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WinterFest Chili Cookoff

February 23, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
The chili tasting is FREE & open to the public!

CONTESTANTS: (NO entry fee)
sign up by contacting: Rutlandchilicookoff@gmail.com or by calling 802-345-5123
Please include your name, contact number, and what division you are entering.

Amateur (individual person)
Group (Businesses, Organizations, Clubs)

Check in / set up will begin at 10:30 am
Upon arrival come to the Chili Cook Off tent to get signed in!
Judging will begin at 12:00 pm

There will be a 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place prize for both divisions!
1st: $250
2nd: $150
3rd: $75

All contestants should bring a minimum of 5 gallons of chili
(enough for the judges & the public tasting)

All contestants must have a visible paper at their booth listing the type of Chili they have
– beef, pork, chicken, vegetarian, etc.
– hot, medium, or mild
– and a list of all ingredients (Not your recipe, or any increments, just what food is in the dish so anyone with a food allergy is aware)

Everyone will be responsible for their own equipment & utensils!
(tables, tents, pots, cooking utensils)
We do have power available at the park, but feel free to bring your own power / heating source!
Tasting cups & spoons will be provided for the public at each contestants booth.

All chili should be pre-cooked & just warmed for tasting at the event!

We cant wait to see everyone there & taste some amazing Chili!!
Please come join us!!


The Rutland Winter Fest features a week-and-a-half of activities to get the community involved in fun in the snow and out of the winter blues. Downtown activities include Center Street Night Sledding, where the street is closed to traffic and filled with snow for tubing, and the Center Street Story Walk, where children read the pages of a book in the windows of store fronts. Other activities throughout the week include ice skating, snow sculpting, chili cook-off, broom ball, art walk, Frosty Feet 5K, snow shoeing, Real Rutland Feud and more.

Go to www.rutlandrec.com/winterfest for a complete schedule of the weeks activities.


February 23, 2019
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Rutland Recreation Department
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Main Street Park
corner of West Street and Route 7
Rutland, VT 05701 United States
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