The 2nd Annual Hot Tech Chili Cook-Off

The 2nd Annual Hot Tech Chili Cook-Off at

Where do beer, chili, music and technology collaborate to create the best in Saturday night fun? At the 2nd Annual Hot Tech Chili Cook-Off. Featuring Maylee Thomas and George Fuller acoustic set and Gander Slu.

Twenty teams will compete for the People's Choice, All Around Best Chili, Hottest Chili and Most Unique Chili Awards during the Cook-Off.

Other food options will be available onsite from additional vendors/food trucks, for those who prefer something other that chili.

Doors will open to the public at 2:30 p.m. Maylee Thomas and George Fuller perform an acoustic set from the TUPPS stage at 3 p.m. Chili tasting and judging will start at 5:30 p.m. and winners will be announced from the TUPPS stage at 7 p.m.

Gander Slu (www.ganderslu.com) will perform on the TUPPS stage from 7-9 p.m. and beer will flow all night long. Ticket holders will receive 1 free beer and 20 tickets for chili tasting. For chili lovers, additional tickets may be purchased to get a full bowl of grass-fed chili prepared by Brian at Local Yocal in downtown McKinney.

All proceeds benefit The Werx Foundation, a 501c3 non-profit dedicated to building, growing and supporting small businesses in McKinney, and The Love Life Foundation, a 501c3 non-profit dedicated to exposing the plight of abused children in our community and breaking the cycle of child abuse.

To enter a team in the chili competition, email cindy@thewerxfoundation.com or go to here for an application. The entry fee is $50 and each team receives 2 t-shirts, 2 beer glasses, 2 beers and chili tasting rights.

Tickets to the Hot Tech Chili Cook Off include admission to the Maylee Thomas/George Fuller acoustic set and the Gander Slu performance and:
• A beer glass, one free beer and 20 tickets for tasting the entries or buying bowls of Local Yocal 
 grass fed chili (5 tickets)! Tickets may also be used to purchase soft drinks and chips(2 tickets 
 each)
• Children 12 and under (when accompanied by an adult) are FREE.
Information provided by the venue

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