DETROIT (WXYZ) - Coney dog lovers, get ready! The 2 nd Annual American Coney Island Coney Dog Eating Challenge is set for Wednesday, September 5, 2012 and registration is open for competitors who are hungry to earn the title of American Coney Island Coney Dog Eating Champion.
Individuals and teams of four will compete to consume the most Coney dogs – hot dog, bun, chili, mustard and onions – in 10 minutes and possibly beat the current record of 10 ½ coneys held by Larry Laughlin. This year's winner will receive a newly created Coney championship belt as well as prizes from a variety of local retailers, restaurants and other supporters, including a year of free meals at American Coney Island.
$10 registration fee for individual competitors in advance; $15 on the day of the event. $300 for team competitors in advance; $350 on the day of the event. All registration fees will go to the Keros Family Scholarship Fund for culinary students at the Golightly Career and Technical Center. To register, call 586-219-0995 or visit www.AmericanConeyIsland.com .
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