Join us in Fountain Inn, South Carolina for the first annual "Palmetto State" Chili Cookoff. We are an International Chili Society (ICS) sponsored event bringing the best chili cooks from all over the country.
All you LOCAL everyday folks who are not an ICS member may enter the People's Choice for only $20 plus a minimum of 2 gallons chili for the public to taste and vote on. Just go to our website, www.PalmettoStateChili.com, and sign up.
We will also have arts & craft vendors, food vendors, inflatables for kids and MUSIC BY: Arvie Bennett, Jr., Three Creeks Over and Hot As A Pepper. Be sure to plan on spending the day with us on May 23, 2015.
Free admission. Eight Tasting tickets with Peoples Choice ballot is only $5. Buy as many as you want and keep on voting. REMEMBER, 90% NET PROCEEDS GO TO CHARITIES.
NOTE: 90% of the proceeds will be benefiting three local charities in the Upstate:
1. Broken Wing Farms (A special place for individuals with Autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities to learn, grow and have fun!)
2. "B" Motivated Ministries (Assisting people with disabilities to participate in wheelchair sports and activities around the country).
3. Patriot Guard Riders (Local Chapter that attends the funerals of members of the U.S. military, firefighters, and police at the invitation of a decedent's family. The group forms an honor guard at military burials, helps protect mourners from harassment and fills out the ranks at burials of indigent and homeless veterans).
Be sure to find out how you can be a volunteer, a cook or even sponsor the cook off!