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The Asian Food Challenge 2009

Friday, 7:00 PM, Los Angeles B/C

The PMX Asian Food Challenge

The PMX Asian Food Challenge is back! Last stomach standing wins!

So you think you're a competition food eater and you want to be the next Takeru Kobayashi? Not after this you won't! Go ahead and face your fears by joining the PMX Asian Food Challenge! Three foods from Asia will assault your taste buds and curdle your blood. In the end, only one will stand as champion! Will it be you?

1st Prize:$50 in cash, a free PMX 2010 badge, and other goodies
2nd Prize:$30 in cash, a free PMX 2010 badge, and other goodies
3rd Prize:$20 in cash, a free PMX 2010 badge, and other goodies

Rules to Participate in The Asian Food Challenge

1. You must be 18 years old or older to enter the challenge, and be a valid PMX badge holder.

2. You must have signed the liability waiver releasing PMX/PMA from any liability because of your decision to join the contest. (Waiver must be signed in person in front of a PMA representative. PMA is the Pacific Media Association, the parent company of PMX.)

3. You must not have ANY food allergies AT ALL. If you are not sure if you have food allergies or not, you cannot participate in The Asian Food Challenge.

4. To enter the Challenge, you must sign up on Friday, November 6 from 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM in the Programming Operations Office (room San Lorenzo B on the Second Floor).

Rules of the Contest

1. You must eat the required quantity to advance to the next round.

2. The contest will now be speed based: only the fastest eaters get to the next round. This should quicken the pace of the contest.

3. There will only be three items in the contest. However, they will all be challenging.

4. We will now increase the amount of "food" that must be eaten. No small plates here.

5. There will be no limit on how many people sign up for the contest unlike the past couple of years. However, it'll be like The Price is Right where we'll be calling people to come on down via a lottery system from those in the audience who have signed up. The picking of the contestants will be part of the contest so be ready to show us your game face! It's fairer that way. We will only choose 10 people from the signed up audience.

6. Food goes in. It does not come out! We have provided Buckets of Shame in case you are desperate, however this will result in your elimination from the contest. Throwing up or spitting kicks you out!

7. You must abide by the rules above or else you will be eliminated from the contest.

8. If more than one person is left in the final round, the person who eats the last item the fastest wins the contest.

 
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