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South River Police Department
Tuesday January 14th, 2020 :: 11:28 a.m. EST


Chili Cook-off & Tasting Hosted by SRPD

On Saturday, January 25th from 12:00pm until 2:00pm, South River Police Department will be holding our fourth annual Chili Cook-off & Tasting. This fundraising event will be taking place at the South River VFW located at 31 Reid Street.

Enter for a chance to be crowned the maker of the "Best Chili in South River" and earn bragging rights! Or purchase a tasting ticket for a chance to sample chili from each contestant and vote for the "Fan Favorite" winner.

View the flyer at the following link or read on for contestant entry and ticket information:

Admission for tasting is $10 ($5 for ages 12 and under). Tasting tickets are limited and sales at the door are subject to availability.

For advance tasting tickets contact:
• Diane at 732-254-1150 Ext. 102
• Adam at 732-754-6043
Tasting tickets include the following:

• Door Prize Raffles
• Chili Tasting from Contestants
• Voting for Fan Favorite Winner
Contestant Entries:

The contestant entry fee is $20 and all contestants must register in advance. Prizes will be awarded and entries will be judged by guest judges for 1st place and runner up and a vote for "Fan Favorite" (3 prizes total).

• Contestants must be register by January 21st using the form found here:

• Contestants must be at least 16 years old

• Any type of chili is allowed (beef, chicken, vegetarian, etc.)

• Contestants must provide a means to keep chili warm (chafing dish, crock pot, hot plate, etc.)

• Chili must be cooked off premises and be ready for judging on site by 12:00pm

• Contestants are asked to provide enough chili for approximately 100 samples of 1 ounce each

Proceeds from this event help fund our department's community policing programs and community events including Law Enforcement Against Drugs, National Night Out, Too Good for Drugs, Junior & Citizen Police Academies, Free-throw Tournament and MORE!

South River Police Department
61 Main St
South River, NJ 08882

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 732-238-1000

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