Join Yoshinoya 4th Gyudon Eating Contest and Win up to P225,000 in cash prizes and a Free Trip to Japan! ♥

Itadakimasu! it means "Let's eat" 
This is a word used by the Japanese usually said before meals. 

The last time I went to Japan was 15 years ago, way back in year 1999 and how I wish I will be given a chance to go back for a vacation. A free trip to Japan would be really awesome and it will be a dream come true of mine. 

I am a half Japanese and of course I love Japanese food and Yoshinoya, Japan's famous beef bowl restaurant that is now here in the Philippines really satisfied my longing to authentic Japanese dishes. 
"Gyudon" literally known as beef bowl, is a centuries-old Japanese meal that has become a staple in many Japanese dining tables and restaurants. 

Aside from beef bowl, other best-selling bowl dishes in Yoshinoya include 
Beef Yakiniku 
Veggie Beef
Chicken teriyaki 
Beef Misono

Having that craving for Gyudon? What if you were given a chance to eat as many as Gyudon you want and for a chance to win cash prizes and free trip to Japan? 

Thanks to Yoshinoya Century Pacific, Inc. President and General Manager, Mr. Timothy James G. Yang 
Now on its 4th year, Yoshinoya will again mount the "2014 Gyudon Eating Contest" , an eating competition that will challenge Yoshinoya fans on how much gyudon they can consume for five minutes with bigger cash prizes and a Trip to Japan for Two. Awesome and cool prizes right?

How many bowls of Gyudon Beef Bowl you think you can finish in 5 minutes?
I can eat a lot and fast with the honest to goodness Yoshinoya's Gyudon Beef Bowl but that day I was not prepared for the challenge, If only I had known I came prepared with my lucky charm, a hungry stomach, did some work out and stretching of the stomach. So that's a tip for everyone! 

This was my first time and I was a surprised that we were actually joining the Media Gyudon Eating Contest and to become the challenger for the 15 minutes Gyudon Eating Contest.  
I was able to finished two bowls and honestly with the Oishii! Gyudon Beef Bowl I think I can finish up to 5 bowls in one sitting. Good Bye diet! Though it was a very enjoyable experience that I would love to do again and again. 

The winner of Blogger's Edition Gyudon Eating Contest. He devoured 4 and half bowls. Wow!
Congratulations Ruel Umali and Good luck on the Media qualifying round challenge. 

Now It's your turn... Are you up for the Challenge? 

How to join?
♣ For every dining purchase of Gyudon meal P199 entitles you to join the contest. 
(Take out, deliveries, bulk orders are not included.)

♣ Fill out Registration Form and sign a Health and Release waiver.

♣ Show one (1) valid ID (School ID, Company ID, Driver's License, SSS ID, GSIS ID, NBI Clearance, Postal ID, Voters ID, Passport) to the store manager of Yoshinoya.

♦ The Yoshinoya Gyudon Eating Contest is open to both males and females who are 18 years old and above.

♦ Qualifying Rounds will be held in all Yoshinoya stores: 
SM Mall of Asia
SM Manila
SM Megamall
SM North Edsa
Robinsons Galleria
Ayala Fairview Terraces

Daily from Monday thru Friday from April 21 to May 30.

Schedule is as follows: 
• April 21, 22, 23, 24, 25
• April 28, 29, 30 and May 1, 2
• May 5,6,7,8,9
• May 12,13,14,15,16
• May 19,20,21,22,23
• May 26, 27, 28, 29, 30

♣ The contestant who finishes the most number of bowls in 5 minutes wins the challenge of the day. 

♣ You can join as many times as you want and just complete all requirements on the application form for every trial. 

♣ After the Weekly Qualifying Rounds in the stores all weekly contestants who qualified per store will be automatically be entered in the grand finals. All qualified contestants will be notified between June 2-6, 2014 through Mobile call and Email. 

The 42 Finalists will compete by eating most number of bowls in 15 minutes.

In case of a tie for the 1st Place, 2nd Place or 3rd Place, a bowl overtime match will be done among tied Finalists for their corresponding prizes. The Finalist who finishes beef bowl with the fastest time and little to non grains left will be awarded the higher. 

NO VOMITTING is allowed for the duration of the contest and 15 minutes right after the contest proper. In case of vomiting during contest proper or right after the 15 minutes timer signal is sounded contestant is automatically disqualified. 

The Final Match will be held on June 14, 2014 at 1:00 PM in the Activity Center at the Glorietta, Makati City.

1st Place: Php150,000 cash and Trip for 2 to Japan with airplane tickets courtesy of Cebu Pacific. 
2nd Place: Php50,000 cash
3rd Place: Php25,000 cash
The 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners will be announced and awarded during the Yoshinoya Gyudon Eating contest Final Match Event and through posters and print ads. 

Consolation Prizes: The non-winning Finalists will be given Php2,000 worth of Yoshinoya GC each. 

Want to win up to P225,00 in cash prizes and Free Trip to Japan and to have the bragging rights to be declared the next “Yoshinoya Gyudon Challenge” champion?

Visit any Yoshinoya Branches and inquire within.  

LIKE Yoshinoya Philippines page on Facebook. 

Tell me what you think? I would love to hear your comments and suggestions.

THANKS, Much Love, Rochelle

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  1. I don't usually go for meat (especially with fat included) but Yoshinoya's Gyudon always makes my knees weak! I just have to have their beef bowl whenever I visit a branch.

  2. If i were one of the contestants, Iam pretty sure i could win that, lol. super addict ako sa gyudon and ramen, hehe. Natakam ako bigla ng makita ko gyudon noodles. :) YUmmy.

  3. I want to join .. I want to go to Japan.. lol..but I guess I can not finish at least 1 bowl in just 5 minutes,, lamya ko kaya kumain hahhaha

  4. publicly po ba nagcontest o nsa private room kung san contestants lng nandun & the staffs?

  5. publicly po ba nagcontest o nsa private room kung san contestants lng nandun & the staffs?

  6. ano po ba yung requirements for the application form?

  7. ano po ba yung mga requirements sa application form?


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