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Fire Up Your Crock Pot! The Castle Rock ChiliFest and Car Show is Right Around the Corner

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Castle Rock Co Car Show

Grab a spoon and fork, and head down to the Castle Rock ChiliFest and Car Show on Saturday, September 9, 2017 from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm! This event will take place at the Douglas County Fairgrounds and is an annual fundraiser for Boy Scout Troop 780.

If you don’t just like eating chili… but you also like cooking it, make sure to enter the ChiliFest’s Cook-Off. The contest will be judged by the public, and cash prizes and trophies will be presented to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners in each judging category.

Also, enjoy the festival’s Car and Motorcycle Show, Car Smash, Live Music (and/or a DJ), live auction, a bounce house, and entertainment for the entire family!

The festival is sure to provide ample chili sampling and an overall good time for guests of all ages.

Castle Rock ChiliFest Car Show

Now in its 6th year, the Castle Rock ChiliFest features a car show. The car show is open to individuals and car clubs and all car makes and models are welcome. Registration is required and forms are available on the ChiliFest website. The attending public will vote, and awards will be given at the end of the event.

More Information About the Castle Rock ChiliFest

For the past six years, Boy Scout Troop 780 has organized the annual Castle Rock ChiliFest – which is an event designed to bring the community, friends and family together for fun, food, celebration and entertainment.

Pot Of Fresh Chili

Troop 780 encourages as many members of the public to attend and participate in this event as possible. This Castle Rock troop is chartered by The Grange in the Meadows.

The money raised will allow the troop to participate in the Boy Scouts of America High Adventure, which offers adventure experiences such as canoeing and winter camping challenges, backpacking expeditions and adventure sports programs.

Don’t miss this fun and delicious annual event that supports a local Boy Scout Troop!

Early bird general admission tickets may be purchased online, and cost $8/each. Tickets purchased at the door are $10/each. Admission tickets include access to the event’s car show, live music, a silent auction, and tasting and voting on chili that has been entered in the chili cook-off contest.

Interested in Entering the Chili Cook Off?
If you wish to enter the chili cook-off contest, entry forms can be found on the ChiliFest’s website. One red or green chili entry is $25, and two chili entries (either red, green, or one of each) is $40. The organizers of this event encourage chili chefs to decorate their table and wear a costume!

Chili Peppers

Chili Cook-Off Registration
If you want to be a ChiliFest cookoff contestant, download a Boy Scout Troop 720 2017 ChiliFest Chili Entry Form which can be found on the ChiliFest website, and return it to the address listed on the form. Keep in mind that chili cook off contestants must arrive at the Douglas County Fairgrounds with their chili by 3:00 pm on Saturday, September 9, 2017 for set-up and check-in. Six quarts of chili is required, as well as serving utensils, and a heat source (such as a crock pot). Please make sure a “head chef” remains at your table to serve chili during the chili tasting. Full contest rules can be found on the ChiliFest’s website.

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Jim Garcia

Jim Garcia is a RE/MAX Professionals Colorado Realtor® in Douglas County Colorado. When he's not involved with real estate transactions, he spends time with his family, hones his cooking skills and enjoys the unique adventures only Colorado can offer.

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