The Central Wyoming Chapter of the American Petroleum Institute is proud to host the 23rd Annual A.P.I. Chili Cook-Off to be held February 21, 2015 from 11am-2pm at the Casper Events Center. The theme this year is “Lights, Camera, Action!” and for a $10 ticket you get to sample 44 red and green chilis and see the creativity of the teams as they decorate their booths and dress the part. There is also a Calcutta and welcome BBQ Friday night, Feb. 20 at 5:00 p.m. that is open to all.

The chili cookoff raises funds for college scholarships as well as raising funds for local non-profits including, CAP (Children’s Advocacy Project), Central Wyoming Hospice Program, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Meals on Wheels, Habitat for Humanity, The ARC of Natrona County, Special Olympics Wyoming, Mercer House, Jason’s Friends, Brain Injury Association, Safe Kids of Central Wyoming as well as many of the medical funds established in our community.

There will also be a cash raffle with prizes of $10,000, $1500 and 5 prizes of $500 cash all for a $20 ticket price, only 2000 of these available. A.P.I. will also be raffling off a Beretta Silver Pigeon Shotgun for $10 a ticket. Entertainment will be provided by Indisoul.

If you have any questions about the Chili Cook-Off or are in need of raffle tickets, please contact Chad Wendland at 267-4127 or Kathy Huval at 262-0126.

Due to limited space and personal safety, strollers are NOT ALLOWED on the Events Center floor.