Never miss a local story.
The final spot in the Major League Eating event is being held for the winner of the Throwdown’s amateur eating contest, which is being held on night one of the two-day taco celebration. The winner of Friday night’s event – the person who eats 20 tacos first – will advance to the competition on Saturday.
Those interested must post a video showing why they deserve a spot to Instagram with the #WorldTacoEatingChampionship. Throwdown organizers will pick the contestants who submit the most interesting videos. All videos must be submitted by noon, July 25. All entrants must be 18 years old with valid ID.
Those toying with the idea will do well to remember, this is how Chestnut handles his tacos: