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New Meetup: The First Annual Chili Cookoff & Tailgate Block Party

From: Richard aka F.
Sent on: Sunday, November 8, 2009 11:54 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for Good Eats! Columbia!

What: The First Annual Chili Cookoff & Tailgate Block Party

When: November 15,[masked]:00 PM

Where:
Jackalope Jacks
1936 E 7th St
Charlotte, NC 28204
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Your Chili Host-Richard Gruica[masked]

The "Good Eats" gang is at it again! Presenting our next BIG event-The First Annual "Good Eats" & "The Go Social Club's" Chili Cook Off & Panther Tailgate Block Party to be held at Jackalope Jacks on Sunday, November 15th from 1-6. The address is1936 E. 7th Street, Charlotte, NC, 28204
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Here are some of the highlites so far-

?Amateur & Pro Categories w/Cash Prizes & Trophies*-$20 entrance fee for Amateur's & $40 for the Pros (Pot will be split amoungt winning entries) You can enter as many different type/and styles of chili for the same price and up your chances of winning!

?Two Categories-Traditional Beef & Bean(you can also do beef only) & A Specialty Category (speciality of your choice and can encompass any ingredients)

There will be 5 total winners. One winner for each category for Amateurs and one winner for each category for Pros. Then, there will be a PEOPLE'S CHOICE all around BEST CHILI winner that attendees with pick!

?Tasting portions will be $1 per tasting, buy ten and get a FREE beer!

?Panther Block Party-Watch the game on all the TV's-inside and out, Cornhole Tournament, Skee Ball Tournament

?Drink Specials -Buy 10 samples and get one beer FREE!

? Music

Parking - we will be using the parking lot for the cookoff but there is plenty of parking in and around the neighborhoods close by.

See you there!

Information for those entering-

-NEED TO KNOW BY Thurs the 12th of Nov that you are competing

-Check in will start at 10 am the day of the Cook Off

-Chili can be brought finished to the event (preferable)

-You can enter in one or both of the categories-let me know by the 12th

-Looking for at least 3 gallons of chili for the pros and at least 1 gallon-hopefully more for the amateurs,as it will increase your chance of winning(I will be providing portion cups, which we will be using to serve the chili)

-You should be able to provide a means of serving(utensils), heating unit(we will be providing a grill to heat the chili and steam well for those that do not have one), a table(if you have one), a chafing dish(if you have one) and a smile for the guests of the event! I will need to know what you need ASAP, in order to make arrangements.

-You can promote your restaurant and or business at the event in any way you see fit(flyers, giveaways, etc). You will need at least one person manning your area serving and talking to the crowd-Talk you Chili up for a chance to win the PEOPLE'S CHOICE!

*Cash prizes will be based on number of teams entering

Learn more here:
http://www.meetup.com/GoodEats-Columbia/calendar/11829983/

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