Chili Cook-Off coming soon

More chili makers needed

By Marisa Anders -

Do you make awesome chili? If so, the Claiborne County Chili Cook-Off is coming up soon and more chili entries are needed.

The first place prize is $150, second place will win $100 and third place will win $50.

The Claiborne County Chili Cook-Off will be held Sept. 24 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Tazewell Municipal Park, located at 201 Richardson Road, Tazewell. The competition is open to any individual, business, church or school group or community organization.

If you think your chili is the best, let the voters and judges decide, say staff at the Chamber of Commerce.

The cost to enter is $15, and judging will be held from noon until 3 p.m. Prizes will be awarded for Judge’s Favorite and People’s Choice. There will be arts, crafts and antique vendors as well.

For more information or to register, contact the Claiborne Economic Partnership Chamber of Commerce at 423-626-4149 or visit The office is located at 1732 Main Street in Tazewell.

Reach Marisa Anders at 423-254-5588 or on Twitter @newsgirl88.

More chili makers needed

By Marisa Anders

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