Hot cars, hot chili, golf tournament highlight big Mesquite weekend
Hot cars, hot chili and a golf tournament are headed for Mesquite this weekend highlighting a full schedule of events.
Sponsored by the Mesquite Resort Association, the annual Mesquite Motor Mania Friday through Sunday is expected to draw more than 600 entries from several states with vehicles featured at the CasaBlanca, Oasis, Virgin River and Eureka hotel casinos. More than $15,000 in prize money and 260 trophies will be distributed to the top entrants.
In addition, Sunday’s schedule includes the inaugural $5,000 Smokin’ Big Chili Challenge near the CasaBlanca Event Center with competition in Red Chili, Chili Verde, Salsa and People’s Choice categories. Sanctioned by the International Chili Society, the event is expected to draw more than 40 teams from all over the country.
The People’s Choice element benefits the Mesquite Cancer HELP Society which aids local patients who are fighting cancer. Tasting kits will be available for $5 with tasting scheduled from noon until 3 p.m.
Also on Sunday, the Golf Fore Life tournament benefiting the Mesquite Cancer Help Society is scheduled for the CasaBlanca Golf Course.
Further information can be found at www.chilicookoff.com, www.mesquitecarshows.com, www.casablancaresort.com or by calling Michele Yegge Evans at 888-711-4653, ext. 14; or Christian Adderson at 888-711-4653, ext. 15.
For information on the golf tournament, contact CasaBlanca Head Professional Mary Ochs at 866-401-6022. Car show information can be found by calling Christian Adderson at 888-711-4653, ext. 15.
CAPTION: Hot cars, hot chili and a golf tournament highlight a giant weekend in Mesquite.
CONTACTS: Michele Yegge Evans, 888-711-4653, ext. 14, or email firstname.lastname@example.org; Christian Adderson, 888-711-4653, ext. 15, or email him at email@example.com; Mike Henle, The Idea Company Public Relations, 702-279-3483, or email firstname.lastname@example.org; Mary Ochs, CasaBlanca Golf Course Head Professional, 866-401-6022.