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The 51st ANNUAL ORIGINAL TERLINGUA INTERNATIONAL FRANK X. TOLBERT- WICK FOWLER MEMORIAL CHAMPIONSHIP CHILI COOKOFF

Information occasionally changes, please contact the promoter before traveling to a cookoff.


JUN 10, AUSTIN, TX - Sons of The American Legion Chili Cookoff.. TOLBERT. Location: Knebel Post 83, 4401 St. Elmo Rd, at Todd Lane. RV parking, no hookups. Live music after awards on Saturday. Turn in: Bloody Mary-Noon, Beans-1, Chili-2, Ribs-3, Brisket-4. Entry fees: Bloody Mary-$5, Beans-$10 each, Chili, Brisket & Ribs-$15 each. Info: Ken Rodd 210-887-8827 or dwgken@aol.com

JUN 10, HURST, TX - Taste of the "V" Chili/ BBQ Cook Off - CANCELLED PRIOR TO EVENT. CANCELLED TOLBERT. Location: Post 4695, 118 Harmon Rd. (817-282-9071) Info: 214-460-7610 Tracie-Prefer text messages

JUN 24, BOERNE, TX - 7th Annual Chili on the Guadalupe. TOLBERT. Benefits: HAAM (Health Alliance for Austin Musicians). Location: 201 Timberview, Boerne 78006. Camping, RV's. trailers, tents, water available. All Dogs must be leashed! Located on the river, float, paddle, sit in the water, fish. Plus Music! 50/50, Chicken Shit Bingo. 6th Annual Duck Race. NOTE CHANGE OF CATEGORIES. Turn in: Bloody Marys-11, Beans-Noon, Tolbert Chili-2, Junior Chili-2:30, Margarita-3. Entry fee: Junior Chili-$5, Drinks and Beans $10 each, Chili-$15. Info: Call or text Deba Center 210-274-4952,bcenter@gmail.com or www.centraltexaschili.com

JUL 8, BENBROOK, TX - Taste of Freedom Chili/BBQ Cook Off. TOLBERT. Benefits: Local Veterans and community. Location: Post 10429, 1000 Stevens Dr. (817-249-6470) Limited electrical hookups. Friday night, Jackpot Salsa competition at 8pm, $5 entry fee. 50/50 Raffle, Live Auction and Raffles. Cooks Meeting 9. Turn in: Beans-10:30, Chicken-11, Ribs-Noon, Pork Butt-1, Brisket-2, Chili-3. Entry fee: Chili-$15, BBQ categories-$10 each, Beans-$5. Info: Tracie Frink 214-460-7610 Prefer text messages

JUL 8, ROCKNE, TX - Mollie's 1st Annual Cookoff. TOLBERT. Benefits: Make A Wish / Central & South Texas. Location: Rockne VFW Post 2527, 1503 FM 20, Bastrop, TX.. Camping limited very hookups, contact Kathy to reserve. 4-wheelers & golf carts allowed. Silent & Live Auction, 50/50, raffle. Friday night Sam Brown Band, Saturday night DJ/Karaoke entertainment by Johny Hoffman. Turn in: I'm ma Cheezy Cook (anything with cheese)-9:30 (judged by kids.) Salsa-10, Beans-11, Open Meat-1, Junior Chili-2, Tolbert Chili-2:30, Ribs-3, Brisket-4. Entry fees: Cheez, Salsa & Junior Chili-$5 each, Beans-$10, Chili, Open Meat, Ribs, Brisket-$15 each. Info: Molly Carriger 512-629-5321 or Kathy Carriger 512-581-1959.

AUG 12, WHITE SETTLEMENT, TX - Post 5617 Chili/BBQ Showdown. TOLBERT. Location: Post 5617, 580 S Cherry Ln. (817-246-0891) Details to follow. Info: Tracie Frink 214-460-7610 Prefer text messages

SEPT 9, WEATHERFORD, TX - Smokin Guns Chili/BBQ Cook Off. TOLBERT. Location: VFW Post, 224 Zion Hill Rd. Also BBQ competitions. Cooks party Friday night. Camping area & limited hookups. Details to follow. Info: Vick Graham 817-239-1135

SEPT 16, MANCHACA, TX - Robert Corley's A Lil' Ol' Country Cook Off. TOLBERT. Benefits: CTTCG Scholarship & Operational Fund. Location: Giddy Ups, 12010 Manchaca Rd, from N, go 2.3 mi. S of Slaughter Ln., or from S, go mi. N of FM 1626. Friday & Saturday night camping, no hookups. Details to follow. Info: Dwight Hamilton 512-507-4948 or dwight@centraltexaschili.com or Giddy Ups 512-280-4732 or www.giddyups.com

SEPT 16, MANCHACA, TX - CTTCG Tournament of Champions. Not sanctioned. Benefits: CTTCG Scholarship Fund. Camping, no hookups. Held in conjunction with the Robert Corley's A Lil' Ol' Country Cookoff. To participate, entrant must be a Terlingua-qualified cook that has cooked in at least one CTTCG cookoff in current chili season (10/1/2016-9/30/2017). Entry fee: $20. Info: Dwight Hamilton 512-507-4948 or dwight@centraltexaschili.com or Giddy Ups 512-280-4732 or www.giddyups.com

SEPT 23, BLANCO, TX - Raise the Roof Chili & BBQ Cook Off and Fundraiser. TOLBERT. Benefits: Go to replacing roof and preservation of the historic hall. Location: Historic Twin Sisters Dance Hall. Main registration 8-10am, Washer pitching registration at 10:30 ($25 entry fee) Overnight camping, no hookups. Live music, 50/50 Raffle, silent auction (close 6pm) see web site for other activities. Showmanship 2 -3. Turn in: Salsa-11, Jackpot Pinto Beans-Noon, Pork Spare Ribs-1, Chili-2, BBQ Brisket-4. Entry fee: Chili BBQ Brisket & Ribs-$15 each, Beans & Salsa-$10 each. (Silent auction items/sponsors needed.) Info: Jessi Hass-Snow 210-379-5179 or tsdraisetheroof@gmail.com or Doug Higgins 512-393-9436 or doughiggins565@hotmail.com or www.twinsistersdancehall.com or follow on facebook

SEPT 23, SAN ANGELO, TX - 43rd Annual International Armed Forces Chili Cook-Off. TOLBERT. Benefits: Goodfellow Airmen. Location: Goodfellow Rec Camp, 1950 S Concho Dr. Open to Active Duty & Retired Military and DOD Civilians. Top 3 chili and top showmanship (if done) winners qualify for the 2017 Tolbert's Terlingua Championship. All cooks should be in place by 9AM the day of the cookoff. Three live bands throughout the day. Car/Motorcycle starts at 10:00 that morning with Horny Mike from the History Channel's Counting Cars. Prize money for People's Choice Brisket ($500) and Anything Goes Chili, ($200). Turn in: Beans-11am, Chicken-Noon, Squadron Chili & Ribs -1, Tolbert Chili & Anything Goes Chili-2, Brisket-3. Entry fee: Beans & Squadron Chili $10 each, Chicken, Ribs, Brisket, Tolbert Chili, Anything Goes Chili-$20 each or all 3 for $100. Info: Shandy Scott 325-654-5107 or shandy.scott.1@us.af.mil other info on facebook.com/17fssgoodtimes closer to the cookoff date

SEPT 30, ROCKNE, TX - Almost Last Chance Cookoff. TOLBERT. Details to follow. Info: Dwight Hamilton 512-507-4948 or dwight@centraltexaschili.com

OCT 7, BLANCO, TX - 48th Annual Ladies State Chili Championship of Texas. TOLBERT. Friday 28th Annual Bean Bash and 12th Annual Margarita Mix-off. Friday Turn in: Beans-6pm, Margarita-6:30pm. Entry fee: Beans & Margarita: $10 each. Friday night cooks dinner 7pm. Chili registration: 9am on Saturday. Showmanship 1:30-2:30. Turn in: Chili-1, BBQ Chicken-3, BBQ Pork Ribs-4. Entry fee: Chili-$30 ($25 if paid before 8/31/2017), BBQ Chicken & Pork Ribs-$10 each. Silent Auction & Raffle: 4:000, Announcements at 4:30. Info: Susie Higgins 512-558-1321 or www.ladiesstatechili.org or www.facebook.com/LSCCofTexas

OCT 7, GRANBURY, TX - Oktoberfest Bar-B-Que & Chili Cookoff. TOLBERT. Benefits: Sgt 1st Riley G Stephens Memorial Scholarship Fund. Location: VFW Post 7835, 3670 US Hwy 377. Hosted by the VFW Post and Smokin' & Jokin' Cooking Team. Goody bags for Contestants. Limited RV hookups, first come, first served. Entry fees: Chili-$15, Bloody Mary's and LSBS sanctioned Pinto Beans-$10 each, LSBS BBQ (Chicken, Ribs, Pork Butt & Brisket) - $100 for one or all meats. Cash prizes for BBQ, Bean and Bloody Mary categories plus Grand & Reserve Champions. Info: VFW 817-573-9350.

OCT 8, BLANCO, TX - Just a Chili Cookoff IX. TOLBERT. 10am registration. Turn in: Chili-Noon, Entry fee: Chili-$15, Showmanship 11-11:30. Announcements will be shortly after judging. Info: Susie Higgins 512-558-1321 www.ladiesstatechili.org or www.facebook.com/LSCCofTexas/

OCT 14, LOCKHART, TX - Terlingua Tune-Up. TOLBERT. Benefits: CTTCG Behind the Store Supper. Details to follow. Info: Dwight Hamilton 512-507-4948 or Cedar Hall 512-398-2963

OCT 21, MINERAL WELLS, TX - 10th Annual Hog Mountain Retreat Chili & BBQ Cook-Off. TOLBERT. Benefits: Millsap Masonic as a charitable donation. Location: 1550 Millsap Hwy. Camping, Hookups-$30 per night (2 night minimum), Dry camping-$15 per night, info 940-682-6694. Gates open Friday, NO 4 WHEELERS OR GLASS BOTTLES. Auction, 50/50, Gold Coin Raffle. Best Pit & Showmanship (must have a chili cook on the team) competition. Cooks meeting Friday 8pm and Sat 8am if needed. Entry fee: Chili, Brisket, Pork Butt, Pork Ribs, Chicken & Open-$15 each, Jackpot Pinto Beans & Dessert-$10 each, Dutch Ovens-$15 each, Bloody Mary, Margarita, Salsa-$5 each. Info: 817-597-7739, 940-682-1649 or 817-694-1268

NOV 2, TERLINGUA, TX - 2nd Annual Tolbert / Mild Bill's International Verde Cookoff. Benefits: ALS. Location: OTICC site, Behind The Whites's Store, just East of Downtown Terlingua. Details to follow. Info: www.mildbillsspices.com

NOV 3, TERLINGUA, TX - 30th Annual Bob Roberts Memorial BBQ Cookoff, 36th Annual Hal John Wimberly - Frank X Tolbert Memorial World Championship B.E.An. & 26th Annual. Clay Henry Memorial World Championship P.E.A.-Off, 7th Annual Jimmy Doherty Memorial Salsa Contest & World's Championship Margarita Mix-Off. Location: Behind The Whites's Store, just East of Downtown Terlingua. Categories: BBQ (Brisket, Chicken, Ribs), Peas, Beans, Salsa and Margaritas. Details to follow. Info: Jimmy Smith BBQ Event Director 254-698-1081 leave a message or jsmith290@hot.rr.com

NOV 3, TERLINGUA, TX - Very Last Chance for 2017 Championship. TOLBERT. Location: Behind The Whites's Store, just East of Downtown Terlingua. Details to follow. No showmanship competition. The top three winners qualify to compete in the Saturday Championship. The cookoff counts like as a regional qualifier for the 2016-2017 chili year, so for those who ended the chili year with only 7 or 8 points, places 4th thru 10 will be awarded 2 points which will mean qualification for the Saturday Championship. Info: Debbie Eiland Turner 972-935-2402 or goatgapgazette@sbcglobal.net

NOV 3, TERLINGUA, TX - One More Try for the 2017 Championship. TOLBERT. Location: Behind The Whites's Store, just East of Downtown Terlingua. Details to follow. No showmanship competition. The top three winners qualify to compete in the Saturday Championship. The cookoff counts like as a regional qualifier for the 2016-2017 chili year, so for those who ended the chili year with only 7 or 8 points, places 4th thru 10 will be awarded 2 points which will mean qualification for the Saturday Championship. Info: Debbie Eiland Turner 972-935-2402 or goatgapgazette@sbcglobal.net

NOV 4, TERLINGUA, TX - 51st Annual Original Terlingua International Frank X. Tolbert - Wick Fowler Memorial Championship. Chili Cookoff. TOLBERT. Location: Behind The Whites's Store, just East of Downtown Terlingua. Must be qualified to cook or show to compete. See Thursday & Friday listings details to follow. Info: Kathleen Tolbert Ryan 817-653-0988 or ktryan97@gmail.com or www.abowlofred.com

NOV 18, MANCHACA, TX - Giddy Ups 11th Annual Thanksgiving Cookoff. TOLBERT. Location: 12010 Manchaca Rd. Info: Nancy 512-280-4782 or Dwight Hamilton 512-507-4948 or dwight@centraltexaschili.com or www.giddyups.com for details when close to date.

DEC 9, MANCHACA, TX - VFW Post 3377 A Chili Christmas Cookoff. TOLBERT. Benefits: VFW Scholarship Fund. Location: 12921 Lowden Lane. Camping, no hookups. Details to follow. Info: Peggy at VFW 512-282-5664 or Dwight Hamilton 512-303-0868 or dwight@centraltexaschili.com



 

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