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Chili Cook Off

 will be held on Saturday, November 5th starting at 12pm.  The event will include unlimited chili tasting, craft vendors, and live music.  Entry fee is $10 per adult and $5 for kids 12 and under.  Proceeds from the event support Highland Center programs.

There is no fee for chili cooks to enter and cash prizes are awarded to the top 3 crowd favorites!  1st prize - $150, 2nd - $100, 3rd - $50.  Please reserve and be set up and ready to serve chili starting at 12pm.



The Highland Center's 1st Annual Chili Cook Off


Spaces for vendors & cooks are full!

Chili Competition Guidelines:

  1. Each contestant must bring at least two crock pots of chili. 

  2. Give your chili a fun name. Get in the fall and chili spirit and decorate your table. 

  3. List your ingredients somewhere visible on your table (Use Highland grown ingredients if possible!)

  4. You must provide any chili toppings or sides that you think are necessary

Other Information:

  • There is no entry fee for chili cooks.

  • Contestants are responsible for supplying their own crock pot. 

  • The Highland Center will provide access to electricity and one table per registrant.  

  • The Highland Center will provide spoons, napkins, and sample cups. 

  • The building will open at 10am and contestants should be setup and ready to serve starting at 12pm.

  • Prizes will be awarded based on community votes, so invite your friends ;)


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