Are you ready to Chill? Due to overwhelming success and support, we are proud to announce the 2nd Annual Chili’n on the Avenue Chili Cook off. Chili’n on the Avenue is a nationally sanctioned chili cook off taking place on North Avenue in East Tosa, July 23, 2011, 8am-5pm. This event attracts local and regional residents to discover the diverse businesses and vibrant neighborhoods of East Tosa. The Chili’n Street Festival includes music, vendors, a specialty kids area, a 5k run and, of course, a chili cook-off. This event is co-hosted by the North Avenue Neighborhood Alliance and Chillini Pod, a Chili Appreciation Society International (CASI) judging entity. Expected participation includes 30 competing cooks, 50 vendors in the marketplace, 100 runners and over 3000 general attendees.