Springfield Hot Dog Eating Contest

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Don't miss the Nathan's Famous Exhibition Springfield Hot Dog Eating Contest benefiting Special Olympics Illinois on Saturday, June 30 starting at 11 a.m. at the County Market on Veterans Parkway!

We'll have food, prizes, carnival games and summer fun...all for a great cause!
Teams of two people, including local celebrities, law enforcement and the Two Bald Guys will see how many hot dogs they can eat in 5 minutes.
Want to challenge them? There are two ways to earn your spot at the table PLUS win a $50 County Market gift card!


1. Enter the HOT DOG SWEEPSTAKES with the The State Journal-Register through June 22 by CLICKING HERE
2. Make any donation to the Special Olympics Illinois - Region H or buy a hot dog T-Shirt (with proceeds going to Special Olympics) by June 20 by CLICKING HERE.
Also happening at the event on June 30, a HUGE one day sale at County Market featuring items from Nathan's Famous, Coca-Cola, Frito Lay and more will benefit the Special Olympics. And we'll have a cookout too!
Come meet the Special Olympics athletes as they show off their skills. Register to win prizes and play carnival games like old fashioned watermelon seed spitting, ring toss, bag toss and a lot more!