From Pat Irvine-King:
A reminder that the memorial service for Ira "Duffy" Duffield will be on Thursday, June 7, 2012, at the University United Methodist Church, 5084 DeZavala Road, San Antonio, TX 78249 at 10:00 a.m.
From Donna Conrad:
We would like to invite everyone out to our first time Proud Of Texas POD Cook Off at Hog Creek Ice House on June 23rd. We will also be having our 3rd Heart of Texas Triple Crown BBQ Cook Off.
This year there will be Jr. Chili / Jr. BBQ ( Chicken Only) ( Meat and Spices ONLY for both are provided) Other Categories are as follows: Beans ( DRY PINTO BEANS ONLY) (Lone Star BBQ will be doing BEANS): Wings ( Provided by Tyson Foods); Salsa; Homemade BBQ Sauce; BBQ Chicken, Ribs, Brisket;
CASI Chili ; and Business BBQ and Chili.
LOTS more stuff going on. Silent Auction, 50/50 Pot, Raffle for BBQ Pit, Vendors, Friday Night Live Entrainment as well as good food and cold cold beverages.
PLENTY RV parking, NO HOOK UP's. If your needing a place to stay we have special rooms rate's until June
12th at LaQuinta Inn and Suites at 6003 Woodway Dr. Woodway TX. 76712. They are now $99.00 until JUNE 12th. After that they go up to $149.00. Give them a call at 254-772-0200. Tell them your with the Triple Crown Cook Off.
For more information about the cook off please give me or Dianne a call at 254-855-4733 or 855-2767.
Hope to see everyone there.
From Ken Rodd:
If you are on facebook, look at the group "Friends of Krazy Flats". We are doing some flashbacks.
It is Wednesday and time to post the CCOs for this weekend. There are several all over the States from which to choose.
Jun 9, 2012-001 - Cheyenne, WY CASI. Peppers On The Plaza CCO. Held at 121 W 15th St. Benefits Cheyenne Depot Museum Foundation, Lions Club. Entry fee for one entry $20, $30 for 2, $40 for 3. Turn-in Salsa 11:30 AM, Green Chili 1 PM, Red 2:30 PM. Make check payable to Cheyenne Depot Museum. Contact James Bowers firstname.lastname@example.org. 307-632-3905. Please register by June 1st.
Jun 9, 2012-002 - Trenton, MO CASI. Five Points City Chili Cookoff. Held downtown near the Elks Lodge and Sesquicentennial Parks. Entry fee $25, turn-in Noon. Contact Richard Jacobsen 660-339-7606. Benefits TDIA.
Jun 9, 2012-003 - El Paso, TX CASI. El Paso Flag Day CCO The cookoff is held at the Flag Memorial Park located at the corner of Gateway North and Diana very near Cohen Stadium. Look for the flag and flag pole. CASI RULES APPLY. Entry fee $20.00. Turn-in time 1:00 pm. Make checks payable to Pod of The Pass. Benefits the El Paso Chapter National Flag. Contact Carol Straughan at 915- 852-3599 or email@example.com.
Jun 9, 2012-004 - Ottumwa, IA CASI. Three-I Regional Open Championship Greater Ottumwa Park at intersection of US Hwy 34 and IA Hwy 149, Ottumwa, IA 52501 will be the site for the 8th Annual Three-I Regional Open Championship. Travel money for Top 3 CASI chilis. CASI rules apply. Entry fees and turn in: CASI $25 - 2 PM, Traditional chili $15 - 2:30 PM, Salsa $5 - 2:30 PM. Make checks payable to Iowa Chili Pod. For more information contact Gary Christensen firstname.lastname@example.org. 319-721- 1580 or Mark Eckman, 102 Church St., Ottumwa, IA 52501. 641-684- 6305 email@example.com. HOTEL INFO: (must call the hotel directly and specify you are with the Three-I Chili Cookoff).
1. AMERICINN of OTTUMWA, 641.684.8222; Standard room $69.90 per night. Executive room $75.90 per night.
2. HAMPTON INN, 641.814.8888; Room with one king bed for $105 per night. Room with two queen beds for $115 per night. Reservations must be made two weeks in advance or by May 25, 2012.
3. QUALITY INN and SUITES, 641.682.8526; Standard room $65 per night.
Be sure to plan on staying for the Iowa Chili Pod CCO the next day, June 10, 2012.
Jun 9, 2012-005 - Corsicana, TX CASI. Dawg Daze of Summer Sooner CCO Held at Gander Mountain, 3301 Corsicana Crossings Blvd. From I- 45, take exit #229 (Hwy 287) go East on 287 and take the first right at Corsicana Crossings Blvd. This is a 2-day event with plenty of paved parking for day cooks and RVs (sorry no hookups). Entry fee $20.00 turn-in 2 pm CHILI GRIND ONLY; Junior division, ages 8-17 entry fee $10.00 turn-in 2 pm CHILI GRIND ONLY; 50/50 Beans entry fee $10.00, turn-in Noon. Great raffle items. Benefits the Humane Society of Navarro County - Spay/Neuter Program. See cookoff next day. For more information contact Kay Lefler 972-872-2297 (wk)or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jun 9, 2012-006 - Gardner, KS CASI. Festival on the Trails 3rd Annual Festival on the Trails CCO Located a 218 E Shawnee St. From I-35, west on Hwy 56 for approx 2 miles, north on N. Sycamore for 1 block, then west on Shawnee. CASI turn in at noon with a $20.00 entry fee(CASI rules apply). Home style chili turn in at 12:30 with a $15.00 entry fee. Cook both entries for $30.00. Benefits the Festival on the Trails charities. Chili grind only. Contacts: Larry Velasquez 913-708-2118 email@example.com. or Lee Kroencke 913-754-6074 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jun 9, 2012-007 - Seguin, TX CASI. CRV at Comanche Crossing Located at 2080 FM 477 Seguin,TX. Benefits County Line VFD. The VFD will have good food available at the cook off. Entry fee is $20., turn in 2 PM. GRIND ONLY. Alamo POD cook off next day - same location. Plenty of RV parking, no hook-ups. Contact Sabrina Klietz 830-534-8224.
Jun 9, 2012-008 - Denton, TX CASI. Summer Showdown Located at 2217 N. Carroll Blvd, Denton, TX 76201. CASI entry fee $20, turn in 2:00 PM. Chili Grind Only. Fun and games all day with great trophies. Contact Vicki 940- 391-6998; email@example.com or Delora Goin 940-230-3238; firstname.lastname@example.org
Jun 9, 2012-009 - FT. McKAVETT. TX CASI. Ft. Mckavett Chili and BBQ Ft. Mckavett VFD CASI RULES CHILI $20.00 turn in 2:00 PM. CHILI Grind Only. BBQ has various turn in times. CHILI winners will be announced at appox. 5:00 PM FMI 325-617-4770; email@example.com.
Jun 9, 2012-010 - Blackwell, TX CASI. Blue Agave Chili and BBQ Cook-off Located at the Rodeo Pavilion and Riding arena. This is our 3rd year as a CASI sanctioned event. All proceeds benefit the Blackwell Riding Club and the youth playdays. CASI entry fee $20, turn in 2:00 PM. Chili Grind Only. Along with the Chili Cook- Off will be a Lone Star Barbecue Society Sanctioned Cook-Off featuring events in Brisket, Ribs, Chicken, Beans, a Margarita Pour off and a Bloody Mary Morning Pour Off. Cooks meeting will be at 8:00 am for all events. Camping is available with no hooks ups. Great awards, great venue, and a great time. Come joins us. For entry forms or information contact Tommy White at 325-370-1119 or Joel Lemley at 325-668-3552.
Jun 9, 2012-011 - League City, TX CASI. America Legion Hall Post 554 Located at the America Legion Hall Post 554, 1650 Hwy 3 South. Benefits American League's Youth Sports Teams. Turn in time 2 pm entry fee $20.00 Chili grind only. Make checks payable to American Legion. Contact Michelle Dry 281-682-2575 or Dorothy Spishock 713-724-4059.
Jun 9, 2012-012 - Southaven, MS CASI. Garden of Grace Annual CCO Held at Garden of Grace Church, 2220 Cresthill Drive, Southaven, MS 38671 Exit 291 on Interstate 55, go 1.2 miles west to Highway 51. Turn left on Highway 51 and go 0.4 miles to Mississippi Valley Blvd. Turn right on Mississippi Valley Blvd and go 0.6 miles. Turn right on Cresthill Drive and go 100 feet. Entry fee $20.00, turn in 1 PM. CHILI GRIND ONLY. Make checks payable to Garden of Grace. Contact Ralph Shields at firstname.lastname@example.org; 901-481-1660.
Jun 9, 2012-013 - Brownfield, TX CASI. Knights of Columbus Council 12292 11th Annual Great American Cook- Off. Held in Terry County/Coleman Park. Chili entry fee 20.00 Chili Turn-in time 2:00 pm CST CHILI GRIND ONLY. Charity to be determined. Other activities Brisket, Chicken, Rib and Pinto Bean Cook-Off. Contact Jesse Alejandro 432-631-1249 or Jimmy Garza 505-870-3424.
Jun 10, 2012-001 - Ottumwa, IA CASI. Iowa Chili Pod Cookoff Located at the Ottumwa Hy-Vee North, 2453 N. Court Road, Ottumwa,IA 52501. CASI rules apply. CASI entry fee $20 turn-in 12 noon. Make checks payable to Iowa Chili Pod. Contact: Virgil Johnson, 288 E. Rochester, Ottumwa, IA 52501. 641-684-4525 email@example.com. Don't forget to cook at the Three-I Regional Open Championship the day before on June 9, 2012.
Jun 10, 2012-002 - Corsicana, TX CASI. Day After Dawg Daze CCO Held at Gander Mountain, 3301 Corsicana Crossings Blvd. This is a 2 day event. Directions are listed on Saturday cookoff info. Plenty of paved parking for day cooks and RVs (sorry no hookups). Entry fee $18.00 turn-in at Noon. CHILI GRIND ONLY. Benefits the Humane Society of Navarro County General Funds. For more information contact Kay Lefler 972-872-2297 (wk) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jun 10, 2012-003 - Seguin, TX CASI. Alamo Area Pod Cookoff Located at Comanche Crossing Seguin,TX. CASI entry fee $20, turn in 1:00PM CHILI GRIND ONLY. Benefits CASI Scholarship Fund. Contact: Connie Schrade 210-823- 3272.