This time of year when the temperatures drop it's time for some good old-fashioned Chili. Mark your calendars for the Texarkana Area Veterans Council 22nd Annual Chili Cook-Off. 

It will all take place at the Truman Arnold Center at Texarkana College on Friday, February 18, 2022, during "Salute to Hospitalized Veterans Week" 

Put Your Chili to The Test

Herbs and spices over black stone background. Top view with copy space

If you make great chili then put it to the test and see how it does against others. There will be three categories: business, civic groups and individual. There will also be a "People's Choice" award and a "Best Presentation" award, both will be voted on by the public.


If you just love chili then you'll be perfect to taste all the chili's and see which ones win the big trophies. 

Chili Lovers Come Sample All The Chilis

Organic Green Jalapeno Peppers in a Bowl

The doors open for the chili lovers at 11 AM until 1 PM. Tickets are $8 and give you a sample of each chili plus a chance to win door prizes.

Money Raised Go Towards Transportation Vehicle

Homemade Beef Chili Con Carne with Cheese and Onions

Money raised will go toward the purchase a new day van to transport local veterans to the VA Medical Center in Shreveport when needed. It will also be used to help local veterans and their families.

To enter the Chili Cook-Off be sure to call (903) 556-1613 OR (210) 859-6827 OR (903) 203-1329 You can also e-mail @ usmcgreg@aol.Com. 

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