Indianapolis, Indiana, March 06, 2015 -- /EPR NETWORK/ -- The Calvary Christian School (CCS) Spring Festival & BBQ Competition (aka: CCSFEST) (www.ccsfest.com) is a rain-or-shine community event sponsored by All Star Roofing and set to kick-off with its inaugural festival on Saturday, April 11th, 2015 from 10a-6p. Event is located at CCS, which is situated just off US 65 & Keystone Ave at 3639 S. Keystone Ave. Indianapolis, IN 46227.
CCSFEST will draw many types of enthusiasts from the public to attend, even registrants driving from surrounding states. The public is encouraged to attend, and participate in the various event categories:
1. Professional BBQ Competition
2. Backyard BBQ Competition for Community Amateurs
3. Dessert Competition for the Community
4. Massive Kids Zone
5. Nearly 100 Artisan & Vendor Booths
6. Classic Car Show
7. Silent Auction
8. All-Day Live Christian Music
9. Food Trucks & Fresh Hot Competition BBQ
-The Professional BBQ Competition is open to Kansas City BBQ Society (KCBS) cook teams from all over the Midwest. CCSFEST is a sanctioned KCBS event as well as a qualifier for the BBQ invitational competitions. Governor Mike Pence has proclaimed that the event will be recognized as an Indiana State BBQ Championship. The CCSFEST is the only KCBS-sanctioned BBQ championship in the City of Indianapolis (proper). The combination of KCBS-sanctioning and onsite representation and governance along with the Indiana State Governor-proclamation brings significant credibility to the professional competition and guarantees excellent hardwood smoked meats (chicken, ribs, pork, brisket) will be judged by KCBS-certified BBQ judges.
-CCSFEST will also serve as a venue for backyard or amateur BBQ enthusiasts to prepare and submit their favorite BBQ’d chicken & BBQ’d Ribs. Celebrity judges will be chosen which may include politicians, ministers, chefs, educators, sponsors, etc. The public is welcome to enter as a participant.
-The community is encouraged to participate in the dessert competition, which is non-categorized. Any dessert may be submitted and judged. Entrants have a chance to win a cash prize or ribbon.
-The massive Kids Zone includes multiple bounce house activities, a life-sized angry birds-like game, modest faux sumo wrestling, sledge-hammer car smash, and many festival booths with ticket-based winnings the kids can turn in for prizes at the prize booth.
-Many unique, hand-made, and in-demand products will be available for purchase in the artisan and vendor area.
-Classic cars, and anything on wheels worth showing will be onsite for a must-see car show experience.
-Silent Auction items will be on display and auctioned off to benefit the school.
-The festival is free to attend; wristbands may be purchased for the kids activities and festival booths.
Many sponsors have joined together to make the CCSFEST possible, premier sponsors include All Star Roof, Siding & More, Inc. (http://www.allstarroofingsiding.com / 317-522-6409). All Star Roof, Siding & More, Inc. specializes in roofing, siding, and much more in the commercial and residential building maintenance & repair categories. Tom Myers is the owner of All Star Roof, Siding & More, Inc. and has grandkids attending CCS.
ABOUT CALVARY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL: CCS is an educational ministry of Calvary Tabernacle (902 Fletcher Ave.) pastored by Rev. Paul D. Mooney. Calvary Tabernacle first opened in 1932. Calvary Christian School was formed in 1945. Today the school boasts 23 beautiful acres with highway frontage. 230+ students from Pre-K3 through 12th grade are educated on a daily basis. The mission of CCS is to provide a strong, Bible-centered education in an environment that expects personal accountability, encourages self-actualization and promotes community service. Indiana Department of Education has awarded Calvary Christian School 4 out of 4 stars for performing in the upper 25th percentile of schools based on ISTEP + ECA state exams. CCS is accredited by Indiana State Department of Education as a Freeway School and holds an “A” ranking with the State DOE. A Ranked School (top ranking by the Indiana State Department of Education). In 2012 CCS achieved the highest private school ISTEP+ score in Marion County. Calvary Christian School 3639 S Keystone Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46227. (www.gotoccs.org/317.789.8710)
Register to participate in a competition, or to vend, or for more information go to: www.ccsfest.com.
Contact-Details: MEDIA & SPONSOR CONTACT: Brett Healey, Parent Teacher Council, President CCSPTCINDY@Gmail.com | 317-223-7143