2017 Mississippi State ICS Cookoff
Has Been Postponed.

Due to uncontrollable circumstances the ICS Mississippi State Chili Cook-Off has been postponed and will not be held on April 1, 2017.



9th Annual Crossroads Chili Cookoff
Saturday, April 2, 2016

Crossroads Museum at the Historic Corinth Depot
221 North Fillmore Street - Mapquest
Corinth, Mississippi 38834

Schedule of events:
7 to 9 a.m. – Registration (Immediately prep for Salsa)
9:30 a.m. – Cooks Meeting
10 a.m. – Light Fires for Chili Verde
11 a.m. – Turn in Salsa
12 noon – People’s Choice begins
12 noon – Light fires for Red Chili
1 p.m. – Turn in Chili Verde
3 p.m. – Turn in Red Chili
4 p.m. – Winners announced (in front of Depot)

People's Choice Chili Tasting
All You Can Eat Chili - 12 noon until - $5

Sample professional local cooks chili and you be the judge. Vote for the best
tasting chili. $5 per chili tasting kit with all proceeds to benefit Havis' Kids.

Cookoff Categories
Red Chili Chili Verde Salsa

• $35 for ICS members plus 1 gallon of People's Choice Chili

• $95 for Non ICS members plus 1 gallon of People's Choice Chili

• $25 for ICS members

• No entries by non ICS members

• $20 for ICS members

• No entries by non ICS members

Prizes - $3,000 Cash Payout
Red Chili Chili Verde Salsa
1st $1,000 * 1st $500 * 1st $200 *
2nd $500 2nd $200 2nd $75
3rd $200 3rd $100 3rd $25
4th $100    
* 1st place from each category advances to World Championship Chili Cookoff,

ICS members - Click here to register for cook-off online!

ICS member questions - Contact Steve Knight at 731-607-3432 or email sknight@telesouth.com.

People's Choice Red Chili
Entry: $35 + 1 gallon of chili
Prizes - 1st $100

Local teams (non ICS members) - For more information or to apply, contact Zack Steen at 662-415-8641 or email zack@byzacksteen.com

Sponsors, judges, volunteers - Contact Zack Steen at 662-415-8641 or email zack@byzacksteen.com

Download forms
Crossroads Chili Cookoff flyer
Sponsorship App

For the fifth year in a row, the Crossroads Chili Cookoff is held in conjunction with the Green Market at the Corinth Depot.

The purpose of the Green Market is to offer an opportunity for local farmers, gardeners, artisans and craftsman to sell their wares in an open-air, grassroots setting.

Learn more at corinthgreenmarket.com

Corinth area lodging
• The Generals' Quarters Inn Bed & Breakfast, 924 North Fillmore, Corinth
Mention "Cookoff" and save 25% off your total stay.
Website | 662-286-3325

Call the Alcorn County Welcome Center when booking your Corinth hotel and save 10%. Contact the welcome center at 662-286-3443.

Crossroads Chili Cook-Off
P.O. Box 391
Corinth, MS. 38834


2016 Cook-Off Charity

2016 Cook-Off Sponsors