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Pie Eating Contest, 3- Legged Race and Balloon Toss included as part of the youth activities.
A chili cook-off is being sponsored by the Ava Frontier Girls on Saturday, Aug. 4. This first event for the Frontier Girls will take place at upper level in the Ava City Park. Tasting and judging will be between 5 and 8 p.m. There will be three winners. Each winner will receive a customized cook’s apron plus an additional prize. They will also own the bragging rights for the year.
Winners will also have an opportunity to defend their championship next year.
Anyone is eligible to enter the cook-off. Participants in the cook-off may begin arriving and setting up at 2 p.m. They are advised to bring their own tent or canopy. There is a $20 entry fee to enter the chili cook-off.
The judges for the event are the attendees and tasters. There is a $5 charge to eat samples of all the chilies and vote on the winners.
After the voting is complete the vendors will sell their chili to the public. All proceeds from this event go to support the Frontier Girls and their participation in the community.
Cooks and vendors who are planning to participate in this event should register at Georgia’s Place by July 28. You may call 543-2755 for additional information.
Everyone is invited to come by, eat the chili and listen to the music from the hours of 5-8 p.m. In addition to tasting the many chilies, several events are planned for that day including a pie eating contest, three-legged race, balloon toss and more. Entry into the sack race, three-legged race and balloon toss is free.
The public is invited and are advised to bring their own lawn chair and watch the events as they unfold and listen to the music. There will also be live music and a DJ to play music throughout the event. Dean Morrison will be performing and coordinating the live music. He will also serve as DJ and coordinator for additional music throughout the event.
The Frontier Girls is an alternative to Girl Scouts. They participate in many of the same type of activities and they earn merit badges for their efforts. Frontier Girls is open to any school age girl K-12. They have meetings, work on projects and community events to help them grow into focused and mature individuals.
For additional information on the Frontier Girls or on the upcoming chili cook-off, you may contact Heather at 543-2755 or Sherry at 683-0222.