2013 Entertainment Announced

josh-turner1The 2013 Chilifest Entertainment Line-Up has been released! We will have more info coming soon but here are the details. Now is the time to get signed up for your Chilifest Teams. Limited spaces are available!

Chilifest 2013 Entertainment Line-Up for Saturday, April 6th for the Public:
• Corey Smith
• Kevin Fowler
• Mark Chesnutt
• Aaron Watson
• HEADLINER: Josh Turner

Please Note: Friday, April 5th is only open to the Chilifest Teams only which means if you want to experience the Entertainment Line-up for that evening as well (see below) you should get a group together and sign up for a Chilifest Team.

Chilifest 2013 Entertainment Line-Up for Friday, April 5th for the Chilifest Teams ONLY:
• Brian Keane
• Uncle Lucius
• The Cadillac Three
• Gary P. Nunn
• Cody Johnson
• Jason Boland & The Stragglers

Chili Cookoff – New and Improved!
The Chili Cookoff will be BIGGER and BETTER this year with CASH PRIZES of $1000, $500 and $250! Only Chilifest Teams can enter into the competition so this is yet another reason to get your Chilifest Team signed up. Chilifest Teams can enjoy the Friday night entertainment line-up and compete to win cash prizes in the Chili Cookoff.


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 Chilifest 2012 Donations

Total to be Awarded at Chilifest 2012 Check Presentation / Sponsor Recognition Luncheon: $147,500
Additional Donations to be Awarded through 2012: $30,000

 Total for 2012: $177,500

Chilifest 2012 was a HUGE SUCCESS! With success come sizable contributions to many local organizations and charities, which have totaled OVER TWO MILLION DOLLARS since its inception. Chilifest will be celebrating 22 years in 2013 and the date has been set for next year for Friday and Saturday, April 5th and 6th.

The purpose of Chilifest Incorporated is to offer assistance to thousands of ill, neglected, and less fortunate individuals; as well as provide funding for many organizations who put forth the effort to resolve the life-threatening problems that endanger the lives of so many.

This year Chilifest Inc. will contribute $177,500 back to local organizations and charities of the Brazos Valley and surrounding areas. Chilifest Inc. is taking a greater effort to support alcohol awareness organizations such as CARE and have partnered with Kristen Distributing and Miller to donate $10,000 to CARE and $10,000 to alcohol awareness organizations on an annual basis. Chilifest Inc. is also expanding the amount of charities they give to so each one gets a little less but more people receive funds.

Chilifest 2012 saw a slight decrease in Chilifest Teams, however the overall attendance was record breaking with over 55,000 people attending in a two-day window. Chilifest Teams play a big role in the bottom line of revenue, so they are looking at ways to increase Chilifest Teams next year to ensure additional contributions for 2013.

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