11th Annual Crossroads Chili Cookoff
Coming in 2018

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 Crossroads Museum.

Cookoff Categories
Red Chili Chili Verde Salsa

• $35 for ICS members plus 2 gallons of People's Choice Chili

• $95 for Non ICS members plus 2 gallons 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

Red Chili Chili Verde Salsa
1st $1,000 * 1st $300 * 1st $200 *
2nd $500 2nd $20 2nd $100
3rd $300 3rd $100 3rd $50
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 + 2 gallons 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

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.

2017 Crossroads Chili Cookoff

Thank you to all the pro cooks and the community for coming out to the 10th annual Crossroads Chili Cookoff in Corinth, Mississippi on May 27, 2017. Winners are listed below. We were able to raise a good amount for the Crossroads Museum's Save the Fire Truck fund. Special thanks to: Hammonds Wrecker Service, Corinth Fire Department, SuperTalk Mississippi, Daily Corinthian, Magnolia Regional Health Center, Corinth Coca-Cola Bottling Group, Gardner's Supermarket, Rogers Supermarket, Visit Corinth, Green Market at the Corinth Depot, International Chili Society, Vicari Italian Grill, V Taco and everyone else who helped make this year's cookoff happen! See you in 2018.

Mississippi State ICS
Crossroads Chili Cookoff
May 27, 2017
Chief Judge: Zack Steen
Scorekeeper: Brandy Steen
Chairman: Steve Knight

People’s Choice
3rd place: Dickey Thorp, Shelbyville, TN.
2nd place: Cory Heikel, Mechanicsburg, PA.
1st place: Veni Miller, Douglasville, GA., $100

ICS Salsa
3rd place: David Violette, Simpsonville, S.C., 12322, $50
2nd place: Henry Stephens, Hernando, MS., 13162, $100
1st place: Veni Miller, Douglasville, GA., 12619, $200, Advance to World

ICS Chili Verde
3rd place: Kristi Tobey, Beebe, Ark.,8507, $100
2nd place: Peter Combs, Hampton Cove, AL., 14372, $200
1st place: John Blackwell, Kennesaw, GA., 6603, $300, Advance to World

ICS Chili
5th place/Hon. Ment.: Rodney Foshee, Southaven, MS., 15297
4th place: James Lewis, Springfield, IL., 13559, $100
3rd place: Mike Dearing, Newton, MS., 6802, $300
2nd place: Larena Jones, Horn Lake, MS., 15229, $500
1st place: Bob Hall, Taylorville, IL., H357, $1,000, Advance to World

Crossroads Chili Cookoff
P.O. Box 391
Corinth, MS. 38834


Cookoff Charity

Cookoff Sponsors