Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers Summer Slider Eating Contest Year 2

Register NOW to Compete Sat., June 15, at any and all 17 Locations

By Sponsored Content May 31, 2024

Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers Summer Slider Eating Contest Year 2 Register NOW to Compete Sat., June 15, at any and all 17 Locations Winners Compete on the Mainstage at Scottsdale 4th of July at WestWorld Only One to be Crowned the 2024 Champion Sign Up at

Calling all burger lovers! It’s time to register for the Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers Summer Slider Eating Contest. All 17 Arizona locations will have a qualifying round on Saturday, June 15; one winner from each location will be named to continue and compete in the finale at Scottsdale 4th of July at WestWorld on the mainstage. Only 10 contestant slots are available at each location. Any and all non-professional eaters, burger enthusiasts and fans of the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest are encouraged to register now to put their fast-eating skills to the test.  

Each contestant will be given water as the only beverage, au jus for dunking, 20 cheeseburger sliders and 10 minutes during the qualifying round on June 15.

The championship round consists of 30 cheeseburger sliders for each finalist, and 10 minutes to eat as many sliders as possible. At both the preliminary round and July 4 finale, the winner will be whoever finishes all sliders in the fastest time or consumes the most sliders within the allotted 10 minutes. Each slider combines a toasted bun, American cheese, ground chuck patty and caramelized onions, no substitutions are allowed.  

Scottsdale 4th of July returns for its 11th year at WestWorld of Scottsdale, produced by R Entertainment and M Culinary Concepts. Witness the largest fireworks show in Scottsdale history as the fireworks dance across the McDowell mountains and light up the night sky, stay Red, White & COOL in the fully air-conditioned Tony Nelssen Equestrian Center and enjoy the new Winter Wonderland experience with a toboggan run, snowball fights and more for Christmas in July. Other features include Backyard BBQ provided by M Culinary Concepts including an extravagant cupcake American flag on display and Lerner & Rowe bull-riding rodeo and mutton-busting for kids at the largest patriotic party in Scottsdale. 

And of course, the grand finale of the Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers Summer Slider Eating Contest, a spectacle on the mainstage. Emerging as a fan favorite at Scottsdale 4th as thousands gathered in 2023 to see the eating competition in action. 

About Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers. Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers is the fastest growing brand of Square One  Concepts, with 17 Arizona locations. The ‘Neighborhood Burger Joint’ originated in North Scottsdale, Ariz., in 2011.  The casual and friendly atmosphere welcomes burger lovers, families and avid sports fans. The scratch kitchen offers  its award-winning burgers, hand-formed from fresh, never frozen, ground chuck, in a variety of mouthwatering halfpound burgers. The ever-rotating beer menu boasts a selection of more than 150 varieties. In 2023, Cold Beers &  Cheeseburgers has been named “Best Burger” twice, by readers of Phoenix Magazine’s “Best of the Valley” and The  Arizona Republic/azcentral’s “Best of the Desert.” It’s also earned a Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence; was named Best Daytime Drinking spot by Arizona Foothills Magazine; Best Juicy Lucy Burger by Phoenix Magazine; and even earned Editor’s Pick for Best Veggie Burger by Phoenix Magazine. Open seven days a week, Sunday-Thursday 11am-10pm; Friday-Saturday 11am-11pm. Hours may differ at Downtown Phoenix/Chase Field location. Happy hour is  Monday-Friday 3pm-6pm. 17 Arizona locations. Visit For the latest, follow Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers on Instagram and Facebook @ColdBeersAndCheeseburgers and X @Welovecoldbeers. 

About Square One Concepts. Square One Concepts is a full-service hospitality management, concept development, design and consulting firm located in Scottsdale, Ariz. Square One Concepts is led by a management team with more  than 100 years combined experience. Founder, President & CEO S. Barrett Rinzler, Arizona Culinary Hall of Fame 2017  “Restaurateur of the Year,” has created, designed and managed more than 30 unique concepts in multiple locations  throughout the West and Southwest including Scottsdale, San Diego and Denver. The company portfolio includes  Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers named 2x ‘Best Burger’ in 2023 by Phoenix Magazine’s ‘Best of the Valley’ and azcentral’s  ‘Best of the Desert’ with 17 locations in Arizona; Bourbon & Bones Chophouse|Bar in Old Town Scottsdale, in Gilbert at San Tan Village and Peoria at 83 Marketplace; B&B Cocktail Lounge in Old Town Scottsdale and Downtown  Phoenix/Chase Field; Famous 48 in Gainey Ranch Scottsdale, Famous 66 in Gilbert; Wasted Grain & Old Town Ski  Lodge in Old Town Scottsdale; Bootlegger and Pacific Beach Shore Club in San Diego; and Nook Kitchen in Arcadia in  partnership with Blueprint Hospitality Group. Square One Concepts strives to create unique and lasting restaurant  and nightlife concepts that provide enjoyable and memorable experiences. Square One Concepts, 7600 East  Camelback Road #1 Scottsdale, Ariz. 85251. Visit for more information.