Chili Cookoff

19th Annual Chili Cookoff & Carnival

March 9 & 10, 2024

Want to be a judge for the
19th Annual Ahwatukee Chili Cookoff, March 9 & 10? 


The chili cook off is an International Chili Society ( sanctioned event and sponsored by the Ahwatukee Community Swim, Tennis and Event Center, 4700 E. Warner Rd.  The cookoff features judging in 4 categories:  Traditional Red Chili, Chili Verde, Homestyle Chili and Veggie Chili.  You may judge one, two or all categories.  No prior experience needed.  The cookoffs official Chief Judge will hold a “judges meeting” 30 minutes prior to contestant turn-in to explain the process and criteria for judging.  Once registered, you will receive further information of your day/s of judging.

WITH YOUR COLLECTIVE INPUT, you will be qualifying the 1st place winner in each category to cook at the ICS World Championships.  

Thank you!



Friday 5 PM – 9 PM

​Saturday 10 AM – 9 PM

​Sunday 10 AM – 5 PM

​Wrist bands

​Individual ride tickets

Pre-sale tickets purchased prior to March 8th at 3pm will receive a discount:


Saturday 11:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Sunday 11 AM – 3 PM


Benefits Kiwanis Club of Ahwatukee & Ahwatukee Little League

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