Minnesota finally has a competitive eating competition to call its own.

Mark your calendar for June 22nd for the Fortune Bay Wild Rice Hotdish Eating Championship at Fortune Bay Casino in Tower, MN.

Here's what MLE says about the event, "For those not up to speed with many charms of Minnesotan cuisine, Wild Rice Hotdish is a peerless standout and welcome at any table across the state and beyond. This delicious carbohydrate-laden dish will take center stage at the championship, where a World Record in the discipline will be set."

There is a $5000 prize purse for the event, 1st place will get $2500 and get the honor of the first-ever Wild Rice Hotdish Eating Champion!

If you think you have the stomach for the event, sign-up begins on April 16th here. Keep in mind that you must be 18+.