Fall Festival Chili Cook-Off

Do you have a chili recipe that you KNOW is good enough to win a competition? 

We have the PERFECT cook-off for you! 

Win some great prizes AND bragging rights as the best chili in Spring Hill! 

Date: September 29, 2024
Time: Set-up from 10:00-11:00am; Contest 11:00am-1:00pm; Judge's taste test 12:00pm
Location: Spring Hill City Park
Entrance Fee: FREE 

Rules & Prizes

  • Chili is defined as any kind of meat or combination of meats cooked with chili peppers, various other spices and other ingredients.
  • All ingredients must be pre-cooked & treated prior to the event – chili is to be brought “ready-to-eat”.
  • Teams must be set-up by 10am.
  • Contestants are responsible for supplying all their own utensils & products relating to their chili submission and maintenance of its proper temperature for serving.  SPOONS AND CUPS FOR USE IN SERVING THE CHILI TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC WILL BE PROVIDED.  A TURN-IN CONTAINER FOR THE JUDGING PORTION OF THE CONTEST WILL ALSO BE PROVIDED.
  • Each contestant must cook/provide a minimum of 1 gallon of competition chili.  Remember – the more you bring, the more members of the public that can vote. 
  •  Contestants can be teams or individuals. One chili per registered team. 
  • Chili will be judged on: (1-5 score for each category)
    • Color      
    • Aroma
    • Consistency
    • Texture
    • Taste/Flavor
    • After taste
  • Prizes- 
    • 1st - $100 Visa gift card
    • 2nd - $50 Visa gift card
    • 3rd - $25 Visa gift card
  • Awards -
    • People’s Choice
    • Spicy – afterburn
    • Booth decoration

REGISTER HERE

Contact Us

  1. Jason Garvert

    Program Coordinator II

    Email Jason Garvert

    Spring Hill Recreation Commission

    501 N. Webster Street
    P.O. Box 26
    Spring Hill, KS 66083

    Phone: 913-592-2214

    Hours

    Monday through Friday
    8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Saturday through Sunday
    Closed

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