10th annual chili cookoff

Chili Cook-Off application available for download

The Mount Vernon-Lisbon Community Development Group (CDG) today announced that the 2019 Chili Cook-Off will take place Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019.

More than 20 four-person teams are expected to take part in the annual festival.

All chilis must be cooked on site, beginning at noon. The public tasting portion of the event will be from 4 to 7 p.m. that same day.

A team application is available here:

Chili Cooking guidelines are available here: