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Official Chili Cookoff Rules


26TH Annual Chili Cook-Off

Col. BJ Smith VFW Post 9892

25 November 2017


Venue: Bali Hai Beach Resort


Rules based on International Chili Society Rules 


1. Teams:  Individuals, Organizations, or Families


2. Name:  Each team and its Chili recipe should have a name.


3. Chili Team Captain: Must be an adult. Team Captains and crew will be provided with up to five (5) commemorative Chili Cookoff T-Shirts.


4. Equipment:  VFW Post 9892/Bali-Hai will provide each team with a booth, table, and work area.  Teams are responsible for their own chili ingredients, cooking utensils, stove and gas or grill/hibachi and charcoal.  No electrical appliances are allowed, but pressure cookers are permitted


5. Cooking Time:  Shall be from 8:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.  Samples of Chili MUST be ready for judging at 12:30 P.M.  Approximately 12 Ounces shall be presented for judging in a container to be provided.  Teams must cook at least one gallon of chili.


6. Preparation: Chili must be cooked on the premises between 8:30 A.M. and 12:30 P.M. on day of Chili Cook-Off.


Advance preparations: e.g. pre-soaking beans, chopping ingredients, and starting charcoal are permitted. Cooking booths will be assigned the day prior and decorating may commence at that time.


7. Judging:  Judging will be based on merit.  Decisions of the judges will be final.


8. Clean Up: Each team will be responsible for keeping its assigned area clean and leaving it in its original condition.


9. Awards:  Best Chili and 1st & 2nd Runner-up plaques.  Commander's Plaque for combination of best booth decoration and team attire.

Miss Chili Pepper, cash awards and a Plaque for the overall winner.


10. Entry Fee: There will be an entry fee of 2,000 pesos, which must be paid no later than the Team Captains' meeting the day prior to the Chili Cook-Off.


Note:  Please observe our Rules. Offenders may be disqualified.



For the Team Entry Form contact
VFW Post 9892:

Tel: (072) 607-3865  (Bali Hai)

or ...

Mike Besanko
General Manager
Bali Hai Beach Resort

Phone: +63-72-607-3865
Or Phone: +63-72-607-3866
Cellphone: +63-927- 367- 5413
Fax: +63-72-607-3869