Shelby County Chamber of Commerce Announces the Chicken Cooking Contest

August 11, 2017 - Start testing out your Chicken Recipes for the 41st Poultry Festival Cooking Contest sponsored by Tyson Foods. Chicken dishes can be grilled, baked, fried, in a casserole, in a dip – any way you love to cook and eat chicken. The Chicken Cooking Contest is open for participation in three categories: Youth (ages 8-13), High School Youth (ages 14-17) and Adult (age 18 and above). Trophies and cash prizes are presented to the winners in each category. So, crank up the grill, heat up the oven and start searching for unique and delicious chicken recipes or fine tune that family favorite.

The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce and the 41st East Texas Poultry Festival Steering Committee extends a special note of appreciation and gratitude to the Poultry Festival Presenting Sponsor Farmers State Bank, and Gold Sponsors City of Center and Tyson Foods.

The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce is organized to promote and advance economic enrichment and development, tourism, and the social and civic interest of Shelby County and adjoining areas. For additional information, please call 936.598.3682, email or visit