ELIGIBILITY: Anyone 18 years of age or older is welcome to enter the Chili Contests, including
Rotarians and their immediate family members (family members are defined as parent, child,
spouse, sibling and/or respective spouses)
We do not specify ingredients for your Chili. Please bring a small sign indicating if there are any
ingredients such as nuts which might cause an allergic reaction
Amount of Chili required PER CATEGORY
PROFESSIONAL: MINIMUM 6, suggest 8 GALLONS
AMATEUR: MINIMUM 4, suggest 5 GALLONS
Limit servings to one tasting cup per individual (1/2 ounce). Voting ends at 3:30 p.m.
TWO servers (2) required per chili entry. Entry fee includes entrance for two people,
additional tickets can be purchased if you have additional Team members
Chili must be prepared off site and delivered in containers supplied
at mandatory Pre-Chili Meeting***
Contestants should serve chili from steam trays, heated with sterno. No crock pots,
electricity is not available. A 3 x 4 foot table for amateurs, a 2 x 8 foot table for
professionals, tasting cups, spoons, table cloth and napkins will be provided
CHILI MUST BE READY TO BE SERVED BY 11:30 a.m.
Each chili entrant receives voting tickets for two servers ($24 VALUE). You may enter
one or more different chili recipes. Separate fee for each entry
Winners will be announced at approximately 4:30 p.m.
All winners receive a plaque
All winners in the professional division receive a chili banner for display purposes
The Independent Judging winners in the amateur division will receive a cash award; 1st - $500, 2nd - $300,
3rd - $200
All entries are eligible for the People's Choice and Best Table Design in each division.
We encourage you to create a team theme and decorate your table
***MANDATORY PRE-CHILI MEETING FOR ALL CHILI MAKERS***
Tuesday, August 13th, 6:00 p.m. at Pat's Peak
At the Pre-Chili Meeting table assignments will be made by lottery, event day details will be discussed,
Chili containers with your space # will be provided and access passes will be distributed.