27th-28th @ The Expo Center
Casey's General Stores are our presenting partner. They not only donate 100% of the pizza sales to charity, they sold over $22,000 worth of chili pepper slips at area locations last year. Please thank them for supporting the local community and the children of the Ozarks by visiting them as often as possible.
Miller Lite and the people from Premium Beverage have supported the Chili Cook-Off from the beginning. Over 34-years of donations, support and hours of assistance make them our obvious choice for cold refreshing beer. We hope you know when the Chili Cook-Off begins...it's actually Miller Time.
It doesn't get any more American.
Wild Turkey Bourbon has been around since 1869 and we've been partners with them almost 20% of that time. If you haven't had great chili and great bourbon at the same time, maybe its time you did. Then you'd know why America is such a great place to live. Wild Turkey and Chili...'Merica.
American made Honda! Car and Driver Magazine's Top 10 Award 29 times...The quality s evident.
From the Bush Brothers family to yours, enjoy Bush's Best beans and find tabletop inspiration and explore our roots at bushbrothers.com . Bus beans supplies teams with over 5 varieties of delicious beans. Make sure they're in your pantry.
Where there's a helpful smile in every aisle. In 1930, Charles Hyde and David Vredenburg opened a small general store in Beaconsfield, Iowa. That store grew to become Hy-Vee – a company known for excellent service and reasonable prices. As an employee-owned company, Hy-Vee encourages each of its more than 70,000 employees to help guide the company. They've been helping us run the Cook-Off for years now...Thanks HyVee!!
Our new partner is actually an old friend. Please welcome back Pepsi Cola. Makers of Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Mountain Dew, Sierra Mist, Aquafina and Gatorade.
Pepsi-Cola was created in the late 1890s by Caleb Bradham, a New Bern, N.C. pharmacist.
Founded in 1902, Lamar Advertising Company (Nasdaq: LAMR) is one of the largest outdoor advertising companies in North America, with more than 370,000 displays across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. They also provide advertising for us. When you see it, remember they help kids too.
Kraft Foods will invest approximately $100 million to upgraded technology and equipment at its Springfield, Missouri, cheese production facility to produce a new product line. Following Kraft’s nearly $50 million capital investment in 2012, this new investment demonstrates the company’s commitment to staying competitive and remaining a legacy employer in Springfield, local chamber of commerce officials said. Kraft Foods manufacturing facility in Springfield recently celebrated 75 years of business.
Established in Springfield, Missouri in 1952, American Business Systems (ABS) has been serving the document and data management needs of the four state area for more than 62 years. Over the past half-century, as office support technology has evolved from manually-oriented analog operations to today’s digitally powered age of instant information, ABS has continually led the way for the business communities of southern Missouri, northern Arkansas, southeastern Kansas and northeastern Oklahoma.
Hiland Dairy Foods Company has delivered farm-fresh dairy products to customers throughout the Midwest since 1937. Today we've expanded beyond traditional dairy foods like our milk, cheese, ice cream and yogurt to offer a wide variety of wholesome nondairy beverages, including fresh fruit juices, Red Diamond Teas, almond and soy milks, YoPhoria Smoothies and much more.
Chili sampling begins at 11AM sharp, Saturday morning. You will receive your bowl and spoon as you enter the venue. We ask that you retain these throught your stay.
Samples will be provided until the contestants run out.
New this year...Frito Pie !! Thanks to our newest sponsor, Frito Lay, we have teamed up with Casper's downtown to bring you an all-time chili favorite. Buy it in a souvenier mug for just $10.
Frito Pies will be sold in the uuper level concession stand.
Once again, our great friends at Casey's General Stores are donating the proceeds of their pizza slices directly to the Boy's & Girls Clubs of Springfield. Make sure you save room for a few slices of pie.
Sold in the Casey's lower concession area.
The Heart of America Sertoma Club will be grilling their famous bratwursts in the upper level concession area. If Chili isn't your thing...that's ok, go visit the boys from "Heart" and let them fill your belly.
The Bank of Misosuri VIP section is being catered by HyVee Grocers. Our sponsors will enjoy foods from their award winning catering kitchen.
The VIP section is reserved for sponsors...please don't try to gain access without proper credentials.
Sertoma Chili Cookoff is excited to welcome back on the Main Stage... Springfield’s premier 80’s tribute band – playing the best of the 80’s “hair band” hits including Guns & Roses, Poison and Def Leppard!
Mixtapes is a 90’s alternative cover band. They play the best of yesterday’s radio hits today: tunes from The Cranberries, Nirvana, Foo Fighters, and many more.
80’s covers from Van Halen, Journey and AC/DC. Veterans to the Springfield Music Scene with members formerly of Bad Habit Band and Dear Mom. This band is a local favorite – with power vocals, screaming guitar, and five guys who can all sing! This band made their debut appearance at 2014 Chili Cook-off. .
In 2011 Mekenna & Brock was a top-12 finalist of Simon Cowell’s tv show “The X-Factor” They have opened for Sheryl Crow and Uncle Cracker – as well as many others.
Bobo Davidson is the Ozarks version of Rodney carrington. Part singer, part comedian...ALL entertainer. You'll love Bobo Davidson and his one-man show.
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Friday 6PM - 10PM
Saturday 11AM - 5PM
In it's 34th Year of raising money for the Children of the Ozarks, this event has grown and improved year after year. The now famous event garners crowds in excess of 10,000 people and sells more "adult beverages" in 6 hours than an average high-volume bars sells in a year. You've probably heard about it...now it's time to come see for yourself. The Miller Lite stage will host four entertainers and the Wild Turkey stage on the upper level will feature acoustic acts from 11AM - 4:30PM.
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