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2015 Heinkel's Hot Dog Eating Contest!

We are expanding our search for gastronomical greatness this year. Now you have more than one chance to make it to the Main Event at the 2015 Decatur Celebration!

We are holding pre-qualifying events leading up to the August 8th Main Event. 

Top competitors will be determined from all pre-qualification events and 10 + 2 alternates will qualify for participation in the Main Event at the Decatur Celebration - Sat., August 8, 2015. Contestants may compete in more than one pre-qualifying event to improve their score.

The first pre-qualifier was held on Saturday June 20 at Curly's Sports Bar.



5843 E. Rt. 36 - Decatur, IL
JULY 11th, 2015 @ 3pm
*Competitors should arrive @ 2pm


Rules & Entry Form (click here) and get it to us asap.



When: Saturday, August 8th, 2015 @ 3pm

Where: Funfest Stage - Decatur Celebration - Decatur, IL


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 $100 Meat Package

3rd Place - $100

+ Heinkel’s $50 Meat Package

For more info, email

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