Ghost Town Show Down Chili Cook-off



We are having a chili cook-off fundraiser to raise money for our Mardi Gras float!

Sunday, November 9 at Loose Wheels Texas

Chili Cooker Information


Entry fees:
Early registration (October 13-26) $20 to enter
Regular registration October 27 – the morning of Nov 9 $25

You must cook your chili on site.  Propane, charcoal, and electric cookers accepted.  People using electric cookers must provide extension cords.   You must also bring your own tables, chairs, canopy, etc.

There are no ingredient restrictions:  Beans, no beans, beef, chicken, venison, vegetarian – bring us your best and let the voters decide what they like!

Check-in and set up will be from 8-9 am on Nov. 9, cooking will begin at 9.  Judging will begin at 12:30 pm.  Public tasting and voting will begin at 1 pm.   Serving will end at 4pm, when we will tally the votes and announce the winners.

Each cooker/cooking team should plan to make 2 gallons of chili.  Chili will be served in 1 oz. portions; we will provide condiment cups and spoons for the tasters.

There will be three winners:  a judges choice, plus first and second place people’s choice.

Winners will have their name and likeness featured on our Mardi Gras float!
(And, it goes without saying, braggin’ rights)

To sign up, fill out the form below:


In order to get the early registration discount, you must pre-pay.  You can do so now by clicking our paypal link, or you can send a check to Ghost Town Arts Collective, c/o 900 N. Grand Avenue Suite 61603, Sherman, TX 75090.  I will send an email confirmation once the payment has been received.

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If you have any questions, call or email Heidi Rushing (903.647.3559).


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