Chili Contest Rules and Registration Form

Entries will be evaluated by a panel of judges selected by Visit Topeka & the Greater Topeka Partnership. There will be one overall winner. 


  1. Registration form must be submitted by November 28 by 5 p.m. 
  2. Chili (cooked and in crock-pot) must be brought to 712 S Kansas Ave on Saturday, December 1 between 9 and 10 a.m. 
  3. You must bring at least a gallon of chili (four quarts).
  4. Entries will be judged on aroma, consistency and flavor.
  5. Winners will be announced at Winterfest on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. 
  6. The overall winner will receive a certificate and a $100 cash prize. 


For questions, contact Stephanie Wilhelm
Festival and Events Manager

Winterfest Chili Contest Information

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