Chili Fest now accepting teams

Press release from Downtown Tupelo Main Street Association:

TUPELO, Miss – The 13th Annual Chili Fest will be held on Friday, October 12, 2012. For the past 12 years, the Downtown Tupelo Main Street Association (DTMSA) has held the annual Chili Fest located on Broadway Street. This event has become very popular over the years and the competition continues to grow.

Teams are encouraged to register within the next few weeks to reserve their space and compete for the ultimate first place title, “Make You Wanna Slap Your Mama Good!” Winner.

Teams of four or more members compete against other teams in a number of prize categories. Not only are the teams judged on their chili, they are also judged on presentation, team spirit, costumes, most creative tent and the most original theme. Teams can be made up of friends, co-workers, relatives, employees, clubs or anyone who likes to have a good time and has a great chili recipe.

The entry fee is $40 and teams are encouraged to submit their applications along with entry fee by Friday, September 28, 2012.

The 13th Annual Chili Fest is presented by AT&T and sponsored by Bud Light. For more details, contact DTMSA at 662.841.6598 or go to

The Downtown Tupelo Main Street Association (DTMSA) is a membership based organization focused on sustaining and enhancing the downtown experience.

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