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Chili cook-off will benefit dog park


Fort Hays State University's Meetings, Conventions and Event Management class will host a chili contest to benefit Friends of the Hays Dog Park from 5 to 8 p.m. Nov. 9 at the National Guard Armory, 200 Main.

Valeria Manriquez, a junior from Liberal, is in charge of the event. Manriquez encouraged community members to "unleash your favorite chili recipe" to support the Friends of the Hays Dog Park.

Competitors can compete individually or in teams up to five people. The top three teams will receive a prize.

Teams must make chili in a four- to six-quart slow cooker, and each team must provide their own cooking ware.

Each competitor will be given one free bowl of chili during the contest.

To compete, call (620) 655-1289 or email v_manriquez@mail.fhsu.edu by Oct. 31. Registration is $10.

Admission prices for chili tasters are $5 for adults and $3 for children and students.