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2022 T.J. Chili Cook-Off

Join us for the 2022 T.J. Chili Cook-Off benefitting the T.J. Community Mission Foundation!

Thank you to our event sponsor Morrison Healthcare Food Services for providing supplies and the toppings bar for the event!

Date: Wednesday, November 2, 2022

Time: 11am - 1pm (or until we run out!)

Location: T.J. Samson Community Hospital (parking lot)

Cost: $5 - Single serving bowl of your chili of choice and a bottle of water OR

$10 - “Sample It All Pass” and bottle of water

$1 - Dessert (see Bake Sale info below)

Cost includes your favorite toppings. The Sample It All Pass also includes a vote for the People's Choice Award!

Details:

******Please pre-register by submitting the registration form to the TJCMF office at Foundation@tjsamson.org by Noon on November 1, 2022. (This is vitally important as it will help us be prepared for the appropriate number of entries)

  • There is no cost to enter your chili into the competition!
  • Chili may be dropped off between 8 a.m. -10 a.m. (if special arrangements need to be made to accommodate your work schedule, please contact Randy Burns)
  • Judging will begin at 10:15 a.m.
  • First place awards will be given in five categories:
    • Traditional
    • Hot Chili
    • White Chili
    • Vegetarian Chili
    • Chili with noodles
  • Judges will select one over all Grand Champion
  • The “People’s Choice Award” will also be voted on by those who buy the “$10 Sample It All” pass.
  • All entries must be made by a TJRH employee or volunteer
  • Contestants MAY enter more than category
  • Chili must be delivered in a crock pot or some other manner by which to keep the chili warm
  • Contestants MUST provide a serving spoon/ladle with their chili
  • Contestants' crockpots and supplies should be picked up by 3 p.m. (if special arrangements need to be made, please contact Randy Burns)

Celebrity panel of judges: Master Magician Lance Burton, members of The Kentucky Headhunters, and WBKO Chief Meteorologist, Shane Holinde!

Bake Sale & Silent Auction

Individual Bake Sale items will be available for $1.

We invite you to help support this event by bringing homemade, individually-wrapped baked goods for the Bake Sale portion of the event!

  • Individually wrapped or zip lock bagged items such as cookies, brownies, cupcakes, etc. are requested.
  • Or, bring a whole cake, pie, or other type of dessert! There will be a Dessert Silent Auction Table where you can bid on your co-worker’s best whole desserts.
  • Please deliver bake sale items to the tent between 8-10 a.m.

Thank you for your support of the T.J. Community Mission Foundation!!