Louisiana Chili Cook-Off
March 10 & 11, 2018

General Information

Both The Louisiana Regional Chili Cook-Off and The Louisiana State Chili Cook-Off events are sanctioned events by the International Chili Society (ICS).  These events are held in conjunction with the LSU Annual Garden Show/Plant Sale that is held inside the Parker Coliseum. This Year we will Also Have a CASI Red Chili Division That is Sanctioned by The Chili Appreciation Society International.

Also, the Baton Rouge Spring Car Show will be held in the large parking lot on side of the Parker Coliseum. 

Both Cook offs will be set up in the concrete lot directly in front of the Parker Coliseum. Set up begins @ 7am each day. Please do not break down until after 4pm each day.

Cooks Party will be held in 4H Mini Farm Building (Next to Parker Coliseum) Friday, March 9th 6-9pm

Special Hotel rates have been confirmed for the LA regional and state cook offs:
Hotel: Courtyard by Marriott 
Rate: $90
Rooms are ready to be reserved by calling reservations (1-800-321-2211) and referencing the 2018 LA Regional Chili Cook Off Room Block








Baton Rouge Information

http://www.visitbatonrouge.com/

http://www.baton-rouge.com/BatonRouge/

http://www.city-data.com/city/Baton-Rouge-Louisiana.html



Official
 Schedule of events

6:30pm to 09:00pm

March 9th 



Pre- Cook off Party: Featuring a Cajun food buffet & Drinks (cooks, helpers, judges and anyone involved with cook off welcome to attend)

March 10th & 11th 2018 (March 11th schedule will be one hour earlier on all turn in times.)

7am – 8:45am

 

Registration/Set up Breakfast Served

 

9:00am

 

Cooks Meeting

 

10:30am

 

Burners on for Verde


 


11:00am

 

People's Choice tasting starts

12:00pm

 

Salsa Turn in & Burners on Red Chili

 

1:30pm

 

Turn in for Verde

3:00pm

 

Turn in for Red

4:00pm

 

People's Choice Tasting Ends

4:00pm

 

Washing of the Cooks Pots and pans (on donation Basis)

4:30pm

 

Awards Ceremony

Judges meeting for each category will be 30 minutes before turn in respectively

Prizes


Red Chili Winners
1st - $500
2nd - $200
3rd - $100

Chili Verde Winners
1st - $250
2nd - $100
3rd - $50

Salsa 
1st - $100
2nd - $50
3rd - $25

Peoples Choice Winners
Trophy



Louisiana Residents can opt to enter the "Local Division" category for a $20 entry fee. Just print out and send in the application  below.

Click HERE for Local Division Entry Form
oHow to Sign Up

1.  Join the ICS - go to ICS web site
http://www.chilicookoff.com/

2.  Find Our cook off By searching the ICS website and click link to sign up

3. Choose Categories you want to compete in:
Red Chili, Verde Chili, Salsa.

4.    Entry Fees: Can be paid in advance or onsite at cook off.
ICS Division
        Red Chili - $40
        Chili Verde - $30
        Salsa - $20

CASI Division
Red Chili - $25

1 gallon of Peoples Choice chili required in addition to entry fees for ICS red & verde categories. CASI contestants Please Bring "Throw Down" Chili For public Tasting.

5.    Mail Check to:
        Eric Miller
        840 Shadow Oak Drive
        Baton Rouge, LA 70810
        ermccm@yahoo.com
        225-933-9760

RV parking with water/electric hook ups are available.
 
Email JBLEVCTL@GMAIL.com or call 225-806-9306

If you have any questions on how to sign up, directions, or if you need  help with anything at all pertaining to the cook offs, Email or call the same number above.
 
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