February 22, 11:30am–4pmWhere
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Admission is free into the Pavilion where the doors open to the public at 11:30 a.m. Live musical entertainment will be performed by Soft Tones until the festivities are concluded at 4 p.m.
Once inside, a chili sampler pack containing eight cups, a spoon and a People’s Choice ballot can be had for a suggested donation of $3. Patrons select samples from a wide spectrum of chilies including shredded beef, chicken, hot, mild, spicy and vegetarian. The Farmers Grill will be open with full menu options including french fries and ice cream.
More than 25 contestants will compete for the cash prizes of First Place, $150, and Second Place, $75, selected at 12:30 pm by a 3-judge panel. The winner of the People’s Choice award, $100, will be announced at 3:30 pm after the patron ballots are counted.
If you think your chili has what it takes to compete let us know! There is a $35 registration fee to be entered, and you need to provide at least 4 gallons of chili. Businesses or individuals may compete. This is a great way to promote your business to area locals, you may pass out information, coupons or giveaways.
For more information or to enter the competition, call 440-632-3196.