Watkins glen Italian American festival

2016 Contest Winners


Bocce Tournament:


1st place -   $350-

2nd place - $100 -

3rd place -  $50 -  Rocky Menio, Frank Carney, Ed Machuga, and Jamie Day


Wine Competition: Judged by Don Kilcoyne


1st place -   Linda Compton


Sauce Competition: Judged by John Vona


1st place -  

2nd place -

3rd place -


Spaghetti Eating Competition:


Adult - Dakota Maslin, age 23 from Bath, NY

Youth - Justin Coolican, age 12 from Watkins Glen, NY


Gara Di Canto (Singing Competition):


10-16 Age Group

1st place - Kassidy Samuels

2nd place - Noelle Chamberlain

3rd place - Hayley Burke


17+ Age Group

1st place - Kacey Samuels

2nd place - Darlene Fazzary

3rd plac - Peggy Saunders and Harold Brown


Honorable Mention

Josh Markley

Addison Coolican