Come OUT St Pete Chili Cook-Off

10mar11:00 am4:00 pmCome OUT St Pete Chili Cook-Off

Come OUT St Pete Chili Cook-Off

Event Details

Come Out St Pete is honored to have been asked by the Grand Central District to take over the annual chili cook-off.

This year it will be March 10th from 11AM to 4PM.

It will be located in the 3000 block of the Grand Central District and the Studio Public House.

This is FREE to enter

Chili Cookoff Participant (Must Provide A Minimum Of 1 Gallon) 

 All chili must be available for tasting by 11 AM to be eligible for the competition.  We will provide the cups, spoons and napkins.

 There are two categories of judging:

  • People’s choice: Patrons indicate their choice via chip drop. Voting closes at 3:30 p.m.
  • Panel of Judges: Invited judges will blind-taste all contest entries by 2:30 p.m.
  • Voting will close at 3:30 p.m.
  • Prizes are $200 First Place, $100 second place & $50 for 3rd place in each category.  Each place in both categories will get a plaque for bragging rights!!!!  

Electricity is not provided.  Exposed flames are prohibited.  Propane and sterno are acceptable but no charcoal or fire pits.

You may bring a generator.  

 Space accommodates one 10’ x 10’ tent. Tents, Tables, and chairs are NOT provided. 

As every year, we invite you, the people who live in our neighborhoods to join the judging panel and add your taste buds to the mix! Bring your family, indulge in the savory symphony of chili and let’s crown the champion together. It’s not just about the cookoff, it’s a celebration of shared moments, flavorful stories, and the warmth that comes from coming together. See you at the Chili Cookoff, where every spoonful is a vote for delicious memories! 📷📷 Voting will only cost $10 per person.

We will have a booth set up to get tokens. 

Our entertainment will be DJ Jayson Chancey!!!

Registration will end March 9th at midnight for contestants.



(Sunday) 11:00 am - 4:00 pm


The Studio Public House

2950 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33712

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