Some of the world’s top competitive eaters will be in Tower, Minn., this summer to see who can consume the most of a specific regional dish.

Darron Breeden of Orange, Va., No. 5 on the charts, is among the contestants on the bill for the Wild Rice Hotdish-Eating Championship at 3 p.m. June 22 at Fortune Bay Resort Casino, 1430 Bois Forte Rd., Tower.

This event, in its first year, will include 8 minutes of competition.