What goes with cold weather?  Chili! You can get plenty of chili this Saturday at the Tri-State Open Chili Championship.  Plus, if you think you have the best chili around you can compete for a chance to to qualify for Terlingua International Chili Championship

Raul Taborda

WHAT: Tri-State Open Chili Championship a.k.a the Make-A-Wish Chili Cookoff

WHEN: Doors open at 11am and is open til the chili runs out

WHERE: Rex Baxter Building on the Tri-State Fair Grounds

COST: The purchase of a cup for all the chili tasting

Live Entertainment, a silent auction and all proceeds benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

The event is open to all ages.

Plus, if you have a really great chili recipe and you would like to compete you can do that also.  Here's the details:

CASI and goody bags to first 100 cooks
Ground meat only
$30/each chili entry
Cooks party on Friday, January 9, 2015 from 7:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Cooks free breakfast on Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 8:30 a.m.
Turn in at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 10, 2015
Top 3 chilis and 1st place show qualify for Terlingua International Chili Championship