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2013 Heinkel's Hot Dog Eating Contest!

Come join us at the 2013 Decatur Celebration for the Heinkel's Hot Dog Eating Contest!

Last year was such a blast that we had to do it again! Enjoy FREE samples of Heinkel's products all day long! 100% Pork products. No turkey, no chicken, no cheap fillers. Plump and Juicy Pork Hot Dogs, Polish Sausage, Jalepeno and Cheddar Wieners. We'll be giving away prizes and t-shirts leading up to the big event on the Funfest Stage on Saturday August 3rd at 3:00 p.m.


Pre-Qualifier Event - photo by Jaime Heinkel Wenberg
Photo by Jaime Heinkel Wenberg

Heinkel's Pre-Qualifier Results

We had a great time on Saturday June 22nd at Curly's Sports Bar. The results are in! Congratulations to this year's group of competitors, and come cheer on our finalists as they compete for gastronomic glory at the 2013 Decatur Celebration!

 Frank Wach, 16 hot dogs
 Gary Thomas, 12
 Chris Ray, 11
 Colton Ray, 10
 Brian Bell, 10
 Wes Nusbaum, 9
 Bruce Boliard, 9
 Aleksandar Zaporozhan, 8
 Harry Campbell, 8
 Kalen Fonner, 7



When: Saturday, August 3rd @ 3pm

Where: Funfest Stage - Decatur Celebration


1st Place - $500

+4 All-inclusive Coca-Cola Scoreboard Tickets! 
Includes buffet, coke products, and beer. (must be 21 for beer)
Cards game at Busch Stadium in September.

2nd Place - $250

+ Heinkel’s $50 Gift Certificate

3rd Place - $100

+ Heinkel’s $50 Gift Certificate

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