Interview with competitive hot dog eater Juan "More Bite" Rodriguez
Interview with Juan "More Bite" Rodriguez, who will be competing in this weekend's qualifying round to earn a spot in the 97th annual July Fourth International Hot Dog Eating ContestPhoto: Video by ktnv.com
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Competitive hot dog eater Juan "More Bite" Rodriguez appeared on Action News at Midday to talk about the upcoming qualifying round for the 97th annual July Fourth International Hot Dog Eating Contest.
The qualifying round will take place this Saturday at Nathan's Famous at New York-New York. The main event is at 3 p.m.
It is the 15th year that New York-New York has hosted the event. The male and female winners of the main event will be crowned the "Nevada Hot Dog Champions."
A special employee contest along with a "Heroes" competition for charity featuring representatives from Nellis Air Force Back, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and the Clark County Fire Department will begin at 1 p.m.
The event is free and open to the public.