Peoria's first Chick-Fil-A stand-alone restaurant opens officially Thursday morning at 6 a.m. and hundreds are vying to be in the front of the line at the grand opening.
That's because the first one hundred customers get free Chick-Fil-A for a year.
The popular tradition takes place at each restaurant opening.
To qualify, people gathered to stand inline starting at 6 a.m.
Fans from all over the U.S. making their way to the grand opening in the River City.
The first 100 customers are determined by a raffle.