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Cattle Call Week kicks off

(2013 Cattle Call week is underway)…It started Saturday with the 28th Annual Chili Cook-off.

The theme for this year’s Cattle Call is Rodeo Dreams. Over 1500 people attended the Chili Cook-off in Brawley’s Plaza Park. They helped taste and judge the 14 entries in this year’s event. The competition is for the best chili in the Valley. The Chili preparations were also judged by designated judges. According to the judges, Frye Chapel came in third place. Second Place went to Gateway Church. First Place went to Chili Caliente. The People’s Choice award went to Chili of Brawley. The Best Booth award went to National Beef. The Cattle Call Mixer is tonight at the Boys and Girls Club. The always-entertaining Cowboy Poetry will be held Tuesday at the Stockman’s Club. Wednesday there will be a Children’s Rodeo at Cattle Call Arena, and that night will be Mariachi night at Plaza Park. The week wraps up Saturday and Sunday with the Famous Cattle Call Parade and three Professional Rodeo Performances.