Chili Cook-Off/Autumfest

2022 Chili Cook-Off

 

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Mark your calendars for the 32nd Annual St. Irene Chili Cook-Off -- now expanded to a weekend of fun, fellowship and faith!

Saturday, October 15

  • Trunk or Treat - 2-4 p.m. in the School Parking Lot/Mobile Classroom -- NEW!
    • Free!
    • A family fall festival, where individuals and businesses decorate their vehicles to be a "treat stop" in the St. Irene school parking lot. Kids will come in costume to "trick or treat" in a safe environment. We'll have games, treats and prizes for best decorated trunk and best costumes. 
  • Chili Cook-Off  - 6 - 10 p.m. in the Activity Center
    • Tickets $10/person
    • The 32nd annual Chili Cook-Off is BACK! Join us for a night of the best chilis that the Warrenville area has to offer. Sample up to 15 chili recipes as chefs compete for the title of Best Chili, People's Choice and more. Silent auction, raffles and the famous "liquor loop" will be in full swing. Soft drinks and adult beverages are available for purchase. Tickets go on sale September 16.  Purchase your tickets before October 9 to be entered to win a reserved VIP table for the night for you and your friends. 

Sunday, October 16

  • Pancake Breakfast - 9 a.m. - nooon
    • Free-will donation
    • Always a favorite! The chefs of our Music Ministry will once again be providing pancakes, sausage, coffee, juice and all the fixings for a hearty breakfast.
  • Bake Sale - 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    • Sample the baking talents of the St. Irene parish community!
  • Family Bingo - 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    • B-There! Hosted by the CCW, Family Bingo is fun for all ages! Get a bingo, pick a prize!
  • Service Project 12 - 2 p.m.
    • We'll be assembling boxes for military overseas -- keep watching this space for more information.

Want to be part of the fun?  We need people to volunteer, be chili contestants, bake a delicious treat, donate silent auction items, decorate cars for Trunk or Treat, and more!  We need YOU!  Watch this space for your link to sign up.

Event Sponsorship 

Gold Sponsor - $1,000

  • 8 admission tickets; 8 drink tickets; 8 Chili Cook-Off T-shirts.
  • Your company logo displayed on Cook-Off T-shirts.
  • Your company name displayed on event posters, St. Irene livestreams, Facebook and church bulletin, thanking you for your contribution.
  • Opportunity to display your company banner and distribute materials at the event.
  • A “thank you” plaque suitable for display at your company

 Silver Sponsor - $500

  • 4 admission tickets; 4 drink tickets; 4 Chili Cook-Off T-shirts
  • Your company logo displayed on Cook-Off T-shirts.
  • Your company name displayed on event posters and Facebook page thanking you for your contribution
  • Opportunity to display your company banner at the event.
  • A “thank you” plaque suitable for display at your company

Bronze Sponsor - $250

  • 2 admission tickets; 2 drink tickets; 2 Chili Cook-Off T-shirts
  • Your company logo displayed on Cook-Off T-shirts.
  • Your company name displayed on event posters thanking you for your contribution.
  • A “thank you” plaque suitable for display at your company 

Intersted in becoming a sponsor?  Contact Laura McGowan at Laura@mcgowansonline.com