Entries for Trussville chili contest extended to Jan. 30
By Gary Lloyd
The deadline for entries for Trussville’s Super Chili Bowl has been extended to Wednesday, Jan. 30.
The event is Saturday, Feb. 2 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Doors open at 11 a.m. and the awards ceremony begins at 1 p.m.
The event will take place at the Trussville Civic Center from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Awards will be given for best chili, best booth, best costume and showmanship, and people can vote for their favorite team to receive the People’s Choice Award.
Admission is $5 and tickets are available at the door. Children ages 6 and under get in free. Admission includes chili sampling and entertainment.
Team registration costs $25 and includes an 8-foot by 8-foot booth with electricity, chairs, tablecloth, gloves, cups, ladles and spoons.
Corporate sponsorship begins at $500 and goes to $2,500. Sponsors will get tickets to the event, have their names added to the Super Chili Bowl T-shirts and have their corporate banners hung up at the civic center. Different levels of sponsorship will receive additional perks.
For additional information, visit www.trussvillechili.org.
This is the inaugural year for the event, which is being coordinated by Melinda Burnett of the Trussville Civic Center, Jay Miller with Trussville Parks and Recreation and Scott Buttram of Principle Portrait Group/The Trussville Tribune.
Contact Gary Lloyd at firstname.lastname@example.org and follow him on Twitter @GaryALloyd.