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INSIDECOSTARICA.COM  |  Thursday 19 January 2012 | COSTA RICA NEWS

Annual Atenas Chili Cookoff For Charity February 12

The 5th Annual Atenas Chili Cookoff is set for February 12th and is created to help the Hogar de Vida for children in Costa Rica.

Last year the cookoff raised ˘1.700.000 colones thanks to the 14 chili teams and more than 600 attendees.

The contest, to be held at the Quinta Romavista, Barrio Mercedes, Atenas - two kms. off the Monte de Aguacate (old Alajuela to Orotina highway) is open to the public.

The cookoff starts at 11am and ends at 4pm, with all proceeds going to the home for the abandoned, abused and orphaned children in Atenas.

Click here for contest rules.

This here organizers expect that 25 or more chili teams to participate, including in the new category of vegetarian chili – so get your application in soon – no fee to enter this year.

In addition to some great-tasting chili, there will be live music, all day raffle with great prizes, contests and games, beer and wine garden, and hot dogs, chicken wings, pies and cakes and other goodies.


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