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26, 2012 - Southport, NC - The
N.C. 4th of July Festival is seeking individuals,
groups or restaurants who would like to face off for
bragging rights at its 2nd Annual Chowder Cook Off to be
held on Sunday, March 4th from 1pm-4pm at the Oak Island
All awards will be
decided by People’s Choice Ballots of those attending
and tasting chowder. Awards will be given for 1st, 2n,d
& 3rd place in Professional Division and 1st, 2nd, and
3rd Place in Individual Division. There will be an
overall Best Decorated Space award. No fee to enter the
competition with an application deadline of February
The winners from
the 2011 event were – Best Decorated Booth - Turtle
Island Restaurant & Catering; Best Individual Chowder –
Tucker & Denise Pacula, Pacula Builders Best Constructed
Chowder; Best Professional Division – Duffer’s
Restaurant @ Oak Island Golf & Country Club.
This is a fund
raiser for the N.C. 4th of July Festival, a non-profit
organization whose mission is to promote patriotism and
celebrate our nation’s independence.
The general public
is encouraged to place this event on their calendars.
are $8.00 and available at the
Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce
Welcome Center, 4433 Long Beach Road. Tickets at the
door will be $10.00.
information contact: 910-457-5578.