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Teams needed for Sallisaw's annual Cruizin' 64 Chili Cook off

Wednesday, August 31, 2022 - Sallisaw Main Street Inc is preparing for the town's annual Cruizin’ 64 Car Show and Chili Cook Off. The event is set to take place on Saturday, October 8 in downtown Sallisaw.

Individuals, groups, businesses, and organizations are all welcome to enter this exciting and tasty event. Teams are able to enter as many categories as they would like with no entry fee. However, registration is required for each category entered.

Setup time for teams will take place at 9 a.m. on the corner of Choctaw and Oak streets. All chili entries must be ready to serve at 11 a.m. Each team will need to provide at least four gallons of chili for each category entered. Side dishes are encouraged but not required.

All teams will be responsible for supplying their own site materials. This includes a serving table and tent, a 100’ extension cord, containers to keep chili hot and containers to keep items cold.

The awards ceremony will take place at approximately 2 p.m. Trophies plus $150 will be presented to the best 1-alarm, 2-alarm, and 3-alarm chili. The best overall chili will receive a trophy and $250 in prize money.

Sallisaw Main Street Inc will be selling taster kits consisting of bowls, spoons, napkins, and tickets for voting. Taster kits will come with a drink and will be sold for $8 each.

If you think your chili has what it takes to earn a year’s worth of bragging rights, you can download your entry form on the Sallisaw Chamber of Commerce Facebook page. For additional information, contact Sallisaw Main Street Inc at 918-775-2558.

Lindsie Dyer, Staff Writer

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