Helping North Texas Volunteer Fire Departments buy what they need to save lives, then go home.
Attention chili cooks, motorcycle riders, volunteer fire departments and Halloween costume contestants! Compete for over $3,000 in prizes and 16 awards at the North TX Firefighters Fundraiser on October 26, in Whitewright, Texas. Anyone can enter. Proceeds will be divided among the volunteer fire departments that participate.
The first 15 chili contestants who register early will be entered into a drawing for a $75 gift card from Academy Sports & Outdoors donated by Plano and McKinney. Must be present to win. Cook-off is CASI-sanctioned. CASI rules for fairness and safety must be followed.
The first 25 motorcycle riders who register early will be entered into a drawing for $100 dining card donated by Rick's Chophouse, McKinney. Must be present to win.
The Best-Decorated Firefighter Boot Contest winner takes home a prize for their volunteer fire department. You can vote for your favorite boot by dropping donations into the boot(s) you like best. The boot with the most money wins, and the VFDs take home the collections in their respective boots.
Kids! Costume contest prizes. Halloween tattoos. Loads of trick or treat candy will be handed out by the American Legion. Meet real volunteer firefighters and learn how boys and girls can be firefighters when you grow up.
Spectators! Come early and watch all kinds of motorcycles as they depart from Whitewright from 8:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Have breakfast and lunch in the park with the Friday Women's Club Bake Sale and 4th Monday food vendors, including breakfast tacos, hot breakfast plates with biscuits, cappuccino, cocoa, cider, snow cones, homemade desserts, hamburgers, BBQ sandwiches, funnel cakes.
Negotiate bargains with the 4th Monday Trade Days merchandise vendors and the Friday Women’s Club of Whitewright rummage sale.
Contact: Ella Fitzbag Vendor Contact: Andrew 972.480.3389
VFDs get one complimentary entry fee that can be used for the cook-off or motorcycle run.
Each VFD gets one equal share of the proceeds. You can enter as many additional chili teams and motorcycles as you want at the $20 entry fee.
All contestants who register early are entered into door prize drawings. Pay at the event or online. Credit cards accepted online.
Drawing for chili contestants who register early:
$75 gift card from Academy Sports & Outdoors, donated by the McKinney store. Must be present and checked-in at the event.
Drawing for motorcycle riders who register early:
$100 dining card from Rick's Chophouse, McKinney.
Must be present and check-in at the event.
Enter the VFD Best-Decorated Boot Contest. The public votes for their favorite boots by dropping donations into the boots they like best. The 4 VFD boots with the most money win trophies, and each VFD takes home the donations in their respective boots.