Have you got an appetite, for education that is? If so, join South Texas College and platinum sponsor Security First Credit Union for the first ever Appetite For Education Cook-Off at the Dodge Arena on July 25, 2009. The delicious event will raise funds for South Texas College’s Scholarship Fund.

Officially sanctioned by the International Bar-B-Que Cookers Association (IBCA), more than 40 teams will have the opportunity to grill up the best of fajitas, chicken, pork spare ribs and brisket, all while raising funds to keep a college education affordable and accessible to all Valley students. In addition to a grilling competition, awards will be presented to the best beans and cobbler.

Registration for cooking teams and sponsors is still open, so sign up today. For more information call 956-445-2542, 956-872-2265 or visit www.southtexascollege.edu/cookoff.

Several corporate sponsors and community partners are joining together to make the event possible including platinum sponsor Security First Credit Union, The Dorados, Shell Oil Company, The City of Hidalgo, Bud Light, Dodge Arena, the South Padre Island Bike Fest, Rio Grande Valley Harley Davison, Harley Owners Groups and Team McAllen Cycling.