The good folks with Foster the Love Louisiana will be holding their 3rd annual Chili Cook-Off at Girard Park in Lafayette this Saturday, November 4, 2023.

About the Chili Cook-Off

The event will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and all proceeds support children in foster care.

You can be a part of this family-friendly fun event which includes outdoor games, music, snacks, and, of course, chili.

Bring a towel or chair and hang out with friends while you compare and critique some of the best chili around, then vote for your favorite.

Foster the Love Louisiana, Facebook
Foster the Love Louisiana, Facebook

What will cost at the event?

Tasting bands will need to be bought to sample the chili. They'll cost $10 each and can be found at this link:

If you want to really be a part of the action, get your team together and register to compete. Team registration is $40. Sign-ups along with the rules and regulations are available here:

Organizers are also look for sponsors for this event and it's still not too late to help out. Call 337-205-2155 or click here to see sponsorship opportunities.

All proceeds from this event go to provide support and resources for children and families involved in the Lafayette region foster care system.

Foster the Love Louisiana, Facebook
Foster the Love Louisiana, Facebook

About Foster the Love Louisiana

This organization exists to provide support and resources to the foster community in South Louisiana.

The mission of Foster the Love is to encourage and support foster and adoptive families; to empower and support children, youth and families affected by trauma; and to educate the community on the needs of the foster system.

To learn more about Foster the Love Louisiana, visit their website here:

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