Which High School Stadium in Illinois is serving up the best pork chop? The Illinois Pork Producers and the IHSA have teamed up for a contest to determine where to get the best Pork Chop in High School Football. Kewanee Boilermakers Athletic Director Tim Atwell has announced that Kewanee has entered the competition that involves 70+ schools from across the state of Illinois. “We are thrilled to partner with the IHSA on this competition that is encouraging more people to consume these great pork products across the state,” said Illinois Pork Producers Association Executive Director Jennifer Tirey.
The contest will be conducted online and with in-person judging conducted by the Illinois Pork Producers. The Pork & Pigskins Championship winner will be revealed during halftime of the Class 6A State Championship game on Saturday, November 27. You will have the chance to vote for Kewanee, or any of the other schools, beginning on October 4th.
The Pork & Pigskins Championship playoff path looks like this…
SEPTEMBER 27 – ENTRY DEADLINE
Final entries announced and all schools split into four geographic regions
OCTOBER 4- 8 –ONLINE REGION VOTING
Vote online (ihsa.org) for your favorite chop to determine the top four schools who will in advance in each region to Savory 16. Voting for this round end on October 4 at 8:00 AM
OCTOBER 9-22 – SAVORY 16 IN-PERSON JUDGING
The IHSA’s panel of expert judges will make the rounds to the Savory 16 contender to sample and rate the fare
OCTOBER 23 – FLAVORFUL FOUR ANNOUNCED
The results of the judges will be announced live on the NFHS Network on October 23 during the IHSA Playoff Pairing Preview Show (7:30 PM), whittling down the Savory 16 into the Flavorful 4
NOVEMBER 1-4 – FLAVORFUL FOUR VOTING
Online voting (ihsa.org) to determine the state champion
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 27 – CHAMPIONSHIP PRESENTATION
The winner will receive their prizes at halftime of the IHSA Class 6A Football State Championship
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