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Chili Fest

Oct 5 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Come celebrate fall with our third annual CHILI FEST!

GENERAL INFORMATION

No cover charge for attendees. Buy a tasting card ($5 for 5 two-ounce tastes of various chilis and a ballot for choosing favorite), as well as $1 tickets to use toward drinks, desserts and other food purchases at the door.

Competing Cornhole Teams:

  • $10 for team entry (2 team members max)
  • Show up and play on October 5th!

Competing Chili Teams:

  • Contest will be held in the gymnasium, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
  • Competition is limited to the first 25 contestants/teams
  • $20 per team for team entry (4 team members max)
  • Bragging rights awarded for People’s Choice and Best Themed Team
  • Load-in/ set-up times: 4:45 pm

CHILI CONTESTANT RULES

  • Chili must be prepared off premises and ready for tasting at 6 pm.
  • Chili must be kept warm via any type of chafing dishes with sterno burners, as electricity cannot be provided in the gymnasium. Propane not allowed.
  • Minimum of 2.5 gallons/ 10 quarts of chili. A large chafing dish holds 8 quarts roughly.
  • Each contestant/team is responsible for setup, take down and clean up of his/her area.
  • Trash receptacles and bags will be provided at the event.

WHAT TO BRING

  • Warming trays/ chafing dishes with sterno to keep chili hot. (no electrical in gym).
  • A large warming oven is available in the kitchen, on a first come first serve basis, to use for your extra chili/chafing dishes.
  • A set of plastic measuring cups for dishing (specifically a 1 cup measure, ½ cup measure, and ¼ measure).
  • Table decorations
  • Stir spoons, paper towels for spills, and any crackers or embellishments for your entry.

WHAT IS PROVIDED

  • One 6’ table per contestant/team
  • Tasting cups/spoons
  • Bowls, plates, spoons for purchased chili

JUDGING CRITERIA

People’s Choice: Most votes/ tickets
Judges’ Choice: Judges favorite
Best Themed: Concept, spirit, decoration, and excitement

 

Details

Date:
Oct 5
Time:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Venue

Gym
7901 Bay Branch Dr
The Woodlands, TX 77382 United States
Phone:
281-296-0300
Website:
https://staopcs.org/