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The Mud Dauber Chili Cook-Off!  The Best Dance Music and a return to our Chili Cook-Off Roots (Luckenbach and Terlingua are synonymous) A No Holds Barred Chili Cook-Off…  Get your team together and get your team together and get ready to take the Luckenbach GOLD 1st place winner who will receive a $500 cash prize !! $5 Chili tasting kit Sold On-Site Only – Benefiting The Little Hearts Child Development Center of Fredericksburg, Texas.

7:00 am (no sooner) Chili Team Land Rush – 1st Come, 1st Serve Space

9:30 am Chili Team Captions Meeting (Dancehall)
11:00am – Ticket Gate Opens
12:00pm The Western Express
1:00pm Chili judging for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place
1:00 pm Public Chili Tasting Begins
1:30pm The Ransom Brothers
2:40pm Will Carter Band
4:00 pm Chili Awards/Peoples Choice/Showmanship Awards
4:30pm George Ducas

Here’s the Mud on Cooking- Teams must cook at least 3 gallons of Chili to be tasted by the public. Chili Cook Land Rush (1st come 1st serve space) begins at 7am (no sooner). Teams can be up to 4 people.  Teams must load in, set up, and begin cooking by 9:30 AM.  Teams make at least 3 gallons of chili for public tastings, enough to make it last until 3PM. Team space is 12X12, with enough room for a Pop-Up, your burner/table, and chili fixin cooler (please note…no BYOB).  Vehicles will be parked in the parking lot after unloading.

Chili tasting by the general public: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
1pm- Chili judging for First, Second & Third Place
3pm- People’s Choice and Showmanship judging.
Awards at 4:00pm

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