Chili Challenge

Get ready for Chili Challenge 2014!

Chili Challenge tickets are available now HERE through Eventbrite! Adult, youth, and Chili + Cool Down tickets available!

  • Thursday, September 4, 2014
  • 4:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Peace Plaza, downtown Rochester
  • Cool Down pub crawl & poker run from 8:00pm to 10:30pm (age 21+ only)

Chili Challenge activities include: Laser Tag; Kid Zumba (adults can Zumba too!); Apple Decorating; Cotton Candy; Bounce House; Henna Tattoos; Face Painting and Photo Booth! And raffle tickets will be available to purchase for our legendary 100-bottle beer wall!

Simmer down your taste buds with The Cool Down! Stop by Thyme Restaurant, Legends Bar & Grill, Big Brad's on Broadway, and Kathy's Pub to win fantastic prizes: wine/bourbon tasting at Andy's Liquor NE; one month membership to Rochester Athletic Club; 18 holes at Eastwood Golf Course, and stays at Wyndam Hotel or Hampton Inn.

Like our Chili Challenge Facebook page for announcements, fun trivia, recipes, photos, prizes, and more!

Luke 'n' Bob, Texas will be performing at Chili Challenge this year! Opening act is Thomas and the Rain.

Thank you to our Chili Challenge sponsors!

Be a part of the fun! Join Boys & Girls Club of Rochester today!

Membership is open to ALL youth ages 6-18. Membership provides access to all our Club programs, after school and summer.

Our Club changes lives – come join us and see what great opportunities are ahead for you!

If you have any questions about membership, please contact Membership & Volunteer Coordinator Kari Nelson at 507-226-0112 or

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