Truckee Chili Cookoff announced |

Truckee Chili Cookoff announced

Sponsorships and cooking team entries are still available for the inaugural Truckee Chili Cookoff.
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TRUCKEE, Calif. ” The Truckee Sunrise Rotary Club will debut the Truckee Chili Cookoff at 11 a.m. Sunday, June 28 at the Truckee Regional Park.

This community fundraiser will provide a day of family fun with chili tasting, non-stop entertainment, food and beverages and a host of activities for adults and children alike.

The area’s best chili cooks will compete for top honors in these categories: Restaurants, Nonprofits, Individuals plus Best Overall. In addition, a People’s Choice award will recognize the chili garnering the most votes from attendees and there will be an award for best cooking team theme.

A panel of area dignitaries will judge the chili and make the awards.

All proceeds benefit Truckee-North Tahoe programs addressing the needs of youth, economically disadvantaged and elderly. The Truckee Sunrise Rotary Club has been supporting our community since 1993.

Admission with unlimited chili tasting will be $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12. Tickets will be available around the area, from any Rotarian, at the event and online at

This event is underwritten by generous sponsors: EV-Village, FiftyFifty Brewing Company, Granite IT, Great Basin Brewing Company, Moonshine Ink, Mountain High Balloons, Mt. Lincoln Construction, Plumas Bank, Sierra Sun, SmallPond Studio, Tahoe Donner Association, Tahoe Forest Hospital District, Tahoe Staff, Teichert Aggregates, Truckee Donner Chamber, Truckee Donner PUD, Truckee River Associates, Truckee Tahoe Times, Truckee Tahoe Lumber and Western Nevada Supply.

Sponsorships are still available, visit or contact Brent Ferrera at 582-6925 or

There are also spaces for cooking teams. There is no charge to contestants. Contact Jeff Sparksworthy at (530) 386-4275 or

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