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Enter our chili cook-off and show everyone YOU have the best chili recipe!
Thank you for participating as a cooker in our 6th Annual Charity Chili Cook-Off. Below is a recap of important rules and info you will need to know.
CHECK IN: You will need to check in on Tuesday, March 20th at 4:00pm at Wolf Creek Brewery in Valencia located at 25108 Rye Canyon Loop, Valencia, CA. Your location at the event is pre-determined. You will check in and get your chili cooker number and will be directed to your assigned spot. We will not allow cookers to set up after 4:30pm, so please be on time.
CHILI: Please bring 2 LARGE Crock Pots of Chili. Please make sure your chili is cooked at home and heated to at least 170 degrees and kept warm. You are responsible for maintaining a food-safe temperature during the cook-off. You will serve your chili until it is gone. Voting will end at 7:15pm to allow votes to be counted.
LOGISTICS: Each cooker will be provided ½ of a 6ft table, tasting cups, spoons and napkins, table cover. (YOU WILL SUPPLY- 8ft extension cord or strip, serving spoon and any condiments).
TASTING: Each attendee who comes to your table MUST HAVE A WRISTBAND ON in order to taste any Chili. Wristbands are $25.00 each and allow the attendee to taste any and all chili. Children 7 & under excluded from wristband) Included with each entry will be Cornbread and desserts, while supplies last. No other food or drink will be permitted in at the venue, without their permission.
BEST DECORATED AREA: We are doing a fun addition this year and allowing cookers to decorate their 3’ area. We will award one cooker Best Decorated Area at end of evening. (No company banners please)
VOTING: PEOPLE’S CHOICE -Attendees can vote for their favorite chili with their one vote ticket they receive at the door when paying. They choose their favorite chili by marking in the voting box their choice and dropping the vote card in a box centrally located and marked area. So encourage your friends and family to attend the event to support and vote for you. JUDGES’ CHOICE – We also have 6 Judges that will vote for their favorite chili.
AWARDS: We will pick 6 winners that night (3- People’s Choice and 3- Judges’ Choice) and they will be announced by our celebrity guest at around 8:30pm. Trophies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place with gifts will be awarded.
BANNERS: Unless you paid for a sponsorship in addition to your Chili cooker fee of $100, you will not be allowed to hang a banner at the event. This includes any company sign, banner, (standing or hanging).
THANK YOU AGAIN FOR YOUR SUPPORT – and Good luck!!