Greater Taylorville Chamber Chillifest

 

 

 

2 DAYS OF BAGS TOURNAMENT ACTION AT CHILLIFEST

 

Posted September 12, 2017

 

There's 2 days of bags tournament action during the 32nd annual Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce Chillifest October 7th and 8th on the square.

The Capital City Cornhole Club is organizing the round robin tournament both days.  Registration starts at 11am each day, with the action starting daily at noon.

You can get more information by clicking the “Bags Tourney Forms” at chillifest-dot-info, that's Chillifest with 2-L's.

 

 

TAYLORVILLE FFA, LARRY'S SERVICE CENTER HOSTING KIDDIE TRACTOR PULL DURING CHILLIFEST

 

Posted September 12, 2017

 

The Taylorville FFA Chapter and Larry's Service Center in Taylorville, are hosting a kiddie tractor pull during the Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce Chillifest on Sunday, October 8th.

Those wishing to participate can just show up to register.  Registration is at 12:30, with the kiddie tractor pull getting underway at 1pm.

Age classes include 3 and 4 year olds, 5 and 6 year olds, 7 and 8 year olds, and the final class being 9 and 10 year olds.

The contest will be held on the southwest side of the Taylorville square.

 

 

CRAFT VENDOR SPACE FILLING UP FAST AT CHILLIFEST

 

Posted September 11, 2017

 

Craft Vendor space is filling up fast for the 32nd annual Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce Chillifest taking place October 7th and 8th on the square.

Craft Vendor forms are all available from the Chamber office on the 2nd floor of the U-S Bank building on the south side of the Taylorville square, or on-line at chillifest-dot-info, that's Chillifest with 2-L's.

The Craft Vendor application deadline is September 29th.

 

 

LITTLE MISTER CHILLI PEPPER CONTESTANTS STILL NEEDED

 

Posted September 11, 2017

 

Little Mister Chilli Pepper contestants are still needed for the 32nd annual Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce Chillifest pageant taking place at 9am Saturday, October 7th, on the main stage on the south side of the square.

The contest rules and application form are all available on-line at chillifest-dot-info, that's Chillifest with 2-L's.

There are a total of 20 slots available, and 8 have been taken so parents should apply as soon as possible.

 

 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR CHILLIFEST

 

Posted September 11, 2017

 

Volunteers are needed to man or assist in various booths, at the upcoming Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce Chillifest October 7th and 8th on the square.

Amy Kent is volunteer chair this year.  To find out what positions are needed, or to sign up, contact Kent at 827-3831.

 

 

LIP SYNC CONTESTANTS WANTED FOR CHILLIFEST

 

Posted September 11, 2017

 

If you've ever wanted on stage to lip sync, here's your chance.  The Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce Chillifest is accepting entries for their 2nd annual “Hot Lips Lip Sync” Contest to take place Saturday, October 7th at 4pm on the main stage.

Registration is open to the first 10 acts that submit the entry form to the Chamber office on the 2nd floor of the U-S Bank building on the south side of the square.

The Taylorville Chamber Chillifest Committee has the right to accept or reject any acts or musical selections.

The winner will be determed by the Chamber Chillifest “Applause-O-Meter” to determine audience response.

Complete rules and the entry form are available from the Chamber office, or on-line at chillifest-dot-info, that's Chillifest with 2-L's.

Entry deadline is October 5th at 4:30pm.

 

 

 

CHILLIFEST COMMITTEE PLANNING CONTINUES; EVENT JUST MORE THAN A MONTH AWAY

 

Posted September 11, 2017

 

The 32nd annual Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce Chillifest is just more than one month away, and the Chillifest Committee met Monday night at the Chamber board room to further finalize plans for the event October 7th and 8th on the square.

Chairperson Greg Hornbuckle told Regional Radio News after the meeting, that sub-committee chairs have done a lot of work up to this point, and that planning is coming along nicely.

Hornbuckle says there'll again be plenty for kids to do at Chillifest.

And, Hornbuckle says vendor applications have come in strong this year.

Vendor forms as well as forms for the International Chilli Society cook-offs, contests, and more, can all be found at chillifest-dot-info, that's Chillifest with 2-L's.

 

 

 

 

CHILLIFEST COMMITTEE MEETS

Posted August 21, 2017

 

 

The Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce Chillifest Committee held their monthly meeting Monday afternoon in the Chamber board room, to update plans for the 32nd annual event October 7th and 8th on the Taylorville square.

Sub-committee chairs reported on areas they were working on.  Over 30 vendors have signed up to be at this year's event, and they'll be lots of entertainment on both the main south stage and the north stage, plus a host of dance, cheerleading, and pom pom squads performing over the 2 days.

Taylorville Chamber president Susie Montgomery chaired the meeting in the absence of Chillifest chair Greg Hornbuckle, who was absent due to a family illness.  Montgomery told Regional Radio News after the meeting the event is in great shape.

And, Montgomery said the entertainment line-up is filling up.

For more information on the Greater Taylorville Chamber Chillifest, go to chillifest-dot-info, that's chillifest with 2-L's.

 

 

CHAMBER CHILLIFEST CHILLI, SALSA, VERDE COOK-OFF REGISTRATION FORM NOW AVAILABLE

Posted August 16, 2017

 

-The form to enter this year's chilli, salsa, and verde cookoffs at the 32nd annual Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce Chillifest on the square October 7th and 8th, is now available.

The form can be downloaded from the event's web site, chillifest-dot-info, that's chillifest with 2-L's, or can be picked up at the Chamber office on the 2nd floor of the U-S Bank building on the south side of the Taylorville square.

The are actually 2 cookoffs:  The Chill-inois Regional Cook-Off Saturday, October 7th, and the Central States Regional Cook-Off Sunday, October 8th.  Both cook-offs are sanctioned by the International Chilli Society.

Any registration fees must be paid at the time the application is submitted.

For more information on this year's Greater Taylorville Chamber Chillifest Cook-offs, contact Cook-off chair Tom Calvert at 565-2791.
 

 

 

 

CHAMBER CHILLIFEST COMMITTEE MEETS TO BEGIN DETAIL WORK ON 2017 EVENT

Posted July 31, 2017

 

The Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce Chillifest Committee held their monthly meeting Monday evening in the board room of the Chamber office in the U-S Bank building on the south side of the Taylorville square, to begin putting together the details for the 32nd annual edition of the event October 7th and 8th.

Event chair Greg Hornbuckle told Regional Radio News that committee chairs are working on their respective areas for Chillifest, which is just 8 weeks away.

Hornbuckle says Chillifest continues to add attractions for kids.

We asked the Chillifest chairperson what is the favorite part of the weekend for him.

Craft and food vendor forms, as well as forms for all the pageants at Chillifest this year, are now available on the event's web site, chillifest-dot-info, that's chillifest with 2-L's.
 

 

PAGEANT FORMS AVAILABLE FOR CHILLIFEST CONTESTS

Posted July 28, 2017, REVISED 2:45PM JULY 28, 2017

 

Forms for the Little Miss Chilli Pepper, Little Mister Chilli Pepper, Junior Miss and Miss Chilli Pepper contests at the 32nd Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce Chillifest, are now available.

There's a change in the way applications are being accepted for these pageants this year.  Pageant forms are to be downloaded from the event's web site, chillifest.info, that's chillifest with 2-L's.

The Word doc is then to be completed on a computer, then printed off and then either mailed or hand delivered to the Chamber office on the 2nd floor of the U-S Bank building on the south side of the Taylorville square. 

No handwritten applications will be accepted, and all applications must be accompanied by the completed waiver form which is also available for download at chillifest-dot-info.

The deadline for submitting Chillifest pageant applications, is September 7th at 5pm.

The Greater Taylorville Chamber Chillifest committee has the right to accept or reject any and all applications submitted.

Chillifest this year takes place October 7th and 8th on the Taylorville square.

 

 

FOOD AND CRAFT VENDOR FORMS AVAILABLE

Posted July 28, 2017

 

Food and craft vendor forms are now available for the 32nd annual Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce Chillifest taking place on the square October 7th and 8th.

Both food and craft booths are offered on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

Forms are available at the event's web site, chillifest-dot-info, that's “chillifest” with 2-L's; or at the Chamber office on the 2nd floor of the U-S Bank building on the south side of the Taylorville square, during weekday business hours.
 

 

CHILLIFEST COMMITTEE HOLDS ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING

Posted June 19, 2017

The Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce Chillifest Committee held their 2017 organizational meeting Monday night in the Chamber board room, to begin plans for this year's event on the Taylorville square October 7th and 8th.

Chamber C-E-O Patty Hornbuckle told Regional Radio News after the meeting, that work on vendors, entertainment, and the always popular pageants, have already begun.

Several new kid features from last year's Chillifest, are coming back for 2017.

Chillifest's Entertainment Committee this year has 2 co-chair's.  Danny Russell is continuing to chair along with a new co-chair for 2017.

For information on this year's Greater Taylorville Chillifest, go to chillifest.info.

 

 

 

CHILLIFEST PAGEANTS GEARING UP

Posted June 19, 2017

 

The Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce Chillifest Committee held their organizational meeting Monday night at the Chamber board room, for the 32nd annual event coming up October 7th and 8th on the Taylorville square.

Pageant director Brittany Moore told Regional Radio News after the meeting she was happy with her first year of heading up the pageants last year.

And, Moore says this year you'll be able to apply to participate in any of the Chillifest pageants on-line.

Moore says her first year as Chillifest Pageant director went well...with one exception.

Information on the Greater Taylorville Chamber Chillifest can be found on-line at chillifest-dot-info, that's chillifest with 2-L's.

 

CRAFT AND FOOD VENDOR FORMS

 

 

 

 

AVAILABLE FOR GREATER TAYLORVILLE CHAMBER
CHILLIFEST


Posted June 12, 2017

 

Craft and food vendor forms are now available for the 32nd annual Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce Chillifest taking place on the square October 7th and 8th.

Craft vendor registration is $50 per vendor, with a deadline of September 29th.

Food vendor registration fees vary by vendor, and there are additional charges for water and/or electricity.  The food vendor registration deadline is also September 29th.

Registration forms are available at the event web site chillifest-dot-info, that's Chillifest with 2-L's.   They're also available in person at the Chamber office on the 2nd floor of the U-S Bank building on the south side of the Taylorville square.

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