2018 CHILI COOK-OFF
NOVEMBER 3, 2018
Join us for our 7th Annual Day of the Dead Chili Cook-Off!
13 and Under- FREE
General Admission $10
Gates open at 12p.
Attendees will be able to sample chili from 18 competing teams.
JUDGING BEGINS | 11:45p
GATES OPEN | 12:00p
WINNER ANNOUNCEMENTS | 6:00p
● You must enter with a Jailhouse themed team name.
● Teams are encouraged to have signage with the team name.
● Teams are limited to a maximum of 4 people.
● No pre-cooked foods allowed. All cooking, including prep, must take place at the brewery.
● Come prepared to cook an award-winning chili recipe plus an optional open category entry.
● The Open Category may be prepared off-site. Examples include biscuits, dessert, jellies,
● Teams must provide all equipment & set-up including tables, tents, extension cords, cookers,
coolers, etc. The brewery will provide power and access to water. We would love it if you
decorated your space with a jailhouse theme and the team voted “Best Dressed Cell” by our staff
will win a $50 Jailhouse Gift Card.
● Each team member must sign a liability waiver on the day of the competition.
● Each team may begin cooking at 6am at the brewery. Gates to the public will open at 12pm. Our team will come around to pick-up your chili for the judges promptly starting at 11:45p so your chili needs to be in the designated container we give you, by this time.
● Each team must prepare 5 gallons or more of their chili.
● Teams may add beer to their recipes. The brewery will provide a reasonable amount of beer for
● Chili recipes will be judged by a panel of judges
● The open category will be judged by Jailhouse Brewing Company staff (we suggest saving roughly 20 samples for our staff)
● People’s Choice will be judged by the crowd via a ticket placed in a container at your booth
● First Place will receive $300.00 cash & Trophy
● Second Place will receive $150.00 cash
● Third Place will receive $75.00 cash
● People’s Choice will receive a $100.00 Jailhouse Brewing Gift Card & Trophy
● Open category - $50.00 Jailhouse Brewing Gift Card & Trophy
● Best Dressed Cell - $50 Jailhouse Brewing Gift Card