Five Spots Remain in the Rotary Chili Cook-off


The Monteagle-Sewanee Rotary Chili Cook-Off competition will be held in the Cushman Room at Bairnwick Women’s Center on Mississippi Avenue in Sewanee, Saturday, March 7, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Show off your chili cooking skill by competing for prizes, not to mention the satisfaction of winning. Prizes are  first place, “Cheesy Chili” trophy and $300; second place, “Cheesy Chili” trophy and $200; and third place, “Cheesy Chili” trophy and $100. There is also a People’s Choice award.

There are only five open spots remaining for team entry. Entry rules and registration forms are online at <>.

If eating delicious chili is more your style, make plans to attend. Put your taste buds to the test and cast your vote for the People’s Choice award alongside the judges. Chili tasting tickets may be purchased for $10 per adult ticket/$5 student ticket from Rotary members and at the door the day of the cook-off. 

Proceeds from the Chili Cook-Off help fund the Monteagle-Sewanee Rotary Club international projects including Sewanee’s Haiti Institute, Rotary International Heart to Heart and a scholarship for an international student to attend the Sewanee Summer Music Festival.

For more information, please contact Kathy Henslee at <>.