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Join local chili teams in this annual braggin’ rights competition naming the Best Chili in the Bay! Proceeds benefitting the Culinary Operations Academy Parent Booster Organization at Chamberlain High School which concentrates on the students’ needs in the advancement to post-secondary education and then on to become successful in their culinary careers.

Saturday, November 15, 2014 from 5 – 10 p.m.


Chef's Name (required)

Team Name

Address (required)

City State

Daytime phone
Cell phone

Email address (required)


Assistant Name

Address (required)

City State

Daytime phone
Cell phone

Email address


Are you Entereing the Chili Cook Off as a restaurant?
Yes no 

Have you participated in the Steve Otto Chili Cook Off before?
 Yes No If so, how many times?

Have you cooked chili professionally before?
 Yes No

Have you participated in other chili cook offs?
 Yes No If so, which ones?

Have you ever won a chili cook off competition?  Yes No
If so, which one?

If you have a picture of your chili team booth set up, please submit it here.

Chef's Signature


Please type the above in the box below:

The above information is correct to the best of my knowledge. I have read the official rules and regulations, and, if my application is accepted, I hereby agree to abide by such rules and regulations. Accept?



Big Guava Chili Cook-off Rules and Regulations

People’s Choice Award Rules and Information

Please Note

Not all chili teams who apply will be chosen to compete in the competition! The 2014 Chill Cook Off Committee will be choosing the most highly qualified teams to compete in the Big Guava Chili Cook Off.

Deadline for registration is October 24, 2014! There is a non-refundable application fee of $25 for each chili team and an entry fee of $50. Please mail two (2) separate checks made payable to EventFest, Inc. at 1200 West Cass Street, Suite 110, Tampa, FL 33606.

Credit card payments are accepted and can be made by calling EventFest at 813-251-3378(FEST), all credit card transactions will include an additional 5% convenience fee.



Judges Awards
for Chili


Hot Head Award

(team with the most pizzazz and enthusiasm!)