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Chili Cook-Off

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Chili, the "Official State Food" of Texas!

Annual Cowboy Chili Cookoff held at Marathon Motel & RV Park & Campground, on Hwy 90 on West edge of town. Contact the Marathon Motel & RV Park @ 866-386-4241 for room, RV space & camping reservations. CASI Rules apply. Entry fee $20, turn-in 2:00 PM. GROUND MEAT ONLY. Local Charities to be determined. Judging in the restaurant patio area of the RV Park. Plenty of RV space at this RV Park. Also motel rooms available. Lots of space available for day trippers. Other accommodations available in Marathon - The Gage Hotel is an excellent place to stay and there are a number of Bed & Breakfast's also available. A public dance will be held at the Post Park in Marathon on Saturday night with music by Craig Carter.

Annual Mustang Chili Cookoff held at Marathon Motel & RV Park & Campground, Marathon TX Hwy 90 on West edge of Town. Contact the Marathon Motel & RV Park @ 866-386-4241 for room, RV space & camping reservations. CASI Rules apply. Entry fee $20, turn-in 12:00 Noon. GROUND MEAT ONLY. Local Charities to be determined. Judging in the restaurant patio area of the RV Park. Plenty of RV space at this RV Park. Also motel rooms available. Lots of space available for day trippers. Other accommodations available in Marathon - The Gage Hotel is an excellent place to stay and there are a number of Bed & Breakfasts also available. A public dance will be held at the Post Park in Marathon on Saturday night with music by Craig Carter.

For information contact Betty Ramirez-Cell 432-294-0608 or by email to BettyTaylorRamirez@yahoo.com.

Additional information about these cook-offs and others sanctioned by CASI may be found at the Chili Appreciation Society International website.

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Chili Cook-off Rules

• Participation in both cook-offs is open to anyone over 18 years of age.

• Entry fees for both cook-offs is $20.00 for each cook each day.

• Meat to be used preparing the chili is limited to ground meat only.

• Turn in time for chili judging at the Saturday cookoff is 2:00 PM.

• Turn in time for chili judging on Sunday is 12:00 Noon.