Belgrade's First annual Chili Cook-off

Belgrade's First annual Chili Cook-off.

We are excited to kick off a new tradition in Belgrade featuring all kinds of chili, local vendors, businesses and LIVE DJ. Free Admission (does not include chili tasting).

TICKETS for non-contestants :
Master Pass ($20) includes unlimited tastings and a vote for People's Choice and can be purchased online or at the event on the day of the contest.
5 ticket tastings ($5) available on day of the contest.
Free Admission - Does not include Chili tasting or voting

BUSINESS and VENDORS If you are interested in having a booth or a presence at the event, please purchase a Master.
Ticket and fill out the entry form or contact Josh Perkins 406 581-6025 or email

$20 Entry Fee
All chili styles will be accepted and judged on consistency, taste, color, smell and meat tenderness.

Contest categories and prizes include:
Judge’s Choice, Best Chili
1st Place - $200
2nd Place - $100
3rd Place - $50
People’s Choice - $100
Most Sampled - $50
Best Booth - $50

10-11:30am - Contestant Setup
12pm - Event Opens
3pm - Contest ends
3:30-4pm - Awards Presentation

$20 Entry fee - No refunds
Simple Application - Sign up by purchasing a Chili Cook-Off Participant ticket on Eventbrite, then fill out form during ticket check out process
Own serving utensils and pots
5-10 gallons of pre-made chilI - Chili must reach 165 degrees before serving
(If needed) 10x10 Canopy tent or similar weather protection recommended
Booth theme and decorations are highly recommended
Own power, gas heat or a grill heat source (electricity is not provided)
Fire extinguisher

10 x10 booth space (not canopy tents or weather protection)
Sample cups, napkins and tasting spoons
Thermometer to ensure minimum temperature is reached by each contestant chili entry
First Aid station

Cost: FREE (does not include chili tasting), Contestant $20

Age: all ages


This event is over.

Sun. Sep. 29, 2019   noon-4pm

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