[[LIVESTREAM] Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest Live Broadcast Online Free 4th July 2023
Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest 2023 : Americans connect the annual Fourth of July holiday to many spectacular staples including fireworks, pool parties, bonfires, county fairs, and barbecues. When is the 2023 Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest? How can I watch?
Multiple events will be held on July 4th. The women's competition will stream on the ESPN app at 10:45 a.m. ET. The men's competition will kick off at noon ET on ESPN2 and stream on the ESPN app.
No patriotic activity may be more zany than the Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest, which has provided eye-catching entertainment to the masses for decades. Approximately 35,000 fans are expected to convene on the corner of Surf and Stillwell avenues in Coney Island to watch Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest in person.
Where is the Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest held each year?
The Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest typically takes place outside the original Nathan's location in Coney Island near Brooklyn, New York. In 2020, Nathan's had to split from tradition briefly and hold the contest in a private location with no fans, due to the coronavirus pandemic.
What year did the Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest start?
Though there is an urban legend that the inaugural contest took place in 1916, the first official and recorded July 4th contest took place in 1972 at Coney Island.
What are the contest rules?
Major League Eating (MLE) has managed the event since 1997. Currently, entrants have to be under contract by MLE to participate. In addition to past champions and special MLE invitees, aspiring eaters can qualify for the event during other preliminary contests.
What prizes do the winners get?
First place gets $10,000, second place gets $5,000, third place gets $2,500, fourth place gets $1,500, and fifth place gets $1,000. Additionally, the top male competitor gets a mustard yellow bedazzled belt and the top female competitor gets a pink mustard bedazzled belt.
Who are notable contest competitors to keep an eye on?
Joey Chestnut is the top male champion of all time, with 15 Nathan's titles to his name. Chestnut holds a world record for eating 73 hot dogs in 10 minutes. Chestnut will have a dedicated camera feed on July 4th at 12:35 p.m. ET.
Miki Sudo is the top female champion of all time, with 8 Nathan's titles to her name. Sudo holds a world record for eating 6 hot dogs in one minute. There will be a dedicated Sudo camera feed on July 4th starting at 11 a.m. ET on ESPN3.