Festival Favorite

The Anchor Bar, Buffalo, NY

Rookie of the Year

King of The Wings, Brisbane, Australia 

Festival Spirit Award

Booty’s, Surprise, Arizona

Best Craft Wings

1st: LaNova – Greek Souvlaki

2nd: Duff’s Famous Wings – Dr. Pepper Char-BQ

3rd: Booty’s – Ceaser Fire

Best New Product

The Crunch Roll Factory, Buffalo Crunch Roll

Restaurant Sauce Off

Traditional Medium:

1st: Buffalo Wild Wings

2nd: Brews Brothers

3rd: Anchor Bar


1st: Duff’s Famous Wings

2nd: The Old Union Hotel

3rd: Danny’s South


1st: Duff’s Famous Wings

2nd: Scallywag’s Grub and Spirits

3rd: Rocky’s Big City Games

Traditional BBQ

1st: Bocce Club Pizza

2nd: LaNova


Dry Rub

1st: Brews Brothers

2nd: Forghedaboudit

3rd: Buffalo Wild Wings

Creative BBQ

1st: Hard Rock Cafe

2nd: The Old Union Hotel

3rd: Quaker Steak & Lube

Creative Spicy

1st: Buffalo Wild Wings

2nd: Bocce Club Pizza

3rd: Booty’s

Creative Sweet

1st: Boneheads Wing Bar

2nd: King of The Wings

3rd: The Old Union Hotel

Amature Creative Sauce-Off

1st King Tsoi, Thai Red Curry Buffalo Wing
2nd Sam Minniti, Maple Canadian Bacon Poutine Wing
3rd William Meyers, Not Your Kid’s PB&J

Amature Traditional Sauce-Off

1st  Ron Welch
2nd Chris Kavanaugh
3rd Dan Hill

U.S. Chicken Wing Eating Championship

Joey Chestnut – 188

Gideon Oji – 177

Geoffrey Esper – 162

Yasir Salem – 133

Sonya Thomas – 118

Eric Booker – 112

Jim Reeves – 107

Daniella Gioia – 76

Dave Werick – 74

Bill Myers – 72

Mary Bowers – 34

Amateur Chicken Wing Eating Championship

1st Dave Werick – 37
2nd Jamie Oppedisano – 36
3rd Michael McCarthy/Jordan Rzesiewicz – 34

Buffet Bowl Competition

1st Geoffrey Esper 5:00
2nd Gideon Oji 6:26
3rdJoey Chestnut 7:15

Bobbing for Wings

Bobbing for Wings – Saturday

1st Brianna Hollier – 22
2nd Justin Maier – 21
3rd Karen McMahon – 6

Bobbing for Wings – Sunday

1st Ming Yu Chen – 26
2nd Ali Avino – 25
3rd Ken Atkins – 15

College Wing Eating Contest

1st Jason Brick, Canisius, 13
2nd, 3rd and 4th Desiree Stevens, Chico State University, John Emslie, Fredonia, Zakk Packard, Hartwick College, tie at 12 wings

Triple Atomic Wing Eating Contest

1st Spencer Davis
2nd Todd Cameron
3rd Craig Healy

Baby Wing

Savannah, Helena, and Joseph Sparling

Miss Buffalo Wing

Emmalee Stawicki