Wednesday, September 09, 2009

WEDNESDAY - Sept. 9, 2009




September 19,2009!


Dear Chili Cooks,

It's time for you to get ready for the 17th Annual Connecticut State Chili Cookoff.

The Connecticut State Chili Cookoff benefits the Community Action Agency Food Pantry and Family Support Services.

To say that organizer, Sharon Willard is a good friend of chili cooks is really an understatement! She has been there for all of us non stop for 17 years thru thick and thin.

The cookoff site is East Shore Park, Woodward Ave. New Haven, CT

Entry fee's

Red Chili $30 plus 1 gallon of PC

Chili Verde $15

Salsa NO entry fee if cooking Red/Verde $10 if you do just Salsa.

People's Choice $35

Youth Division $10

WV Cup $20 (Qualified cooks only)


Winners in Red Chili, Chili Verde, and Salsa advance to the WCCC!!!!



Red Chili

1st place $500 and a trophy

2nd $200 and a trophy

3rd $100 and a trophy


Chili Verde

$300 and a trophy


Salsa $100


Rookie cooks: $50

Youth Div. $50 and a trophy

Best Booth/Showmanship $50

WV Cup $300


If you have any questions or need to sign up,

please contact Sharon Willard at 203-387-7700 ext. 220

and you can sign up at

If you are flying in and need a stove or tables or anything like that don't hesitate to contact me at and I'll do whatever I can for you!

Looking forward to seeing you September 19,2009 in New Haven, CT for the 17th Annual Connecticut State Chili Cookoff!!!

Michael Freedman





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