NEW YORK-NEW YORK TO HOST NATHAN’S FAMOUS HOT DOG EATING CONTEST, SATURDAY, APRIL 25
Male and Female Winners Advance to Coney Island Event this July
Culinary sporting fans are invited to cheer on competitive eaters from across the region at New York-New York Hotel & Casino’s 18th annual qualifying event for the 100th Annual Nathan’s Famous Four of July Eating Contest in Coney Island, NY.
During the main event Saturday, April 25 at 2 p.m., trained male and female competitors from across the region will gather at the Brooklyn Bridge at New York-New York to compete for the “Nevada Hot Dog Eating Champions” title. Winners of this culinary honor will represent Las Vegas in the July 4 finals.
A special employee contest will begin at noon followed by a “Heroes” competition for charity at 1:30 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.
The Nathan’s Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest has occurred every July 4 in Coney Island since 1916, the year Nathan Handwerker opened the legendary restaurant. Major League Eating, the governing body of all stomach-centric sports, sanctions the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Circuit, ensuring the contests are judged professionally and that safety standards are in place at each event.
Saturday, April 25
Noon – Employee Contest
1:30 p.m. – Heroes Contest
2 p.m. – MAIN EVENT
New York-New York Hotel & Casino
3790 Las Vegas Blvd., S.