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15th Annual Mason-Dixon Society Chili Cook Off

Presented by the Mason-Dixon Chili Society (all proceeds go to benefit the United Gospel Rescue Mission in Poplar Bluff, MO)
A BIG day of FUN, Entertainment, Chili, and Lots of Laughs as we raise funds for the needy!

Open to the public, FREE of Charge, Saturday, February 22, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Come sample all the chili you could want and enjoy LIVE ENTERTAINMENT, don't forget to VOTE for your favorite chili. The TOP 3 TEAMS that receive the most DONATIONS (VOTES) for their chili will receive PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS!

A panel of JUDGES will taste test the chili submissions and the CHILI AWARDS will be given to the TOP 3 TEAMS as rated by a double-blind taste test.
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Competing Teams set up booths and equipment Friday Night, February 21, from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. all while enjoying live entertainment, complimentary snacks, and the hospitality room.

The BEST DECORATED BOOTH AWARD will also be presented to the TOP 3 TEAMS with the best design and decorations.

This year, there is a NEW AWARD: the TEAM SPIRIT AWARD will be awarded to the ONE TEAM that demonstrates the most enthusiasm and has the most fun, as determined by "secret judges!"