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Elephant Butte Chili Cookoff

June 7, 2019 | June 13, 2020

Elephant Butte Chili Challenge Cookoff
Annually: early June
Cost: $2 per chili sample

Tie on an apron and get into the competition with your best red or green!

First, second and third prizes will awarded in both categories. Prizes will also given for People’s Choice and Showmanship. Fees to enter range from $20 for “novices” to enter in one category all the way up to $60 for “professionals” to enter in both categories.

Attendees can get a tasting cup ($2 to taste as much chili as desired) and cast their votes. Prizes are awarded at around 9pm.

Businesses are invited to sponsor entrants for $100. Please note the change of venue and start time! Formerly held at the lake, the cook-off has been moved to the Elephant Butte Community Center, and starts at 5pm on Friday.

cooks at the Elephant Butte Chili Challenge

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