PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – WING BOWL 19 FEATURES AMATEUR EATERS IN ONE OF THE WORLDS BIGGEST EATING COMPETITIONS AT THE WELLS FARGO CENTER ON FEBRUARY 4, 2011.
WHO: Sportsradio 610 WIP’s Al Morganti, Rhea Hughes and all eaters competing in Wing Bowl 19. Plus special guest appearance by the world’s greatest eater and Wing Bowl 19’s international ambassador, Kobayashi.
WHAT: All 26 eaters are scheduled to appear to record their official “eating” weight and record their age, height, and hometown. Members from each eater’s entourage plus dozens of the infamous Wingettes will be on hand to cheer on their favorite eaters to victory.
WHEN: Thursday, February 3 (night before Wing Bowl) 5-7 PM
WHERE: Chickie’s and Pete’s, 1526 Packer Ave, South Philadelphia, PA 19145
Wing Bowl 19 presented by Steven Singer Jewelers will be held Friday February 4 starting at 6 AM at the Wells Fargo Center. Only amateur eaters are competing. Tickets are sold out to the event, as it continues to be one of the world’s largest wing eating competitions. The best way to follow WIP’s Wing Bowl 19 is by listening live on 610 WIP, over the Internet at cbsphilly.com or through mobile devices. A portion of the proceeds from Wing Bowl 19 will benefit the Philadelphia Police Department’s (F.O.P.) Survivor’s Fund, Philadelphia Parks and Recreation and the Comcast-Spectacor Foundation. For more information go to http://www.wingbowl19.com.
An impressive and valuable list of prizes awaits Wing Bowl contestants and participants:
• $20,000 cash prize, a Wing Bowl Champion ring and a gold medal from Steven Singer Jewelers, at the other corner of 8th and Walnut.
• A Dodge Ram 1500 Pickup from Chapman Chrysler Jeep and now Dodge in Horsham.
• A new red Harley Davidson 883 Sportster Motorcycle from Barb’s Harley Davidson, West Collingswood, NJ.
• Earrings and necklaces from Steven Singer Jewelers
• A day of beauty from Joseph Anthony Retreat Salon and Spa.
• All inclusive Apple Vacations to Iberostar Paraiso del Mar – Riviera Maya, Mexico.
About WIP: Home to Angelo Cataldi and the morning team, and the flagship station for the Philadelphia 76ers and the Philadelphia Flyers, WIP-AM 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 operates 130 radio stations, the majority of which are in the nation’s top 50 markets. CBS RADIO also owns and operates KYW, WYSP, WPHT and WOGL in Philadelphia.