CORRECTIONVILLE - CEDCORP, INC. of Correctionville will host its 1st annual Chili and Salsa Cook-Off Contest on Saturday at the Little Sioux Park Shelter House just south of Correctionville.
The chili and salsa sampling and public judging will begin at 11 a.m. and last until 1 p.m. Results of the judging will be announced between 1-2 p.m.
Cash prizes will be awarded for the top three winners in each category. Individuals or teams interested in entering the contest should contact Gayle Jacobs at 712/342-4237. Deadline for registration is Thursday.
Registration fees for the cook-off are $20 for one entry (chili or salsa), or $30 for both chili and salsa. Free-will donations will be accepted, with proceeds going to the Mercantile Grocery Store Fund.
There also will be a cash prize awarded the best booth, with booths judged on creativity of decoration.
This weekend is also the annual "Halloween Weekend" at Little Sioux Park. The public is encouraged to attend and enjoy the great costumes and displays the campers put on, along with some great chili and salsa.