Camden gets N.J. hot dog championships

June 11, 2008 9:07:40 AM PDT
Hot dog! A new event is coming to a redeveloping section of Camden this month: The state Hot Dog Eating Championship.

The winner of the event gets to compete in the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest in Coney Island, New York.

The Camden competition is to be held at a Nathan's store there.

Camden is one of more than a dozen cities to host a qualifying event.