Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Corinth hosts slugburger-eating championship

Hot dog eating champ Joey Chestnut will take on the Mississippi slugburger on Saturday in Corinth. He will be competing against Matt Stonie, also from San Jose and a 21-year-old nutrition major at Mission College in Santa Clara, Calif. Main Street Corinth made the announcement over the weekend on its Facebook page. The winner will get $1,500 (and bragging rights).

The 26th Annual Slugburger Festival is Saturday, July 13. The eating contest is at 4:30 p.m. at the Crossroads Museum in Corinth. The Festival begins on Thursday, July 11, and offers a full line-up of entertainment.

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