Here's a look at the schedule for 26th annual ChiliFest on Saturday. The West Virginia State Chili Championship is a sanctioned by the International Chili Society and sponsored by Chili Willi's and WSAZ. The charity cookoff event benefiting the Ronald McDonald House Charities at the Tri-State. All chili sample tickets are $1 each or six for $5.
Schedule of Events
8 to 10 a.m. -- Registration for ChiliFest at Registration Tent (8th Street and 3rd Avenue).
9:30 a.m.-- All vehicles removed from ChiliFest site.
10:30 a.m. -- Cooks meeting at Judging Tent.
11 a.m. -- Cooks return to start preparation of ingredients and light stoves for Chili Verde.
11:30 a.m. -- National Anthem at Pullman Square stage.
11 to 4 p.m. -- Kids Korner events begin at 9th Street and Pullman Square.
11:35 a.m. -- All judges report to Judging Tent area.
12 to 12:45 p.m. -- Rob McNurlin performs on Pullman Square stage.
12:15 p.m. -- Salsa turned in at Judging Tent.
12:30 p.m. -- Salsa judging begins.
12:45 to 1 p.m. -- First Stage Theatre Co. performs.
1 to 1:15 p.m. -- Marshall Pep Rally.
1:15-1:30 p.m. -- Hot Pepper Eating Contest.
1:30-2:15 p.m. -- Rob McNurlin performs at Pullman Square stage.
1:45 p.m. -- Chili Verde judges report to Judging Tent.
2 p.m. -- Chili Verde turned in at Judging Tent.
2:15 p.m. -- Chili Verde judging begins.
2:45 to 3:30 p.m. -- Big Planet Soul performs at Pullman Square stage.
2:45 p.m. -- ICS Red Chili judges report to Judging Tent.
3 to 3:15 p.m. -- ICS Red Chili turned in to Judging Tent.
3:15 p.m. -- ICS Red Chili judging begins.
3:40 to 4 p.m. -- Beer Drinking Contest.
4 to 4:20 p.m. -- Shot N' Holler Contest.
4:30 to 5:20 p.m. -- Big Planet Soul performs at Pullman Square stage.
4:30 p.m. -- People's Choice tickets turned in at the Ronald McDonald House Tent.
5:30 p.m. -- Announcement of winners and drawing for 2010 Toyota Camry at Pullman Square stage
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