Chili cook-off to raise funds for families - Tucson News Now

Chili cook-off to raise funds for families

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The Green Valley Firefighters Association will sponsor its fifth annual Chili Cook-off competition in the Quail Creek community to raise funds for local families in need.

Fire and police organizations from Green Valley, Sahuarita, Tucson, Rio Rico and Tubac are expected to compete in the September 27 competition from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Other entries will be from the Greater Tucson Fire Foundation, 19th Hole Bar and Grille, Arizona Family Restaurant and Tubac Jack's Restaurant.

Tickets, which cost $10, can be purchased ahead of time at the Quail Creek Madera Clubhouse or at the door. A ticketholder can taste 12 chili samples.

A panel of judges will rate the entries based on taste and flavor, consistency and texture, aftertaste and overall impression. Attendees may take part in the "People's Choice" award for the best tasting chili and best booth.

Businesses interested in sponsoring the event can contact GVFD Engineer Stephen Lane at (520) 240-2388.

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