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Pencil This In: Speed Rack Chicago Competition At Bottom Lounge

By Chuck Sudo in Food on Mar 16, 2012 5:40PM

2012_3_16_PTI.jpg Speed Rack is a competition created for and by female bartenders to promote female bartenders. And, while we're at it, we're going to raise some money to fight breast cancer. All proceeds from the event will go to breast cancer education, prevention and research.

Speed Rack will hit Bottom Lounge from 3-7 p.m. Sunday, March 18, as 20 women from Chicagoland will compete head to head in this intense test of speed and accuracy. In the end, only one will be crowned Miss Speed Rack Chicago and win a trip to New York to compete against the winners of all the other cities in the finals in May.

Tickets can be bought in advance online or at the door day of, based on availability and capacity. Your ticket gets you sponsors' punches, cocktails, beer and food as well as a front row seat to see the best female bartenders Chicago has to offer duke it out in this fun and unique competition.

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