2016 Chili’n on the Avenue Contestant Registration

So you think you can cook up a crowd-pleasing Chili? Sign up below!

CATEGORIES

CONTESTANT CATEGORIES

  • There are two contestant categories – RESTAURANT and INDIVIDUAL.
  • You will automatically be designated based on your team name.

SUBMISSION CATEGORIES

  • There are two submission categories – OPEN and SALSA.Registrants can enter one or both categories.
  • Registrants can enter one or both categories.
  • Up to two different types of chili can be entered per team.

SHOWMANSHIP

  • All cook-off participants are encouraged to participate in the showmanship category
    competition. The goal is to decorate your cooking space to reflect your chili.
  • All entrants are automatically entered into showmanship.
  • Decorations can only be made of paper and/or other disposable goods and must be removed at
    the end of the event.

PRIZES

Prizes will be awarded for the following categories at minimum:

OPEN CHILI PEOPLE’S CHOICE CHILI
SALSA SHOWMANSHIP

If there is enough variety in Chili entries, we will break up the entries into smaller categories based on type (beef, chicken, veggie, etc) and then will also award a “BEST IN SHOW”.

We will be awarding a total of $1,000 in CASH prizes! Teams/cooks placing 1st – 3rd in each category will be awarded a trophy (ribbon for showmanship)

GENERAL INFO

  • All contestants will be given a 12’ by 12’ space into which cook and decorate. All equipment and supplies are the responsibility of the cooks, including but not limited to tents, tables, heat source, etc.
  • Power is not provided.
  • Please view the Event Schedule for details on set-up, cook begin time, judging time, etc. (Schedule will be provided via email to registered contestants and will be available on our website one week prior to the event.)
  • Participants are responsible for setting up, decorating, and cleaning their area after the event.

RULES

  • Required submission amounts in order to be eligible for the cash prizes:
    • Chili: 3 gallons
    • Salsa: 2 quarts
  • This is a NON-CASI Local Chili Cook-Off
  • Read the complete Rules HERE

ENTRY FEES

  • Deadline for Pre-Registration is Friday, September 16th at 5:00p.m
  • Registration Before Deadline
    • $25.00 per team (includes up to 2 chili entries and 1 salsa entry)
  • Registration Before Deadline
    • $40.00 per team (includes up to 2 chili entries and 1 salsa entry)
  • If you are a sponsor, there is NO FEE for your entry, however, you must still fill out and submit this form to be entered into the competition.