Are you in a band? Are you ready to see just how good you are? Then get ready for the Battle on the Border coming to Spring Lake Park in Texarkana, Texas October 7.  Up for grabs? Not only bragging rights, but $5,000.

Right now is the time for bands to get started and make a video of your band performing.. The top 8 bands will battle it out on stage October 7. You can sign your band up by sending an email and a link to your video here!

United Way of Greater Texarkana - Facebook
United Way of Greater Texarkana - Facebook


According to their Facebook page:

East Texas-Sized Chili Cook-off; that will mirror the old Legendary Horn-Hog Cook-off from historic quadrangle days! This will be an internationally sanctioned event with the winners moving on to the next level.
• Battle on the Border 5K Run!
• Horse Shoe Tossing Contest! Limbo Contest! Hula Hoop Contest! And more….
• The event will be from NOON till 8pm Saturday, October the 7th at Spring Lake Park. There will be a VIP Tent that will have a Big Screen TV showing the top College football games, just in case someone wants to kick back and enjoy the game!
• There will be plenty of vendors and merchandisers booth on hand.
• Adult Beverages (BEER/WINE) will be sold at the concert beer gardens and the Chili Cook-Off beer gardens. Wine will be available in the VIP tent.
• Civic Clubs within the area that partner in this program will also have the opportunity to set up display booths.

The event is for a great cause as well, The event hosted by the United Way of Greater Texarkana will donate proceeds to the Imagination Library, a program developed by Dolly Parton that gives a book to every newborn child and encourages reading for children of all ages.




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