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Hot Heads Chili Cookoff in Ruston, LA
Unconfirmed / Anticipated-Only Event -- ! ! -- Date(s) are Approximate Only!
@Fri Jan 10th - Sat Jan 11th 14
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Event Location 156 Fairgrounds Rd
Ruston, LA 71270
- 15,249 housholds avg $38,653 ea.Location/Facility Type:
NELA - Lincoln Expo Center
Listing Details for Event #: 1505032Posted: Dec 12, 2012
Last Updated: Aug 22, 2016
Listing Completeness %: 87%
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- Food & Drink
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- Family-Friendly Event
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Dates: Unconfirmed / Anticipated-Only Event -- ! ! -- Date(s) are Approximate Only!
@Fri Jan 10th - Sat Jan 11th 14
Show Hours: Friday 5Pm until 10 PM, Saturday 9AM until 6PM
Setup Time: Anytime after 10Am Friday. MUST BE setup by 5PM Friday
Year #: 6
Attendance: 5,000 plus
Attendance Method: Estimated Anticipated Attendance
Public Admission Price: Event is FREE to public
Haul Details: Can drive up to spot
Vendor Help: None but can be requested
Vendor Breakfast: Working on this
Vendor Lunch: Non Provided
Parking: Paved Parking lot
Vendor Parking: Paved Parking
RV Parking: 41 Spaces @ $25.00 per night
Restrooms: there are 2 bathrooms inside the center + 6 portable outdoor units
Electricity: $25.00 very limited
Water: $15.00 very limited
Tables/Chairs: Not provided
Misc Details: Indoor Event, Outdoor Event w/ & w/o Cover Provided, Retail Items, Non-Juried Crafts
||Art/Craft Spaces This Yr: 100|
Art/Craft Space Price: $50 - 10x10
Retail Spaces This Yr: 100
Retail Space Price: $50.00 and up 10x10
Food Spaces This Yr: 4
Food Space Price: $75.00 and up 10x10, several sizes
App Deadline: unknown
Still Accepting App's: NO
Applications are Screened & Accepted progressively, as they arrive, until all spaces are filled.
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Hot Heads Chili Cookoff: This is a CASI santioned event. There will be a chili cookoff both Friday Night and Saturday Morning. CASI rules will apply for each. Friday's Chili Cookoff is "OPEN". This means any meat may be used. Except for exotic meats(ie: rattlesnake, road kill, get the idea), chicken, deer, etc. may be used. Saturday's Chili Cookoff is a "TEXAS RED" ONLY made with Chili Ground.
There will also be Arts & Crafts, Business vendors, Music, Food, and a host of other events. ALL PROFITS WILL GO TO CHARITY.
There will be a $30,000.00 50/50 RAFFLE with a $10,000.00 GRAND PRIZE to the winner. There are only 300 TICKETS to be sold.
Event/Application Rules & RegulationsCommon Rules Selected:
Spots are assigned prior to show based by promoter. No Refunds or Show Credits. Held Rain or Shine! Overnight Security Provided. No vendor may sell any soft drinks, name brand drinks, or bottled water. No streamer poppers, snaps, silly string, stink bombs or other similar items may be sold! No pop guns, marshmellow guns or other disruptive items may be sold. Trash must be removed from your space to provided receptacles. No Gas Generators. Additional Lighting Recommended (bring lights and cords). Canopies must be weighted down, no stakes allowed in ground. No Early Packup Allowed. Raffle / Door Prize Donation Required. Floor Length Table Cloth Required. All paintings must hang. Vehicle must be parked in designated areas. Standard Rules:
All work and displays must stay within designated space.
No boxes, extra merchandise or debris should be visible.
Spot area must be kept clean throughout the event and be left spotless afterwards.
No soliciting, approaching patrons, or distribution of advertising material outside of booth area.
All vendors must have a state sales tax license. Vendors are responsible for collecting and remitting all sales tax.
Event Quality Level Determining Flags:
Limited number of Artists per category.
Floor length table cloths required.
All product types to be sold must be listed on application.
Vendors with items violating contract terms WILL BE asked to remove them.
On I-20 East or West go to Ruston, La. take the HWY 33 Exit or Farmerville Exit(it is the same thing). Go about 5 miles north towards Farmerville. The Lincoln Expo Center is on the left. There will be BANNERS on the highway.
There 41 RV Spaces available for CHILI COOKS and VENDORS. You HAVE to Pre-register for the RV Spaces. They are $25.00 per night. E-mail us for instructions.
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