$25.00 Entry Fee Required (entry fee includes a wristband valid for entry valued at $10.00)
Cooking Teams are allowed to register ONE Member, at no charge, to participate in the contest.
Official Qualifications And Rules
Must be 18 to compete
Entry is limited to first 20 contestants
Heats will be determined by lottery system
Contestants must not touch the wings before start of competition
Wings must be 90% eaten as determined by officials; otherwise will be returned to plate, where you will be able to finish said wing or not, resulting in your ultimate score. The flap may be disregarded.
Contestants will have 3 minutes in first heat to eat as many wings as they can; you will be judged by weight of meat eaten during competitive heat.
Subsequent final will be a 5 minute heat with all above conditions applying
Visual signs of sickness will result in disqualification
Winner of each heat will advance, with one “Wild Card” entry determined by weight of wings eaten
No condiments or other sides will be offered or accepted during competition
Examples of “properly eaten wings” will be displayed at the cooks’/wing-eaters contest meeting the week before the competition
Contestants may either sit or stand as long as they remain in their designated area
The use of utensils is not allowed
The contest is over when time expires; you have 10 seconds to either swallow the food or spit it back on the plate. Otherwise you will be disqualified.
Judges will be on hand to assure the adherence to contest rules; weigh the total amount of meat that has been eaten; and to disqualify contestants that refused to adhere to the rules
Rules are subject to change as directed by the chairman of the contest and the head judge; all changed rules will be gone over in advance of the contest
Thanks to our Sponsors!
Southern Hotwing Festival is thankful for the generous support by these many fine area sponsors. Please be sure to visit their websites!