Enter YOUR Famous Chili!


Contest Rules

9th Annual Dilworth-South End Chili Cook-Off Entry Form

Entry Fee

  • Businesses / Restaurants – $35 Plus A Gift Certificate To Be Raffled Off For Charity
  • Individuals – $25


To Register…Make Check Out To Dilworth/South End Chili Cook-Off

  • Fill Out Entry Form And Mail With Check To
    c/o Melanie Tritten
    1829 Cleveland Avenue
    Charlotte, NC 28203

Registration is due by November 7, 2018

Check-In & Set Up – 6:00am-9:00am. You, Will, Want To Set Up And Start Cooking To Be Ready For The Judging At Noon!

All Teams Must Make At Least 8 Gallons Of Chili

Each Pot Of Chili Must Have A Separate Entry Form & Fee

Provided To Each Contestant Will Be…

  • A Space To Set Up
  • Bowls And Spoons To Serve Your Chili


Contestants Must Provide…

  • Chili Prepared On Site Made With All Store Bought Ingredients.
    • Meat Must Be Browned On Site.
    • If Vegetarian, vegetables and/or meat alternative must be cooked on sight
    • Cooking must begin by 10 am or your entry will not be judged!
  • A Table To Display Your Signs, Decorations, Chili Name, And Chili Category
  • A Chili Cooker / Warmer To Cook And Keep Your Chili At 140 Degrees Or Above For The Entire Event
  • A Ladle For Serving And A Thermometer
  • Clean Up
  • We Suggest A Pop Up Tent Or Some Sort Of Cover
  • We Encourage You To Prep Your Ingredients Ahead Of Time



Judging Will Begin at 12:00pm