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Hot Dog Eating Contest: Qualifiers

Do you have what it takes to compete in the Hot Dog Eating Contest? Find qualifying events around the country and see who’s qualified for the Main Event.

2022 Qualifier Events

Nathan’s Famous will host two qualifying contests for the 2022 Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest. The top three male and top three female finishers from each qualifier will be invited to compete at the ESPN-televised 2022 Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest in Coney Island on July 4th.

Alameda County Fair
June 18th

Grandstand Stage


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Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle
June 25th

Monster Energy Stage


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