BROOKLYN, New York (WDTN) — A Vandalia man will take his shot at worldwide fame during one one of the most anticipated events of July 4th.
Derek Jacobs will compete in the Nathan’s Annual Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest in New York City, according to our partners at the Troy Daily News.
This will be Jacobs second year at the famed competition.
Jacobs got his chance after qualifying in Cincinnati. He ate 25 and a half hot dogs to earn his spot in New York.