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Chuck Wagon Cook Off 


Experience a rare, up-close look at Western history at this FREE, family friendly culinary event. Using historic cooking methods, authentic 1880s chuck wagons from around the Southwest compete to cook up the best meals fit for the trail. Wagon teams win prizes in various food categories, and the public can purchase these unique chuck wagon meals. potEnjoy a Campfire Glow, live music, Western history and cooking demonstrations, and much more! Event supports the educational development of Tumbleweed Ranch. 


   Map to Tumbleweed Ranch | Chuckwagon Cook Off Event Map

Nov. 7Chuck Wagon Sampler
 Meet wagon teams before the competition begins!

School and group tours will be available. Evening campfire glow and s'mores featuring music & stories.  


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 nov. 8

Pioneer PepperLive music featuring Pioneer Pepper and the Sunset Pioneers. Gunfighter shows. Cooking and history demonstrations, historic home tours, family activities and hay ride to AZ Railway museum. Campfire glow and s'mores in the evening.

Noon- Chuck Wagon Lunch $12 (Tickets sold on Saturday only and sell out quickly-- on sale at 10 a.m.)  

 


 Nov 9

Junior ChuckwagonBuffalo Soldiers of the Arizona Territory ceremony. Gunfighter shows, historic home tours, and hay rides to AZ Railway Museum. Junior Chuck Wagon Cook-Off competition.

10 a.m.- Cowboy Breakfast $10. ( Breakfast tickets sold all weekend)
 

ADDITIONAL FOOD VENDORS ALL WEEKEND

 
  

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For more information

 Contact Jean Reynolds at 480-782-2751 or by e-mail at jean.reynolds@chandleraz.gov

 


For photos, winners, sponsors and other information on previous years' Cook-Offs, check out Chandlerpedia

                     

                       Video Part Two: Chuckwagon Cook-Off

2014 Wagon Teams 

 Thanks to the wagon teams who made our event a success! 

Arizona Sharpshooters-- Phoenix, AZ
Cannon Family-- Rimrock, AZ
Canyon Trails Ranch-- Cortez, CO
Colonel Chuck-- New York, NY
Cowgirls Forever-- Phoenix, AZ
Curly Cue-- Las Vegas, NV/ Coralles, NM
Diamond Bar J-- Prescott, AZ
E-Z Cattle Company-- Sonoita, AZ
Gummer's Camp-- Pima, AZ
M Bar Lazy B-- Rimrock, AZ
Musselshell Wagon-- Roundup, MT
Rockin RR-- Phoenix, AZ



 2014 competition Information and Application


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 Join us as a vendor in 2015!

Categories include: Merchandise Sales, and Food/Beverage Sales, Non-Profit Organizations, and Business Informational.

 Vendors with an emphasis in providing cooking, local foods, or history-related items or options will have priority during the review process. A limited number of vendors who do not meet this emphasis will be considered for the event.
  

  2014 Vendor Information and Application  
  

Your partnership guarantees that this event remains free of charge to the public and helps raise funds for the educational programming at Tumbleweed Ranch!  Support the Chandler Chuck Wagon Cook-Off and enjoy exposure to thousands of event attendees, while highlighting your company's community involvement. Your brand will receive exposure in digital, radio, television and print advertising, depending on the level of sponsorship.

FOR MAXIMUM BENEFITS, SECURE YOUR SPONSORSHIP BY SEPTEMBER 2015!
  
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Our 2014 Sponsors