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Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifiers

Official Listing Of The 2017 Nathan’s Famous Qualifiers

The Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest is a culmination of the qualifying circuit conducted throughout the United States. Each year, the greatest competitive eaters on earth gather on the corner of Surf and Stillwell Avenues in Coney Island, Brooklyn, NY, to compete, as they have since 1916, according to the archives. This year marks the 100th Anniversary of this legendary competition. Do not miss your chance to witness history!

2017

HEB Big League Weekend Qualifier
March 18
HEB Big League Weekend
San Antonio, TX
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Nathan's Fort Myers Qualifier
March 25
Nathan's Fort Myers
Ft. Myers, FL
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Marlins Park Qualifier
April 15
Marlins Park
Miami, FL
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Thunder Over Louisville Qualifier
April 22
Thunder Over Louisville
Louisville, KY
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New York, New York Hotel Qualifier
April 22
New York, New York Hotel
Las Vegas, NV
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Busch Stadium Qualifier
April 28
Busch Stadium
St. Louis, MO
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Mayfest Qualifier
May 6
Mayfest
Fort Worth, TX
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RiverFest Qualifier
May 6
RiverFest
Tampa, FL
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Wild Adventures Qualifier
May 13
Wild Adventures
Valdosta, GA
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Great American Ball Park Qualifier
May 19
Great American Ball Park
Cincinnati, OH
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Circle K Speed Street Qualifier
May 27
Circle K Speed Street
Charlotte, NC
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Taste of Syracuse Qualifier
June 3
Taste of Syracuse
Syracuse, NY
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Norfolk Harborfest Qualifier
June 11
Norfolk Harborfest
Norfolk, VA
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Pocono Raceway Qualifier
June 11
Pocono Raceway
Long Pond , PA
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Sail Boston Qualifier
June 18
Sail Boston
Boston, MA
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Citi Field Qualifier
June 18
Citi Field
Queens, NY
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Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle Qualifier
June 24
Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle
Washington, DC
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Naperville Ribfest Qualifier
June 30
Naperville Ribfest
Naperville, IL
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Meet the Qualifiers

Dover, DE
Marcos Owens Photograph
Marcos Owens
(27)
Juliet Lee Photograph
Juliet Lee
(24.5)
Nashville, TN
Brian Dudzinski Photograph
Brian Dudzinski
(24)
Noelle Dudzinski Photograph
Noelle Dudzinski
(6.5)
San Antonio, TX
Crazy Legs Conti Photograph
Crazy Legs Conti
(22)
Kassandra Zapata Photograph
Kassandra Zapata
(11)
St. Louis, MO
Juan Rodriguez Photograph
Juan Rodriguez
(29)
Mary Bowers Photograph
Mary Bowers
(12)
Las Vegas, NV
Rich LeFevre Photograph
Rich LeFevre
(30)
Michelle Lesco Photograph
Michelle Lesco
(28)
Houston, TX
Adrian Morgan Photograph
Adrian Morgan
(39)
Nela Zisser Photograph
Nela Zisser
(17)
Charlotte, NC
Steven Schuster Photograph
Steven Schuster
(21.5)
Elizabeth Petra Photograph
Elizabeth Petra
(6)
Syracuse, NY
Geoffrey Esper Photograph
Geoffrey Esper
(34.75)
Meredith Boxberger Photograph
Meredith Boxberger
(21)
Long Pond, PA
Badlands Booker Photograph
Badlands Booker
(23.75)
Larell Marie Mele Photograph
Larell Marie Mele
(12)
Norfolk, VA
Gideon Oji Photograph
Gideon Oji
(33)
BeeJay Alexander Photograph
BeeJay Alexander
(16.5)
Queens, NY
Yasir Salem Photograph
Yasir Salem
(33)
Sophia DeVita Photograph
Sophia DeVita
(16.25)

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