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Chili Cook-Off to Attract Hundreds to Seguin

NEWS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 16, 2015

Media Contact:
Jillian Boldway, Convention/Visitors Bureau Director
(830) 401-0810 / jboldway@seguintexas.gov

Chili Cook-Off to Attract Hundreds to Seguin
Texas Ladies State Chili Championship Celebrates 45th Anniversary

SEGUIN, Texas – When it comes to great chili, you’d be hard-pressed to find any better than what will be served during the 45th Texas Ladies State Chili Championship in Seguin on April 18.

More than 200 ladies will fire up their stoves at Max Starcke Park and compete for the championship. The aroma of delicious chili will be in the air as the public enjoys festivities that begin at 9am. There will be music, games, crafts, food vendors, a silent auction, raffle, drawings and activities for kids. Young ladies ages 7-17 will compete in the Little Miss Ladies State Championship. Attendees will also be able to purchase a bowl of Texas Ladies’ Chili from Boy Scout Troop 107.

“This is always a very popular event that brings hundreds of people from across the state to Seguin,” Seguin Convention and Visitors Bureau Director Jillian Boldway said. “We know those who come this year will enjoy the festivities and the top-notch chili.”

Chili turn-in begins at 1 pm and judging promptly follows. Judges are still needed. If you’re interested in tasting 10-12 chilies and are 18 or older, you may sign up to judge. Additional information, online registration and judging sign-up is available at texasladiesstate.com.

If you are interested in having your business/name embroidered on a trophy please contact Patsy at pakchevy03@yahoo.com. If you wish to be included as a vendor please contact Kathi at Kbauten@yahoo.com. For scholarship information please contact Connie Collier collier@snydertex.com, Glenda Vrba glendavrba@gmail.com or Nancy Hewlett nancyhewlett@msn.com.

Proceeds from the Texas Ladies State Chili Championship benefit charity.

About the City of Seguin
Seguin, Texas is located along Interstate 10, about 35 miles east of San Antonio. Seguin is big enough to boast a top-rated university and a state-of-the-art hospital. More than 25,000 residents enjoy a range of cultural, recreational and employment opportunities. Seguin’s robust diversified economy features a steelmaker, a manufacturer of automotive parts, an engine manufacture and plants making roadside mowing equipment and building materials. In 2014, Seguin was proud to be selected by Siro Group USA as the future home of the company's North American manufacturing facility.

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Posted by: Morgan Ash