Soup’r Chili Challange draws near

ESCANABA – Food lovers rejoice, the United Way of Delta County Soup’r Chili Challenge is just around the corner. The annual event is set for Sept. 9 in the Ruth Butler Building at the U.P. State Fairgrounds.

For individuals and families who want to sample the soups and chili – and vote for the People’s Choice and booth trophies – cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children, and children under 5 are admitted free. As a special bonus, whole families can enjoy the event for only $20.

For those with culinary aspirations, there’s still time to register for the event, but spaces are limited. The entry fee for the event is $35.

For more information or to register, contact the UW of Delta County at or call 786-3736.