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Wing Bowl

REVISED AS OF 11/30/2012

WING BOWL™ 21 OFFICIAL RULES,

INCLUDING “WING-OFFS”

 

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.

  1. 1.    How to Enter the Promotion:
  1. These rules govern the Wing Bowl 21 (“Promotion”) being conducted by WIP (the “Station” or “WIP”).  Qualifying entries will be accepted for the Promotion from November 26, 2012 beginning at approximately 5:30am Eastern Time (“ET”) through January 24, 2013 at approximately 10:00am ET or when the maximum of fifty-one (51) contestants have been selected, whichever occurs first.
  1. Up to fifty (50) Contestants can qualify for Wing Bowl 21 in one (1) of the following five (5) ways:
  1. Eating Stunts- Up to forty-two (42) contestants will be chosen to compete in Wing Bowl 21 by first submitting their eating stunt online at www.cbsphilly.com/wingbowl. Follow the links and instructions to enter the Promotion and complete and submit the online entry form during the Entry Period.  You must also explain in 500 words or less what your eating stunt will be.  Online entrants are subject to all notices posted online including but not limited to the Station’s Privacy Policy.  One (1) online entry per person.  Entries submitted may not be acknowledged or returned.  Proof of submission of an entry shall not be deemed proof of receipt by the Station.  All online eating stunt entries must be received by 11:59pm ET on January 23, 2013 to be considered.  ALL eating stunts must be approved by WIP in its sole discretion (“Final Approval”) before a contestant is allowed to perform the stunt.  On-air approval or other initial approval from the WIP Morning Team is only the first step in retting Final Approval for a stunt to be performed and a contestant considered for Wing Bowl 21.  Station reserves the right to deny Final Approval for a stunt after the WIP Morning Team has granted on-air approval of the stunt or after other initial approval has been given.  If a stunt is given Final Approval by Station, a member of the Station staff will contact the prospective contestant by phone to inform  them of the Final Approval and to advise the contestant  to call the WIP Morning Show at 888-729-9494 weekdays between November 26, 2012 and January 24, 2013 between 5:30am ET – 10:00am ET, with the eating stunt that they submitted online and would be willing to perform for the members of the WIP Morning Team (e.g. eating a dozen donuts in 6 minutes, eating 10 bananas in 90 seconds, etc.). If the Finally Approved eating stunt is performed successfully (i.e. the specified amount of a particular food is consumed within a specified period of time), the contestant who performed the stunt will be eligible to compete in Wing Bowl 21 on February 1, 2013.  All contestants performing an eating stunt must present a valid government issued photographic ID and sign a release prior to attempting the eating stunt. If a contestant purges or vomits at any point during the performance of the eating stunt, the contestant will immediately be disqualified.  As of November 30, 2012, all Eating Stunt contestants must be a “Local Resident,” defined for purposes of this Promotion to mean a person who resides in one of the following counties: Philadelphia, Montgomery, Delaware, Chester, Bucks, Berks (Pennsylvania); Camden, Burlington, Gloucester, Mercer, Salem, Atlantic, Cumberland (New Jersey); or New Castle, Kent (Delaware).
  1. CBS Radio Affiliates- Four (4) contestants will be chosen through CBS Radio affiliates.  One (1) contestant will be selected in each of the following five (5) markets: “WSCR 670-AM The Score” Chicago, “WFAN Radio 660-AM, 101.9- FM” New York, “WJFK-FM 106.7 The Fan”, Washington, DC, and “KRLD-FM 105.3 The Fan” Dallas. Contestants from the CBS Radio affiliate markets will be chosen in the sole discretion of such respective stations.
  1. Wing-Off Events- One (1) contestant will be chosen to compete in Wing Bowl 21 through five (5) and one (1) final wing off Wing-Off events.Wing-Off events will take place at the following bar/restaurants in the tri-state area: PJ Whelihans (Cherry Hill, NJ & Downingtown, PA) and other locations to be determined in the sole discretion of Station.  Each Wing-Off event will take place on a different date and time. The exact date, time and location for each Wing-Off event will be announced on-air during the WIP Morning Show weekdays between 5:30am ET and 10:00am ET prior to each Wing-Off event. All contestants in a Wing-Off event must present a valid government issued photographic ID and sign a release prior to participating in the Wing-Off Event in order to participate. Contestants must register onsite by filling out a registration form with their first name and last name, complete mailing address, including city, state and zip code, daytime telephone number, and date of birth, and depositing the completed entry form onsite. Five (5) Wing-Off events will entail a minimum of two (2) contestants and a maximum of fifty (50) contestants. WIP reserves the right to select and/or limit the total number of contestants based upon the order in which entries were received. Wing-Off event contestants will be given ten (10) minutes to eat as many chicken wings as possible. A designated Wing-Off event official will determine the number of wings successfully consumed by each contestant.  The contestant who eats the most chicken wings in each of the five (5) Wing-Off events in ten (10) minutes will be deemed a finalist. The winner from each of the five (5) Wing-Off events will then compete in the Wing-Off Finals to be held at PJ Whelihans in Downingtown, PA on a date to be determined. The exact date, time and location for the Wing-Off Finals will be announced on-air during the WIP Morning Show weekdays between 5:30am ET and 10:00am ET prior to the Wing-Off Final.   Five (5) finalists will be given ten (10) minutes to eat as many chicken wings as possible. A designated Wing-Off event official will determine the number of wings successfully consumed by each contestant. The contestant who consumes the most chicken wings in ten (10) minutes will receive entry to Wing Bowl 21 on February 1, 2013.  In the event of a tie in any Wing-Off event, all tying contestants will compete head to head to see who can eat the most wings in two (2) minutes. If a tie remains after the initial two (2) minute tie-breaking round, tying contestants will continue to eat in two (2) minute intervals until a winner is determined by virtue of having consumed more wings than the other competitor(s). Chicken meat must be eaten directly from the bones. Stripping the bones of meat first and eating the meat at one time will not be allowed.  Napkins in any form are not allowed during the 10 minute contest or tie breaking rounds.  If a contestant leaves the wing-eating area for any reason during the Wing-Off event, or eats any wings between periods in the event of a tie-breaking round, he or she will be disqualified from further competition.  Contestants may not make physical contact with other contestants at any time; any contestant who deliberately makes contact with another contestant will be disqualified at the sole discretion of WIP.  If a contestant purges or vomits at any point during the competition, he will immediately be disqualified.  All contestants participating in a Wing-Off event are required to sign a release in order to participate.  All Wing-Off contestants must be Local Residents, as defined above.
  1. Studio Wing-Off- Up to two (2) Wing Bowl 21 contestants will be chosen through a competition called a Studio Wing-Off.  All Studio Wing-Off contestants will be selected by The WIP Morning Show in their sole discretion and will be selected from the Eating Stunts contestants who were not successful in completing their eating stunts and/or from callers to the WIP Morning Team that did not perform an eating stunt but are deemed worthy by WIP Morning of entrance into the Studio Wing-Off.  Studio Wing-Off contestants will be notified that they are invited to participate by telephone or in person, prior to January 16, 2013.  To qualify for Wing Bowl 21 by competing in the Studio Wing-Off, contestants must be present at the WIP studios on January 16, 2013 between 5:30am-10:00am ET to compete in a five (5) minute chicken wing eating competition.  Studio Wing-Off contestants will be given five (5) minutes to eat as many wings as possible. A designated Studio Wing-Off official will determine the number of wings successfully consumed by each participant. The individual who eats the most wings in the Studio Wing-Off in five (5) minutes will receive an entry to Wing Bowl 21 on February 1, 2013. In the event of a tie in the Studio Wing-Off, all tying individuals will compete head to head to see who can eat the most wings in one (1) minute. If a tie remains after the initial one (1) minute tie-breaking round, tying contestants will continue to eat in one (1) minute intervals until one winner is determined by virtue of having consumed more wings than the other competitor(s). Chicken meat must be eaten directly from the bones. Stripping the bones of meat first and eating the meat at one time will not be allowed.  Napkins in any form are not allowed.  If a contestant leaves the wing-eating area for any reason during the Studio Wing-Off event, or eats any wings between periods in the event of a tie-breaking round, he or she will be disqualified from further competition.  Contestants may not make physical contact with other contestants at any time; any contestant who deliberately makes contact with another contestant will be disqualified at the sole discretion of WIP.  If a contestant purges or vomits at any point during the competition, he will immediately be disqualified.  All contestants participating in the Studio Wing-Off are required to sign a release prior to the Studio Wing Off in order to participate.  All Studio Wing-Off contestants must be Local Residents, as defined above.
  1. Contestant #1 Wing-Off.  One (1) contestant will be chosen to compete in Wing Bowl 21 through the Contestant #1 Wing-Off.The Contestant #1 Wing-Off will take place at PJ Whelihans (Cherry Hill, NJ) on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 8:00am ET.  All contestants of in the Contestant #1 Wing-Off event must present a valid government issued photographic ID and sign a release prior to the Contestant #1 Wing-Off in order to participate. Contestants must register onsite by filling out a registration form with their first name and last name, complete mailing address, including city, state and zip code, daytime telephone number, and date of birth, and depositing the completed entry form onsite. The Contestant #1 Wing-Off event will entail a minimum of two (2) contestants and a maximum of fifty (50) contestants. WIP reserves the right to select and/or limit the total number of contestants based upon the order in which entries were received. Contestant #1 Wing-Off event contestants will be given three (3) minutes to eat as many chicken wings as possible. A designated Contestant #1 Wing-Off event official will determine the number of wings successfully consumed by each contestant.  The contestant who consumes the most chicken wings in three (3) minutes will receive entry to Wing Bowl 21 on February 1, 2013.  In the event of a tie, all tying contestants will compete head to head to see who can eat the most wings in two (2) minutes. If a tie remains after the initial two (2) minute tie-breaking round, tying contestants will continue to eat in two (2) minute intervals until a winner is determined by virtue of having consumed more wings than the other competitor(s). Chicken meat must be eaten directly from the bones. Stripping the bones of meat first and eating the meat at one time will not be allowed.  Napkins in any form are not allowed during the 3 minute contest or tie breaking rounds.  If a contestant leaves the wing-eating area for any reason during the Contestant #1 Wing-Off event, or eats any wings between periods in the event of a tie-breaking round, he or she will be disqualified from further competition.  Contestants may not make physical contact with other contestants at any time; any contestant who deliberately makes contact with another contestant will be disqualified at the sole discretion of WIP.  If a contestant purges or vomits at any point during the competition, he will immediately be disqualified.  All contestants participating in a Wing-Off event are required to sign a release in order to participate.  The Contestant #1 contestants must be Local Residents, as defined above.
  1. In addition to qualifying the fifty (50) contestants using the methods described above, WIP will automatically qualify Wing Bowl 17, 18 and 19 Champion Jonathan “Super” Squibb.
  1. In order to be eligible to participate in Wing Bowl 21, all contestants (including the previous Wing Bowl champions) must be present at the Wing Bowl 21 Weigh In at Chickie`s and Pete`s, 1526 Packer Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19145 by 4:00pm ET on January 31, 2013. All contestants must complete the Wing Bowl 21 Official Release form. Upon completion of this form, each contestant will be given one (1) Wing Bowl 21 Contestant pass, ten (10) Entourage passes, eleven (11) lanyards for the passes and ten (10) tickets to Wing Bowl 21. Failure to show up on time or complete the appropriate paperwork may result in disqualification from Wing Bowl 21 at the Station’s sole and absolute discretion. Any attempt by the contestant or member of the contestant’s entourage at duplicating or recreating a Wing Bowl 21 Contestant pass or Entourage pass will result in immediate disqualification.
  1. To participate in Wing Bowl 21, eligible contestants must be present at the Wells Fargo Center, 3601 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148 by 4:30am ET on February 1, 2013. Failure to show up on time may result in disqualification.
  1. 2.    Eligibility Restrictions:
  1. Wing Bowl 21 is open to persons who are 21 years of age or older, including members of professional eating organizations (e.g., IFOCE/MLE and AICE).
  1. Employees of Station, its licensee, the licensee’s parent, subsidiary and affiliated entities, Station’s advertising and promotional agencies, its participating sponsors, other radio stations in the Philadelphia metropolitan area, the members of their immediate families (spouse, parent, sibling or child) and those living in the same household of each (whether related or not), are ineligible to enter or win.  This Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited.
  1. All contestants must be physically able to participate in the Promotion and must certify prior to participation that there is no physical, psychological, medical or other reason (e.g. heart condition, diabetes, food allergies, etc.) as to why the rapid consumption of a large quantity of food would adversely affect their health.  All contestants must sign a participant release prior to participating in any portion of the Promotion, including the performance of the stunts, the “Wing-Off” and “Wing Bowl 21”.  Failure to do so will result in immediate disqualification.
  1. The winners must provide valid government-issued photo identification and provide their complete address, date of birth and phone number to claim a prize.
  1. WIP reserves the right, in its sole discretion to disqualify a contestant(s) if he or she tries to publicize another business or radio station through their clothing, float or entourage, or by what they say at any point during the Promotion or any events leading up to qualification for the Wing Bowl 21. In addition, WIP reserves the right, in its sole discretion to disqualify a contestant(s) for disruptive behavior.
  1. All contestants will be required to wear the official WIP Wing Bowl 21 T-Shirt during the competition.  Failure to wear the official WIP Wing Bowl 21 T-Shirt will result in disqualification.  In addition, no article of a contestant’s clothing or float promoting outside sponsors, advertisers and/or eating organizations may be worn/displayed during Wing Bowl 21 and Wing Bowl 21 entourage processions.  Any contestant wearing such article of clothing or having outside sponsors, advertisers and/or eating organizations displayed on their float will be disqualified.
  1. 3.    Prizes:
  1. Local Champion Prize:  One (1) local champion prize (“Local Champion Prize”) will be awarded.  Local Champion Prize consists of one (1) 2013 Nissan Pathfinder SL from Montgomeryville Acura/Nissan.  Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) $38,220.00.  The Local Champion prize winner shall be solely responsible for any applicable taxes, sales tax (if any), dealer preparation fees, title, license, and registration fees, destination charges, insurance (proof of which must be shown prior to taking possession of vehicle), operating and maintenance expenses, or any other fees and expenses not specified herein associated with the receipt and use of the Prize.  Winner’s selection of their vehicle’s color, options and equipment will be based on dealer stock/availability.  Dealer incentives or rebates will not be credited or applied to any vehicle won.  Winner must take possession of vehicle prize at a dealership designated by the Station within forty-five (45) days following winning or whenever winner’s vehicle becomes available.  Winner is responsible for all costs associated with any permitted vehicle upgrade/option package and/or accessories.  If required by law, winner must have a valid U.S. driver’s license and proof of insurance to take delivery of vehicle prize.  The prize is provided as is.  Neither the Station nor the dealer/retailer have made or are responsible in any manner for any warranties, representations, or guarantees, express or implied, in fact or law, relating to the prize, including without limitation, its quality, mechanical condition, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose, with the exception of any standard manufacturer’s warranty that may apply to the prize.  Local Champion Prize’s actual retail value may vary from the ARV stated herein due to the winners’ selection of vehicle make, model, options, accessories, or delivery location, and any applicable taxes or government-required fees not specified herein.  In the event winner chooses a vehicle valued less than the stated maximum ARV, winner will not receive compensation or cash for difference.  To be eligible for the Local Champion Prize, a Wing Bowl 21 contestant must be a “Local Resident,” as defined above. Contestants from CBS Radio Affiliates in the New York, Chicago, Washington, DC, Dallas, and Philadelphia markets along with the former Wing Bowl Champion are ineligible from winning the “Local Champion Prize” regardless of where they reside.
  1. Overall Champion Prize: One (1) overall champion prize (“Overall Champion Prize”) will be awarded. Overall Champion Prize consists of $20,000 cash prize; one (1) Wing Bowl Champion Ring (ARV- $7,500) and one (1) Gold Medal (ARV- $350) from Steven Singer Jewelers. The ARV the Overall Champion Prize is $27,850.00.  The Overall Champion Prize winner will be solely responsible for all taxes and all other fees and expenses not specified herein associated with the receipt and use of the Prize.  The prize is awarded as is.  The Station accepts no responsibility for repairing any real or supposed damage to any prize.  The cash prize portion of the Overall Champion Prize will be awarded in the form of a CBS corporate check. Processing of the check will begin when the Overall Champion Prize winner has completed all paperwork and required releases/affidavits and all required documents are received by the Station. Prize checks will be mailed to the winner’s address provided on the W9 form filled out by the winner. In the event that the W9 address is invalid, the secondary source of mailing address will be used (the address listed on the winner’s valid photo ID). The check may take 8-14 weeks to be received. The Station is not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize or prize certificate. All contestants in Wing Bowl 21 are eligible to win the “Overall Champion Prize”.
  1. All prizes or prize certificates may be picked up at the office of the Station at the address below. The winners will forfeit any prize or prize certificate not claimed within 60 days of winning. In the event that a prize or prize certificate is mailed to the winner, it will be with the prior written consent of the winner and therefore, winner assumes the risk of its loss.  The Station is not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize or prize certificate.
  1. There is no substitution, transfer or cash equivalent for prizes, except that the Station may, at its sole discretion, substitute prizes or cash of comparable value.  The prizes are expressly limited to the item(s) listed above and unless otherwise expressly specified, do not include taxes, gratuities or any other expenses.  Other restrictions may apply.
  1. 4.    Selection of Winners:

 

  1. Decisions of Station management with respect to the Promotion are final. Contestants will not be chosen in any other way other than as set forth above.
  1. In Wing Bowl 21, there will be two (2) separate eating contests being conducted simultaneously. These contests will follow all rules set forth below.
  1. The “Overall Champion Contest” is open to all contestants in Wing Bowl 21.  The winner of the “Overall Champion Promotion” will be the contestant who eats the most wings, as described in the “Wing Bowl 21™ Competition Rules” listed as Exhibit A to these Official Rules.
  1. The “Local Promotion” is open to the contestants who have qualified for Wing Bowl 21, who are Local Residents as that term is defined herein and are not individual representatives from CBS Radio Affiliates in the New York, Chicago, Washington, DC, Dallas, and Philadelphia markets or the former Wing Bowl Champion. The winner of the “Local Promotion” will be the participant who eats the most wings, as described in the “Wing Bowl™ 21 Competition Rules” listed as Exhibit A to these Official Rules.
  1. Winners must be present at the Wing Bowl 21 to win.
  1. The winners must execute and return any required affidavit of eligibility and/or liability/publicity release within ten (10) days of winning or prize will be forfeited.  If a potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to sign and return the required affidavit of eligibility and/or liability/publicity release within the required time period, or if a prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, the potential winner forfeits the prize.
  1. 5.    Conditions:

 

  1. Payments of all federal, state and local taxes are solely the responsibility of the winner.  The winner will be required to complete and submit an IRS Form W-9 with the winner’s full Social Security Number or the equivalent for receipt of any prize valued at $600 or more or for any prizes awarded by the Station (or any other CBS Radio station in Station’s market) in a calendar year with an aggregate value of $600 or more.  Failure to submit a complete W-9 or equivalent will result in forfeiture of the prize.  Such winnings of $600 or more will be reported to the IRS.
  1. By participating in the Promotion, the winners agree to have the winner’s name, voice and likeness used in any advertising or broadcasting material relating to the Promotion without additional financial or other compensation, and, where legal, to sign a publicity release confirming such consent prior to acceptance of the prize.
  1. Prior to awarding any prize or prize certificate, the Station, in its sole discretion, may require Promotion winner (and any travel companion(s) or guest(s)) to sign a liability release, agreeing to release and hold harmless the Station, its licensee, the licensee’s parent, subsidiary and affiliated entities, their respective officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents and representatives and all of their successors and assigns from and against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize and participation in the Promotion.
  1. If for any reason this Promotion cannot be executed as planned, including, but not limited to, as a result of infection by computer virus, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Station that corrupt or affect the security, administration, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Promotion, or if the Promotion is compromised or becomes technically corrupted in any way, electronically or otherwise, the Station reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the Promotion.  If the Promotion is terminated before the original end date, the Station reserves the right to select the winners by random drawing from among all eligible non-suspect entries received as of the termination time/date or otherwise modify the procedure for selecting winners.
  1. The Station, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process.  Failure to comply with the rules of the Promotion may result in a contestant’s disqualification and/or forfeiture of any prize or prizes.  If the Station makes a good faith determination that an entrant has cheated or committed fraudulent activity in connection with the Promotion, the Station reserves the right to disqualify that entrant from entering and/or winning Wing Bowl 21 or any future Station contests and to prosecute and seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  1. The Station reserves the right to make changes in the rules of the Promotion, including, without limitation, the substitution of a prize of equivalent value, which will become effective upon announcement.  If due to circumstances beyond the control of the Station, any competition or prize-related event or travel is delayed, rescheduled, postponed or cancelled, the Station reserves the right, but not the obligation, to cancel, suspend, or modify the Promotion and shall not be required to award a substitute prize.
  1. The Station is not responsible for typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering or the administration of the Promotion or in the announcement of a prize.
  1. For a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope for receipt by March 1st, 2013 to “Wing Bowl 21 – Official Rules,” Attn:  Promotions, 94 WIP, 400 Market Street, 9th Floor, Philadelphia PA 19106.  For the names of the prize winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope for receipt by April 1st, 2013 to the above address marked “Wing Bowl 21 – Winner List.”  The Official Rules and the Winner List (when completed) shall also be available during regular business hours at the main offices of the Station and may be posted online at www.cbsphilly.com.


Exhibit A – Wing Bowl™ 21 Competition Rules

  1. During Wing Bowl 21, which will be held at the Wells Fargo Center on February 1, 2013, there will be two (2) fourteen (14) minute periods, with a short break after each, followed by a final two (2) minute period and tie-breaking rounds, as necessary, during which contestants will compete to eat as many chicken wings as possible.
  2. Contestants’ entourages must remove all processional floats and attributed items from the Wells Fargo Center once their contestant is seated for the Wing Bowl 21 competition.
  3. Contestants will be assigned two (2) or more Wingettes who will be responsible for bringing the wings to each contestant. WIP is not responsible for miscalculations or inaccurate counts of wings provided.
  4. Prior to the start of the Wing Bowl 21 competition, contestants will witness a demonstration of the minimum amount of meat that must be eaten on a wing in order for it to be counted in the final tally.  Contestants who do not meet the minimum requirement will be given one warning, after which they will be penalized one (1) penalty point for each wing that is not properly and fully eaten. The Wing Bowl 21 Commissioner (an individual to be named by the WIP Morning Show in its sole discretion) will determine in his sole discretion the number of penalty points assessed.
  5. The Wing Bowl 21 competition will be split into two (2) fourteen (14) minute periods, with a short break after each, followed by a final two (2) minute period and two (2) minute tie-breaking rounds, as necessary. Contestants may not leave the immediate area during the breaks; however they may stand up, stretch, have a drink of water, and wipe their hands and faces.
  6. There will be twenty (20) wings on each plate. Wingettes will signal for a new plate when there are five (5) wings left on a contestant’s plate and a new plate of wings will be brought immediately.
  7. Upon completion of the first fourteen (14) minute period, the seven (7) “Local” contestants and three (3) “National” contestants who ate the most wings during the first fourteen (14) minute period will qualify for the second fourteen (14) minute period. (“Semi-Finalists”)  All contestants other than Semi-Finalists will be asked to leave the Wing Bowl 21 competition area and report to the “floor” area in front of the stage.  If there is a tie in the first fourteen (14) minute period, then all of the tied contestants will all qualify for the second fourteen (14) minute period.  The amount of wings eaten during the first fourteen (14) minute period will count towards the final total of wings eaten.
  8. Upon completion of the second fourteen (14) minute period, the three (3) “Local” Semi-Finalists and two (2) “National” Semi-Finalists who ate the most wings in the during the first and second fourteen (14) minute periods combined will continue to the final two (2) minute period (“Finalists”).
  9. If there is a tie after the second fourteen (14) minute period, then the tied contestants will all qualify for the final two (2) minute period and be Finalists.  All contestants other than finalists will be asked to leave the Wing Bowl 21 competition area.
  10. Chicken meat must be eaten directly from the bones. Stripping the bones of meat first and eating the meat at one time will not be allowed.
  11. Napkins in any form are not allowed.
  12. If a contestant leaves the wing-eating area for any reason during the Wing Bowl 21 competition, or eats any wings between periods, he or she will be disqualified from further competition.
  13. Contestants may not make physical contact with other contestants at any time; any contestant who deliberately makes contact with another contestant will be disqualified at the sole discretion of WIP.
  14. If a contestant purges or vomits at any point during the competition, he will immediately be disqualified.
  15. At the end of the final two (2) minute period, the Finalist in the “Local Promotion” who has eaten the most chicken wings in all three (3) periods will be declared the Wing Bowl 21 “Local” champion.
  16. At the end of the final two (2) minute period, the Finalist in the “Overall Champion Promotion” who has eaten the most chicken wings in all three (3) periods will be declared the Overall Wing Bowl 21 champion.
  17. The Wing Bowl 21 “Local” champion will receive the Local Champion Prize. The Wing Bowl 21 “Overall” champion will receive the Overall Champion Prize. If a contestant in the “Local” competition eats more total wings during Wing Bowl 21 than any other contestant, he or she will win both the “Local Champion” prize and the “Overall Champion” prize. The amount of wings eaten during earlier periods will count towards the final total of wings eaten (i.e. the winning contestant will be the contestant who has successfully consumed the most chicken wings during the entire thirty (30) minute period).
  18. In the event of a tie after the final two (2) minute period, a two (2) minute eat-off period will be held between all tied Finalists. Two (2) minute eat-offs periods will continue until one (1) contestant is declared the Wing Bowl 21 champion.
  19. All decisions and disputes will be decided by Wing Bowl 21 commissioner in his sole discretion. All decisions of the Wing Bowl 21 commissioner are final.
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