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CZHILISPIEL 49 - We hope!

Date: Oct 22 - Oct 24, 2021
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CZHILISPIEL 49 SCHEDULE 2021:

We are planning on it and so should you!!!! Will keep you posted!

Friday, October 22, 2021 (Free Entry)

6:00pm - Biergarten, Carnival, WAGs Souvenier Booth, Food & Arts & Craft Vendors OPEN

6pm - BBQ Cookers Czech In

7pm - IBCA BBQ Cookers Meeting Under Tent

6pm - 12am - Live Entertainment at Main Stage

PRE-SALE ONLINE TICKETS $12.00@ until Oct. 22, 2021

Saturday, October 23, 2021 ($15.00 Adults - Children 12 & under are Free)

6am - Breakfast Tacos by Flatonia Fire & Rescue

7am - CASI & Hometown Czhili Cook Off Czech In

7am-9am - Lions Club Pie Baking Contest Turn in at the Methodist Church

7:30-8am - CZ5K Halloween Costume Run/Walk Czech In under Red Light

8am - Gates Open, Czhili Registration & Cooking Begins! Arts & Crafts & Food Vendors Open!

8am & 1pm - CZ49 Golf Tournament Tee Times

8:30am – CZ49 5K Run/Walk Startz

10am - Central Texas Rail History Center Opens

11am - Jackpot Bean Turn In, Margarita Contest Turn In, Czhili Showmanship Begins

11am - Lions Club Pie Baking Contest Auction under tent, E. A. Arnim Museum Opens & FHS Class Reunions begin at the Wine Haus!

12 noon - IBCA Chicken Turn in Under Tent

12 Noon - Carnival Opens, Strolling Balloon Act

1pm - Hometown Czhili Turn In

1pm-3pm - Live Entertainment on Czhili Stage

1:30pm - IBCA Pork Spare Ribs Turn In Under Tent

1:30 - Live Entertainment - Main Stage Under Tent

1:30 Registration for the Young Farmers Egg Toss Competition $10 fee in front of The Market. Registration for the Jalapeno Eating Contest $5.00 & Czhilispiel Gotz Talent Show - Free Entry!

2pm -CASI Czhili Turn In behind Czhili Stage; Egg Toss Competition Begins.

3pm - IBCA Brisket Turn in Under Tent

3pm - Jalapeno Eating Contest, Followed by Czhilispiel Got Talent Show and an Adult Hula Hoop Contest!

5pm - Wait around for the Czhili & BBQ Results & Trophies!

5pm - 6:30pm - Live Entertainment TBA - Main Stage

7pm - 8:30pm - Live Entertainment TBA - Main Stage

9pm - 10:30pm - Live Entertainment TBA - Main Stage

11pm - 12:30am - Live Entertainment TBA - Main Stage

Sunday, October 24, 2021 (Free Entry)

10am-2pm - CZ49 Car/Truck Show Registration $25.00

10am - Gates Open - Souvenir Booth, Food Vendors & Arts & Crafts Open, D'Vine Testament on Main Stage.

12 Noon – CZ49 Grand Parade, Strolling Balloon Act

1pm - Children's Contests No Charge: Halloween Costume Contest, Tricycle Racing & Children's Hula Hoop Contest - Czech in at Czhili Stage.

1pm - 2:30pm - Live Entertainment TBA - Main Stage

2pm Car/Truck Show Judging Begins

2pm - Horseshoe & Washer Tournaments begin - $20.00 Per Team behind Biergarten!

2:30pm - Back Seat Mamma Drivin Contest $10 Per Team

3pm - 5pm - Live Entertainment TBA - Main Stage

5:30pm - 8pm - Live Entertainment TBA - Main Stage

8:00pm Czhiispiel 49 is Done!

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THANK YOU TO ALL THE CZHILISPIEL 48 2020 SPONSORS

Our 2020 "Limited Edition" CZ48 Sponsors:

Amigo’s Country Corner, Fayette Savings Bank, ssb, Flatonia National Bank, Mica Rentals/The Outhouse Company, Prototype Machine, Mike Schulze, Tex Propane, Texas Electric Cooperatives, T-Gear, BEFCO Engineering, Inc., Flatonia Livestock Commission Company, Flatonia United Methodist Church, Leroy’s Plumbing, Main Street Pharmacy, Mc Donald’s, Mica Grain Company, Inc., David Urban Bookkeeping & Tax Service


If you would like to Sponsor Czhilispiel 49, please contact the Flatonia Chamber Office.

Czech Out Our Czhilispiel History

Czhilispiel is a nod to Flatonia’s Czech and German heritage. First, the name comes from a play on the word “Chili.” The addition of the “z” is a play on a Czech spelling, and the German work “spiel” means play.

The festival started in 1973 to celebrate the centennial anniversary of Flatonia. Czhilispiel began as a fundraiser to help fund a local Flatonia student's medical school education. At the time Flatonia needed a doctor, so the residents organized the Czech heritage festival and chili cook-off, Czhilispiel. The student agreed to serve the community for at least five years after completing medical school, but ended up staying longer. Czhilispiel continues to use proceeds from the event to benefit local needs, whether for students or community services.
Over the years, Czhilispiel has grown from a small cook-off to a larger event with a concert series, biergarten, carnival, parade, arts and crafts market, 5K and various activities throughout the weekend. It is held every year on the fourth full weekend of October.

Some of the past performers have included: Robert Earl Keen, Eli Young Band, Stoney LaRue, Aaron Watson, Brave Combo, The Bellamy Brothers, The Dujka Brothers, Cory Morrow, Wade Bowen, and many, many more.

Czhilispiel also has a variety of opportunities for partnerships as sponsors, commercial and food vendors, arts and crafts vendors, cook-off and event participants, and for volunteers. The event is 100% volunteer driven.

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