It's a tradition when Chick-fil-A opens a new restaurant: the first 100 people in line get free chicken for a year.
The new restaurant near the Skyland Boulevard and I-359 intersection in Tuscaloosa opened at 6 a.m. on Thursday morning, but the line opened at 6 a.m. Wednesday. At that point, 90 people were already in line to stake a claim on their free chicken.
Chick-fil-A makes a big deal out of these camping out for chicken events and so do the people there. They come equipped with tents, chairs, TV's and games.
Chick-fil-A also plans activities for them throughout the 24 hours. For instance, they played a game where you move an Oreo cookie down your face, just using your facial muscles.
The new restaurant is a big new development for this area of Tuscaloosa and this will be the third free standing Chick-fil-A restaurant in the city.
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