First National Bagel Eating Contest Scheduled

Lots of Dough at Stake; Literally!

Jan 07, 2016, 07:00 ET from The National Bagel Association

LONG ISLAND, N.Y., Jan. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Bagel Association is proud to announce the first annual "National Bagel Eating Contest" scheduled for February 7, 2016, which is the Sunday before National Bagel Day.

The 5-minute all-you-can-eat bagel contest will of course take place in New York, specifically in Huntington, Long Island. Bagel lovers across the country will be competing for a lot of dough; literally, as the winner will be awarded a $500 cash prize.

"The launch of the National Bagel Eating Contest was a no brainer," said Andrew Hazen, Founder & CEO of the National Bagel Association. "Millions of people love bagels and given the success of other competitive eating contests we knew we had to step-up, create and launch the event!"  

Those interested in competing in the National Bagel Eating Contest should visit to obtain information and register. All competitors must be over 18 years of age.

The fun-filled morning will include Bagel Art, bagel games and more! Attendees can register at

The National Bagel Eating Contest is sponsored by the Bagel of the Month Club, Bagel Boss and Brooklyn Bagel Chips.

About The National Bagel Association

The National Bagel Association is the first and only trade organization solely for bagels, bagel bakers and bagel store owners & operators. The National Bagel Association was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Long Island, New York. For more information visit call 516-719-0641 or contact

Contact Andrew S. Hazen

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