The Old Town Tucker Merchants Association (OTTMA) and The Local No. 7 host the fifth annual Tucker Chili Cook-Off on Saturday, March 12th, 2016. The event will be held from 1:00 – 6:00 PM with all of the festivities taking place on Main Street in Tucker.
This is a great opportunity for people of all ages to celebrate our newly renovated downtown area and check out some of the new businesses, as well as raise money for Day League.
Your $5 entry gets you access to taste all the chili prepared by event contestants and gives you one vote to help award the coveted People’s Choice prize. Soft drinks and water will be available for purchase from OTTMA, while adult beverages will be on offer, courtesy of The Local 7.
Interested in winning the 2016 Tucker Chili Cook-off?
There is a $30 entry fee for individuals and teams and a $50 entry fee for restaurants that needs to be turned in with the correct form, no later than March 10th, 2016. The chili does not have to be made on site, but you will need to have at least 3-5 gallons of chili for individuals and 10 gallons for restaurants to serve. Each team will also need to provide their own 6’ table and 10’ x 10’ tent. The tent must be able to fit in your 12’x12’ space and be properly secured.
There are four categories for potential award:
- Best Restaurant Chili
- Best Individual/Team Chili
- Peoples Choice
- Best Booth/Decorations/Costumes
The judges will be local chefs, foodies, and a surprise celebrity judge. Winners will receive a trophy showing the world that they have the best chili in Tucker as well as gift certificates from participating local businesses. Each team will also receive two event T-shirts.
Click here for more information or to find out how you can take part in the 2016 Tucker Chili Cook-off.
Day League (formerly Dekalb Rape Crisis Center) provides direct services, prevention education, and advocacy for youth and adult survivors of sexual assault, their families and the community as a whole. Day League helps survivors of sexual violence forge a new beginning, not only to survive their ordeal, but also to become strengthened by it. Day League is the only agency in DeKalb County offering these services.