Hooters World Wing-Eating Championship

Date: 07/25/2013
Location: Clearwater, FL
Winner: Joey Chestnut, with 179 Hooters wings, Hooters Wings
Total Prizes: $12,500 Prize Purse


So much speculation. Capacity this, debris food that. Current princes and future kings. Lots has happened this week, but Joey Chestnut proved he's still the king. The current king. And The king eats at the most venerable of venerable wing spots and that spot is Hooters, The King Eats at Hooters! Noble effort by the great Miki and all others!

Here are you @Hooters World Wing Eating Championship results!

1 Joey Chestnut 179
2 Miki Sudo 155
3 Adrian Morgan 149
4 Michelle Lesco 131
5 Sonya Thomas 128
6 Sean Gordon 113
7 Marcos Owens 109
8 Juliet Lee 108
9 Brian Subich 85
10 Erik The Red 82
11 Badlands Booker 78
11 Damien Boykin 78
13 Bam Martinez 72
14 Jon Bello 68
15 Neil Sebree 60
16 Alex Perez 49

The 2013 Hooters World Wing Eating Championship took place at the spiritual home of international wing-eating—the Original Hooters in 2013. The top-three finishers from the Championship's qualifying circuit—with events held in Panama City Beach, FL; Augusta, GA; Farmersville, TX; Cincinnati, OH and Las Vegas, NV—all vied for a $12,500 total prize purse and the opportunity, for the next 12 months, to call themselves the Hooters World Wing Eating Champion.

This contest took place at The Original Hooters, 2800 Gulf to Bay Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33759, at 7pm.

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1st. $6,000
2nd. $3,000
3rd. $1,750
4th. $1,000
5th. $500
6th. $250

Please note: This contest is restricted to participants aged 21 and over.

About Hooters
Hooters of America, LLC, is the franchisor and operator of over 430 Hooters restaurants in 44 states and 27 foreign countries. The first Hooters opened in 1983 in Clearwater, Florida. Hooters is well-known for its brand of food and fun, featuring a casual beach-theme atmosphere, a menu that features seafood, sandwiches and Hooters nearly, world famous chicken wings, and service provided by the All-American cheerleaders, the Hooters Girls.

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*All applicants must be 21 years of age or older and fully acknowledge and understand the inherent dangers and risks associated with participating in an eating contest. The applicant further acknowledges and understands that the MLE/IFOCE coordinates with event sponsor(s) to select and approve eligible participants, and that the MLE/IFOCE shall decide, at its sole discretion, whether an applicant is eligible to participate in any eating event, and/or related activities. The MLE/IFOCE may revoke an applicant's eligibility to participate in the eating contest, or related activities, at any time, for any reason, at its sole discretion. The MLE/IFOCE and the event sponsors reserve the right, at any time, to change any and all details concerning the event, including, e.g., time, duration, location and prize structure.