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Country Fest Stew Cook-Off

1750 Prize Money

October 12th. 2019 

Stew Cook-0ff Entry Form

Cook1:_____________________________________________________________

Address: ___________________________________________________________

Phone Number: _____________Email_____________________________________

Cook #2___________________________________________________________ 

Address: __________________________________________________________

Phone Number: ________________ email_______________________________

Cooking Stew:   ___ Yes, Chicken Stew    __Yes, Beef Stew            

 Campsite:        ___Yes, Please Judge us    __ No We will not be judged

 Sponsor:__________________________________________________________

Email_____________________________________________________________

Address: __________________________________________________________

Phone Number:______________________________________________________

 Each campsite MUST have a fire extinguisher provided by the contestant.                                    Refer to our Burn Policy.  You will be cooking on street pavement.

 Sign up by Friday October 11th.  2019 

Site No: _____________________________________________________

Date Paid: ____________________________________________________

Amount Paid: __________________________________________________

Cash: _______________________Check Number: ______________________

 Saturday, October 12th. 2019

1st Place Chicken Stew      $500         1st Place Beef Stew      $500                                2nd Place Chicken Stew      $250         2nd Place Beef Stew     $250                              3rd Place Chicken Stew      $100          3rd Place Beef Stew     $100                                                        Best Campsite (optional) $50.00                                                                                        People’s Choice – Certificate

Entry fee is $50.00.  Contestants are responsible for getting their own sponsors.  You will begin set-up for the  stew at 6:00 a.m. at Main St. & Houston St. A Chamber representative will greet you with your Contestant Site Number. Contestants must use propane for their cooking.  You will be cooking on the street pavement. Please follow our “Burn Ban” policy.  Wood fires and fire rings will not be allowed.  A large Cast Iron Pot should be used for uniformity.  Each contestant must bring their own small fire extinguisher.  Each contestant is responsible for furnishing a sign with cookers name(s) and Sponsor Name.  Your Sign should be at least 12 x 18 inches.  Chicken & Beef may be pre-cooked and de-boned.   Contestants must use USDA approved meat. Ingredients may be washed and cut prior to set up, but all cooking must be done on site.  Contestants must have at least ten (10) gallons of finished stew to sell to the public.  Contestants having less than ten (10) gallons will be disqualified.  All proceeds go to the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce a 501-C-6 Corporation.  Contestants must have a numbered Cup & Jar must be poured and ready to submit to the Judges by 9:30 a.m. All numbered cups & jars will be provided FREE for double blind judging, quart public sale & auction.   Chamber staff will return for 8 more quarts for sale to the public & as needed.  The public will pay for “All You Can Eat” bowls at Main Tent.  You should NOT collect money or served public in any other container.                                                6:00 a.m.     Check in, set up camp sites and start cooking.                                                                            9:30 a.m.     Stew collected and turned over to the Judges stand.                                                           9:45 a.m.     Double Blind Judging of stew at Judges Tent open to the public.                                       11:00 a.m.    Prize awards will be announced after judging                                                                              Noon           Auction of winning stews will be held at the Main Stage /Car Show Parking Lot.                    (Winners please remain at the stage until after photo shoot & media has info.)                         11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Stew served by contestants until gone.  Bring funnel and jar ladle for serving.

Entries must be received and paid by 2 pm October 11, 2019

Franklin County Chamber of Commerce                                                                                 P.O. Box 554 * 109 S. Kaufman * Mt. Vernon, Texas 75457    903-537-4365                 If you have questions please contact Diane Newsom at the Chamber  (cell 903-767-2683)                         Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  chamber@mt-vernon.com  Mount Vernon, Texas 75457     903-537-4365/or Diane’s cell 903-767-2683 more info  

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