March 17th, Lockhart, TX

Al Hopkins Tolbert Texas State Chili Championship. TOLBERT. Location: Lockhart City Park, 504 East City Park Rd. Camping, no hookups. Friday night music. Kid Fish, Horseshoes, Family Fun, Jalapeno Eating Contest, Live Auction, 50/50 cash drawing, Booze Wagon Raffle, Top three Texas chili winners are automatically qualified plus 1st place Texan in Show. Also 4th Annual Texas State Junior Chili Cookoff, must be qualified to compete. Turn in: Bloody Marys-11, Chicken-Noon, Pinto Beans-1, Tolbert Chili-2, Junior Chili-2:30, Spare Ribs-3, Brisket-4, Margaritas-4:30. Entry fees: Drinks - $10 each, Beans-$15, Chicken, Ribs, Brisket-$20 each, Chili-$25. Info: Peggy Wright 512-738-2273, Dwight Hamilton 512-507-4948 or dwight@centraltexaschili.com or www.centraltexaschili.com