Chili Cookoff to light up island

Published: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 01:21 PM.

Booth set-up begins at 8:30 a.m. At 9:30 a.m., the amateur crock-pot chili must be onsite. $5 entry fee required. 

For the “professional” competition, International Chili Society (rules will be in effect. No beans, pasta, etc. Chili prepared on site from scratch, no prepackaged chili mixes. Meat may be cut, sliced or ground in advance, but no treated or cooked except during competition.

At 11 a.m., the auction starts. Between 12:15 and 12:45 p.m., will be the Miss Chili Pepper judging, and from 12:45 to 1:15 p.m., the Mr. Hot Sauce judging. At 3:30 p.m., awards will be presented in the chili judging area.

For more info, call Grayson Shepard at 653-6718 or email

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