Official Press Release Of Wing Bowl 24

SportsRadio 94WIP’s Wing Bowl, which has become one of the most famous annual radio events in the world, returns to the Wells Fargo Center on Friday, February 5th at 6 a.m. Tickets for the 24th annual competitive chicken wing eating event are $10 and go on sale Tuesday, December 8 at 9 a.m. online at WingBowl24.com/Tickets and ComcastTIX.com, by calling 1-800-298-4200 or in person at Wells Fargo Center.  Wing Bowl 24 is proudly presented by Steven Singer Jewelers and SugarHouse Casino.  Partial proceeds from WIP’s Wing Bowl 24 will benefit the Philadelphia Fraternal Order of Police Survivor’s Fund.

WIP’s Wing Bowl 24 will be broadcast live on 94WIP.  The contest will also be streamed live over the Internet at CBSPhilly.com as well as through the Radio.com app for a variety of mobile devices.

WIP Morning Show co-host Al Morganti, who co-founded Wing Bowl 23 years ago with host Angelo Cataldi said, “In a year where everything has seemed to go wrong with sports in Philadelphia, it never goes wrong at Wing Bowl! We win every year so if you’re disappointed with Philadelphia’s sports teams, you won’t be disappointed with this year’s ‘Game of Bones’ – Wing Bowl 24. We’re back to our roots this year. What a Wing Bowl. Don’t miss it.”

“Game of Bones” is the theme for Wing Bowl 24.  Wing Bowl is always a competition of eating. Eaters this year will compete for amazing prizes including cash, a car and a motorcycle. Eaters in Wing Bowl 24 will also have an opportunity to earn a ‘Game of Bones,’ bonus, a new and unique twist this year. The first overall contestant to win the competition and successfully eat 500 total wings will win an additional $2,000 from Steven Singer Jewelers. The first local resident to win the competition and successfully eat 400 total wings will win $2,000 from Steven Singer Jewelers. And the first college student to win the competition and successfully eat 200 total wings will win $1,000 from Steven Singer Jewelers. Money that is not awarded will be donated to the Philadelphia Fraternal Order of Police Survivors Fund.

Once again competing for the title will be Wing Bowl 23 Champion Patrick “Deep Dish” Bertoletti and Wing Bowl 22 champion Molly Schuyler. PJ Whelihan’s is the official supplier of wings for WIP Wing Bowl 24, their ninth consecutive year as sponsor and supplier.

This year’s competition promises to be the biggest party and the prizes are bigger than ever.  The overall winner of Wing Bowl 24 wins a 2016 Harley-Davidson FLSTF Softail Fat Boy Motorcycle courtesy of Barb`s Harley Davidson, a Custom Wing Bowl 24 Championship Ring and $10,000 in Cash courtesy of Steven Singer Jewelers. Steven Singer Jewelers will give $5,000 in cash to the overall runner up as well. The Wing Bowl 24 local winner will win a 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe courtesy of Colonial Hyundai of Downingtown.  The Top Collegiate Eater will win $5000 in cash.  The Wingette of the Year walks away with $5000 cash. Best entourage wins a party at PJ Whelihan`s for 20 people plus the eater wins an All Inclusive Apple Vacations trip for two to the Occidental Grand Punta Cana in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic from Apple Vacations and $1,000 in cash.

Further details can be found at www.WingBowl24.com.

Contestants are selected based on their ability to complete challenging eating stunts featured during the SportsRadio 94WIP Morning Show, heard weekdays from 5:30-10:00 AM, or on-site “Wing-Offs” held throughout Philadelphia.  Contestants can propose stunts online at www.Wingbowl24.com/eater or call the WIP Morning Show at 1-888-729-9494.

 

About WIP

Home to Angelo Cataldi and the morning team, and the flagship station for the Philadelphia Eagles and broadcast partner of the Philadelphia Phillies, WIP is one of the first all-sports formatted stations in the nation and the leading station of its kind in Philadelphia. WIP is owned and operated by CBS RADIO, one of the largest major-market radio operators in the United States. A division of CBS Corporation, CBS RADIO owns and operates 117 radio stations, across 26 markets, including all of the Top 10. CBS RADIO also owns and operates KYW Newsradio 1060, 98.1 WOGL, Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, 92.5XTU and 96.5 AMP Radio in Philadelphia. The station also is available online at www.cbsphilly.com and through the Radio.com app for a variety of mobile devices.

 

Contact: Cindy Webster, cswebster@cbs.com

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