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Cornhole Tournament and Chili Cookoff

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Come out and enjoy the fun on Saturday November 13, 2021 at the Terry Ashe Recreation Center (6626 Skyway, Paradise).   Enjoy the musical delights of Kyle Williams from 1:00 - 3:00 pm.  There is no entry fee to enjoy the music, so bring your lawn chairs and/or blankets and enjoy the show and beauty of Fall on the Paradise Ridge.

Cornhole Tournament

Cornhole Entry Fee

  • $20 per individual
  • $40 per team
  • Individuals will be placed on a team with other individual entrants. 
  • If you would like to register on gameday, cool.  Please keep in mind that priority play will be given to those that preregister through the Scoreholio App or to those that preregister by calling the Front Office at 530-872-6393. Ask for Scott Amick. 

CORNHOLE REGISTRATION Steps:

  •  Download the Scoreholio App from the Apple or Google Play Store
  • Link to Apple App Store Scoreholio HERE
  • Link to the Google Play Store HERE
  • Select the Find a Tournament Tab
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  • Search for Cornhole In Paradise
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  • Select Cornhole In Paradise
  • When the dropdown appears, select REGISTER
  • You will recieve a registration confirmation to your email
  • Bring your registration fee of $20 to the registration table on gameday

Schedule

  • On-site Registration 11:00-12:00 noon
  • Tournament begins at 12:00 noon and runs until 5:00 pm.  
  • Tournament will be structured concurrent with the amount of teams or participants.
  • Link to the Tournament Dashboard, Scoreboard, and Competition Schedule https://app.scoreholio.com/link/NLVq

Chili Cookoff Competition - $10      

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Each team receives:

  • One All-Day Ice Skating Passes
  • Chance to Win the Trophy

Public Tasting

  • Spectators may purchase a tasting kit ($5) containing bowl, spoon, three taste tickets, and a People's Choice Ballot.
  • Kits will be available to purchase at 12:00 noon. Public tasting begins at 1:00 pm.
  • A spectator must present a taste ticket to receive a two (2) ounce taste of your chili

Cook-Off Schedule

  • 8:00 am-9:00 am - Check in and set up cooking areas. 
  • 9:00a m-10:00 am - Preparation period (No heat- 1 hour)
  • 10:00 am-1:00 pm - Cooking period (3 hours)
  • 12:00 pm-1:00 pm - Judging times and cups delivered to teams
  • 1:00 pm - Public tasting begins
  • 1:30pm - Judging begins - teams deliver chili to Judging Area at scheduled times
  • 3:00 pm - Teams deliver their People's Choice box to Judging Area
  • 3:30 pm - Winners announced on stage

Competition/Cooking Rules

Chili Definitions:

  • Red Chili is defined as a spicy stew containing any combination of spices and ingredients, cooked with MEAT and having a red hue (may have beans and/or pasta.)
  • Red Vegetarian Chili is defined as a spicy stew containing any combination of spices and ingredients -EXCEPT meat- cooked to a red hue (may have beans and/or pasta.)
  • International Chili Society cook-off rules DO NOT apply.

Minimum Chili Amounts:

  • Teams are required to cook a minimum of three (3) gallons.
  • Teams may prepare as many gallons as they wish.
    The more chili you make, the better your chance to win!

Cooking Times:

  • There will be a one-hour preparation period and a three-hour cooking period.
    See above schedule for times.

    Ingredients:

    • No ingredients may be pre-treated in any way prior to the preparation period – the only exceptions are canned goods, grinding and/or mixing of spices, pre-soaked beans, and pre-cut or ground meat. All other ingredients shall be chopped or prepared during the preparation period.
    • NOTHING MAY BE PRE-COOKED. (This includes smoked meat.)

      Contestants Must Supply:

      • All their ingredients and utensils 
      • Contestants are allowed (but not required) to give away bread, crackers, corn chips, and/or other toppings to spectators. 
      • For everyone's safety, NO GLASS CONTAINERS are permitted
      • Coleman-type stove (non-liquid fuel ONLY). Please pre-test all stove gas hose lines before the event. Using soapy water to locate leaks in the hose or fittings is recommended. Leaking propane systems cannot be used for cooking.
      • If you intend to use a table-top butane stove, you must supply a non-flammable tile-type surface to place on top of the table.
      • Propane tanks must be no bigger than 5 gallons/20lbs (typical BBQ size) and must be secured. You may have one extra tank for back up.
      • There is NO ELECTRICITY available. Gasoline is prohibited.
      • A 10x10 covering/canopy if desired
      • Decorations for your booth and cooking area are encouraged. An award for Best Theme will be given based on booth theme and décor.
      • Decorations may NOT be attached to walls, ice rink, or other structures. No helium cylinders allowed.
      • All team members, decorations, and cooking assistants must be INSIDE the designated booth space.

      Judging

      Best Chili

      • Chili tastings are blind and are judged on a point basis for 1) flavor, 2) color, 3) consistency.
      • A judging time and 8oz judging cup will be delivered to each team between 12:00 noon and 1pm.
      • It will be the team's responsibility to fill the judging cup and deliver the chili to the judging area at the allotted judging time.

      People's Choice

      • The People's Choice award is determined by ballot. Ballots are included in each tasting kit and may be cast by the tasting public at each booth.
      •  It will be the responsibility of the team to deliver their People's Choice ballot box to the judging area at 3:00 pm.

      Best Theme

      • The Best Theme award will be determined by our chili judges based on originality of costume and booth decorations.
      • Chili judges will judge all booths between 12:30pm-1:30pm