexican wrestling masks Australian Record Time: 1:13 by Isaac H-D […]

Yardbird Ale House Death Sentence Wing Challenge 2014 Results

Yardbird Ale House Death Sentence Wing Challenge 2014 Results

[ ] March 29, 2014

Saturday 29 March saw the 2014 Yardbird Ale House Death Sentence Wing Challenge. 12 contestants battled it out for the first prize, their weight in 4 Pines Beer! The competition started off with introductions, with some outstanding contestants getting huge applause from their supporters in the crowd. Neil Howard, (who shall now be knows as […]

News

Feature article in Maxim Magazine

Feature article in Maxim Magazine

[ ] July 18, 2013

Check our our feature article in this month’s Maxim Magazine! The article is a great insight into Australia’s best competitive eaters. James “Jim Bob” Rose, Camilla “Milly” Hamilton, Colin “The Conqueror” MacLaurin, Hungry Haydo and Daniel Mercer all talk about what brought them into the sport, their goals, and the tactics they use to be […]

Competitive Eating Q&A

Competitive Eating Q&A

[ ] April 7, 2013

We were today approached by a young budding journalist to answer a few questions about competitive eating. We thought we’d share with you the questions and our responses! What do you think are the main motivations for competitive eating? For most eaters, it’s the desire for them to compete and succeed in something that they […]

Daniel Mercer USA bound

Daniel Mercer USA bound

[ ] March 20, 2013

Well known Australian competitive eater Daniel Mercer has set his sights on the USA, and aims to compete in May. Via: The Courier Mail WITH every eating challenge he has entered under his belt, Capalaba’s Dan Mercer plans to take his scoffing skills to the international circuit and take on eating professionals in the home […]

Food: Food competitions and their appeal to Americans

Food: Food competitions and their appeal to Americans

[ ] February 24, 2013

“Top Chef,” “Iron Chef America,” Hot dog eating contests. Local pie contests. What is it with Americans and competing with their food? Read More…

US man wins cockroach-eating contest, dies

US man wins cockroach-eating contest, dies

[ ] October 9, 2012

… the long-awaited "Midnight Madness" giant roach-eating contest at the Ben … around 7pm with food (besides bugs) and drink to celebrate the occasion. Read More…

Is competitive eating too American for the UK?

Is competitive eating too American for the UK?

[ ] September 8, 2012

He's puzzled that competitive eating has been slow to take off in the UK; it has translated well to Australia, Hong Kong and Thailand. Read More…

Annual Events

Pancake Manor Pancake Eating Competition 2014

Pancake Manor Pancake Eating Competition 2014

[ ] March 9, 2014

Today saw the annual Pancake Manor Pancake Eating Competition for 2014. The competition is to see who can eat the most pancakes in 60 minutes, with the winner taking home a $70 Pancake Manor gift voucher. This year competitors once again took to the “Long Table”, spanning the full width of the Pancake Manor with […]

Australia Day Eating Competitions 2013

Australia Day Eating Competitions 2013

[ ] January 17, 2013

Looking for an eating comp this Australia day? Here’s what we’ve been able to find: Queensland The Caxton Kilo 1kg Steak Challenge, Caxton Hotel, Brisbane Grazier pie eating competition, Oxley Tavern, Oxley Lamington Eating Competition, Lawnton Aquatic Centre, Lawnton Watermelon Eating Competition, Aussie World and Ettamogah Pub, Palmview Watermelon Eating Competitions, Moore Park Beach Pie eating competition, Bill Wakeham Park, […]

Paniyiri Greek Festival Honey Puff Eating Contest 20 May 2012 Results

Paniyiri Greek Festival Honey Puff Eating Contest 20 May 2012 Results

[ ] May 7, 2012

Results: Large crowds gathered for the 4 qualification rounds, with the winner of each round securing themselves a place in the main stage final. And for the final, on the main stage in front of a crowd of thousands, Ben Rag, Colin MacLaurin, Charlie Dearden and Mitchell each sat down to a bowl of 25 […]

"El Diablo" Chilli Con Carne Eating Contest, Pickled Cactus Restaurant, Gold Coast, Queensland

“El Diablo” Chilli Con Carne Eating Contest, Pickled Cactus Restaurant, Gold Coast, Queensland

[ ] January 6, 2012

Calling all those with stomachs of steel! Biggera Waters is home to the “El Diablo Challenge”, the World’s Hottest Chilli con Carne challenge. Brave contestants battle each other through several rounds, each of which delivers an even spicier version of the Mexican dish. Last year’s winner vomited 16 times before he was finally crowned! Paul, […]

Mussel-Eating Contest, Belgian Beer Cafe, Melbourne, Victoria

Mussel-Eating Contest, Belgian Beer Cafe, Melbourne, Victoria

[ ] January 5, 2012

If shellfish is more your thing, the Belgian Beer Cafe in Melbourne offers an alternative Australia Day cake-hole shoving event. Three heats run throughout the day, with a final at 5.10pm. Steer clear if you’re a spectator, we reckon this one could get pretty messy! Unfortunately, Australia Day 2011 was the last time this event […]

Chilli-Eating Contest, West Gippsland, Victoria

Chilli-Eating Contest, West Gippsland, Victoria

[ ] January 4, 2012

This chilli-eating competition, held as part of Jindivick’s Hot Sauce and Fiery Foods Festival is not for the faint-hearted. Fearless (or foolish, depending on your perspective) competitors have the chance to chow down raw chillis to try to topple the current Australian record, which stands at 54 jalapenos and 10 habeneros. Ouch! 

Other Recent Articles

Isaac H-D

Isaac H-D

[ ] August 25, 2014

Name: Isaac H-D Location: Sydney Hobbies: Boxing, Rugby, Eating Height: 190cm Weight: 90kg Isaac is one of the youngest eaters on the circuit, but don’t let his youthful appearance fool you. His ability to put away huge amounts of food is second to none! His first foray into competitive eating was in December 2013 when […]