Hot Dog Eating Contest

Hot Dog Eating Contest Saturday October 16 at 2pm at the Lodge in Central Park

Hot Dog Eating Contest

Rules and Regulations

 

  1. The contest is open to all ages.
  2. All contestants must have a Festival Button and be checked in with a waiver completed at least 30 minutes prior to the contest.
  3. Whoever eats the largest number of hot dogs with buns in five minutes is the winner.
  4. Water will be provided to all contestants. It is the only beverage provided.
  5. Each contestant will be given five hot dogs at a time.
  6. Mustard and ketchup will be provided. 
  7. Any complete hot dog in the competitor’s mouth at the whistle counts toward the final tally.
  8. The hot dogs/buns must “stay down” for the duration of the contest, and for five minutes afterward.
  9. Dunking, squashing or separating the hot dog and bun is allowed. 
  10. Contestants may not touch the hot dogs or buns before time starts. 
  11. In case of any controversy, the judges have the final say.