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Chilly Blues
Chilly Blues & Brews
Chili Cook-off Competition and Blues Festival
WLAV FM and The B.O.B. welcome you to Chilly, Blues & Brews (East) on Saturday, March 23 at The B.O.B. The day's events will include a chili cook-off, hot pepper eating contest, live blues, michigan craft beer, and more. This is a family friendly and free event. Public chili tasting begins at 12pm. Winner announced at 4pm. For more details please contact The B.O.B.'s Concierge @ 616.356.2000
Cook-Off Prizes
The best professional and amateur chili aficionados will be competing for the grand prize, with the 1st Place winner taking home $1000 in cash and prizes and the 2023 Golden Ladle Trophy. Each entry must include a Michigan craft beer as an ingredient. Tasting begins at 12pm. Sampling tickets will be for sale for only $1 each.

Best Overall Chili
1st Place $500 + $500 Gilmore Gift Card + Golden Ladle Trophy
2nd Place $250 + $250 Gilmore Gift Card

Best Poultry Chili
1st Place $200
2nd Place $100 Gilmore Collection Gift Card

Best Beef Chili
1st Place $200
2nd Place $100 Gilmore Collection Gift Card

Best Veggie Chili
1st Place $200
2nd Place $100 Gilmore Collection Gift Card

Spiciest Chili
1st Place $100 Gilmore Collection Gift Card

Best Team Spirit
1st Place $100 Gilmore Collection Gift Card

Best Use Of Microbrew In Chili
1st Place Championship Medalillion

Live Blues
Asamu Johnson & The Associates of Blues
12pm–4pm @ HOME

Kathleen & The Bridge Street Band
12pm–4pm @ Bobarino's
Pepper Eating Contest
Can you take the heat? Enter our hot pepper eating contest at 3pm in HOME. This competition is open to the public with a $100 Gilmore Collection Gift Card going to the winner!