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Chili Cook-Off and Salsa Tastings a Hot Ticket

Make Wrightwood CA the Place to be October 13

WRIGHTWOOD, Calif. — Red, green, hot or mild; the choice is yours at the annual Chili Cook-Off and Salsa Tasting event, Saturday, October 13, 2018, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Cook-Off festivities includes chili and salsa tastings, Chili bowls and Chili Willies for sale, a team Corn Hole tournament, a jalapeño eating contest, a 50/50 raffle and a beer garden. Activities are held at the Wrightwood Community Building and lot, 1275 Hwy. 2 off Park St, 92397.

Salsa tasting starts at 11 a.m. until gone. Day of salsa entries will be accepted at the community building at 9:30 a.m. Categories are Hot, Mild and Pico de Gallo. A $5 per entry fee with your application and list of ingredients are required. Salsa tasting chip bag kits are $3 per person and are available at the door.

Chili tasting begins at Noon until it’s gone. Chili tasting kits can be purchased at the Chamber booth for $5. It’s recommended to come early to not miss out on the Chili or Salsa tasting events. The deadline for entering the Chili Cook-Off portion of the event is October 11.

Registration for the jalapeño eating contest and team Corn Hole tournament begins at 11 a.m. There is no charge to enter jalapeño contest. The jalapeño eating contest will be held at 11:30 a.m. for the first 10 people to enter and sign a waiver. Entry fee for teams for the Corn Hole Tournament is $25. Competition starts at noon. There are cash prize for all contests at the Chili Cook-Off.

Winners and cash prizes for the Cook-Off will be awarded at 2:30 p.m.

Hosted by the Wrightwood Chamber of Commerce and the Wrightwood Community Services District, this day offers fun for all ages. Call (760) 713-9535 or visit the www.wrightoodchamber.org for an application.

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