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City of Midland News Release

Posted on: October 29, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Registration now open for city-wide Chili Cook-Off

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Midlanders are invited to bring their best chili recipe to a city-wide cook-off on Nov. 10 that is attended by hundreds of people each year.

Teams and individuals may now register for the Midland Municipal Employee Scholarship Fund's 9th Annual Chili Cook-Off from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 10 at the First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall (2104 W. Louisiana).

All proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the non-profit scholarship fund, which has awarded college scholarships to 273 dependents of City of Midland employees since its inception in 1995.

Entry fee is $20 per team, and the team with the Best Overall Chili will be awarded a cash prize of $150. Teams and individuals from outside the City of Midland are welcome to register. Registration forms can be downloaded online at www.midlandtexas.gov/chilicookoff.

Attendees can taste test all of the chili and by purchasing a ticket for $5 in advance from the first floor receptionist at City Hall (300 N. Loraine) or $7 at the door. The entrance fee includes chili, crackers and a drink, and baked goods will be available for purchase. Everyone who purchases a Chili Cook-Off ticket will be eligible to win door prizes to be given away at the event.

For more information, please call 432-685-7983.

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Media Contact: Public Information Officer Sara Bustilloz

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