Cook info

People's Choice chili is part of the ICS entry fee.
1 gallon is required, but please bring as much as you can are crowds are huge!

The more you bring, the better chance you have to win that $1,000 first place prize!

Info, Prizes and Fees for the Chili & Salsa Cookoff Events!

ICS Competitions for Red Chili, Chili Verde & Salsa
Winners go to the World Championships!

Red Chili

Traditional Red Chili is defined by ICS as any kind of meat or combination of meats, cooked with red chili peppers, various spices and other ingredients, with the exception of BEANS and PASTA which are strictly forbidden .... more...
Fee: $30.00 + 1 gallon People's Choice Chili
 
Prizes:
  • 1st Place: $1,000
  • 2nd Place: $300
  • 3rd Place: $100

Chili Verde

Chili Verde is defined by ICS as any kind of meat or combination of meats, cooked with green chili peppers, various spices and other ingredients, with the exception of BEANS and PASTA which are strictly forbidden ...more..
Fee: $15.00
 
Prizes:
  • 1st Place: $500
  • 2nd Place: $200
  • 3rd Place: $100

Salsa

Salsa must be homemade by the contestant whose name and ICS # appear on the Contestant Application. It may be brought to the site that day or it may be prepared at the Cookoff....more..
Fee: $20.00 + 1 gallon Peoples' Choice Salsa
 
Prizes:
  • 1st Place: $400
  • 2nd Place: $200
  • 3rd Place: $100

People's Choice Competitions for Red Chili & Salsa
We recommend at least 15 gallons of People's Choice Chili! Our cook-off draws a huge crowd! Bring as much chili as you possibly can!The more you bring, the better chance you have to win that $1,000 first place prize!


Red Chili

People's Choice Red Chili can contain any kind of meat or combination of meats, chili peppers, various spices and other ingredients, but MUST have beans or pasta.... more

Fee: $30.00*
Prizes:
  • 1st Place: $1,000
  • 2nd Place: $300
  • 3rd Place: $100

Commercial Red Chili

People's Choice Commercial Red Chili
A commercial cook would be a restaurant, fire house, vocational school, etc.  The rules will be the same as People’s Choice.  more

Fee: $30.00
Prize:
  • 1st Place: $1,000

Salsa

People's Choice Rules & Info

Our cook-off draws a huge crowd! Bring as much as you possibly can to win!

Fee: $20.00*
Prizes:
  • 1st Place: $400

Best Booth!

It’s a fact that the best booths get the most votes!

Have fun, bring family & friends!

Prize:
  • $100