Festival of Discovery Hot Dog Eating Contest

Saturday, Sept 26th 12pm-1pm

Main Stage 


Do you think that you have what it takes to be the next champion of the annual Hotdog Eating Contest at the SC Festival of Discovery?

2018 Winner ate 25 hot dogs!

Mark Lyle 2018 Winner!

 FOD 2018 7328 

You must be 18 years of age to enter (or have a parent or legal guardian

     sign the waiver to enter) and have a form of I.D. ready at the contest.

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1st Place - $500

2nd Place $200

3rd Place $50


                                   The contest is limited to South Carolina residents ONLY!