The 11th Annual Mississippi State Crossroads Chili Cook-off is Saturday, May 26, 2018 at the Crossroads Museum and Corinth Depot at 221 N Fillmore St., Corinth, MS 38834.
Free to the public!
Live music, arts and crafts & kids’ zone!
$5 All you can eat Chili Tasting!
All proceeds benefit the Crossroads Museum!
Schedule of events:
7 - 8:30 am: Set-up, Registration at Depot
8:30 - 8:45 am: Cooks Meeting at Depot
9 - 11:30 am: Homestyle cooking period
10 am: Salsa Turn-in*
11:30 am: Homestyle Turn-in*
10:15 am - 1:15 pm: Chili Verde cooking period
12 pm until: People's Choice Chili Tasting
1:15 pm: Chili Verde Turn-in*
12 - 3 pm: Traditional Red cooking period
3 pm: Traditional Red Turn-in*
5 pm: Awards at Depot
*All judges are required to meet inside the
Depot 15 minutes prior to each turn-in time.
People's Choice Chili Tasting:
All You Can Eat Chili
12 noon until - $5 per person/per kit
Sample professional cook's chili and you be the judge. Vote for the
best tasting chili. $5 per chili tasting kit with all proceeds to benefit
Crossroads Museum. Kits include cups, spoons, napkins and judges card.
Register to cook at chilicookoff.com.
You must be an ICS member to compete (become a ICS member for just $10 by clicking here). Entry fees are separate per category
and will be collected at Corinth Depot day of cook-off.
All Traditional Red and/or Homestyle contestants must prepare at least one gallon of People’s Choice chili (PC). People's Choice Tasting begins at 12 p.m.
Cook-off Categories & Prizes
Traditional Red Homestyle Chili Verde Salsa
Entry $35 Entry $25 Entry $25 Entry $20
1st $1,000 * 1st $200 * 1st $300 * 1st $200 *
2nd $300 2nd $50 2nd $100 2nd $50
3rd $200 3rd $25 3rd $50 3rd $25
*1st place from each category advances to World Championship.
People's Choice Red Chili
Entry: $35 + at least one gallon of chili
Prizes - 1st $100
10 x 10 space and garbage cans provided. Contestants supply everything else.
Holiday Inn Express
2106 U.S. Hwy 72 W., Corinth, MS 38834
2104 U.S. Hwy 72 W.,Corinth, MS 38834
*Mention code "Chili Cookoff" when reserving your room and receive a 10% discount. Book two nights and receive a Free Drink Ticket to Pizza Grocery. Room must be booked by May 11.
Friday, May 25 from 6-9pm
Free Pizza, Drink Specials & Door Prizes!
LOCATION: Pizza Grocery 800 Cruise St., Corinth, MS 38834
Zack & Brandy Steen
Chief Judge Zack Steen
Chief Scorekeeper Brandy Steen