Greater Taylorville Chamber Chillifest

 

 

GREATER TAYLORVILLE CHILLIFEST LITTLE MISS, JUNIOR MISS PAGEANT ENTRIES FULL; OTHER AGE CATEGORIES STILL BEING ACCEPTED

Posted August 4, 2019

 

Officials with the Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce Chillifest have announced that they’ve filled their 15 entry slots for each of their Little Miss and Junior Miss contests as part of the annual Chillifest pageants on Saturday, October 5th.

 

Entries are still being accepted for the Little Mister Chilli Pepper, Teen Miss, and Miss Chilli Pepper contests.

 

Little Mister Chilli Pepper entries are for children ages 3-8, Teen Miss Chilli Pepper entrants are ages 12-14, and Miss Chilli Pepper entrants are ages 15-19.  Participants must be their category age on October 5th.  Entrants must be residents of Christian County.

 

  An important change in this year’s pageant, is that all entries must be submitted on-line.  The link to the entry page can be found by clicking the “Pageant Entry Form” icon on the right side of the event’s page, chillifest-dot-info, that’s Chillifest with 2-L’s.  You can also find the link on the Taylorville Chilli Pepper Pageant’s Facebook page.  Each age group contest is limited to the first 15 entries, and the deadline for entering is September 6th at 5pm.

 

There will be one rehearsal for all contestants, on Friday October 4th on the main stage in front of US bank. Practice will not exceed an hour. Parents are welcome.

 

Little Miss and Mister contestants will have no interview. Junior miss contestants will answer an onstage question, and the Teen and Miss Contestants will have a 3-minute interview with the judges, then an onstage question. All onstage questions to be used during the pageant will be given prior to pageant day. The interview portion of the Teen and Miss pageant is held at 9 a.m. Oct. 5th.    Contestants are asked to wear dress clothes suitable for a graduation ceremony.

As for awards during the Greater Taylorville Chillifest Pageants, there will be a winner, 1st runner up, 2nd runner up, photogenic, best dressed, stage presence, most raffle tickets sold. (teen/miss) congeniality, interview, people’s choice.     

 

This year’s event will take place October 5th and 6th, on the Taylorville square. 

 

GREATER TAYLORVILLE CHAMBER CHILLIFEST PAGEANT ENTRIES NOW BEING ACCEPTED

Posted August 1, 2019

 

The Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce Chillifest, is now accepting applicants for its many pageants taking place Saturday, October 5th.

 

Start time for the pageants has been changed to noon, at the same location as past years, the event’s main stage on the south side of the Taylorville square.

 

The pageant is open to all residents of Christian County.

 

Age groups include Little Miss Chilli Pepper ages 3-6, Little Mister Chilli Pepper ages 3-8, Junior Miss Chilli Pepper ages 7-11, Teen Miss Chilli Pepper ages 12-14, and Miss Chilli Pepper ages 15-19.  Participants must be their category age on October 5th.  

 

An important change in this year’s pageant, is that all entries must be submitted on-line.  The link to the entry page can be found by clicking the “Pageant Entry Form” icon on the right side of the event’s page, chillifest-dot-info, that’s Chillifest with 2-L’s.  You can also find the link on the Taylorville Chilli Pepper Pageant’s Facebook page.  Each age group contest is limited to the first 15 entries, and the deadline for entering is September 6th at 5pm.

 

There will be one rehearsal for all contestants, on Friday October 4th on the main stage in front of US bank. Practice will not exceed an hour. Parents are welcome.

 

Little Miss and Mister contestants will have no interview. Junior miss contestants will answer an onstage question, and the Teen and Miss Contestants will have a 3-minute interview with the judges, then an onstage question. All onstage questions to be used during the pageant will be given prior to pageant day. The interview portion of the Teen and Miss pageant is held at 9 a.m. Oct. 5th.  

 

Contestants are asked to wear dress clothes suitable for a graduation ceremony.

 

As for awards during the Greater Taylorville Chillifest Pageants, there will be a winner, 1st runner up, 2nd runner up, photogenic, best dressed, stage presence, most raffle tickets sold. (teen/miss) congeniality, interview, people’s choice.     

 

This year’s event will take place October 5th and 6th, on the Taylorville square. 

 

GREATER TAYLORVILLE CHAMBER CHILLIFEST VENDOR FORMS NOW AVAILABLE

Posted August 1, 2019

 

The Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce has released its vendor forms for their annual Chillifest taking place on the Taylorville square October 5th and 6th.

 

Those forms can be downloaded at the event’s web site, chillifest-dot-info, that’s Chillifest with 2-L’s.  After being completed, they can be submitted to the Chamber office on the 2nd floor of the U-S Bank building of the Taylorville square.

 

Vendors are reminded that registration deadline is September 27th, and all vendors should check in by 7:30am October 6th in the Advanced Title Building.  There is an additional charge for electricity.

 

Find out all the information on the upcoming Greater Taylorville Chillifest at chillifest-dot-info.

 

GREATER TAYLORVILLE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE CHILLIFEST COMMITTEE MEETS

Posted July 22, 2019

 

 

The Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce Chillifest Committee held their monthly meeting at the Angelo's Pizza meeting room Monday night, as plans continue for the annual event on the Taylorville square October 5th and 6th.

 

C-E-O of the Chamber Patty Hornbuckle told Regional Radio News after the meeting, that committee members shared what each are doing in their specific area to improve the event.

 

 

Hornbuckle added that even though many Chillifest commmittee members have served for many years, it still takes a lot of work to make it happen.

 

 

Volunteers are what make the Greater Taylorville Chillifest happen.

 

 

To volunteer to work at this year's Greater Taylorville Chillifest, contact the Chamber office at 824-49-19.

 

 

 

DATES ANNOUNCED FOR 2019 GREATER TAYLORVILLE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE CHILLIFEST

Posted March 20, 2019

 

Dates have been announced for the 2019 Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce Chillifest on the square.

 

This year’s event will take place October 5th and 6th.  

 

This year’s Chillifest will again return many of the favorites attendees have enjoyed, as well as 2 days of International Chilli Society judging in several different categories.

 

The Chamber will again serve its famous Chillifest chilli, as well as Pepsi products, under the Purple and Gold tent on the south side of the Courthouse Square.

 

As the schedule gets finalized in coming months, you’ll find it and all the contest entry forms, at the event’s web site, chillifest-dot-info, that’s “chillifest” with 2-L’s.

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