Chili Championship Benefits Habitat For Humanity Dec. 1

Thursday, November 8, 2012

As part of MainX24, a 24 hour party on Main Street, the 4th Annual World Heavy Weight Chili Championship will take place, benefitting Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga Area.

Registration is now open for all types of chili teams for $50 or register two teams for the price of one. The event will take place on Saturday, Dec. 1, in the OCI Parking Lot at 326 E. Main St. Chili teams may start preparation at 9 a.m. with serving beginning at 12 p.m. for the public.  

Additionally, three local bands will be playing on the “Loading Dock of Rock.”  A Lego Build competition will also be held during the event for participants of all ages.  

Admission for All You Can Eat Chili is $8 ($15 for a commemorative Habitat for Humanity Bowl) and $2 beer.   

Awards for the chili will be presented in three categories: Judge’s Choice, People’s Choice and Most Spirit. The event is sponsored by DeMoss Capital, OCI, Brewer Media, Grant Interiors, Big River Brewery, Miller Lite & Coca Cola.

To register a team or for more information on the event, visit www.habitatchilicookoff.com or contact Dawn Hjelseth at dstoike@habichatt.org. Registration is open through Nov. 28.



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