Chili Bowl Nationals news 2008-01-02

Chili Bowl Nationals Kick Off Party Monday at Bass Pro Shops TULSA, Okla. (January 2, 2008) -- With the 22nd Annual Dodge Chili Bowl Nationals set to fire off in less than a week at the QuickTrip Center on the Tulsa State Fairgrounds, those ...

Chili Bowl Nationals Kick Off Party Monday at Bass Pro Shops

TULSA, Okla. (January 2, 2008) -- With the 22nd Annual Dodge Chili Bowl Nationals set to fire off in less than a week at the QuickTrip Center on the Tulsa State Fairgrounds, those around town a day early can take in the Chili Bowl Nationals Kick Off Party at Bass Pro Shops in Broken Arrow, OK, on Monday night, January 7.

Monday's Kick Off Party precedes five nights of intense racing atop the 0x00bc-mile Tulsa Expo Raceway clay oval on January 8-12, as approximately 280 drivers from throughout the nation and beyond will battle it out for bragging rights and the coveted Golden Driller trophy.

Monday night's festivities at Bass Pro Shops kick off at 6:00 p.m. with all variety of games, prizes and giveaways throughout the evening.

Several members of the Tony Stewart Motorsports team, including 2005 Chili Bowl champion Tracy Hines along with USAC Sprint Car champion Levi Jones and Late Model ace Josh Richards, will be on hand for an autograph session.

Fans providing proof of a Chili Bowl ticket purchase can also enter for a chance to ride in the Chili Bowl pace truck.

The King of Bucks Trailer, containing the most distinguished array of trophy whitetails in the world, will be on hand as well.

Fans can also spin the wheel to win a Bass Pro Shops souvenir and enter for Chili Bowl giveaways only available at Bass Pro Shops. Fans can also get an official Bass Pro Shops Chili Bowl photo taken, only available at the Chili Bowl Kick Off Party.

Bass Pro Shops is located off S.H. 51 (Broken Arrow Expressway), just ten miles from the Tulsa Expo Raceway.

-credit: cbn/lw

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