Third Annual Truckee Chili Cookoff announced |

Third Annual Truckee Chili Cookoff announced

Special to the Sun
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TRUCKEE, Calif. and#8212; The Truckee Sunrise Rotary Club will hold the Third Annual Truckee Chili Cookoff Sunday, June 26, 11 a.m. at the Truckee Regional Park.

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

Once again KOH radio personality Monica Jaye will host the event, bringing her unique brand of humor and good-natured sarcasm to the fun-filled event.

Building on last yearand#8217;s successful Cookoff, there will be more chili, more food, more quality microbrews, more entertainment and more fun.

The areaand#8217;s best chili cooks will compete for top honors in these categories: Restaurants, Nonprofits and Individuals plus Best Overall. In addition, a Peopleand#8217;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 free for children under 12 accompanied by an adult. Tickets will be available around the Truckee area, from any Rotarian, at the event and online at

If you or your firm wishes to make a contribution to your community, sponsorships are still available. Visit or contact Bryan Pierce at 530-587-6096 or

There are still spaces for cooking teams. There is no charge to contestants for a guaranteed good time. For more information about how to participate in this amazing event visit, or contact Jeff Sparksworthy at 530-386-4275 or

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