Chicken Show Contest Winners

WAYNE –  As the 37th annual Chicken Show came to an end over the weekend, award winners are being announced.

The office of Wayne Area Economic Development is still compiling a list of award winners.

Here’s what has been issued so far:

During Henoween (Friday): Cement Chicken Auction raised $2,340

Best Dressed: Biker Chick by Integrated Life Choices

Best Themed: Destiny by American Broadband

Wild & Wacky: Chewbac-bab-bacca by David Lindner

Most Natural: Chick N Little by Sara Lou Danielson

Original: Chick Lit by Helen Gunderson and Rita McLean

$20 Best of Show: Artistic Influence by Emma Osnes

Pizza Hut Hot Wing Eating Contest: Mo Vavra (Stanton) finished all 30 wings.

Saturday Chicken Show Parade winners:

Best Themed Related ($100) “Great Place to Roost” Integrated Life Choices, Best Overall Chicken Related ($50) Elkhorn Valley Bank & Trust “Financing your Roosting Place” and Best Children’s Category ($25) “MOPS Loves the Good Life”.

National Cluck-off:

13 and under: First Place went to Danny Magruder of Omaha ($100/medal), second place Nicholas Landwehr of Wheat Ridge, Colorado ($50/medal) and third place Harvest Yeager of Columbus, Ohio ($25/ribbon).

14 and over: First Place went to Joel Vavra of Crete ($100/medal), second place to Mo Vavra of Stanton ($50/medal) and third place to Lyle George of Seattle, Washington ($25/ribbon).

Joel Vavra was also the overall Cluck-off Champion, receiving an additional $50.

Pizza Hut Hard Boiled Egg Eating Contest: First Place went to Mo Vavra of Stanton finishing 20 eggs ($250/medal), Kristofer Bahr of Sioux Falls, South Dakota finished 12 to take second ($100/medal) and Jacob Heller of Wisner ate nine eggs to finish third (ribbon).

Rubber Chicken Chuck:

13 and under: Jackson Griesch finished first (medal), Jacob Whitney came in second (medal) and Riley Bonneau took third (ribbon).

14 and over: Oswald Adozienzin finished first (medal), Ruben Vega took second (medal) and Mike Hull came in third (ribbon).

5K Chicken Run hosted by Providence Medical Center: visit and click under the Wayne Chicken Run for complete results.

Justin Davis of Wayne was the top male competitor (17:33) finishing first overall while Megan Means of Norfolk was the top female runner (19:28) taking 11th overall.

Biggest/Smallest/Most Unusual Chicken Egg:

Biggest: Zac Hobbs of Hoskins (medal), Desirae Flores of West Point (medal) and Clara Osten of Carroll (ribbon).

Smallest: Jeanine Brooks of Omaha (medal), Emilie Osten of Carroll (medal) and Clara Osten of Carroll (ribbon)

Most Unusual egg: Emilie Osten of Carroll (medal), Anna Osten of Carroll (medal) and Linda Kruckhenberg of Wayne (ribbon).

Live Chicken Flying:

First Flight: Everly Ramsay of Sioux City, IA (medal), Linda Kruckenberg of Wayne (medal) and Judd Giese of Lincoln (ribbon).

Second Flight: Linda Fetch of Axtell (medal), Grace Heithold of Wayne (medal) and Josh Kirstine of Pierce (ribbon).

Third Flight: Harvest Yeager of Columbus, Ohio (medal), Nina Mendez-Templin of Sioux City, IA (medal) and Emma Munter of Randolph (ribbon).

Fourth Flight: Amanda Noonan of Gretna (medal), Kinzly Varley of Wayne (medal) and Owen Kirstine of Pierce (ribbon).

All other events are still being finalized.

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