The Lenexa Chili Challenge

Presented by 94.9 KCMO and Williams Foods

The 2014 Lenexa Chili Challenge will take place on October 17-18 in Old Town Lenexa.

Each year, about 190 teams compete in two divisions: Chili Appreciation Society International (C.A.S.I.) and Home Style Chili. Contestants also compete in the Salsa and Hot Wing contests.

Chili contestants arrive on Friday afternoon to begin setting up their booths. The festivities include live music and entertainment, fireworks, games and activities for all ages. The contest begins Saturday at 9 a.m. and concludes at 4 p.m. with the announcement of the winners.

Admission is FREE both days.

See the 2013 Chili Challenge schedule of events.
View the 2013 event photos.

Contest rules and results
See the 2013 contest results and the table results by round.

For contest rules and information, see the 2013 C.A.S.I. Rule Book and the 2013 Rules and Regulations.

See the 2013 Chili Challenge event map.
View the Chili Challenge interactive map.
Find your favorite team! View the 2013 Chili Challenge team list.

Thank you to our sponsors
Presenting sponsors - 94.9 KCMO and Williams Foods
Platinum sponsors - Alenco, Inc., B.F. Ascher, CoreFirst Bank, Gambino's Pizza, Massage Envy, Renewal By Andersen
Silver sponsor - Mainstreet Credit Union

Get involved
Learn how to become a sponsor, become a chili judge, hot wings judge, volunteer or food/non-food vendor for the Chili Challenge.

For more information

See the 2013 Chili Challenge FAQ sheet. If you are interested in competing, being a judge or would like more information, call 913.477.7100.