The Make-A-Wish Chili Cookoff or the Tri-State Chili Championship has been a tradition in Amarillo for decades.  It's happening this weekend and what goes with a cold, snow and wet day?  Chili!!! Are you ready for some delicious chili? Then make plans to indulge this Saturday.

Jim Parkin

WHAT: Tri-State Open Chili Championship a.k.a the Make-A-Wish Chili Cook Off

WHEN: Saturday, January 14th, Doors open at 11am and is open til the chili runs out

WHERE: Rex Baxter Building on the Tri-State Fair Grounds

COST: The purchase of a cup for all the chili tasting

Live Entertainment, a silent auction and all proceeds benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

The event is open to all ages.

Plus, if you have a really great chili recipe and you would like to compete you can do that also. Here’s the details:

CASI and goody bags to first 100 cooks
Ground meat only
Cooks party on Friday, January 13, 2017 from 7:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Turn in at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 14, 2017
Top 3 chilis and 1st place show qualify for Terlingua International Chili Championship