|When:||Saturday, January 29th, noon – 1:00 pm|
|Where:||Woodstock Moose Club #1329, 406 Clay Street, Woodstock, IL 60098||click for map|
|What:||A Chili Cook-off will be held in conjunction with Woodstock’s Groundhog Day Festivities. All of the cooking will take place in the kitchen of the Woodstock North High School classroom kitchen from 8am Saturday, January 29th. The public tasting and judging will take place from 12 noon at the Woodstock Moose Club.
Coordinator Rick Bellairs said, “We usually have a few returning cooks and a few new competitors”. Entries are now being accepted on a first come first serve basis. There is a $25 entry fee. Meat will be provided by Jewel Food Store. Contestants supply everything else.
Anyone interested in competing should download the entry package here. The public is invited to a free tasting of the chili at the Woodstock Moose Club beginning at 12 noon Saturday, February 29th. After sampling all of the different concoctions, the public can vote for their favorite.
There will also be a judging. Winners will be announced at 1 o’clock at the Woodstock Moose Club. There are prizes for 1st and 2nd place and “People’s Choice”.
Following the Chili Cook-Off, there will be a walking tour of some of the locations filmed in the making of the movie “Groundhog Day”.
|Past Winners:||2020 Barbara Nielsen & Kristin Threerman
2019 Tim Cunningham
2018 Freddy Alfaro
2016 Diane Brokaw & John Cady
2015 Kelsey Zange & Jared Reichert
2014 Michael & Brianna Dee
2013 Ivy Sagrado
2012 Nick Lowry and Alison Oberkrieser-Lowry
2011 Ivy Sagrado
2010 Ivy Sagrado
2009 Ivy Sagrado
2008 Brian Weiskopf
2007 John and Riley Kohler
2006 Rosanne Zacone and Tim Nipko
2005 Dale Lavan
2004 Ann Gallette
2003 Ralph Webster