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Mason-Dixon Chili Society 18th Annual Chili Cook-Off

Join the Mason-Dixon Chili Society for our 18th Annual Chili Cook-Off!
Saturday, February 24th at the Black River Coliseum
11:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.
Free to the public. Donations appreciated.
All proceeds to benefit:
The United Gospel Rescue Mission
$100/booth space
Cooks' Party: Friday, Feb. 23rd
Register by February 16th
Late Entries: $125/booth
Team entry forms available via the event page, by direct messaging this page, or by contacting joel@shsmithco.com.
Help your team start the 18th Annual Mason-Dixon Chili Society Cook-Off with a bang! Your team can win their first award before the Cook-Off begins!
The Fundraising Award is earned in advance of the event.
1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place ($200, $100, $50 plus a plaque for each team) will be awarded to the three teams who raise the most in donations and pledges for the United Gospel Rescue Mission before the actual day of the cook-off. Pledge forms must be received the day before the Cook-Off to be counted.
Successful fundraising ideas in the past have included casual days at the office, dedicated to fundraising for the Rescue Mission, in house raffles, etc.
The Big Chili: $5,000
Ghost Pepper: $2,000
Habanero Pepper: $1,000
Jalapeno Pepper: $500
Poblano Pepper: $300
All sponsors get one free team and are listed on the back of the annual t-shirt!
(Must register by February 13 to be listed on shirt.)
We need: Food donations for the set-up and cook’s party Friday night
• Main dishes or sides, everything is appreciated! (Approx. 200 in attendance Friday night)
• Soda, water, and energy drinks for Friday night and Saturday