CANCELED: Unfortunately, we were unable to secure enough registrations to make this the event we wanted it to be, so we have decided to cancel. 

Brew Nation is hosting Grand Lake Chili Cook Off 2023 from 12-4pm Saturday, October 28, 2023 at 110 S. Main St. in Celina, Ohio. The event is sponsored by the Lake Improvement Association, and all proceeds will go toward lake improvement efforts.

Please come out and sample the area’s hottest, sweetest, finest and most delicious chili – it’s just $7 per person – then vote for your favorite!

Want to pit your chili against the rest? To enter, register online or download your entry form below and return it to Brew Nation by October 21, 2023.

Brew Nation will feature live music and an outstanding selection of beverages during the event.

Cash prizes will be awarded in two categories: judges’ favorites and people’s choice, as follows:

  • 1st Place: $150
  • 2nd Place: $100
  • 3rd Place: $75
  • People’s Choice 1: $150
  • People’s Choice 2: $75

Contestants are responsible for:

  • 2 gallons of chili in a crock pot
  • Ladle (bows & spoons will be provided)
  • Table (please bring your own)
  • Extension cords (please supply)
  • List of ingredients (not recipes or measurements)

The entry fee is $25. We’ll see you October 28!

Online registration is closed. If you would like to register, please contact us at Thank you!