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Spice Up the Chili Cookoff: Enter to Compete by June 14

Spice Up the Chili Cookoff: Enter to Compete by June 14

Think you have a sizzling chili recipe that packs the heat and could take home a prize? Enter by Friday, June 14 to compete in the 38th Annual Chili Cook Off held every 4th of July at Mitchell Park. The call for entries is open now, so gather your team and get cooking. There is more than $2,000 in cash and prizes at stake, plus bragging rights. Entrants receive a stipend of $300-$500 just for participating. You can find the application to participate and get more information here. Find the Cook Off rules by clicking here.

The public is invited to sample the chili and enjoy this Independence Day tradition in Palo Alto from Noon to 5 p.m. Admission to the event is free and attendees can participate in chili tasting and peoples’ choice judging by purchasing tasting tickets for $5. All proceeds from Chili Cook Off tickets will benefit the Palo Alto Recreation Foundation (PARF). For more information about the PARF, please click here.

Tickets will go on sale starting in early June and will be limited so purchase early. Tickets can be purchased by visiting the Chili Cook Off website.

Last Updated: June 5, 2019