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Hooters Worldwide Wing Eating Championship - Long Beach, CA

Location: Long Beach , CA
Date: 06-27-2015
Winner: Yasir Salem, with 136.4 Hooters wings in 10 min


The 2015 Hooters Worldwide Wing Eating Championship headed to Long Beach, CA! At stake was a $1,000 cash purse—plus THREE seats at this year’s Championship Final, to be held in Clearwater, FL, on July 25th. At this event, Yasir Salem, Rich LeFevre and Steve Hendry all punched their ticket to the finals!

Yes, you read that right: First, second and third-place finishers all scored a trip to compete in the Hooters Worldwide Wing Eating Championship, plus $500, $300 and $200 respectively. On offer at the Championship Final is a prize purse of $17,500 plus international fame and glory!

This qualifying event took place in Long Beach, CA, on Saturday June 27th, 2015

Full results! 1st Yasir Salem with 136.4 Hooters wings in 10 mins! 2nd Rich LeFevre 127.2 3rd Steve Hendry 124 4th Mark King 97.2 5th Charlene LeFevre 77.2 6th Ian Rapport 70.4 7th Andrew Mittwer 70 8th Brandon Beaderstad 52.4 9th Mary Bowers 49.6 10th Daniel Finnerty 49.2

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

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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.

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