Saturday, Feb 06, 2021
From: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Flora-Bama Tent
17401 Perdido Key Dr.
Perdido Key, FL 32507
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$20 per person (includes 1 free draft beer and unlimited chili samples)$25 per team (includes 3 shirts, 1 apron, & draft beer tickets)

Some 25 teams will vie for the coveted title of “Best Chili” around when they start cookin’ up their “secret” ingredients under the Tent at the iconic Flora-Bama. A $20 donation to the American Cancer Society allows you unlimited sampling of chili along with a free draft beer. Last year over $15,000 was raised for the Society’s efforts to eliminate cancer.

Coming to cook?
3-man teams can register to compete! $25 per team (includes 3 shirts, 1 apron, & draft beer tickets)
Make a minimum of 5 gallons of chili.
at 12 pm Winners announced at 2 pm

Team to supply all cooking utensils, pots, burners, and ingredients.
Must be willing to eat your own chili.
Must be at least 21 years of age to participate.
No outside alcoholic beverages.

The tent opens at 10 am for viewing to customers. Sampling opens at 12 pm. Blind judging also begins
at 12 pm Winners announced at 2 pm.

PRIZES: 1st Place - Perpetual Trophy and $100.00 Cash

People's Choice - Perpetual Trophy and $99.00 Cash

2nd Place - Ribbon and $75.00 Cash

3rd Place - Ribbon and $50.00 Cash

Best Decorated Booth

Coming to eat?
For $20 per person, each guest will enjoy unlimited chili samples, one free beer or non-alcoholic beverage and one People’s Choice ticket to give to the team of your choice. Pay at the door, get your hand stamped, then sample away! Try any and every chili you desire and vote by putting your ticket in the booth you deem best. 100% of ticket sales from the public will support American Cancer Society. Additional People’s Choice tickets can be purchased for $1.

Teams can set up at 8 a.m. and cooking begins at 10 a.m., after each team’s ingredients have been inspected for food safety and fairness. Live music kicks off the party at 11 am with Jason Justice and The Hung Jury, while the public’s chili sampling starts at noon. The tasting will continue until 3 pm, so stick around for the awards ceremony to see who wins the People’s Choice, Judge’s Taste, and the Best Decorated Booth award.