Native New Yorker 2011 "Battle of the Bone" Finale Chicken Wing Eating Contest
Award-Winning Restaurants Bring Back the Wings with Fourth Annual Battle for Big Eaters, Winner Drives Away in a 2011 Toyota Tundra!
GILBERT, Ariz., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Native New Yorker, the sports-themed family restaurant franchise, has announced the finale of the 2011 Battle of the Bone, the fourth annual contest in which contestants attempt to top each other by eating the restaurant's famed chicken wings.
The first contest was held in May at the Tempe location, with subsequent contests running every Wednesday at different Native New Yorker locations. Each weekly location winner advanced to the Battle of the Bone Finale, to be held in the Showroom at Talking Stick Resort Saturday, August 20th from Noon to 4pm.
Native New Yorker's Battle of the Bone event features sponsors Valley Toyota Dealers, Hensley Budweiser, Arizona Diamondbacks, Talking Stick Resort and The Fan AM 1060. The contest Grand Prize winner will receive a 2011 Toyota Tundra valued at approximately $30,000 from Valley Toyota Dealers of Arizona. The runner-up prize winner will receive Arizona Diamondbacks season tickets in the Lower Level for the 2012 season, valued at over $4,000.
Portion of the proceeds go to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International.
Contestants will have 10 minutes and 60 seconds -- a nod to sponsor The Fan 1060 AM and the show Calling All Sports with Roc and Manuch heard weekdays 3pm-6pm, -- to eat as many wings as possible. Wings are weighed prior to the start of the contest, and again at the end of the allotted time. The person with the highest weight eaten is the winner of the contest. The medium-flavored wings are provided to the contestants in 3-pound platters, and are to be weighed after they are cooked and sauced.
The event will begin with The New Westerns band performing at 12:30pm as preliminary rounds start at 1pm. Various early round contests will take place including Hensley Budweiser employees, Salt River Community Police and Fire and other Valley-wide Police and Fire.
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About Native New Yorker
Founded in 1979 and headquartered in Gilbert, Arizona, Native New Yorker is one of the fastest growing franchise restaurants featuring award-winning Buffalo-style chicken wings and traditional American sports-grill favorites. Winning numerous local, regional and statewide dining awards along the way, the restaurant has grown from one location into 21 popular sports-themed restaurants in Arizona. www.nativenewyorker.com.
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