By Marla Jones, Sports Editor
SYLVANIA, Ala.—The Sylvania High School Quarterback Club will be hosting the 2nd annual Wingfest fundraiser on August 6, 2016 at the Sylvania High School Football Stadium beginning at 4 p.m. until 9 p.m. Wingfest is a community-wide chicken wing competition and fundraiser to benefit the Sylvania Rams football team.
There is no registration fee for the competitors and the Quarterback Club will supply the wings. The competitors this year will be: Dekalb MD-Chad Williamson, Mountain Valley News, Jefferson’s (Fort Payne), Tophers Wings, Santa Fe, Zaxby’s (Scottsboro), Chattanooga Billiards Club, Eric Albright-Ollie’s Tavern, Larry Ingle, Kyle Robinson, Steven Goff, Ike Ridgeway, Dixieland Restaurant, Roadside Q and Mark Young.
The Wingfest contest is set up so that your ticket will get you one wing from each competitor. As you go to each competitor, you will get your ticket punched. After sampling all sixteen of the wings, you will give your punched ticket to your favorite. The competitor with the most punched tickets, will be named the People’s Choice winner. There will be awards for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in two different categories: Best Hot WIng and Most Unique Wing along with People’s Choice.
The event will feature inflatables, games and a dunk tank. Entertainment and music will be provided by Chad Sizemore of Sylvania Baptist Church, Shonna Browder, Brandon Dupree and Leah Seawright.
Tickets for the event are $10 and can be purchased from any football player or at Sylvania Pharmacy. Tickets are $15 the day of the event.