The 35th Annual Tri-State Open Chili kick-off benefits Make-a-Wish

The 35th Annual Tri-State Open Chili kick-off benefits Make-a-Wish
All proceeds from the event benefit Make-A-Wish North Texas to grant more wishes for local children battling critical illnesses in the Texas Panhandle.

AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - The Tri-State Open Chili Championship is back for another year.

Live 7am Nyzah
Live 7am Nyzah

Tomorrow, over 100 teams will compete for a chance to qualify for Terlingua International Chili Championship (TICC).

The teams work all day in a hot kitchen to concoct the perfect chili.

All proceeds from the event benefit Make-A-Wish North Texas to grant more wishes for local children battling critical illnesses in the Texas Panhandle.
All proceeds from the event benefit Make-A-Wish North Texas to grant more wishes for local children battling critical illnesses in the Texas Panhandle.

All proceeds from the event benefit Make-A-Wish North Texas to grant more wishes for local children battling critical illnesses in the Texas Panhandle.

There will also be an opportunity to enjoy live entertainment and participate in a silent auction.

Last year’s event brought in over 2,000 people to taste and test chili for a good cause.

All proceeds from the event benefit Make-A-Wish North Texas to grant more wishes for local children battling critical illnesses in the Texas Panhandle.
All proceeds from the event benefit Make-A-Wish North Texas to grant more wishes for local children battling critical illnesses in the Texas Panhandle.

The cook-off will be held at the Rex Baxter Building and is $5 for all you can eat chili.

Doors open to the public at 11:30 a.m. and the cook-off continues until the chili runs out.

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