NATHAN’S FAMOUS HOT DOG CONTEST QUALIFYING CIRCUIT VISITS TAMPA ON MAY 6
Event on 2017-05-06 19:00:00
Nathan’s Famous will host the Florida qualifier for the annual Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest at 7pm on Saturday, May 6, 2017. The event will take place at the Tampa RiverFest.
The top male and female finishers in the event will qualify for a seat at the Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest in Coney Island, Brooklyn, on July 4th, 2017, where they will face reigning champions Joey Chestnut and Miki Sudo.
“The journey to July 4th and the high point of summer has begun,” said Scott Harvey, executive vice president of Nathan’s Famous. “Nathan’s is honored to be traveling the nation in search of new eating talent to participate in our annual July 4th tradition.”
“Competing in Coney Island on July 4th is item number one on most people’s bucket list,” said Major League Eating (MLE) Chairman George Shea. “Florida is known for great eaters and we are confident that we will find a local athlete in Tampa who can represent the great state of Texas on our nation’s birthday.”
Tampa, United States