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Chili Cookoff 2018

Chili Cookoff 2018



Municipal Stadium
274 E Memorial Blvd
Hagerstown, MD 21740

Municipal Stadium
274 E Memorial Blvd
Hagerstown, MD 21740

What's NXT, the Hagerstown Suns and Breast Cancer Awareness--Cumberland Valley, Inc. are proud to announce the 2018 Chili Cookoff featuring The Kelly Bell Band out of Baltimore. 

A portion of the proceeds will benefit Breast Cancer Awareness of Cumberland Valley. In addition to the cook-off, there will be activities throughout the day, including a vendor fair, kids zone and door prizes.

BCA-CV will have raffle tickets for sale at the event. Prizes include a bicycle, Yeti Tundra 65 Cooler, two Allegiant Airlines tickets from Hagerstown to Florida, tickets to the November 18 Ravens-Bengals football game in Baltimore and many other great prizes. The raffle drawing will be held at BCA-CV's Step 'n Stride Walk at Hagerstown Community College on October 20. You do not need to be present at the raffle to win.

Come sample and vote on the best chili & BBQ in the area, shop local arts and craft vendors, enjoy live music and the kids' zone while supporting BCA-CV. 

Admission is $10 in advance or $15 at the gate for adults; $5 for kids age 4 to 12. Kids 3 and under are admitted free.

*** What's NXT and Breast Cancer Awareness--Cumberland Valley, Inc. would like to extend a SPECIAL FREE admission offer to any breast cancer survivor and half-price tickets to their family members. To receive a voucher for entry into the event, email us at We want to offer a small show of recognition of them as survivors and acknowledging their families as supporters.***

To purchase event tickets, please go to

COOKS: Whatever you call chili, we call chili. We need teams to cook their favorite chili recipe. Individual teams can have 4 people, corporate teams can have 6 people. All cooks must be 18 and older. 

Awards will be given in three categories: Best Overall Chili, the “People’s Choice” Chili and Best Booth Display. The “Best Overall Chili” winner will receive $1,000 cash with second place winning $500 and third place winning $250.

  • Cost: $25 - Space 35x5
  • Plus $25 Health Department Certificate
  • Chili Required: 10 Gallons
  • Every cook team will be entered into a drawing for $50 gift card

To sign up a chili cook team or individual, please email Cindy Fowler at or call 301-791-7165.

VENDORS: Email Cindy Fowler at or call 301-791-7165 if you are interested in being a vendor for this event.

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