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The World Taco Eating Championship is in Minnesota Friday

Om nom nom ????.

It's time to taco-bout eating too many tacos.

Major League Eating, the body that oversees professional eating competitions around the world, is holding its taco-eating championship in Minnesota Friday. It's being hosted by Mystic Lake Casino in Prior Lake and starts at 7 p.m.

And lettuce mention a couple of big names involved: Champion competitive eater Joey Chestnut, as well as the top female competitive eater Miki Sudo.

They'll square off against six others – see the list here. The winner gets $2,000, with second place scoring $1,000 and smaller amounts for the next three finishers.

What are the rules? You've got eight minutes to eat as many tacos as you can.

No dunking them in liquid. You can drink whatever non-alcoholic beverage you want during the contest though. Food in your mouth when the buzzer goes off counts as finished, as long as you get it down in a reasonable time afterward.

"We can think of no better way to celebrate the Mexican Army's victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862 – tip of the boater hat to the victorious General Ignacio Zaragoza," the Major League Eating competition site reads.

The league will be keeping an open seat at the table for the ghost of Zaragoza. So that's nice of them.

The record for traditional tacos, by the way, is 103 3-inch tacos consumed in eight minutes. It was set back in August of 2015. Here's what that looked like:

Cinco de Mayo by the way is described by History.com as "relatively minor" in Mexico, even though it's now kind of huge in the U.S.

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