Q&A: All the things it’s worthwhile to learn about Chi Omega’s Chili Cook dinner-Off

Q&A: All the things it’s worthwhile to learn about Chi Omega’s Chili Cook dinner-Off

Chi Omega and Alpha Tau Omega are internet hosting their annual Chili Cook dinner-Off and Mattress Races occasion Thursday. Photograph courtesy of Chi Omega

By Erika Kuehl | Workers Author

Chi Omega and Alpha Tau Omega are set to host their annual philanthropy occasion Thursday: the Chili Cook dinner-Off and Mattress Races. For individuals who have by no means been to the occasion earlier than, Tomball senior and Chi Omega president Campbell Fox described it with the best pleasure.

All proceeds from the occasion will likely be donated to Make-A-Want Basis and CoHOPE. Whereas Make-A-Want Basis grants needs to kids affected by vital sicknesses, CoHOPE goals to “promote well being and wellness to underserved youth and younger adults by service, sport, religion and friendship.”

Q: If somebody has by no means been to the occasion earlier than, how would you describe it?

A: “It’s an occasion the place everybody can attend, and there are two various things happening. Clearly the chili cook-off is what Chi O predominantly runs, and so you’ll be able to go and pattern chili or be on a chili workforce and get a bunch collectively, make some chili, enter in a contest.”

Q: Who will get to compete?

A: “Anybody can compete. So it’s not simply Chi O and ATO. You could be a freshman and are available out and take part. You could be a senior, unaffiliated.”

Q: Have any recurring Chili Cook dinner-Off teams come again?

A: “It’s humorous as a result of because the years come again, there’s some reoccurring ones — like a senior who’s a die-hard chef and likes to do it and places their workforce collectively 12 months after 12 months.”

Q: Are there prizes for the winners?

A: “There’s a prize for each the Chili Cook dinner-Off workforce winner and the Mattress Races workforce. And this upcoming 12 months, I wish to say there’s Outside Voices present playing cards which are up for grabs. I feel the present card is the principle prize — and, after all, the bragging rights.”

Q: The place is the Chili Cook dinner-Off?

A: “It’s on the South Russell area — so proper between the Penland tennis courts … so hopefully extra accessible for extra on-campus college students. … There will likely be meals vehicles, and there will likely be a scorching pet food truck if you wish to make a bit chili canine.”

Q: What’s one in every of your favourite components of the occasion?

A: “I really like the chili contest, however I additionally love the Mattress Races as a result of folks get actually artistic with their workforce costumes. Much like the place the Chili Cook dinner-Off groups could have a workforce identify or chili identify, so will the mattress races. It might get everybody concerned but additionally really modifications lives, and in order that’s actually the heartbeat behind it.”

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