Chili Team Tickets will be on sale at noon on March 30th!  

What you Need to Know for Saturday:

All teams will be required to make 5 gallons of chili.


Your team must arrive to set up by 10:30 AM , with your chili pre-made and heated in order to be eligible for judging. We will have a table in the tasting area marked off for your team upon arrival. We will provide sternos to help keep your chili hot, as well as tasting bowls, utensils and napkins.


Judging will be promptly at 11:30am.

Don't forget your "flair" to compete for the Team Presentation Award!

Ideas include:

Please contact our Teams Chair for more information.


You will be judged on the following:

A panel of esteemed food critics, personalities and alumni will evaluate chili on the following criteria:

Condiments and garnishes are encouraged. 

To bean or not to bean... We'll leave that one up to you. 

The Texas Chili Cook-off is presented by the Texas Exes - New York Chapter.

All proceeds from the event benefit the Texas Exes - New York Chapter scholarship fund.